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RBS business customers to be paid in cash…. to leave the bank!

From today RBS business bank account holders are set to benefit from the £775 million bailout package following the award of funds on Friday to the nine challenger banks. All nine banks - Arbuthnot Latham, Clydesdale & Yorkshire, Co-op Bank, Hampden & Co, Handelsbanken, Metro, Santander, Starling and TSB – are now offering cash incentives for RBS business customers to move their current account.

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Europe Fides AGM Brussels 2017

Friday was an interesting day of seminars. We started off with Brexit

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VAT Flat Rate Scheme

HMRC have introduced a new VAT flat rate percentage of 16.5%.

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All above the line?

Raising productivity was identified as a central long-term economic challenge facing the UK and a key focus for the forthcoming Industrial Strategy. The Chancellor announced enhancement to Research & Development (R&D) Tax Credit schemes that will aim to improve productivity in the UK, as part of a package which will reach £2bn of support for Research & Development by 2021.

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Autumn Incentive to Travel Cleanly

The Chancellor’s Autumn Statement for 2016 included a number of tax incentives to encourage cleaner travelling.

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Possible Blow to Non-Resident Property Investment Companies

The Government will consult on proposals to bring certain income streams of non-resident companies, which are currently charged to income tax, within the charge to corporation tax.

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The Uber Ruling: Is it the end for the self employed?

The GMB won their case against Uber last week as the London employment tribunal has determined that Uber has acted unlawfully by not providing drivers with basic workers’ rights.

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Don’t get stung by the MEES

Is your property energy efficient yet? If it isn’t it is probably time to start thinking about getting it into shape before the new MEES regulations start to bite.

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Taxing the Petrolheads

It’s all change for VED (Vehicle Excise Duty - otherwise known as Road Tax) from next April when you could find yourself paying as much as £2,310 road tax on your new car in the first year of ownership.

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Out with the old, in with the new

September is a busy period for accountants, with the filing of company accounts with a December year-end date due at the end of the month. Despite the relief that many feel now that this date has passed, there is also a sense of sadness as a number of the smaller companies would have been using the FRSSE for the very last time.

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