News & Events
The department for environment, food and rural affairs (Defra) is now inviting applications for grants of up to £25,000 to enable businesses to buy new machinery and develop green projects. The grants total £40 million and arise from the second round of the Rural Community Broadband Fund and the publication of guidance to a second […]
‘UHY International Business’ Issue 28 – Now available
As a member of the global accountancy network UHY, we introduce the latest edition of UHY International Business – Issue 28.
1 in 2 HMRC VAT fines against businesses ruled incorrect
HMRC has disclosed that one in two penalties it issues against businesses for the late filing of VAT are incorrect.
28 out of top 30 highest income tax areas are stockbroker belt-towns
Publications that covered this story include City AM, 21 July, The Times, 21 July, The Daily Telegraph, 21 July, The Evening Standard, 21 July and The Daily Mail Online, 21 July.
48% rise in new wine producers in last year as wine industry benefits from UK’s food and drink renaissance
We note that 80% more wine producers applied to register with HMRC last year compared to 2009/10 when there were just 26 applications.
50p tax rate would hit top earners in the UK with a bigger tax bill than most of their global peers
The Labour Party’s plans to reintroduce the 50p tax rate would see high earners in the UK pay 24% more in tax than the current global average, according to our research.
85% of new property tax comes from just four London boroughs
89% of HMRC’s total take from a new tax on high value homes is collected from London properties, according to our research.
A chance to come clean about your second income
HMRC have announced a “Second Incomes Campaign”, the latest in a series of opportunities for non-compliant taxpayers to provide details of undisclosed income.
A gaze into the buy-to-let crystal ball
1 November 2004 Has the stall in the housing market put paid to the rush into buying-to-let? Turnaround and recovery specialist Nick Hancock, partner at our Manchester office and advisor to numerous institutional lenders on property investment and matters, peers into his crystal ball. The buoyancy of the UK housing market as a whole rests […]
A guide to business recovery
Ed Cook, a partner in our turnaround and recovery department in Manchester: “Turning a business around is all to do with timing. Businesses need to seek help at the first sign of trouble before it’s too late for us to make a difference. In recent years, most banks have adopted this approach and we’ve seen […]