Primary factors of universal credit

Published on 21st March 2019

Key points of the new systems are as follows: Universal Credit is means tested and anyone with more than £16,000 […]

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Prenuptial Agreements

Published on 20th March 2019

A Prenuptial agreement is a written agreement, made before a marriage, as to how assets should be divided in the […]

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Taking more advantage from pensions

Published on 20th March 2019

‘Pension Freedom Day’ (6 April 2015) was a watershed in making pensions more relevant to farmers. It is no longer […]

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Lifetime Giving – A follow up

Published on 19th March 2019

Grandchildren’s Trust We now consider the trust IHT implications for the Grandchildren’s Trust set up in the ‘Lifetime Giving’ case […]

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Spring Statement 2019

Published on 14th March 2019

  Amidst all the Brexit debates, the Chancellor Philip Hammond presented his second Spring Statement on Wednesday 13 March 2019. […]

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Cyber-attacks: is your business protected?

Published on 13th March 2019

A poll by insurance firm Aon suggests that UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are ‘unmindful of the risks’ that […]

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Spotlight on Charities

Published on 12th March 2019

Although charity law varies across the UK, charity governance is very much in the spotlight. A recent report by the […]

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Strategies for successful staff retention

Published on 10th March 2019

Retaining staff can be challenging. One recent report found that UK workers change job, on average, every five years – […]

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Keeping the whole pie

Published on 8th March 2019

To many of us, 10% seems a fair tax rate. Where a capital gain qualifies for entrepreneurs’ relief, it is […]

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The New Structures and Buildings Allowance

Published on 7th March 2019

In the 2018 Autumn Budget, Chancellor Philip Hammond announced a new capital allowance, the Structures and Buildings Allowance (SBA). Since […]

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