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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VAT recovery on farm, buildings, farmhouses and cottages

Published on 18th March 2019

Some farmers dealing with their own VAT affairs may be losing out on input VAT claims. Farm cottages Where farm […]

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Prompt action required on Late Payments

Published on 15th March 2019

The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee recently published how ‘bad payment practices’ have led to the ‘failure’ of […]

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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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New rules for personal services companies

Published on 14th March 2019

The 2018 Autumn Budget announced changes to the ‘off-payroll’ working (or‘IR35’) rules, set for April 2020. This may affect you […]

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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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