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Liable or Not?

The Criminal Finances Act came into effect on the 30 September 2017.  It makes companies and partnerships criminally liable for the activities of any employee or subcontractor who facilitates tax evasion.  On the one hand there is no minimum for the tax evaded, and on the other hand no maximum for the fine that can be levied.  So, whilst this legislation might well be targeted at the big firms of accountants and lawyers, and their international clients, in theory taking home a box of paperclips without making a tax adjustment would seem to be ca

Vacancy - Payroll Administrator Part-time, Experienced

Hello! we are recruiting!  Payroll Administrator required, flexible part-time hours, friendly cheerful person to join friendly cheerful team, busy, busy busy - challenging, no two days are the same. Can you use Sage and/or Iris?  do you know your SSP from your SMP? If auto enrolment doesn't phase you and if you enjoy processing client payrolls from the small to the large then please read on

Need help getting a bank loan?

Last week HSBC announced a fund of £1billion available to lend to small businesses.  When asked by a Radio 4 presenter why applicants are unsuccessful the HSBC Manager replied that people sometimes aren't clear what they want the money for and secondly they are uncertain about the payback.

I will simplify that "if you want to borrow money from a bank, the better your business plan, the more likely you are to succeed".

Companies House want change

Companies House want people to change their behaviour and attitude towards filing their Confirmation Statement. They want any changes to Limited Company Registers to be live and as up-to-date as possible so inform them immediately Companies House want people to change their behaviour and attitude towards filing their Confirmation Statement (you should probably be aware by now that Confirmation Statements have taken over the Annual Return).

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