Another tax hurdle for residential property

Is your residential investment owned by a limited company? If so, it’s important to factor in the tax implications. Although there’s no problem with using a limited company to purchase property to let, you need to be on guard as read more >

All change for the recruitment sector

All change for the recruitment sector If you’re running a recruitment business, employment regulations might well affect your organisation’s profitability. And that has an impact on how attractive your company is to a potential purchaser. Many temporary and agency staff read more >

Autumn Budget Summary

A summary of this year’s Autumn Budget is now available on our website here In changing the Budget timing the Government announced that they reserve the right to make changes to fiscal policy at the Spring Statement if the economic read more >

Winter Newsletter 2017

I am pleased to include a link to our autumn newsletter here. Our lead article provides an update on changes to the pensions auto-enrolment regime. This entered a new phase from 1 October, with new employers coming immediately into compliance read more >

The end of the road for disincorporation relief?

If you’re running a small business, but no longer wish to trade through a limited company structure, you need to go through a process known as ‘disincorporation’. Perhaps you’ve decided, for example, that you would prefer to operate as a read more >

Why more people are buying in to buy-outs

Management buy outs are a realistic alternative to trade sales for many vendors, however there are some pitfalls to be aware of before commencing discussions. So what are the key issues to address? Management buy-outs or MBOs have always been read more >

BSCA Dinner

On Thursday 12th October we had a table at the Bolton Society of Chartered Accountants dinner, which this year was shared for the first time with the Law Society.  It was an event enjoyed by all.

Utility charges are a bitter pill for medics

Paul Burton urges caution in dealings over new NHSPS leases. Doctors in a number of surgeries have recently been hit with demands for large sums of money related to utilities, such as rent and rates, as well as clinical waste read more >

AISMA Doctor Newsline – Autumn 2017

Please click here to access the Autumn 2017 edition of AISMA Doctor Newsline, the newsletter for GPs and practice managers published by our membership organisation, the Association of Independent Specialist Medical Accountants. At a time when workload pressure is leaving read more >

On yer bike!

Since 1999, the UK government has been encouraging people to cycle to work by offering tax breaks. The way the Cycle to Work Scheme operates is pretty straightforward. As an employer, you purchase a bike on an employee’s behalf and read more >