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Patent Box tax saving opportunities

Last year the Patent Box regime saved businesses £875m in corporation tax, a 17% increase in savings from the previous year. But could the tax breaks become even more attractive post-Brexit?

The Patent Box regime, introduced to encourage UK...

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Protected pension pots and auto enrolment

You should advise your auto enrolment (AE) administrator if your pension pot is protected to avoid seriously damaging your pension planning. Your AE administrator is responsible for assessing the workforce to identify who should be auto enrolled into a qualif...

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Workplace pensions – re-enrolling employees

Every three years, employers have to re-enrol certain employees in the company’s auto enrolment compliant pension scheme. Your re-enrolment obligations are broadly the same as your auto enrolment staging responsibilities. Before you enter the process, it’s w...

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Year end P11D forms – what employers need to know

As the end of the tax year approaches, we thought we’d remind you of the important changes made to the reporting of benefits under the P11D regime, so you can check your processes are in good shape.

The main changes took effect from the be...

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Payment practices in the spotlight

Companies who demonstrate poor payment practices will be named and shamed under new regulations aimed at helping small business cash-flow.

The government has identified late payment as being harmful to supplier’s cash-flow.  In extreme ca...

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St Albans Young Professionals try Public Speaking

Despite the freezing temperatures and dark night, the City of Expertise local young professionals made the journey to Westminster Lodge for an evening of networking and public speaking training. The group was joined by Dee Clayton, a multi-award winning prese...

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The Creative Vision Award for Charities is now open!

Now in its third year, the Creative Vision Award offers charities the chance to win their own short animated brand film, worth an estimated £150,000. With online now the most powerful medium used worldwide, a short brand film is one of the m...

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