Remote Recruitment

By Gary Robinson / July 15, 2021

We have had three national lockdowns, various restrictions remain in place, and many forced to work from home for the majority of last year, the workplace has changed dramatically ‘Work’ as we once knew it has become more and more digital, as organisations adopt an increasingly hybrid approach. As a result, recruiters have had to…

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Paying dividends:

By Gary Robinson / April 8, 2021

The adverse impact of coronavirus on some companies’ trading fortunes now means business owners need to watch out before they calculate dividends, as they may be liable for losses should the business subsequently fail. The law on distributions applies not only to dividends, but to any form of distribution to shareholders. Put simply, a distribution…

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Directors what about the risk of paying illegal dividends

By Gary Robinson / March 28, 2021

It’s common for directors of owner managed businesses to pay a portion of their income as dividends and with the end of the tax year fast approaching, directors will once again be turning their minds to declaring an annual payment.  ‘The rules around dividends and distributions, governed by company law capital maintenance requirements and directors’…

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Electric Vehicle Grants Cut

By Gary Robinson / March 21, 2021

he grant scheme for electric cars, vans and trucks has been updated to target less expensive models and reflect a greater range of affordable vehicles available, allowing the scheme’s funding to go further and help more people make the switch to an electric vehicle. The move means that less luxury cars will now qualify for…

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Business Records Check

By Gary Robinson / March 12, 2020

What if HMRC want to visit your premises Within HMRC the tax department has decided to revive its programme of business record checks in November 2012, there’s an increasing chance of a visit from the tax inspector for businesses in the high risk category. The cross-tax checks where their connect system is part of a…

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Travel & Subsistence

By Gary Robinson / November 28, 2019

Travel and subsistence will be regular expenses of many businesses and this is where regular employee travel is an essential part of their operations. Whether it is generating new customers, servicing existing ones or attending conferences and other events, travelling often generates a number of ad hoc expenditures. If a company pays for these expenditures…

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Do you keep the required documents

By Gary Robinson / August 22, 2019

Having the Right Documents to Back Up the Accounts As a director of a company you have an obligation to submit your accounts to HM Revenue & Customs whether this is done by the company or your accountant. They will then do internal checks to make sure that your company is paying the right amount…

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