Blog // 11/01/2019

Autumn Budget 2018: IR35 changes for the private sector

What is changing? As anticipated, the Government is to roll-out the public sector IR35 changes to the private sector. Why? The Government and HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) believe that there has been wide-spread non-compliance of the Intermediaries legislation, often referred to as IR35, by so-called ‘disguised employees’, primarily those providing their services via an […]

Blog // 10/01/2019

VAT treatment and agency business update

The VAT treatment of a supply of temporary workers by an employment agency business now appears to be resolved following the recent Court of Appeal decision in Adecco. This is an important decision, not only for employment agency businesses, but because it may have wider implications for businesses that operate an agent/principal model. The Court […]

News // 08/01/2019


Our Corporate Finance team are thrilled to be named as finalists in two categories at the Insider South East Dealmakers Awards 2019: Corporate Finance Advisory Firm of the Year Transaction Services Team of the Year Commenting on the shortlisting, Mike Grayer, Head of our Corporate Finance team, said: “We are delighted to be nominated at […]

Blog // 07/01/2019

The tax consequences of Brexit for Italy

Of all the possible consequences of Brexit, tax has been a major talking point for businesses operating in the UK and in EU member states like Italy; a key UK business partner. As the March 29th deadline gets closer and with trade agreements still to be agreed, the estimated 44% of UK exports to the […]

News // 04/01/2019

How To Minimise Tax On Staff Expenses Event

MAXIMISE THE RETURN ON EXPENDITURE FOR STAFF ENTERTAINING, BENEFITS & EXPENSES We look forward to welcoming you to our event on Tuesday 22 January Andy Brookes and Neil Hutchings will cover the tax breaks available for staff entertaining, benefits and expenses and make you aware of the expensive traps that lie in wait for those […]

Blog // 03/01/2019

Transport and Logistics taking on HMRC advice as they prepare for the worst

For businesses within the transport and logistics sector, new guidance has been provided to assist with getting ready for a ‘no deal’ scenario during this time of Brexit uncertainty. Companies must give careful thought to the Government’s three key areas of advice to assist with their overseas trading. HMRC advice It is estimated that there […]