The Expressions of Interest date is fast approaching for the £150m fund for house builders for new homes for first time buyers and key workers. £150m Fund for House Builders for New Homes The First Homes Scheme is designed to help new home-owners onto the housing ladder. House builders are expected to deliver 1,500 properties […]

1 August 2021 – Due date for Corporation Tax due for the year ended 31 October 2020. 19 August 2021 – PAYE and NIC deductions due for month ended 5 August 2021. (If you pay your tax electronically the due date is 22 August 2021) 19 August 2021 – Filing deadline for the CIS300 monthly […]

You can claim up to £1,000 each tax year in tax-free allowances for property or trading income. If you have both types of income, you will qualify for a £1,000 allowance for each. If your annual gross property income is £1,000 or less, from one or more property businesses you will not have to tell […]

Charity sponsorship payments are different from donations because your company gets something related to your business in return. Typically, your business brand would be promoted by the charity in some way. You can deduct sponsorship payments from your business profits before you pay tax by treating them as business expenses. Payments qualify as business expenses if the […]

Expenditure on business entertainment is not allowable as a deduction against profits. Nor may a deduction be made for any expenditure which is incidental to business entertainment. The meaning of ‘incidental’ is not defined by HMRC but should be interpreted to mean any expenditure that is incurred directly or indirectly in connection with the provision […]

Did you know that you can get a cash boost for T Level Placements? Employers can claim a £1,000 cash boost for every T Level student you host on a high-quality industry placement. It’s part of a new incentive scheme launched in May 2021. The offer runs until July 2022. T Levels are new technical […]

When you’re communicating a message with people you need to reach everyone. To do this you need to make effective use of accessible communication formats – also known as alternative formats. Depending on who your business is talking to, you might be using a range of different types of channels. Different formats include audio versions, […]

Did you know that you can get help to sustain rural services using your local pub? Why not explore whether your idea for diversification could become a reality? Your local pub could be the beating heart of your community. Isolation is a huge issue in rural areas where transport and amenities are scarce. There are […]