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One of the questions we get asked most often by clients is about how much Corporation Tax they have to pay. For many people a trip to the accountants to discuss the year end accounts is associated with a tax bill so it’s a perfectly legitimate question! People’s frustration with having to pay tax on…


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The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force towards the end of May 2018. If you watch TV or listen to commercial radio it is likely that you will have seen or heard adverts warning businesses that they will need to comply. What you won’t have seen or heard is very much by …


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Public sector apprenticeship targets within academies The government are aiming for all public bodies with more than 250 employees to employ a minimum of 2.3% of their headcount as apprentices between April 2017 and March 2021. As part of this initiative all academies will be required to report the …


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As we enter a new tax year it is worth remembering that your self assessment tax returns for the year ended 5th April must be submitted by 31st January next year to avoid penalties. And if your return is significantly late these penalties can be severe: £100 fixed penalty initially, followed by £10 …


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As you may be aware there are two types of leases; operating and finance. Sounds simple right? In principle it is, operating leases are allowed by the ESFA but finance leases are not as they are deemed to be a type of borrowing. However we are seeing more and more Academies enter into a finance lea…


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