Increase in Student Loan Plan 1 and 2 thresholds

The thresholds of Plan 1 and Plan 2 student loans will be increasing from April 2019. The current thresholds (for 2018-19) are: Plan 1 – £18,330 Plan 2 – £25,000 The Department for Education (DfE) has confirmed that from 6 April 2019 the thresholds will increase to: Plan 1 – £18,935 Plan 2 – £25,725 Read more about Increase in Student Loan Plan 1 and 2 thresholds[…]

Lords recommend delay in Making Tax Digital for VAT until 2020

The House of Lords economic affairs committee said that it had ‘been struck with a sense of déjà vu’ throughout its inquiry, finding it disappointing ‘that many of the concerns raised in evidence to this inquiry have repeated issues addressed in our 2017 report’. The 2017 report suggested that the tax gap benefit supposed by Read more about Lords recommend delay in Making Tax Digital for VAT until 2020[…]

Do you have a Modern Slavery statements?

The Home office is writing to thousands of businesses warning them that they’ve failed to publish a modern slavery statement and will face further action if this isn’t remedied. Should you worry? If your business has an annual turnover of at least £36 million, you aren’t required to publish a modern slavery statement. However, you Read more about Do you have a Modern Slavery statements?[…]

Finalists in IAB UK and International Business and Skills Awards 2018

We are delighted to announce that our Director Samantha, has been shortlisted for Accountant of the year in the IAB UK and International Business and Skills Awards 2018. This national award recognises either an accountant or firm of accountants that has made an invaluable contribution to their clients, by  going above and beyond to help Read more about Finalists in IAB UK and International Business and Skills Awards 2018[…]

National Minimum Wage and Live In Wage rates from April 2019

The National Live in wage and the National Minimum Wages is set to rise in April 2019. Rates per hour depend on your age and whether you’re an apprentice – you must be at least school leaving age to get it. New rates, which come into effect from April 2019: Year 25 and over 21 Read more about National Minimum Wage and Live In Wage rates from April 2019[…]