HM Revenue and Customs have published a free online guide to help charities complete Gift Aid donation schedules. The step-by-step guide tells charities how to claim back tax on eligible donations, help in choosing the right software, and advice on completing the schedule and filling in the form. This follows on from research last year, … Continue reading HMRC Launch Free Gift Aid Guide
Over 1,500 companies across the UK have signed up to an innovative training scheme, aiming to help prevent terror attacks. Called ACT (Action Counters Terrorism) Awareness E-Learning, the scheme was developed in partnership between Counter Terrorism Policing and Marks & Spencer. It covers how to spot the signs of suspicious behaviour and what to do … Continue reading ACT Now to Help Prevent Terror Attacks
Wales247 have covered Green & Co employee, Kate Fearn's, recent accolade following her ACCA exam results. An accountant from a Cwmbran firm has been given the Emma Linton Memorial Award in recognition of her outstanding exam results. Kate Fearns, of Green & Co Accountants and Tax Advisors, received the prestigious award from the University of … Continue reading Cwmbran Accountant Receives Special Recognition for Outstanding Exam Results
A recent appeal case brought before the Supreme Court has highlighted the need for more clarity relating to employment status. The case was first heard by the Employment Tribunal when engineer, Gary Smith, claimed that he had been unfairly dismissed by Pimlico Plumbers following a heart attack, after having worked for the company for 6 … Continue reading Think Your Workers Are Self Employed? Think Again
We would like to invite you to join us at this FREE Landlord forum on Tuesday 29th January 2019. As always, our invitation goes out to all who may be interested in attending this FREE event. So if you know someone who is a landlord or thinking about becoming a landlord, please do pass this … Continue reading Gwent Landlord Forum – 29 January 2019
According to recent statistics, 40% of UK small business are blissfully unaware of the Government’s Making Tax Digital (MTD) plans. With three months until the go-live date in April this year, that is a worrying figure. While 1.1 million business are set to fall under the scope of MTD for VAT, that equates to 440,000 … Continue reading Are You Aware of Making Tax Digital?
He’s Gonna See Who’s Naughty or Nice! Whilst you may enjoy letting your hair down with your staff at the annual Christmas Party, it is worth remembering that you are still the employer and, as such, responsible and, perhaps liable, for any bad behaviour. Any incidents of harassment, abuse or discrimination could have repercussions not … Continue reading How to Avoid Legal Issues at Your Company Christmas Party
Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow! The particularly brutal weather we saw when the “Beast From the East” paid us a visit earlier in the year highlighted how unprepared many of us are for dealing with adverse weather conditions. And whilst a White Christmas is on many people’s wish-list, the disruption caused … Continue reading How to Prepare Your Business for Adverse Weather Conditions
‘Tis the Season to Be Busy! The festive season often sees an increase in activity for many businesses which may mean you need more hands on deck. Your first thought may be to take on more staff, perhaps on a fixed term or casual basis, but in some cases you can increase productivity by offering … Continue reading How to Deal With Seasonal Work Cover
And a Partridge in a Pear Tree? Christmas is all about giving, so you might like to take the opportunity of giving a gift to your employees or your customers. In many cases, however, gifts are not tax-free. A Christmas Bonus to staff members is treated as additional pay for tax purposes and will attract … Continue reading Can an Employer Give an Employee a Tax Free Gift?