Gwent Landlord Forum – 27 November 2018

We would like to invite you to join us at this FREE Landlord forum on Tuesday 27th November 2018. Providing legal updates, useful information and details on new regulations, this event is for landlords, or would be landlords, from across the region. Speakers Brett Parry from RiskMonitor will be discussing their comprehensive suite of fire … Continue reading Gwent Landlord Forum – 27 November 2018

Budget 2018: What you need to know

We are delighted to bring you our summary of the key announcements in the Budget 2018 statement, made on Monday, 29 October. The personal allowance will be raised to £12,500 from April 2019, one year earlier than previously planned. At the same time, the higher rate threshold will rise to £50,000, also a year ahead … Continue reading Budget 2018: What you need to know

Landlords Kept up to Date in the Wake of the Budget

The South Wales Argus covers the upcoming Gwent Landlord Forum. Landlords from across Gwent and South East Wales will be updated at the next Gwent Landlord Forum on recent changes to the upcoming budget from the Chancellor of the Exchequer as well as the legislation on the private rented sector. The next forum will take … Continue reading Landlords Kept up to Date in the Wake of the Budget

Autumn Budget 2017: What you need to know

Yesterday, the Chancellor announced his second Budget of 2017. Among the key changes to note for this year are: The personal allowance will rise to £11,850 and the higher rate tax threshold for the UK will rise to £46,350 for 2018/19. Automatic enrolment pension minimum contributions increase significantly from 6 April 2018. Employer’s minimum contribution … Continue reading Autumn Budget 2017: What you need to know

Insight into Foresight

Budgeting is an essential tool used to monitor a business. It allows business owners to monitor what the business is actually doing, compared to what it wants to do. This seems a rather straight forward concept to understand, but it can often be met with scepticism when it comes to setting a budget. The “trying … Continue reading Insight into Foresight

Proposed NIC rise has been dropped!

As mentioned in the recent Budget, the Chancellor had intended to increase the Class 4 National Insurance Contributions (NIC). The NI rate for the self-employed (Class 4) was meant to increase from 9% to 10% in April 2018, followed by another rise to 11% in April 2019. This would have brought NIC for the self-employed more in line with … Continue reading Proposed NIC rise has been dropped!

Business groups set out Spring Budget priorities

Business groups have outlined their priorities for businesses and the economy ahead of the 2017 Spring Budget.  In a letter to Chancellor Philip Hammond, the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) called on the government to ‘back business’s growth ambitions’ to help build prosperity across the UK, and to work alongside firms to ‘prioritise stability’ during … Continue reading Business groups set out Spring Budget priorities

Gwent Landlord Forum – 29 March 2017

After our first very successful event of the year held in January, we are now well into 2017 and preparing to welcome our Landlords to our next FREE forum on Wednesday 29th March between 6pm and 8pm at The Parkway Hotel and Spa. We are continuing to provide a broad range of speakers who can … Continue reading Gwent Landlord Forum – 29 March 2017

HMRC clamping down on offshore tax evaders

On 5th September, HMRC opened its Worldwide Disclosure Facility (WDF). The WDF was initially announced in the Budget 2015, and allows those with outstanding tax to pay to put their affairs in order and will offer no special terms. HMRC has been clear that that not paying tax by failing to disclose your offshore income and … Continue reading HMRC clamping down on offshore tax evaders

Newsletter Summer 2016

With Summer fast approaching, its time for our Summer 2016 edition of the newsletter, this time featuring: Highlights from the 2016 Budget All change for ISAs - new tax-free ways to save The rules governing holiday and pay Business Round-Up Web Watch Reminders for your Summer Diary And much more Click here to read the … Continue reading Newsletter Summer 2016