Current Issues

Here you’ll find our latest articles, insights and news. Click on one of the specialist areas directly underneath to filter the articles for that topic.

An 8-point checklist to help Payment and E-money firms’ safeguarding audit compliance
June 6, 2023
A handy 8-point checklist designed to help Payment and E-Money firms strengthen their compliance ahead of their safeguarding audit.
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Payment and e-money firms’ safeguarding audits – common questions answered
June 5, 2023
Answers to the common questions Payment and E-money firms ask regarding the annual safeguarding audit, which the Financial Reporting Council (FCA) requires.
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Payment and E-Money Firms Safeguarding Audit
June 2, 2023
Since 2021, the Financial Reporting Council (FCA) has required firms covered by The Payment Service Regulations and Electronic Money Regulations to have an annual safeguarding audit.
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What are growth shares?
May 25, 2023
Popular with start-ups and young businesses, growth shares offer a way to incentivise and retain key employees when other share option routes are not suited to the company or individual
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Financial Services Update – May 2023
May 18, 2023
In this issue we cover the latest FCA proposals and consultations for the sector.
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Don’t forget to claim your crypto losses
May 17, 2023
Why it's advisable to review capital losses on cryptoassets soon for capital gains tax obligations and claims.
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Think carefully before transferring property into companies
May 5, 2023
Landlords holding property personally can risk hefty tax bills when transferring their portfolios into a limited company.
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Salary vs dividend – which is now best for business owners?
May 5, 2023
Changes to corporation tax and dividend allowances raise questions about Directors' tax-efficient remuneration. This article explores the options.
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What was revealed in The Treasury’s Tax Administration and Maintenance Day
May 3, 2023
A round up of some of the key areas likely to have a direct impact on tax planning in the months and years ahead.
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Transfer pricing rules – size doesn’t matter
April 28, 2023
UK businesses could be mistaken in thinking they’re too small to fall foul of transfer pricing rules.
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IBSA Spring Conference 2023
April 18, 2023
Shipleys is delighted to sponsor the International Business Structuring Association's (IBSA) Spring conference, with Ben Bidnell joining the panel of expert speakers.
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Making the most of tax allowances to fuel business growth
April 5, 2023
If your business is ready to grow there are a number of tax allowances to support the journey
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Changes for research and development tax breaks
April 4, 2023
A brief breakdown of what to look out for with the recent changes to research and development (R&D) tax relief.
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Understanding CGT on overseas property sales
April 4, 2023
Important factors UK residents need to be aware of to minimise tax liabilities.
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Research & Development Tax Reliefs
April 3, 2023
A overview of Research and Development (R&D) relief which encourages companies to work on innovative projects in technology and science
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Make the most of tax breaks when buying new equipment
April 1, 2023
Companies investing in qualifying new equipment and machinery can benefit from helpful capital allowances.
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Deadline for buying National Insurance Years extended to 31 July 2023
March 30, 2023
For those who have missing NI years between 2006 and 2016 (to qualify for a full state pension) time is running out to plug the gaps. The deadline is now 31 July 2023.
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Triggers for student loan repayments
March 29, 2023
In this article we explain why self-assessment and different types of income may trigger a student loan repayment
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Tax implications of letting out your home through Airbnb
March 17, 2023
A handy overview of the tax consequences of letting out part or all of your property.
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Chancellor’s Budget Summary – March 2023
March 16, 2023
Steadying the ship - how will Chancellor Jeremy Hunt's Budget to stabilise the economy affect you or your business?
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Warning for companies about their ATED valuations
March 16, 2023
HMRC is alerting companies to re-check the valuations for their annual tax on enveloped dwellings (ATED) liabilities for residential property.
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Structures and Buildings Allowance (SBA)
March 10, 2023
SBAs give a 3% annual tax relief for the cost of constructing new non-residential structures and buildings and new conversions or renovations
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Common VAT mistakes with property renovations
February 23, 2023
In many property renovation projects VAT is sometimes overlooked when the initial budgets and costings are being devised
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Holding companies and management charges
February 22, 2023
A summary of the VAT implications for holding companies and their management charges.
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Financial Services Update – January 2023
January 11, 2023
In this issue we cover the latest compliance and policy developments for the sector, plus the implications of fresh FCA guidance.
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