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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.

Structures and Buildings Allowances (SBAs)
November 27, 2020
SBAs are now at a flat annual rate of 3% of the cost of constructing new non-residential structures and buildings and new conversions or renovations after 28 October 2018.
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The Chancellor’s 2020 Spending Review
November 25, 2020
A summary of Rishi Sunak's key announcements in his Spending Review on 25 November 2020
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Charity Update: Autumn 2020
November 10, 2020
Including the Charity Commission’s new online public register, updated Government Covid-19 guidance, the VAT implications for moving fundraising events online and VAT on charity social media advertising
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What’s changed in the Chancellor’s Winter Economy Plan
November 10, 2020
It's less than 2 months since the Chancellor delivered his Winter Economy Plan but the pandemic has wanted further support measures to be introduced. Here are the key changes.
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Brexit countdown: Some things to think of and plan
November 6, 2020
Brexit is still very much on the Government's agenda. Despite the ongoing uncertainty there are steps businesses can take to prepare.
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Coronavirus loans’ Autumn close extended to January 2021
November 1, 2020
The Autumn closing date of Government-backed Covid-19 loan schemes has been extended to January 2021.
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Are you making the most of R&D tax credits?
October 14, 2020
R&D tax credits are a valuable source of financial support to help small businesses innovate and grow
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Tax implications of letting out your home through Airbnb
October 12, 2020
A handy overview of the tax consequences of letting out part or all of your property.
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Do you own a residential property through a company?
October 5, 2020
Find out whether it falls under the ATED routine.
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Inheritance tax on your main residence
September 29, 2020
A summary of the residence nil-rate band in relation to inheritance tax
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The Chancellor’s Winter Economy Plan 2020
September 24, 2020
An overview of the Chancellor's latest measures to ease the economic impact of the pandemic
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Stamp Duty Land Tax surcharge for non-residents buying UK dwellings
September 14, 2020
The Government has published draft legislation for its plans for a 2% Stamp Duty Land Tax surcharge on non-UK residents
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How business recovery is taking shape for owner-managed businesses post Covid-19
September 8, 2020
A new survey finds owner managed businesses more resilient but still facing significant challenges
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HMRC starting to investigate covid-19 support scheme claimants
September 8, 2020
HMRC is reviewing claims to the various Covid-19 support schemes (such as the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and Self-Employment Income Support Scheme) to take tough action on fraud
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Financial Services Update – August 2020
August 28, 2020
Coronavirus measures from the FCA, FCA Connect and GABRIEL, ICT Guidelines, REP008 forms and more
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Summer 2020 Tax Briefs
August 27, 2020
A round up of the latest tax changes and news
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Help us lobby the Government on your behalf
August 11, 2020
Take part in our survey to influence Government Covid-19 support measures for businesses
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Why your P11D submission may be different this year
July 9, 2020
How coronavirus-related expenses may affect your P11D submission.
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The Chancellor’s Summer Statement 2020
July 9, 2020
An overview of the Chancellor's announcements to ease the economic impact of the pandemic
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The New Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act
July 7, 2020
What the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 means for your business
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Charity Update: Summer 2020
July 7, 2020
Including a round up of the latest Governance guidance, new SORP information sheets and Covid support measures
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Temporary zero VAT rate introduced for supplies of PPE
July 6, 2020
The Government has extended the temporary zero VAT rate for the supply of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
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Successfully managing a surge in demand
June 25, 2020
Family-run and global business - Panorama Antennas - saw a surge in demand for its products and connectivity solutions during coronavirus
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How is Coronavirus support finance faring?
June 24, 2020
Drawing on the thoughts of both Shipleys’ specialists and our valued contacts, we assess how the Government's loan support measures have fared.
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VAT Payments on Account – what to do if Coronavirus has affected your business
June 23, 2020
Businesses adversely affected by Coronavirus may find their VAT Payments on Account scheme doesn't relfect their current trading position.
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