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Accounting for solicitors webinar
September 24, 2019
A clip from Shipleys' recent webinar for Lexis Nexis on the latest Accounting issues for Solicitor Practices
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Help charities gain more from your donation
September 24, 2019
How to be tax savvy with your charitable giving and help charities gain more from your donations.
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Shipleys FM Podcast Episode 2: Charity special
September 19, 2019
Episode 2 of Shipleys FM – the regular accounting and tax tips podcast from Shipleys LLP – is now live!
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Financial Services Update – September 2019
September 17, 2019
Brexit, Senior Manager and Certification Regime and more
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Don’t assume automatic Capital Gains Tax relief when selling your home
September 9, 2019
A handy overview of Principal Private Residence Relief (PPR)
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Shipleys LLP launches podcast series
September 5, 2019
We have launched a series of podcasts sharing accounting and tax insights for businesses and individuals.
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Preparing for the inevitable
August 6, 2019
Get your financial affairs in order. The first step to be clear about is what you’ve got to pass on.
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How much?! IHT bills can come as a nasty shock
August 6, 2019
Planning ahead is vital if you want to reduce the amount of IHT payable on your estate.
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Don’t leave it to chance: wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney
August 6, 2019
The importance of wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney
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Getting to grips with probate
August 6, 2019
A step-by-step guide to what has to happen, legally and financially, when someone dies.
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Where there’s a will there’s (usually) a way
July 30, 2019
Even if you make a valid will, local laws of succession may change the destination of your estate
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Entrepreneurs’ relief
July 30, 2019
An update on the latest qualifying criteria to secure Entrepreneurs' Relief when selling a business or company shares.
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Making the move to Cloud Accounting
July 23, 2019
Many businesses are moving to online accounting as it brings a number of practical benefits and helps compliance with making Tax Digital
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Trusts – are they still relevant?
July 22, 2019
Although a number of the benefits of trusts have been eroded over recent years there are still many reasons why a trust may be used
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Furnished holiday accommodation
July 19, 2019
An overview of the criteria for qualifying as FHA for tax purposes
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Non-doms and offshore trusts
July 16, 2019
An overview of the increased the tax exposure of many non-domiciliaries
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Orchestra tax relief
June 30, 2019
The Orchestra tax relief and its qualifying criteria explained
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UK Establishment v UK Subsidiary
June 4, 2019
A non-UK company which intends to trade in or from the UK must decide whether to incorporate a UK subsidiary or to trade via a branch
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New Capital Requirements for Investment Firms
May 22, 2019
The FCA in conjunction with the EBA has finalised guidance on a major overhaul of capital requirements for investment firms.
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Financial Services Update – April 2019
April 12, 2019
Brexit, MIFID IT systems reporting, COREP, and more
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Research & Development
April 2, 2019
Research and Development (R&D) relief was introduced to encourage companies to invest in the advancement of technology and science
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Spring Statement 2019
March 13, 2019
The Chancellor in his Spring Statement on 13 March 2019 announced a number of tax matters
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Changes to the Stamp Duty Land Tax filing and payment time limits
March 12, 2019
Don’t get caught out!
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Top tips to help with your financial housekeeping
February 22, 2019
Money Matters
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Networking: What do we want to talk about?
February 22, 2019
How to get talking to new people
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