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30 October 2018 Employer's beware: Government announces changes to IR35

The Chancellor, Phillip Hammond, has just delivered his latest budget and with it, a significant change to the way liability for IR35 breaches will be dealt with for private sector companies from April 2020.

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5 April 2016 Leaked 'Panama Papers' reveal vast array of offshore companies and trusts

Approximately 11 million documents have been leaked from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, which specialises in commercial and trusts law…

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10 March 2016 In force: Senior Managers and Certification Regimes

This week sees the implementation of the Senior Managers and Certification Regimes as well as the Senior Insurance Managers Regime, designed to reform behaviour and promote individual accountability in the banking and insurance sectors.

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15 February 2016 Bearer shares - act now

Under the provisions of the SBEEA the holders of bearer shares have until 26 February 2016 to voluntarily surrender them to the company for conversion…

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9 July 2015 Chancellor takes insurers by surprise with tax hike

In surprise move in a budget aimed at a ‘high wage low tax’ economy, the Chancellor has announced an increase in IPT to 9.5%. The change which is due to be introduced by November risks undermining the work undertaken between industry and government to reduce the cost of insurance. Steve White of BIBA has described the move as “disappointing” and “a stealth tax”.

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24 April 2015 Clarification of the illegality defence?

The Supreme Court saw an opportunity to clarify the law surrounding ex turpi causa in its recent decision of Jetivia SA & Another v Bilta (UK) Ltd (In Liquidation) & Ors.

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23 February 2015 Concern for transfers of a going concern?

Selling or buying a property subject to an existing agreement for lease (AFL) can be outside the scope of VAT as the sale of a property rental business to the buyer, provided it meets the statutory conditions for a transfer of a going concern (TOGC).

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19 September 2014 Potential increased VAT bills for banks and insurers – European Court ruling: Skandia America Corporation

The European Court of Justice has just given a ruling that could mean increased VAT bills for banks and insurers.

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14 November 2013 National Audit Office reports on outsourcing public services

The National Audit Office’s recent report on contracting with the private sector raises several questions about how outsourcing contracts operate.

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12 December 2012 Unexpected Christmas cheer for Enterprise Management Incentive (EMI) option holders

The draft consultation Finance Bill 2013 was published yesterday.

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