New weapons in the war on cybercrime

It is a nightmare that plagues both business and private users alike, but cyber security experts are continuing to fight back against the online crooks using email scams targeting their organisations. The UK’s cyber police force, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), has published guidance for businesses on a new reporting tool that can be […]

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SME confidence is on the rise as employers make plans to expand their workforce

Official research has found increasing confidence amongst SME employers, with 26 per cent saying they expect to increase their employee headcounts over the coming year. The findings from the Small Business Survey, carried out by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), show that the number of small employers – those with fewer […]

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How will the National Insurance and dividend tax increases affect me?

Taxpayers face an increase in their National Insurance contributions (NICs) and dividend tax rates from 2022. To explain how this significant change may affect you, please use our helpful FAQ below: How much is the National Insurance rate increasing? The Health and Social Care Levy will see a 1.25 percentage point increase in NICs. When […]

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Your Landlord clients need to prepare for the switch to Making Tax Digital

Landlords need to prepare for HM Revenue & Customs’ (HMRC) new Making Tax Digital (MTD) for Income Tax regulations. As part of the Government’s attempts to modernise the tax system, landlords and self-employed people will be required to submit their tax information via MTD-compatible software from 6 April 2023. In addition to the annual submission, […]

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