HMRC 2021 UK Tax Deadline Changes amid COVID-19

Year-end is a busy time for companies, especially when they are continuing to be impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, either directly or indirectly. HMRC recently updated some 2021 filing and payment deadlines to ease the burden on businesses. Here we have outlined the changes to the 2021 tax deadlines that have been announced and we […]

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Highlights for HR professionals from the draft Finance Bill 2016

The draft Finance Bill 2016 was published on 9 December 2015 and contains a number of provisions that will be relevant to HR practitioners. These provisions implement the changes announced in the Government’s Summer Budget and Autumn Statement and will take effect from 6 April 2016. […]

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Autumn Statement 2015: Main points to note for UK employers

Following the tax announcements of the Summer Budget in July of this year, yesterday’s Autumn Statement focussed mainly on the Government’s Spending Review. However, it did also contain a few significant tax-related changes that will impact HR practitioners. […]

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Summer Budget 2015 – Key announcements relevant to UK Employers

The second budget of 2015 in many ways continues previous trends as the UK government looks to incentivise people into work, reduce state benefit and deficit bills and promote the UK as “open for business”. However there was one major surprise announcement impacting employers with the introduction of a new National Living Wage. Aside from this headline grabbing measure we saw a continued focus on reducing tax reliefs for the highest earners and the crack down on tax avoidance. […]

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