Firm News | June 18, 2018

Businesses From Across the UK Get Involved in New Start-up Competition

Businesses from across the UK have been quick to get involved in the first Liverpool Start-Up Competition run by the Management School at the University of Liverpool.The competition encourages undergraduate student entrepreneurs with either a commercial or social enterprise idea to submit a business pitch to a panel of judges. “The team at BWM Charted … Continued

Business News | June 5, 2018

Tenant Fees Ban Set to Cost Landlords £82.9m

A new ban on tenant fees could push costs of more than £80 million onto landlords, government figures have shown. The tenant fees bill, which was published on 2 May 2018, includes a ban on all fees charged to tenants apart from rent, deposits, and certain necessary costs. A government impact assessment confirms that “the … Continued

Tax News | June 5, 2018

Off Payroll Rules (IR35) To Be Extended To Private Sector Workers?

As mentioned in the Autumn Budget, the Government has opened a consultation into a possible extension of the rules that currently apply to “off-payroll” workers in the public sector to the private sector. This consultation is being undertaken at the same time as the consultation into employment status. The IR35 rules introduced in 2000 are … Continued

Charity News | May 1, 2018

Watchdog ‘Shows its Teeth’ in Crackdown on Poor Practices, Charities Warned

Charities and voluntary organisations across the Liverpool city region have been warned the Charity Commission is now “showing its teeth’ following a number of high-profile scandals such as Kids Company and Oxfam. That was the clear message from experts at the Spring Charity Update seminar held by accountancy firm BWM in Liverpool city centre. Many … Continued

Employer News | June 5, 2018

Deadline For Reporting Benefits in Kind Nears

Most employers are currently getting their houses in order when it comes to reporting employee benefits and expenses ahead of the 6 July 2018 deadline. At the end of the tax year, employers may need to inform HMRC if any taxable benefits were handed out to members of staff over the previous 12 months. These … Continued

BWM Online News | June 5, 2018

HMRC Defers Launch of Digital Accounts for Individuals

HMRC has delayed rolling out digital services for individuals, such as the simple assessment and dynamic coding changes. The move was announced in an email sent to stakeholders, which confirmed the delay was down to a shift in key priorities driven by the need to free up civil servants for Brexit. Jon Thompson, chief executive … Continued

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