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 Chartered … Continued

Business News | September 5, 2018

SME’s Cite VAT as ‘Biggest Administrative Headache’

VAT creates the biggest administration burden for around two-thirds of businesses in the UK, research from the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has claimed. The report, which polled more than 1,100 businesses of all sizes, found that 64% were bamboozled by an array of rates and rules to comply with VAT legislation. This percentage is … Continued

Tax News | October 1, 2018

Chancellor Mulls Abolishing Dividend Allowance

The Treasury is reportedly considering abolishing the dividend allowance in Autumn Budget 2018. The Daily Telegraph claims Chancellor Philip Hammond has business owners, directors and shareholders in his sights to help fund a Government pledge to increase spending on the NHS. Hammond cut the dividend allowance from £5,000 to £2,000 in Spring Statement 2017, with … Continued

Charity News | September 6, 2018

BWM Charity Autumn Update Seminar- Tuesday 2 October

BWM Chartered Accountants are hosting a Free Charity Autumn Update Seminar on Tuesday 2 October from 9am. Full details are provided here With so much going on in the charity sector we have invited an excellent line-up of speakers (including the Charity Commission & the CEO of the Charity Finance Group) to provide the latest … Continued

Employer News | October 1, 2018

Apprenticeships Fall 31% in the Last Academic Year

The number of people starting apprenticeships has dropped by 31% in the last 12 months, the Department for Education has claimed. In the academic year between August 2017 and May 2018 there were 315,900 apprenticeship starts, compared to 457,200 the same time the year before. Business groups including the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and … Continued

BWM Online News | October 17, 2018

HMRC Announce Six-Month MTD Deferral for Complex Businesses

The government’s Making Tax Digital (MTD) programme means that from April 2019 businesses with annual taxable turnover of more than £85,000 will be required to maintain digital records for VAT and submit quarterly returns alongside the annual tax return. Under the requirements of MTD, any transfer of data between software programs must be carried out … Continued

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