28 August 2019
Faced with the demise of the traditional High Street and the rise of big tech companies such as Google, Amazon, Apple, and Facebook, the UK government has been planning a digital services tax to level the playing field. Will France’s commitment to, if necessary, refund part of its digital services tax scupper the UK’s efforts?
05 August 2019
Research and Markets predicts that the global food tech industry is expected to exceed $250 billion by 2022. Find out how the digital economy has been a major player in reinventing the food and drink market.
The Government has confirmed that it intends to reform the off-payroll working rules (commonly known as IR35) from 6 April 2020. This change will impact the estimated 20,000 recruitment agencies who provide off-payroll workers via intermediaries, such as personal service companies (PSCs), to medium and large businesses in the private sector and to the public sector.
17 July 2019
With France and the UK imposing new digital services taxes on big technology companies and the USA threatening to retaliate with import tariffs, UK and European businesses and consumers are likely to be caught in the crossfire of a trade and tax war. What’s going on?
10 July 2019
Increased clarity on employment status tests to reflect the reality of modern working is 'badly needed' according to a panel of tax judges in the First Tier Tribunal.
Al is a corporate tax partner with a focus on owner-managed businesses, growing companies and the mid- market. He has a passion for private businesses, partnering with the owners and leaders of businesses to help them achieve their personal and business ambitions.
12 June 2019
We have seen HMRC focus its attention on a range of sectors to enforce compliance with national minimum wage (NMW) regulations. The recruitment sector has come under the spotlight, with the recent case of Staffline, the recruitment and training group, who had a historical breach of NMW.
30 May 2019
Frictionless payment platforms are offering consumers ‘buy now pay later’ customer credit. In this article Ceri Plowman takes discusses the short-term benefits for consumers and retailers and the broader long term effects of this offering.