Category Archives: Community

How will the pension reforms affect you?

New pension freedoms for over 55s that were introduced at the start of the month represent the biggest shake-up to pensions in a generation. Although the reforms will change the way we save and spend before and during retirement, Newcastle based firm Robson Laidler is warning people not to be […]

Employers to reveal gender pay gap

Martin Wardle, at Newcastle-based accountancy firm Robson Laidler is reminding companies that employ more than 250 people that they will soon have to reveal differences between average pay for male and female workers under a change to a law passing through Parliament. Large firms that do not comply with the […]

Employers reminded about the change in rules to PAYE information

Newcastle based accountants Robson Laidler is reminding businesses that they will no longer be automatically penalised for failing to file PAYE information under new changes to the legislation. Under the new rules HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has said that they will not impose PAYE filing penalties for short delays […]

The TTIP of the iceberg

The future of the UK’s SMEs could be threatened if the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is introduced. That’s the warning from Graham Purvis, at Newcastle-based Robson Laidler who goes on to argue that TTIP will have a huge impact on UK companies. “TTIP would bring benefits to big […]

Did you forget to file your tax return?

Newcastle based accountants Robson Laidler are warning people who filed their tax returns late to be prepared for fines and to deal with them quickly before they become a bigger issue. The latest figures from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) showed that more than 890,000 failed to return their self-assessment […]

WARNING: Some Self-Assessment bills CANNOT be paid for at the Post Office.

We have learnt that taxpayers now cannot pay self-assessment bills at the Post Office that are in excess of £10,000. This is especially unacceptable as its one of the HMRC’s suggested methods of payments. The deadline for self-assessment returns is only 4 days away and it’s only at this point […]