Category Archives: Partnerships

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 […]

How to claim your Employment Allowance

  In a recent survey, nearly 1 out of 3 businesses said that they were completely unaware of the new Employment Allowance, which came into effect this week. The Employment Allowance will allow eligible businesses to reduce their National Insurance bill by up to £2000. However the Allowance is not […]

Changes to the taxation of certain partnerships

The Budget in March 2013 announced that the government would be reviewing aspects of partnership taxation with a view to countering tax and NIC avoidance. HMRC’s consultation document was published on their website earlier this week, inviting responses to it by 9 August 2013. Any legislative changes will be effective […]