Employee Ownership Trusts – will they get to enjoy their day in the sun in 2021?
10 February 2021
The Employee Ownership Trust (EOT) first saw the light of day in 2014. It is a structure which allows the employees of a company own most (or even all) of the shares in a company. The EOT ... more
Stamp Duty Land Tax – is it residential, non-residential or mixed use?
8 February 2021
There are no two ways about it. Stamp duty land tax (SDLT) is complex. The legislation is, at best, Labyrinthine, and HMRC’s interpretation of it even more so.
For property developers, ... more
Has the pandemic proved a game changer for working women?
26 January 2021
‘Women in Business: can we truly have it all?’, a discussion paper presenting research from 2018-19 carried out by Friend Partnership, was optimistic. The great majority of women ... more
Employee Ownership Trusts – are they coming into their own?
14 December 2020
The beginning of 2020 saw a tightening of the rules for Entrepreneurs Relief (which we must now call Business Asset Disposal Relief) and a slashing of the lifetime limit from £10 million ... more
Managing your staff’s soapbox
9 December 2020
What businesses should learn from the Eton teacher and his YouTube lesson
As an employer or a manager, do you want to be surrounded by staff who have only ever been exposed to ideas ... more
Office Christmas Parties & Covid
8 December 2020
How to ensure 2020’s parties are as tax efficient as possible!
Christmas parties can’t take place as normal this year, and so companies are looking at alternatives so they can still ... more