When tax planning goes wrong: practical advice for the ill-advised
16 April 2018
April 2018 has seen tax avoidance fall firmly under the media spotlight again, with both advisers and their clients facing prosecution and large financial penalties. Simon Littlejohns, Tax ... more
Tax alert: Hold fire on EMI share options
9 April 2018
The State Aid status of the UK’s EMI share option scheme rules lapsed on 6 April 2018.
The Enterprise Management Incentive (‘EMI’) share option scheme is a very valuable tool for ... more
Miscalculations & inconsistent advice: tips for dealing with HMRC
6 April 2018
If you deal directly with HMRC for your tax affairs it can be a frustrating business, with technical errors, poor communications and inconsistent advice. Simon Littlejohns, Head of Tax at ... more
Finance for business: why banks must rethink their approach to revolving finance
29 March 2018
Denise Friend, founder and head of corporate advisory at Friend Partnership, is calling on British banks to change their approach to revolving finance for high growth and entrepreneurial ... more
Do women mean business?
29 March 2018
Denise Friend, Chartered Accountant, Corporate Financier, mother, and founder of Friend Partnership, assesses whether it is realistic for women to truly “Have it all”.
Regardless of ... more
‘Risk to Capital’ test for enterprise investment schemes
13 March 2018
Enterprise Investment Schemes (EIS) and Seed Enterprise Investment Schemes (SEIS) are high risk but tax efficient investment tools. Companies using these schemes now need to be aware of the ... more