HMRC Scams

It is easy to be mislead by HMRC scams as a client today discovered when he was called by someone claiming to be from HMRC alleging there was a warrant out for his arrest.  Having spoken to HMRC as his agent they said that my client would definitely have know if there...

Autumn Budget 2017

The autumn budget 2017 is the first of the new annual budgets, now the spring version has been deemed as not necessary.  Nonetheless there was little of note and there were few surprises and much had already been released.  The headline if any stemmed from maintaining...

Autoenrolment for small employers

Workplace pensions have been widely advertised in the press but there is still misunderstanding of who it applies to especially for small businesses.  Almost any company, except director only ones, must go through the whole process although it should not be too...

Auto Enrolment for Director only companies

Every employer in the UK with a PAYE scheme should have been issued with a letter from the Pensions Regulator similar to the following one notifying them of the need to provide an auto enrolment pension for their employees.  There are a small number of exceptions to...