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Latest ICAEW Insights and accountancy news for March 2021
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Chartered accountant Katie Travis didn't know assisting her husband’s family business would culminate in a director role with the engineering company and a prestigious business award.
The Public Accounts Committee has published the final report from their COVID-19 Cost Tracker Update inquiry, finding substantial risk levied to taxpayer finances through government response.
Although there are many national providers and government-backed schemes for micro-businesses these are still not evenly distributed, says Yvonne Gale, CEO at NEL Fund Managers.
Eight new freeports offering significant tax incentives will start operating across England by the end of 2021. ICAEW’s Tax Faculty is hosting a free webinar for its members outlining the potential benefits and pitfalls for businesses.
HMRC has confirmed that the UK will be adopting the expanded version of the OECD reporting rules for digital platforms, meaning that websites and apps will have to report the incomes of sellers of goods as well as personal services, potentially from January 2023.
In deciding the Tinkler case the Supreme Court has ruled that despite HMRC sending an enquiry notice to the wrong address, the taxpayer could not claim the enquiry was invalid as his tax advisers acknowledged the enquiry.
Highlights from the broader tax news week ending 4 Aug, which includes: confirmation of closure of UK customs systems; updated guidance on cross-border NI and social security payments; OBR forecast requested for late October; and time limit to opt to tax land reverts to 30 days, but e-signatures remain.
The case for diverse boards was given further clout after new research published by the FRC supported the thesis that it leads to better corporate culture and performance as well as benefiting businesses from a social justice perspective.
Accountants’ reports offer assurance on how grant recipients are using their funding. Here are the common types of report and their pros and cons.
While COVID closed off traditional micro-business funding opportunities, other options have emerged which play into the strengths of entrepreneurs from more diverse backgrounds.
Most of us know that angel investment comes early on in a company’s life cycle. But where does it really fit into the investment sequence and what is it for?
NGOs and parliamentarians have urged the UK Government to take action to make job sharing a mainstream working practice. With the pandemic driving flexibility in the workplace, is job sharing a viable option for the accountancy industry?
Government has announced that existing measures in place to protect commercial tenants from eviction will be extended to 25 March 2022, plus a repayment ringfencing law to follow.
A new strategy promising to create the right conditions for businesses to turn scientific and technical innovations into new products and services has been laid out by government.