Should I put my life insurance in trust?

Should I put my life insurance in trust? When it comes to planning your family’s financial future, it makes good sense to take all steps possible to protect their standard of living. Arranging your life insurance in the right way – to give your loved ones the maximum possible benefit – is an important consideration. One option […]

Charities connected with non-charities

The Charity Commission have recently released their guidance on charities connected with non-charities. Anyone that has heard my opinions on the draft guidance issued at the end of last year will be aware that I was concerned by the tone and some of the content in it – it felt particularly harsh given that it […]

Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting (SECR)

Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting comes in to force for financial years beginning on or after 1 April 2019. The regulations require additional disclosures in the directors report of quoted companies, large unquoted companies and large limited liability partnerships (LLPs) covering greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, energy consumption and energy efficiency action. The requirements are as […]

VAT – Partial Exemption

More and more farming operations are experiencing the impact of partial exemption on their VAT accounting as they diversify away from farming activities and move into areas where they let cottages, land and buildings. Although in most cases these rentals will be VAT exempt i.e. no VAT is chargeable on the income received, the activities […]

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