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Caseron Insider – December 2017

Chancellor freezes VAT threshold until 2020
Treasury delays abolishment of class 2 National Insurance
Claims for R&D tax credits hit record high
Autumn Budget 2017 round-up

Autumn Budget 2017

Autumn Statement 2017 – Chancellor Philip Hammond said he’d take a “balanced approach” to his second Budget of 2017

Caseron Insider – November 2017

Under-25’s push for national living wage equality
Late payments continue to hit SMEs
Cautious businesses delaying investment
Apprenticeship levy leaves firms baffled

Caseron Insider – October 2017

Paper tax return deadline reminder
Buy-to-let regulations fuel rent rises
Sole traders exposed to cash crises
Finance bill 2017-19 round-up

Caseron Insider – September 2017

High value dealers need to register for cash payments
Rising national living wage hits SME profits
Recruiters working harder to fill vacancies
Businesses urged to prepare for Data Protection Bill

Caseron Insider – August 2017

High value dealers need to register for cash payments
Rising national living wage hits SME profits
Recruiters working harder to fill vacancies
Businesses urged to prepare for Data Protection Bill

Caseron Insider – July 2017

Invoice financing – Other reasons for businesses turning down work included a lack of awareness of invoice financing (13%) and alternative finances available (8%).

Caseron Insider – June 2017

Expenses and benefits deadline looms
Employers back employment law rights
Firms plan to offset rising costs
Staff fear working beyond 65

Caseron Insider – May 2017

Gender Pay Gap Reporting Becomes Law
Digital Skills Shortage Hampers Business Growth
ISA Rules Understood
IR35 Changes for Public Sector Contractors

Caseron Insider – April 2017

Lack of funds prevents business opportunities
National minimum and living wages rise from 1st April
Business rate revaluation takes effect
Important dates and changes for April 2017

 

     Month  Newsletters This Months Hot Topics
October 2016 201610 Caseron Insider

  • Businesses pay £44 billion in corporation tax
  • EU workers uncertain cover residency status
  • Tax-free childcare to launch in 2017
  • Paper tax return deadline approaches
September 2016    201609_Caseron_Insider

  • Apprenticeship funding proposals introduced
  • Property wealth exceeds savings & pensions
  • New national minimum wages rates from 1st of October
  • Inheritance tax receipts up by a fifth
August 2016 201608_CaseronInsider

  • New system to challenge business rates outlined
  • Self-employment growth driven by part-timers
  • 500,000 Help to Buy ISAs opened
  • Small firms: 10% of day spent chasing payments
July 2016 201607_Caseron_Insider

  • Businesses will require software for digital tax accounts
  • second payment on account reminder
  • Steady income as highly valued as salary
  • Workers not planning for retirement
June 2016 201606_Caseron_Insider

  • Keeping people with significant control registers
  • Buy-to-let activity eases
  • How to trace pension pots
  • Digital divide growing between businesses
May 2016   201605_Caseron_Insider

  • Charities unaware of reporting obligations
  • Employer national insurance contributions for apprentices abolished
  • Lifetime ISA: Is it right for you?
  • Changes to capital gains tax for 2016/17
April 2016

 

 

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  • Lack of management skills limit business growth
  • 150,000 secure home ownerships from Help to Buy
  • National living wage: employer responsibilities
  • Business announcements from Budget 2016
Budget Report 2016

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20160318_Caseron_Budget Report 2016

Good news:

  • Corporation tax reduces to 17% by April 2020
  • The small business rate relief threshold will rise to £15,000 from £6,000 in April 2017. 
  • Employers allowance increases from £2000 to £3000 from April 2016
  • Class 2 NIC’s to be abolished from April 20158 
Bad news:
  • Dividend tax credits removed and the new dividend tax is effective from April 2016 – this is the BIG ONE which will impact EVERY director who draws dividends 
  • The £3000 employers allowance cannot be claimed by companies with only one director on payroll
March 2016 201603_Caseron_Insider_Image 201603_Caseron_Insider

  • Pension freedom barriers to be removed
  • Government productivity plan lacks focus
  • Self-employed workforce continues to grow
  • “Real test” for auto-enrolment ahead
February 2016 201602_Caseron_Insider_Image 201602_Caseron_Insider

  • Digital tax accounts to replace annual tax return
  • Lack of flexible working hampers employers
  • Early pension exit fees capped
January 2016 201601_Caseron_Insider_Image  201601_Caseron_Insider

  • Preparing for the national living wage
  • New state pension: a guide
  • Help to Buy ISAs popular in first month
  • Finance Bill 2015 passes through parliament
December 2015 201512_Caseron_Insider_Image  201512_Caseron_Insider

  • Higher stamp duty rates for buy-to-let property
  • Women unsure about pension savings
  • Consumer confidence rises despite uncertainty over economy
  • National Audit Office highlights auto enrolment dangers
November 2015 201511_Caseron_Insider_Image 201511_Caseron_Insider

  • Private sector businesses hit record number
  • Forming a limited company
  • Workplace productivity remains a puzzle
  • UK R&D spending lowest in the G8
  • Stress-related absence increases
October 2015 201510_October_Insider_Image 201510_Caseron_Insider

  • National minimum wage increases
  • Spreadsheet errors marked as major business risk
  • European Court ruling on travelling to work draws criticism
  • YOUR MONEY: Pension ‘top up’ introduced
September 2015 201509_Caseron_Insider_Image 201509_Caseron_Insider

  • Digital account timeline overview
  • Consumer ombudsman to change complaints process
  • YOUR MONEY: Pension scams put savings at risk
August 2015 201508_Caseron_Insider_Image 201508_Caseron_Insider

  • Government publishes productivity strategy
  • 5 ways to make your business more productive
  • Entrepreneurs’ relief changes affect family businesses
  • Small firms gear up for auto-enrolment
July 2015 201507_Caseron_Insider_Image 201507_Caseron_Summer Budget A ‘‘big budget for a country with big ambitions’.
July 2015 201507_Caseron_Insider_Image 201507_Caseron_Insider

  • New holiday pay rules come into effect
  • Copyright theft puts business development at risk
  • Flexible working not advertised during recruitment
  • YOUR MONEY: Households overlook life insurance
June 2015 201506_Caseron_Insider_Image 201506_Caseron_Insider

  • Deregulation tops small firms’ priority list
  • Summer Budget announced
  • Business planning overlooked by SMEs
  • Small businesses unprepared against digital attacks
  • YOUR MONEY: Financial assets drive rise in household wealth
May 2015 201505_Caseron_Insider_Image 201505_Caseron_Insider

  • Businesses delay capital investment
  • The Annual Investment Allowance
  • Auto-enrolment exemptions introduced
March 2015

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Budget Update What does it mean for you?
March 2015201503_Insider 201503_Caseron_Insider

  • SME Complaince Costs
  • Number of small firms hits record high
  • Businesses lack mental health policies
  • YOUR MONEY – Year end tax tips
February 2015201502_Insider 201502_Caseron_Insider

  • Inflation falls to 14 year low
  • Apprenticeship funding under review
  • Auto-enrolment contribution increase could affect small firms
  • YOUR MONEY – Expected retirement income hits a 6 year high
January 2015201501_Insider 201501_Caseron_Insider

  • Businesses plan growth for 2015
  • Government proposals to tackle late payment
  • Employees take advantage of flexible working
  • YOUR MONEY – Savers unaware  of pension guidance service

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