Written on 01 Nov 2019 by Paul Chappell

It is nice to be part of a gathering of like-minded people, unfortunately there is inevitably a cost associated with getting the benefits of such associations. Professional…

Written on 10 Oct 2019 by Paul Chappell

We are now less than 6 months away from the IR35 (Off Payroll Working) reforms hitting the private sector. Those of you in the public sector have had the privilege of having to…

Written on 12 Sep 2019 by Paul Chappell

As we head into winter, and the start of the academic year, it got me thinking about students who have worked through the summer months and are now incomeless in the run up to…

Written on 01 Aug 2019 by Paul Chappell

Tax and Pensions. These two words can strike fear into the heart of many. So when the two come together it’s not for the faint hearted. This time, however, we come bearing good…

Written on 20 Mar 2019 by Jack SImpson

HMRC is frequently considered to be one of the more old-fashioned public organisations, with highly bureaucratic (and heavily paper-based) processes in place. Nonetheless, HMRC…

Written on 05 Mar 2019 by Paul Chappell

Whilst we were all preparing for Christmas and all the associated festivities, a snappily titled document was released by HM Treasury entitled ‘Review of WLTP and Vehicle Taxes’,…

Written on 10 Dec 2018 by Paul Chappell

A recent discussion with a client has raised concerns over the advice given by HMRC during HMRC compliance visits, an issue that is very pertinent at this time of year. Store…

Written on 10 Dec 2018 by Paul Chappell

Welcome to the vagaries and oddities of the PAYE world. In some years the date that the final weekly payday falls on will mean that 53 weekly pay days are required. The tax year…

Written on 10 Dec 2018 by Paul Chappell

Financial wellbeing is becoming a more important part of employee wellbeing and is something employers are increasingly having to address. Organisations are being encouraged to…

Written on 20 Nov 2018 by Paul Chappell

Mr. S Claus… you may have heard of him; has a small family run business somewhere near the North Pole. He has a small workforce, in stature, not numbers – good news here, he…