When was the last time you checked your NIC record?

Most workers assume that their National Insurance Contributions (NICs), as reported by their employer or through their own records, are accurate and up to date.

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Farming body calls on Government to simplify tax for rural businesses

The Country Land and Business Association (CLA) has called on the Government to simplify rural tax for diversified rural businesses after research revealed that the current system may be stifling growth.

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What does the future of conveyancing look like?

The digital transformation of the legal sector will “bank both time and cost savings” at the expense of automating key solicitor roles, an industry review has found. The finding forms part of the Council for Licensed Conveyancers’ (CLC) new paper,

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Law firm loses VAT case after “misinterpreting” tax legislation

A solicitors’ firm has been ordered to pay almost £68,000 in VAT after a judge ruled that it had “misinterpreted” the rules around the tax treatment of disbursements. The landmark ruling follows the case of Brabners LLP and HM Revenue

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Just one third of barristers’ chambers report growth as rising costs bite

The rising cost of doing business is preventing almost two thirds of barristers from growing their practice, new research has revealed. Legal analyst LexisNexis, who publishes the annual figures, say the challenges facing legal professionals are shifting due to rapid

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How to supplement farm income

According to rural insurer NFU, almost half the UK’s farmers are either planning to set up a new business in addition to farming or expand on other things they are already doing because of the UK’s exit from the European

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Changes to IR35 rules announced

The Government has announced changes to the operation of the off-payroll working rules, known as IR35, which come into force after 6 April 2020 and has confirmed that the changes will only apply to payments made for services provided on

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Employment law changes

As of April 6 2020, there will be a wave of changes to employment law, including the Leave and Pay Act, an extension to the right to a written statement to all workers and an increase in the holiday pay

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Ask the right questions to get the right hire

Getting the interview right is not simply about ensuring the company is happy with their prospective new recruit – it’s essential for making sure the candidate’s expectations are aligned with the role. The results of a recent salary survey stated

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Property tax implications of getting divorced

If you are in the process of getting divorced, it is likely that the tax considerations involved are not foremost in your mind. However, divorce can have extensive implications for your tax bill, including in relation to Capital Gains Tax

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