SG Financial Recruitment helping businesses secure finance talent

One aspect of Smailes Goldie Group which has shown significant growth of late is the Smailes Goldie Financial Recruitment team (SGFR). The team form a specialist accountancy and finance recruitment consultancy which combine the knowledge from our leading accountancy firm

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High streets offering opportunities for start-ups

The retail revolution, which is leaving many of the UK’s high streets littered with empty shopfronts, is offering start-ups plenty of possibilities however experts have recommended that individuals need to be careful where they set up shop. As one commentator

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How to keep workplace gifts tax-free this Christmas

Treating your employees over the Christmas holidays (or at any time, in fact!) is a tried and trusted approach to building a strong relationship with your team. But did you know you might be breaking PAYE rules by doing so?

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HMRC warns of scams ahead of self-assessment deadline

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has warned taxpayers of a surge in fraudulent activity ahead of the self-assessment deadline on 31 January 2020. HMRC has said that it has received 900,000 reports in the last 12 months relating to scams,

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Help to Buy ISA deadline on 30 November

The Government-backed Help to Buy ISA, which helps first-time homeowners get onto the property ladder, closes on 30 November. Help to Buy ISAs are available to anyone with as little as £1 to save who is aged 16 or over

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SORP-making body seeks public help on charity reporting reforms

The charity SORP-making body has today welcomed feedback and suggestions to improve the impact of financial reporting in the not-for-profit sector. The SORP, or Statement of Recommended Practice, is the set of rules which govern charity accounting for organisations with

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Government awards £2 million fund to help solve problems faced by small businesses

The Government has announced that a £2 million fund is to be distributed in a bid to help address many of the common problems faced by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

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Technology investment allocated to help researchers and start-ups

The Government has recently announced that, as part of public sector efforts to invest in emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), it will invest up to £100 million in researchers and start-ups. The Government will allocate £78 million to

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HMRC enrols businesses in simplified import scheme

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has enrolled more than 95,000 qualifying businesses into the simplified import procedures programme, which will be put into place if the UK leaves the European Union (EU) without a deal.

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Increase in Research & Development tax credit claims

The latest figures from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) have revealed that a total of £4.3 billion of tax relief support was claimed by all sectors in 2017-18. This figure takes the total research and development (R&D) expenditure by businesses

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