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New advice on EU imports customs declarations

New Government advice will help traders submit customs import declarations for non-controlled goods imported from the EU, it has been announced.

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What are Freeports and how do they help businesses?

Eight new Freeports will create hubs for trade and help “regenerate” communities across Britain, the Queen’s Speech 2021 has confirmed.

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IR35: Everything you need to know about the off-payroll working rules

New rules and regulations have been introduced around off-payroll working, also known as IR35, in the private sector.

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Workplace pension re-enrolment – how does it work?

Almost all workers should now be enrolled into a workplace pension under the Automatic Enrolment scheme. But as the employer, your legal duties do not end there.

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Effective approaches to pricing

Pricing a product or service can be a challenging task for any business, especially with the increased competition that many companies now face.

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Furlough fraud warning after arrests

Employers have been warned that businesses abusing the furlough scheme will face action from fraud investigators.

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New tax surcharges for late payments

In the 2021 Spring Budget, the Government announced a new penalty and interest regime to replace the VAT default surcharge.

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HMRC publish new guidance on delayed customs import declarations

New Government advice will help traders submit customs import declarations for non-controlled goods imported from the EU, it has been announced.

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Finding the right finance for your business

In an ideal world, the costs of doing business can be covered by the proceeds of work already undertaken or goods already sold.

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Workers can continue to claim home working tax allowance in the new tax year

One unexpected bonus for staff forced to work from home because of the pandemic has been a £6 per week tax break.

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