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Monday, 30 April 2012
Around 12,000 taxpayers have been sent penalty notice letters by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) in error, warning them of the new £10 daily fines for failing to file their self assessment tax returns. Find out more on our website.
Friday, 27 April 2012
A recent ruling by the UK Supreme Court has suggested that employers can force workers who have reached the statutory retirement age to retire on a number of ‘legitimate grounds’, such as ensuring the future succession of staff. Find out more on our website.
Thursday, 26 April 2012
Wednesday, 25 April 2012
Almost 50% of workers over the age of 50 will need to work for a further 11 years after reaching state pension age, a new report has warned. Find out more and read the article here.
Tuesday, 24 April 2012
As businesses prepare for the introduction of automatic pension enrolment, the Pensions Regulator has confirmed that employers will be able to bring forward their staging date. Find out more on our website.
Monday, 23 April 2012
Friday, 20 April 2012
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has issued guidance for businesses regarding their choice of trading name, with the aim of preventing firms from choosing names which could mislead customers about their commercial status. Find out more on our website.
Thursday, 19 April 2012
A new mini stick-on credit card has been unveiled as the latest innovation in ‘contactless’ payment technology. Find out more on our website.
Wednesday, 18 April 2012
The Bank of England’s quantitative easing policy is penalising pensioners and savers, a committee of MPs has claimed. Find out more on our website.
Tuesday, 17 April 2012
The Government will launch a consultation this summer on its controversial plans to cap tax relief on charitable donations. Find out more on our website.
Monday, 16 April 2012
Nearly 10% of individuals who earn more than £10 million a year are paying income tax at less than the basic rate of 20%, HM Treasury has revealed. Find out more on our website.
Plans to restrict tax relief on charitable donations could lead to a fall in philanthropic gifts, according to some of the UK’s leading charities. Find out more on our website.
Thursday, 12 April 2012
For the first time since becoming members of the French Chamber of Commerce, Bourner Bullock had a stand at the Member to Member Cocktail and Exhibition event on 4 April 2012. To find out more about the event, please click here. Bourner Bullock would like to thank everyone at the French Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain and all of the participants who attended, for their work in creating a memorable evening. Did you enter our prize draw? Click here to see if you were a lucky winner!
Wednesday, 4 April 2012
Tuesday, 3 April 2012
Some of the UK’s leading airlines have called on the Government to conduct a review of Air Passenger Duty (APD), following an 8% increase in the tax which came into force on 1 April. Find out more on our website.