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Shared parental leave to come into force

Date: 21/10/14

Employees are reminded that from 5 April 2015, additional paternity leave and pay will be abolished to be replaced by shared parental leave (SPL). Employees who are parents will be entitled to SPL in the year following their child's birth or in the... Read More

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Taxpayers warned over email scam

Date: 03/10/14

Taxpayers are warned to be vigilant about another HMRC email scam suggesting that they have been removed from self-assessment. This email purports to come from HM Revenue and Customs and includes the tax authority's green logo.  The email tells the... Read More

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Sage 50 Accounts 2015 - What's New?

Date: 22/09/14

Sage 50 Accounts 2015 What's New? Sage have recently launched their latest upgrade to the Sage 50 range - Sage 50 Accounts 2015.   What are the new features and is it worth upgrading? Following on from last years Read More

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HMRC postpones RTI late filing penalties for small firms

Date: 16/09/14

Businesses are advised that HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has announced that firms with 49 or fewer staff will be exempt from RTI late filing penalties until March 2015. HMRC's Real Time Information (RTI) initiative originally required all employers... Read More

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Online traders warned after eBay seller jailed for tax fraud

Date: 09/09/14

Online traders are warned that they must disclose their earnings to HMRC, following a recent prosecution of an eBay trader. John Woolfenden from Manchester has been jailed for two years for evading £300, 000 in tax following an HMRC investigation.... Read More

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