Are you "Employed with a second income"?


HMRC have recently launched 'The Second Incomes Campaign', aimed at employees who are UK resident and running a business on the side but not paying tax on the income. A second income could derive from:

  • consultancy fees, e.g. for providing training

  • organising parties..  Read more

John Redwood: 'Top tax rate cut is raising billions'


Cutting the top rate of income tax has massively increased the amount of money the rich are paying into government coffers, says a senior Tory MP. John Redwood points to figures from HM Revenue and Customs that show a £9bn increase in tax receipts this year - after the top rate was cut to 45%.
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Overview of Anti-avoidance Tax Legislation 2014


This article summarises tax changes to be legislated in relation to Anti-avoidance in Finance Bill 2014 and/or other legislation, including secondary legislation having effect in 2014-15.


Offshore employment intermediaries

As announced in Budget 2013..  Read more

6 Apr Employment Law changes


The 6 April is a day for change for employers because it is one of the Government's two annual 'common commencement dates'.

Pay rates increase

The annual increase in statutory payments for sick pay, maternity pay, paternity pay and adoption pay took place on 6 April. T..  Read more