Victoria Scott (Bury St Edmunds)

Victoria joined Whiting & Partners as Marketing Manager in March 2017 having worked in and around her homeland in Suffolk for the last 2 years. After graduating from the University of Essex in 2012, Victoria went on to work in recruitment before moving into marketing and completing the Chartered Institute of Marketing Professional Diploma whilst working in London. Responsible for the organisation and coordination of the firm's marketing activities, Victoria is often out and about visiting our offices or networking at various events across the region. In her spare time Victoria enjoys baking and loves to travel, especially if it involves trying some local cuisine!

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12th September 2017 HMRC online forum and webchat

HMRC have announced the introduction of a new online tax forum and webchat service for small businesses. HMRC are advising that the new service called the Small Business Online Forum offers advice on tax matters as well as help with: starting a business support for growing a business – including taking on employees and expanding…

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12th September 2017 Advisory fuel rates for company cars

New company car advisory fuel rates have been published which took effect from 1 September 2017. The guidance states: ‘You can use the previous rates for up to one month from the date the new rates apply’. The rates only apply to employees using a company car. The advisory fuel rates for journeys undertaken on or…

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9th August 2017 HMRC genuine and phishing/bogus emails and calls

  HMRC have issued an update of their guidance on how to recognise genuine HMRC contact be it via email or text. HMRC also provide advice on what to do if you have received a phishing/bogus email related to HMRC, or you are not sure if it is genuine, you can read about how to…

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9th August 2017 Latest labour market statistics

  The latest labour market statistics for the period March to May 2017 showed a 175,000 rise in employment and 64,000 fall in unemployment. Estimates from the Labour Force Survey show that, between December 2016 to February 2017 and March to May 2017, the number of people in work increased, the number of unemployed people…

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18th July 2017 Semi-final success for Whitings in charity tournament

                      After a successful Netball Tournament hosted by RSM earlier in the year to raise money for the GeeWizz charity, the Whiting & Partners staff decided to take part in the next sporting event in the RSM calendar – the annual rounders tournament. The event…

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11th July 2017 ICO warning as business fined £60,000 following cyber attack

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is warning SMEs to take care or face a fine. The warning comes after a company which suffered a cyber attack was fined £60,000. The investigation by the ICO found Boomerang Video Ltd based in Berkshire failed to take basic steps to stop its website being attacked. Sally Anne Poole,…

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11th July 2017 Latest guidance for employers

HMRC have issued the latest version of the Employer Bulletin. This edition has articles on a number of issues including: P11D and P11D(b) filing and payment deadlines Paying the right amount of tax through PAYE Construction industry scheme repayment claims for limited companies The Apprenticeship Levy and funding of apprenticeship training Tax-free childcare rollout including…

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11th July 2017 Holiday entitlement

Now is the time of year when many of us turn our thoughts to holidays and it is important to get holiday entitlement and holiday pay right. The June 2017 acas newsletter includes links to useful guidance on calculating holiday and holiday pay entitlements as well as guidance on hot weather working. The GOV.UK website…

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11th July 2017 Land Transaction Tax

From April 2018, Land Transaction Tax (LTT) will replace Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) in Wales. Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) already applies in Scotland. Like SDLT (and LBTT), LTT will generally be payable on the purchase or lease of a building or land. The new tax may therefore be relevant to house buyers and…

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11th July 2017 Employment Related Securities return deadline

HMRC are advising that there have been technical issues with their Employment Related Securities (ERS) annual returns online service. Employers have to complete returns for any schemes that have been registered on the ERS online service, such as Enterprise Management Incentives (EMI), a non-tax advantaged scheme or award, Company Share Option Plan, Save As You…

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