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27th October 2017 Lancaster Way Business Park, Ely: Business is booming !

  Ely’s largest business park, Lancaster Way, continues to grow from strength to strength. Offering a mix of rental properties and sites for freehold commercial development, more and more start-ups and established businesses are now being attracted to this location. The benefits are obvious:   Based in the vibrant Cambridge ‘shadow’, Situated just outside Ely,…

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23rd August 2017 Updated Brief Guides from our Property Investors Group

  Our Property Investors Group have recently updated our ‘A brief guide to…’ documents which are now ready for you to download on our Property sector webpage.   They give help and support with various property related queries relating to stamp duty land tax, treatment of furnished holiday lets and tax for non-resident landlords, for…

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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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13th July 2017 BREAKING: Changes to Making Tax Digital rollout timetable announced by Government

The Government has now set out a revised timetable for implementation of the Making Tax Digital (MTD) project.   Three million of the smallest businesses and landlords will be able to move to the new digital system for keeping tax records at a pace that is right for them, Ministers announced today as they set…

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12th July 2017 Deadline upcoming for Fenland Business Awards

The deadline for entries for the Fenland Business Awards is quickly approaching. Whiting & Partners are delighted to be sponsoring the ‘Business of the Year’ Award – celebrating local business excellence and innovation. The awards are an excellent way to build your businesses profile and pay tribute to your business success. Entries are free and…

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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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