Life Sciences sector continues to benefit

July 21, 2015
Did the Life Sciences sector emerge as a winner in the summer Budget on 8 July? George Osborne’s overall aim was to tackle the deficit by reducing spending and boosting growth via fuller employment creating a further 2 million jobs. According to Scottish Development International, there are over 600 companies…
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Good Governance and the Charities’ SORP 2015

July 17, 2015
Written by Sheena Gibson, Director, Henderson Loggie   Do any of the changes to charity accounts, as introduced under the new Charities’ SORP 2015, affect the disclosure on governance of the charity or is SORP 2015 just concerned with the presentation of figures within those accounts?   For some charities,…
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Key Points – Summer Budget 2015

July 9, 2015
Current year: Companies will not be able to claim a deduction for goodwill and customer related intangible assets acquired on or after 8 July 2015, irrespective of how they are acquired Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) reduces to £200,000 from 1 January 2016 Direct recovery of tax and tax credit debts…
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The Summer Budget – July 2015

July 9, 2015
  A second Budget within a calendar year is highly unusual. Five years ago, in the run-up to the May 2010 General Election, the Conservatives announced that if elected they would hold an ‘Emergency Budget’ in order to reverse the policies of the previous Labour government and introduce measures aimed…
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Manufacturing Survey 2015

June 30, 2015
This year’s survey is sponsored by the Manufacturing Team at Bank of Scotland and focuses on 7 core areas; the business as a whole, your post-election wish list and views concerning the EU referendum, recruitment, skills, funding, energy and sustainability.   The survey should take no longer than 10-15 minutes and once the…
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Auto Enrolment – How to Nominate a Contact

May 14, 2015
Recently we have received many employer enquiries relating to staging date letters received from the Pension’s Regulator. Employers are required to nominate a contact for their organisation on the Pensions Regulator’s site to comply with current legislation. The process is fairly straight forward but must be done by “you” the…
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Budget 2015

March 19, 2015
  There can be little doubt that a number of the Chancellor’s measures were designed to attract voters. Non-pension savers, for example, were offered a new personal savings allowance, which is worth up to £200 a year and are to be given more flexibility and investment options for their ISAs…
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End of year tax planning

March 5, 2015
Click here to be directed to our tax page to read about our services and to read our helpful information pack on end of year tax planning both for the individual and for the business owner.
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