National Minimum Wage – latest round of naming and shaming
The latest naming and shaming list (the Scheme), published by the Department for Business and Trade (DBT) on 20 February 2024, revealed that 524 businesses failed to pay their employees the National Minimum Wage (NMW).
Trevor D’Sa – How to exit a business
Trevor D’Sa, Partner, discusses different types of business exit and things to consider when exiting your business.
How to appeal against tax penalties – Telegraph Money
Danielle Ford, Partner and Head of Tax Disputes & Resolutions, has featured in Telegraph Money in an article discussing how to appeal against penalties and get a successful outcome.
Navigating the Employment (Allocation of Tips) Act 2023
On 15 December 2023, The Secretary of State for the Department of Business and Trade issued a ‘Code of Practice’ to promote fairness and transparency around the allocation of tips across the hospitality sector. Despite the announcement, many operators were still left with uncertainty and questions on how the Act and Code of Practice would […]
Changes to creative sector tax relief claims
Last year, HMRC announced that it would change the process for making creative sector tax relief claims. Although the change was announced last summer, guidance was only issued by HMRC on 19 February 2024 leaving a very short window for organisations to be compliant with the new rules.
Changes to Companies House filing fees
Companies House has announced a revision in its filing fees, effective from 1 May 2024. This adjustment is part of a broader initiative under the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill, which aims to enhance the integrity and reliability of the UK’s corporate registry.
Danielle Ford – HMRC settlement and liabilities
Danielle Ford, Partner and Head of Tax Disputes & Resolutions, discusses HMRC settlements and how they can be managed.
WilmerHale – FCA’s approach to assertive supervision
In this month’s Financial Services Insight, WilmerHale, a prominent legal firm, offers an introduction to critical aspects of Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) enforcement, with its new strategy that aims to be seen as an “assertive, adaptive and innovative” regulator.