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Fundraising Regulator Levy – The Postman is on his way!

You may well have heard of a new regulator in the charity sector. The Fundraising Regulator (FR) came into being in July 2016 and is now responsible for the Code of Fundraising Practice.

Autumn Statement 2016 – The Full Impact

A Busy Time Ahead For Our Tax System

The Autumn Statement is set to be an important event. We have a new Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer with a potentially different slant on economic policy than their predecessors. There is also the need to deal with the impact of Brexit.

New Tax-Free Childcare Scheme – Launch Date Is Nearly Here

After much delay, the Tax-Free Childcare scheme will be launched to parents from early 2017. The scheme will be rolled out gradually, with parents of the youngest children able to apply first. All eligible parents will be able to join the scheme by the end of 2017.

Dealing With Distractions

Research suggests that when we are distracted from a piece of work it takes between 10 and 15 minutes to get back to that point of focus afterwards. It is therefore not surprising that our scheduled work tasks are not being completed, when we are being distracted many times each day.

What can we do to manage our external distractions?

New Tax Relief for Investors

Investors’ Relief (IR) is a new tax relief designed to attract new share capital into unlisted companies. It was announced in the 2016 Budget as an extension to Entrepreneurs’ Relief (ER) but the potential beneficiaries of IR are different to the shareholders who are entitled to ER. Both reliefs are similar in providing a 10% …