October 2021 News

Here are some articles from our recent newsletter that may be of interest…

Income tax’s digital overhaul pushed back until 2024

HMRC postpones MTD ITSA and basis period reforms after listening to concerns.  Read more

What’s next for the state pension increase in 2022/23?

Government relaxes triple-lock rules due to distortions caused by the pandemic.  Does this apply to you?

Borrowing between April and August less than expected

Monthly borrowing remains above pre-pandemic levels.  Click to read more

OTS publishes report on tax year-end change

New paper stops short of recommending tax year change.  Find out more

Business rates threaten 4 out of 5 retailers with closure.

Calls for rates reform ahead of Government review. Read full story

Thousands overpay IHT on life insurance policies

£280m may have been paid unnecessarily in 2018/19.  Read more

Average UK house price growth slows to 8%

Growth slows as SDLT holiday tapers off.  What’s happening?

A client recently brought the following information to our attention:

Would you like to use business as a force for good and join the growing local and global B Corp movement?

Low Carbon Devon, University of Plymouth and Greenheart Consulting are offering Workshops to Devon-based businesses – small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), from any sector / industry for a full-service social and environmental impact consultancy dedicated to helping companies integrate regenerative thinking throughout their business model.

The free B Corp workshops (B Corp certification – using business as a force for good) will take local businesses through the B Impact Assessment and are due to start on 12 October (and run every 2 weeks for 5 sessions – 2-5pm) held at Sustainability Hub on the University of Plymouth campus.

Full details can be found here