Sinclair Day

August 29, 2018

Capital Gains after divorce or separation

When spouses or civil partners are living together they are both treated as separate individuals for Capital Gains Tax (CGT) purposes. However, assets can be transferred between them free of CGT. This means that when a couple are together there is no
August 22, 2018

Help to Buy: ISA scheme

The Help to Buy: ISA scheme launched in December 2015 and allows savers to claim a government bonus of 25% on monthly savings of up to £200 towards their first home. The bonus translates to: an extra £50 added to every £200 saved up to a maximum
August 22, 2018

HMRC Alternative Dispute Resolution

The Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) process uses independent HMRC facilitators to help resolve disputes between HMRC and taxpayers. The person leading the ADR will act as a neutral, third party mediator will not have been involved in the initial
August 22, 2018

What are the different ways to dismiss staff?

Many employers rightly have concerns about the process of dismissing an employee. Whilst there are many laws to be aware of, there are some important basic rules to observe. It is also important that employers consider the reasons that can be used to