Sinclair Day

June 27, 2018

Importing goods from non-EU countries?

Businesses that are importing goods need to be aware of the many special rules that apply. Whilst most smaller businesses importing goods will use a courier or freight forwarder, it is still important to be aware of the duties and VAT implications.
June 27, 2018

Employee expenses covered by exemption

There is no longer a requirement to report certain routine expenses to HMRC. The types of expenses and benefits covered are referred to as exemptions and have replaced dispensations which can no longer be applied for. The business expenses and
June 27, 2018

Interpreting your tax code

The letters in an employee’s tax code signify their entitlement (or not) to the annual tax free personal allowance. The tax codes are updated annually and help employer’s work out how much tax to deduct from an employee’s pay packet. The basic
June 21, 2018

Plumber wins landmark gig economy case

The Supreme Court has upheld the Court of Appeal's decision and confirmed that a plumber who was classed as self-employed was actually a 'worker'. The Supreme Court dismissed the appeal by Pimlico Plumbers and agreed that the employment status of the