Sinclair Day

November 2, 2017

Adjustments if you leave the VAT Flat Rate Scheme

Any business that has been adversely affected by the new 'limited cost trader' test that was introduced on 1 April 2017, should consider whether it will be more beneficial to leave the VAT Flat Rate Scheme (FRS) and revert to using traditional VAT
October 31, 2017

Workers unaware of pension contribution increases

The current total minimum contribution to a defined contribution workplace pension scheme under the automatic enrolment provisions is 2% of qualifying earnings, with a minimum of 1% coming from the employer. The remaining 1% would then ordinarily
October 25, 2017

Fine wine investment scam

A recent investigation by the Insolvency Service has seen two directors of a company selling fine wines disqualified for a total of 20 years. Crimson Fine Wines Limited cold-called customers and offered them the opportunity to take part in fine wine
October 25, 2017

Gazumping may become a thing of the past

The Communities Secretary Sajid Javid has announced plans to make the process for buying a home 'cheaper, faster and less stressful'. This includes looking at new measures to tackle gazumping where a seller accepts a higher offer from a new buyer