Sinclair Day

November 29, 2017

First-time buyer bonanza

The biggest prize from the recent Budget went to first-time home buyers after the Chancellor announced changes to the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) rules. With immediate effect from Budget day, SDLT has been abolished for first-time buyers making a
November 29, 2017

Company capital gains tax increase

As part of the Budget measures, the Chancellor announced that the indexation allowance for companies that make capital gains is to be scrapped. The indexation allowance currently allows companies or organisations to include the effects of inflation
November 28, 2017

The ICO publishes Guide to the General Data Protection Regulation

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has replaced its Overview of the General Data Protection Regulation with a 58-page “Guide to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)”. The Guide contains very similar content to the Overview, but it
November 28, 2017

Finance (No.2) Act 2017 receives Royal Assent

The Finance (No. 2) Act 2017 received Royal Assent on 17 November 2017. It follows the Finance Act 2017 which received Royal Assent before the June 2017 general election. Some of the provisions were dropped from the Finance Act 2017 so that it could