Incentivising staff with non-cash benefits

Incentivising staff with non-cash benefits

Incentivising senior staff with non-cash benefits in difficult times When cash is king and businesses are focusing on making sure they have sufficient resources to trade, the payment of cash bonuses may be the last thing a business wants to contemplate. Business will...
R & D Tax Credits claims could improve cashflow

R & D Tax Credits claims could improve cashflow

Craig Simpson, Tax Partner at Bates Weston, looks at R & D tax credits as a way of improving your cashflow. “At this challenging time for many businesses, focus will rightly be on ensuring cash is driven into the business as quickly as possible. One area...
Tax Reliefs Available for Employees Working From Home

Tax Reliefs Available for Employees Working From Home

Richard Coombs, Tax partner at Bates Weston, considers the tax reliefs available for those working from home. “Whilst for some, working from home has been a regular part of working life for many years, for many the new enforced lockdown has meant that it is a...
Clearing your financial “To Do” list during lockdown

Clearing your financial “To Do” list during lockdown

Richard Coombs, Tax Partner at Bates Weston, suggests we use the time at home to clear our financial “to do” lists.  If you believe all of the people currently posting on social media about their plans for this period of lockdown, it seems that the...
IR35 reforms delayed until 2021

IR35 reforms delayed until 2021

The Government has announced that the planned IR35 off-payroll working rules, due to be introduced to the private sector in April will now be delayed until 6 April 2021. This position has changed since the announcements made prior to and during the Budget 2020. The...
Budget 2020 Pension Changes

Budget 2020 Pension Changes

Richard Coombs, Tax Partner at Bates Weston reviews the pension changes announced during the March 2020 Budget. “For those that watched the Chancellor’s speech live earlier this week, they may be forgiven for thinking that there were pension changes aimed...