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...
A summary of the Budget 2020 from Bates Weston

A summary of the Budget 2020 from Bates Weston

We summarise the main points from the Budget 2020 and our tax team highlight the key points for business owners. Understandably Rishi Sunak began his Budget speech with the actions the Government is taking to keep the country healthy and financially secure during the...
HMRC Loan Charge Review – repayment of settlement amounts

HMRC Loan Charge Review – repayment of settlement amounts

In this article Richard Coombs, Tax partner at Bates Weston looks at the HMRC Loan Charge Review  and the arrangements for repayment of settlement amounts. “Following HMRC’s recent amendments to the loan charge legislation in response to Sir Amyas Morse’s...
Loan Charge Review Published

Loan Charge Review Published

On 20 December the much-anticipated review of the controversial Loan Charge legislation was published.  Whilst there is welcome news for some, there are as many questions as answers and for many people, until further guidance is provided by HMRC, there is still no...