Employment Allowance gives SMEs £1,000 boost

3 minutes to read For small businesses one of the most welcome announcements from this year’s Spring Statement was the increase to the Employment Allowance. Chancellor Rishi Sunak raised the allowance from £4,000 to £5,000, which the government says will benefit around 495,000 businesses, or almost a third of all UK firms. We look at the Employment Allowance, who …

Thinking of Selling a Property? What you need to know – Capital Gains Tax!

3 minutes to read If you sell or dispose of a property and make a profit on the sale, a “capital gain” will arise and you may have to pay Capital Gains Tax (CGT). The capital gain is calculated after taking the proceeds of sale and deducting the costs of acquisition and any enhancements costs, as well as incidental …