GDPR Regulations

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on 25 May 2018 and its primary aim was to give control to individuals over their personal data. If any business breaches these regulations, they can be fined up to €20 million or up to 4% of the annual...

Brexit – things to consider for your business

Brexit On 29th March – Brexit will happen, or something will happen, or not.  Who knows? But every business will be affected in one way or another by Brexit or at least the uncertainty surrounding it. The following must not be read as a pro or anti- Brexit – just...

Workplace Pensions

From 6 April 2019, the minimum amounts that both employers and employees must pay into the automatic enrolment pension scheme will increase.  These changes are as follows: Currently, an employer is required to pay a minimum of 2% with the employee adding 3% to make an...

Should I buy an electric car through my company?

  This is a topic which is constantly cropping up with our clients, as electric cars become more commonplace and are reducing in price. The following is a very brief rundown on the topic, as at October 2018. There are two aspects to company cars: How they are...

HMRC consult on BIK changes

Following the recent consultation covering the taxation of employee expenses (as announced in the Autumn 2017 Budget), draft Finance Bill 2018-19 contains proposals to amend some of the existing rules concerning travel and subsistence payments. BSRs and OSRs...