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Politicians pledge to take action on late payments

Politicians pledge to take action on late payments

The Liberal Democrats and the Labour Party have both pledged to take action to combat late payments that damage small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The Liberal Democrats published their election manifesto on 20 November, which includes a specific promise to tackle the problem. According to the Liberal Democrats’ manifesto,...

The Liberal Democrats and the Labour Party have both pledged to take action to combat late payments that damage small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)....

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Corporation tax cuts put on hold

Corporation tax cuts put on hold

Next April’s planned cut in corporation tax is to be put on hold, Prime Minister Boris Johnson told the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) conference on 18 November. The rate paid by firms on their profits was due to fall from 19% to 17% next April. However, the Prime...

Next April’s planned cut in corporation tax is to be put on hold, Prime Minister Boris Johnson told the Confederation of British Industry (CBI)...

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Number of EIS approvals drops

Number of EIS approvals drops

The number of approvals given for the funding of small businesses through the government’s Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) has dropped, according to figures published by HMRC. Of the 3,270 requests submitted by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the 2018/19 tax year, HMRC approved 62%. This is down from...

The number of approvals given for the funding of small businesses through the government’s Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) has dropped, according to figures published...

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Dividend payments rise for tenth consecutive year

Dividend payments rise for tenth consecutive year

Dividend payments made by the world’s biggest companies to their shareholders have grown for the tenth year in a row. According to research from asset management company Janus Henderson. During the third quarter of 2019, dividend payments grew by 2.8% to a record level of $355.3 billion, Janus Henderson’s...

Dividend payments made by the world’s biggest companies to their shareholders have grown for the tenth year in a row. According to research from...

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Xerocon 2019 - Russell's Views

Xerocon 2019 – Russell’s Views

Our MAAT Accountant Russ packed his bags for two days and headed down to London last week for the annual accounting conference Xerocon 2019. Continue reading to find out what he thought to the event. What a fantastic couple of days down in London for Xerocon 2019. An event,...

Our MAAT Accountant Russ packed his bags for two days and headed down to London last week for the annual accounting conference Xerocon 2019....

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UK taxes at historical high

UK taxes at historical high

UK taxes are at a historical high, accounting for over a third of GDP at 34.4% and up almost seven percentage points from the 1950s, according to a new Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) report. In the 1950s, taxes accounted for just under a third of GDP at 27.5%,...

UK taxes are at a historical high, accounting for over a third of GDP at 34.4% and up almost seven percentage points from the...

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