Landmark updates

Cross-selling: Need to contact clients?

Without doubt, lack of time is the constant companion of practitioners. We all know the issues that are likely to cause problems for clients, it is another matter to make space to provide clients with accessible information on these key issues and kick-start a conversation that will conclude with new advice given. The pundits are… Continue reading Cross-selling: Need to contact clients?

HMRC announcements

Anti-money laundering measures are changing on 26 June.

These notes are copied from a Gov.uk announcement today: On 26 June 2017 changes will be made to UK anti-money laundering measures to help prevent money laundering and terrorist financing. It’ll increase the transparency of who owns and controls companies in the UK. This legislation will make changes to current requirements about people with significant… Continue reading Anti-money laundering measures are changing on 26 June.

HMRC announcements

Scottish LLPs subject to new regulation

New laws will force Scottish limited partnerships to disclose ownership and control information. Partnerships who fail to comply within 28 days will face fines. Laws will help to improve transparency of partnerships and act as a deterrent against their use for criminal ends. Around 30,000 firms registered as Scottish limited partnerships will be forced to… Continue reading Scottish LLPs subject to new regulation

Gov.uk announcements

The Queen’s speech

The Queen’s speech yesterday did not seem to include much about fiscal policy making. In the published “What it means for you” policy document, section 2.5 headed, National Insurance Contributions Bill says: The Bill will legislate for National Insurance contributions (NICs) changes announced at previous fiscal events (Budget 2016 and Autumn Statement 2016). This, presumably, would… Continue reading The Queen’s speech