Subjects: Technical updates

Company secretarial tip: Correcting company record error

Sometimes despite doing your best, mistakes can be made when documents are filed at Companies House. The big question is – can these be corrected?
The short answer is that it depends on the company record error.
The good news is that […]

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Preparing for GDPR

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5 things you can do to prevent CEO fraud costing your business money

Everyone seems to be talking about cyber-crime, and especially the “CEO fraud” at the moment.
It’s not a way that the boss can steal money from his own company, but it is something which can affect all of your employees and […]

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Cybercrime Increasingly Important for Professional Services Firms

With many UK businesses using the internet, relying on it for finding customers, making payments and communicating, the risk of falling foul of cybercriminals has never been greater.
With digital tax reporting required of many businesses from 2018 or 2019 (depending […]

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Apprenticeship levy – who pays?

The government is reforming the way apprenticeships are delivered and funded in England.
This reform places greater ownership on employers whilst providing increased opportunities available to individuals. So this is an important time for the apprenticeships programme.

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Company Director Duties – what are they?

Many people reading this will already be a company director. Others may be thinking of taking on the role. But what is a director?
The exact role of a director varies from company to company depending on the size and type. […]

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Case Study – MR Solutions first audit

How Roffe Swayne Helped MR Solutions with their first audit
Background
Guildford-based MR Solutions (MRS) is an independent world leader in MRI technology. Developing and manufacturing the world’s first range of commercial, superconducting, cryogen-free (dry magnet), preclinical benchtop MRI systems.
Finance Director Ben […]

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Autumn Statement: Changes for Your Business

Chancellor Philip Hammond has issued his first Autumn Statement to Parliament, setting out the government’s fiscal policy objectives.
Planning £23 billion investment in infrastructure over the next five years to combat a lack of affordable housing; the UK’s low productivity and […]

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National Minimum Wage increase: How does it affect apprentices?

If you employ or are considering taking on an apprentice, make sure you are fully aware of the rules surrounding employing an apprentice.
The National Minimum Wage for young people in the UK has been increased by the government, so what […]

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Workplace Pension Scheme – what you need to know

The law states that employees must be able to obtain a Workplace Pension scheme when working for an organisation in the UK.
Who is entitled to a Workplace Pension?
Any employee aged between 22 and State Pension age, earning over £10,000 per […]

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