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The rough with the smooth

Joe Hawes, Chartered Financial Planner at CBW, London accountants, tax and business advisors, gives guidance on how to protect your investments in tough times.

15.02.19
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Protecting the business and the individual

Joe Hawes, Chartered Financial Planner at CBW, examines key business protection measures in ‘The Dentist’.

22.11.18
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In the interests of justice

CBW's Robert Maas, one of the UK’s leading tax experts, discusses the First-tier Tribunal decision in Colin Rogers, and whether he was provided with a fair opportunity to defend himself.

13.11.18
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Autumn Budget 2018 Highlights

CBW's Michaela Lamb highlights the key announcements in Hammond's Autumn Budget.

30.10.18
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VAT on a no deal Brexit

On 23 August 2018, HMRC published guidance on the effect on VAT of a no deal Brexit. The document emphasises throughout that it is unlikely, because of the mutual interests of the UK and the EU in securing a negotiated settlement, that there will be a no deal Brexit.

12.09.18
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Recent trends in the world of recruitment…and is e-recruitment the way forward?

Laila Maiwand, HR Consultant at CBW, London accountants, tax and business advisers, explores the digitalisation of the recruitment process and how employers can take advantage of the benefits.

15.08.18
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The price of holiday pay

Laila Maiwand, HR Consultant at CBW, London accountants, tax and business advisers, reviews the legal position and implications for employers with regards to holiday pay and employee overtime.

14.08.18
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Top tips for tech businesses to avoid pitfalls on their fast-growth journey

A recent workshop held at London’s Unbound festival highlighted the common pitfalls for fast-growth companies. The event saw CBW, London accountants, tax and business advisers, join forces with legal experts from Taylor Vinters, to discuss the traps that entrepreneurs can fall into and how to avoid them.

02.08.18
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Understanding “funny shares” to transfer wealth more tax efficiently

Toby Hermitage, Tax Partner at CBW, London accountants, tax and business advisers, discusses how to pass on wealth to the next generation in a tax efficient way and the advantage of "funny shares".

01.08.18
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GDPR: Over three months in already!

It’s hard to believe that following months of anticipation, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been in force for over three months now.

26.07.18
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The changing face of the gig economy continued

Following our last guidance note looking at the Gig Economy, the Supreme Court’s unanimous decision to dismiss the appeal in the case of Pimlico Plumbers Ltd and another v Smith is an opportune time to revisit this topic, considering what the implications of the decision means for businesses and evaluating what the future holds.

20.07.18
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How to avoid the many annual allowance pitfalls

Joe Hawes, Chartered Financial Planner at CBW, London accountants, tax and business advisors, discusses the problems faced by practitioners hit by cuts to the annual allowance and the pensions taper.

20.07.18
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ATED: Are you paying too much tax or could you avoid paying ATED altogether?

Tom Adcock talks us through the exemptions and recent examples of clients CBW has helped reclaim some, or all, of their ATED charges.

29.06.18
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HMRC takes one step too far in tackling tax avoidance

Andy White, Senior Partner at CBW, examines whether the tax authority’s latest attempts to clampdown on tax avoidance are really necessary and, more importantly, how they could fundamentally infringe upon taxpayers’ rights.

14.06.18
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The Family Investment Company – A Tax Albatross?

Robert Maas, Tax Consultant at CBW, provides new approaches to the old problems arising from family property investment companies.

14.05.18
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NHS pension scheme – Should I stay or should I go?

Joe Hawes, Chartered Financial Planner at CBW takes a closer look at the NHS pension and whether staying in the scheme is a smart move, given the successive restrictions introduced by the Government which are increasingly catching members off guard.

26.04.18
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Gender pay gap reporting update

What’s the story with gender pay gap reporting?

18.04.18
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Buy-to-let: all doom and gloom?

Andy White, Senior Partner at CBW, explains what portfolio landlords need to know about the new buy-to-let tax rules and how to beat them.

16.04.18
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CBW is delighted to announce that we have achieved Platinum status with Xero

CBW is delighted to announce that we have achieved Platinum status with Xero, the leading cloud accounting software provider.

12.04.18
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Staff exchange success for CBW

Carter Backer Winter (CBW) is receiving extra assistance through DFK’s staff exchange programme.

05.04.18
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CBW’s MTD Workshops: What does MTD mean for you?

Our MTD workshops will explain what is required of your business by April 2019 and beyond, and what you need to put in place now so you are MTD ready. The format of our workshops will be as follows:

04.04.18
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Has Donald Trump increased your tax bill?

The first big achievement of Donald Trump’s presidency is his tax reform Act passed, with commendable speed (or undue haste), last December.  Sadly the rapid passage of the Act means that it is riddled with anomalies and uncertainties.

28.03.18
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GDPR – How to navigate compliance

It has been well publicised, that Brexit will not negate the UK from the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - the Government will be introducing a new Data Protection bill this year to incorporate the European Directive as well as national derogations specific to the UK.

08.03.18
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Christa Ackroyd Media Ltd decision analysed

A weird world - this article was written for and first published in Taxation Magazine.

05.03.18