Holiday – last minute changes to plans

An employee has booked annual leave that they’re due to take next week. For whatever reason their plans have changed and they want to cancel this time off at the last minute. Must you agree? Holiday rules The law states that where an employee wishes to take annual...

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HMRC’s deal with online trading sites

In a move aimed at creating more checks on businesses which trade online, HMRC is in the final stage of a deal with companies like Amazon and eBay. How might this affect your business? Online targets Businesses which trade online are increasingly in HMRC’s firing line...

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Directors – does it always pay to take a salary?

You’ve read that for maximum tax efficiency director shareholders should take a salary of £8,424 for 2018/19. But you have more than one business, plus other income. Should you take a salary from each and if so how much? The bigger picture There’s a surfeit of advice...

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