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EMI share options suddenly lose tax relief

EMI share options suddenly lose tax relief

The news that tax relief on EMI (Enterprise Management Incentive) share options has been abruptly terminated from 7 April 2018 owing to the failure of the UK to gain EU State Aid Approval of the EMI scheme with Brussels is as shambolic as it is a disaster for...
The Budget – November 2017

The Budget – November 2017

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, delivered his Budget on 22 November 2017. It was not a scintillating Budget but it was not designed to be that. Many business people are just grateful that it did not contain a lot of unwelcome measurers and so far the...
The making of a Credit Controller!

The making of a Credit Controller!

After an interesting career as the senior Management Accountant in an international food flavours business, John* knew that the merger of his company with a competitor was going to mean his role was disappearing. He braced himself for the inevitable redundancy but to...
The Chancellor has held his first and last Spring Budget

The Chancellor has held his first and last Spring Budget

The Chancellor has held his first and last Spring Budget. The major announcements in the budget are summarised by the Treasury at: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/spring-budget-2017-21-things-you-need-to-know As we know the increase in NIC for the self-employed was...