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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 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...
Recent changes in UK employment law

Recent changes in UK employment law

Below, Lesley Kaye of LJK Resources explains some recent changes in UK employment law from 6 April 2017: This is not intended as a comprehensive update, but as a prompt for further action, where appropriate. Gender Pay Reporting Private and voluntary sector firms with...