30 May

Contractor Loan Schemes and Accelerated Payment Notices

As the HMRC issue the first tranche of Accelerated Payment Notices (APNs) to individuals who have operated under offshore Contractor Loan schemes, we are taking stock of the current position. Firstly, if you receive an APN, there is no right of appeal or to postpone the payment which is due within ninety days unless there […]

3 May

The Business Owner and a Company Pension

As more and more individuals in the UK opt to work for themselves under the protection of a Limited Company, a frequent question is can the company provide a pension scheme? The short answer is yes where the shareholder/Director is also an employee of the business. Company contributions into the pension scheme are an allowable […]