The Shale Gas Industry: Boost to Local Economy or Leaving us on Shakey Ground?

Whether you’re of the opinion of ‘Frack Yeah!’ or ‘Frack Off!’, this highly controversial topic continues to make national news and it was announced on the other day that the Shale Gas Company ‘Cuadrilla’, won their appeal and received Government Approval for the Preston New Road site at Little Plumpton. The Roseacre Wood Site near Kirkham...

BREXIT – WHAT ARE THE TAX IMPLICATIONS?

  One of the main reasons that individuals voted “leave” was to restore fiscal sovereignty to the UK so that we are able to set our own laws, in particular tax law, without interference from Brussels. Significant tax changes currently require “State Aid” approval and we have seen many recent tax changes forced on us...

Larger Employers Will Pay A New Apprenticeships Levy From 2017 |Autumn Statement 2015

A new apprenticeship levy will be introduced from 6 April 2017. Although all employers will be required to pay this new levy, set at 0.5% of their annual payroll cost, each employer will also have an annual credit equivalent to £15,000 to set against the levy, which means only the largest employers with payrolls of...