5 ways to make your business more produc

5 ways to make your business more productive While it's essential that government takes measures to improve the productivity of the economy as a whole, there are several ways business owners can improve the efficiency of their business: introducing new technology such as cloud computing, accounting software and high-speed broadband making your employees feel valued … Continue reading 5 ways to make your business more produc

Changes affecting non-domiciled taxpayer

Changes affecting non-domiciled taxpayers In his July Budget announcement the Chancellor announced a number of important changes to the tax treatment of individuals who are resident but not domiciled in the UK. Such individuals currently benefit from a number of tax advantages such as exemption from UK inheritance tax (IHT) on assets situated outside the … Continue reading Changes affecting non-domiciled taxpayer

No one quite knew what to expect in the

No one quite knew what to expect in the first budget by a majority Conservative government for almost 20 years. In his seventh Budget Statement as chancellor, George Osborne promised a 'big budget for a country with big ambitions'. As predicted there were details on how the government will fulfil its pre-election goals of reducing … Continue reading No one quite knew what to expect in the

Pensions under attack, act before 8 July!

With the 8 July Summer Budget fast approaching there has been much speculation surrounding tax relief on pension contributions, particularly for higher earners. During their 2015 election campaign The Conservative party unveiled plans to reduce tax relief on pensions for anyone earning more than £150,000. With only a few weeks left until the 8 July … Continue reading Pensions under attack, act before 8 July!

Mobile phones & company tax Mobile phone

Mobile phones & company tax Mobile phones have become increasingly important both in and out of the workplace. With more features than ever, if used properly they can effectively act as little mobile offices. Many employers know that providing mobile phones as part of employee salaries can be tax-efficient, with their provision being both a … Continue reading Mobile phones & company tax Mobile phone

ABG joins forces with Auerbach Hope We a

ABG joins forces with Auerbach Hope We are delighted to announce that we have joined forces with fellow London-based firm Auerbach Hope. Auerbach Hope like Arram Berlyn Gardner, serve SME’s and high net worth clients across many industry sectors. The Auerbach Hope team have moved to our office in City Road but have retained some … Continue reading ABG joins forces with Auerbach Hope We a

Pension Reforms explained It’s been ove

Pension Reforms explained It's been over a year since the Chancellor first announced reforms to how people can access their pension savings. We look at what you need to know about the changes: Flexibility in retirement From this April, people aged over 55 will be able to take their defined contribution pension funds in multiple … Continue reading Pension Reforms explained It’s been ove

Budget 2015 – Highlights

Budget Highlights Income tax personal allowance to reach £11,000 by 2017 ‘Radical’ business rates review before 2016 Budget New Personal Savings Allowance from April 2016 Digital tax accounts to replace annual tax returns New Help to Buy: ISA for first time buyers Increased flexibility for cash ISAs from Autumn 2015 Rules on annuities to be … Continue reading Budget 2015 – Highlights