24 Apr 2019

Academy Trusts – a reminder of what you need to know about the ESFA’s new arrangements for related party transactions

On 1 April 2019, the Education and Skills Funding Agency introduced new requirements for reporting related party transactions.

12 Apr 2019

Audit & Assurance: We’re full of the right surprises

Audit and assurance services are often seen as a necessary evil rather than a valuable opportunity to benefit the business. We see things differently.

29 Mar 2019

Nothing's as certain as death and taxes

The UK has a growing number of tax rates and regimes, affecting both individuals and businesses.

27 Mar 2019

National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rates increase

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) and National Living Wage (NLW) rates will increase on 1 April 2019.

19 Mar 2019

Pension auto-enrolment contributions due to rise

The minimum contributions for both employee and employer are set to increase from 6 April 2019.

09 May 2018

VAT – Big changes to online filing

You may have heard that HMRC is Making Tax Digital – and it starts with VAT in less than 12 months’ time. Whilst other Making Tax Digital schemes have been pushed back, VAT is due to go live in April 2019 and Sagars are working closely with HMRC on the pilot to test the first submission.

12 Feb 2018

Apps that really add up

More and more businesses have made the transition to cloud-based accounting platforms such as QuickBooks, Xero and SageOne, writes PAUL LODDER of Sagars. This new approach to accounting, together with a range of apps, offer benefits that have not been as readily available to accountants and their clients until now.

02 Feb 2018

VAT disbursements case - immediate action for law firms

At the end of last year there was a First-Tier Tribunal case which challenged the Law Society view on when solicitors should charge VAT on search costs passed on to their clients as disbursements.