Firm News | August 23, 2017

BWM and Peter Taaffe shortlisted in the MIB Awards 2017

BWM and Peter Taaffe shortlisted in the Merseyside Independent Business Awards 2017 BWM are delighted to have been shortlisted as finalists in two categories in the Merseyside Independent Business awards, now in its 5th year, is the only ceremony in the region to celebrate the achievements of independent businesses. The Awards were set up by … Continued

Business News | September 4, 2017

Businesses urged to prepare for Data Protection Bill

Individuals will be able to legally ask businesses to delete certain personal data under new proposals outlined in the Data Protection Bill. The Bill forms part of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which is due to come into effect on 25 May 2018. The legislation will allow individuals greater control over their personal … Continued

Tax News | August 31, 2017

High value dealers need to register for cash payments

Businesses accepting cash payments of €10,000 or more in exchange for goods are required to register with HMRC under money laundering regulations (MLR). Recent changes to regulations mean that companies accepting cash payments on or above the threshold limit (or equivalent in sterling) will be classed as high value dealers. Transactions that are considered high … Continued

Charity News | September 12, 2017

BWM Charity Autumn Update Seminar – Tuesday 3 October

BWM Chartered Accountants are hosting a Charity Autumn Update Seminar on Tuesday 3 October from 8.45am. Full details are provided here. With so much going on in the charity sector we have invited an excellent line-up of speakers to provide the latest updates and share their expert opinions on some of the key topical issues: Financial matters … Continued

Employer News | September 4, 2017

Rising national living wage hits SME profits

64% of small businesses are seeing profits fall as a result of the national living wage (NLW) rise, according to research. The NLW increased from £7.20 to £7.50 per hour on 1 April 2017. Out of 835 businesses surveyed by the Federation of Small Business (FSB), 39% have put up prices to cope with the … Continued

BWM Online News | July 17, 2017

Making Tax Digital delayed to 2020 for taxes other than VAT

The Government has amended their plans for Making Tax Digital (MTD) so that under the reformed timetable only businesses with a turnover above the VAT threshold (£85,000) will have to start filing VAT information with MTD-compatible software from April 2019. In this initial phase of MTD, businesses will not need to provide HMRC with information … Continued

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