Monthly Archives: September 2015

JSA’s Head of Accounting Operations wins in AccountingWEB Practice Excellence Awards

Chris James, Head of Accounting Operations at JSA, the leading provider of specialist accountancy, payroll and employment services to contractors and freelancers, has won the ‘Technology Champion’ award, in the Practice Excellence awards, run by AccountingWEB. The annual Awards recognise and celebrate the excellence of accounting practices and individuals across the UK, with 8 categories […]

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Sunset on Buy to let? – Part 2

The extra summer budget this year included a second measure, which will be brought in gradually, and has the power to increase the effective rate of tax on your rental income to over 100%! These changes are being brought in over several years, starting in 2017, which probably reflects quite how serious they are. What […]

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Sunset on Buy to let?

The extra summer budget this year included measures that will profoundly affect those who have a small residential property investment. These measures may have a beneficial effect on the property market for those at the bottom of the property ladder, by lowering prices in real terms, over time. But this will be because this type […]

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More important than compliance and customer service

Working with an umbrella company has many advantages for the recruitment agency. Outsourcing the cost, burden and risk of managing a temporary workforce allows the agency to focus on its core activity, finding great people to place in great roles. In an increasingly commoditised marketplace, most umbrella companies promote themselves on customer service and compliance; […]

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Dividend Taxation Changes

Since the budget this summer, there has been much discussion about the impact of the changes to dividend taxation announced by the Chancellor. With the publication of further documentation in recent weeks the picture has become a little clearer, but questions still remain. The changes take effect in April 2016. Firstly it is worth remembering […]

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