Health and Social Care levy

Health & Social Care Levy

By: The England and Company Team     |     Published 8th September 2021

Yesterday the Government announced a new Health & Social Care Levy Those who wish to read the details – so far as they are available – can do so here: The Levy will effectively be introduced from April 2022, when NICs for working age employees, self-employed and employers will increase by 1.25%. All rates of […]




Daniel Whitcher, Director

Directors View – March 2021

By: Dan Whitcher     |     Published 1st March 2021

Welcome to our latest Directors view, every quarter Cheryl, Matt and I take this opportunity to reflect on the current climate and offer our professional insight. In the last of our Directors’ view, Cheryl shared her thoughts on how business owners should be seeing this pandemic in terms of React, Recover and New Reality. Writing […]




Cheryl Lawes

Directors View – November 2020

By: Cheryl Lawes     |     Published 17th November 2020

Welcome to the first of our Directors’ View We’ve decided this shall be written in turn by the three of us. To kick things off, the guys have given me the honour of writing this first issue. Is now the right time to switch focus from reactive short-term measures to recalibrating your long term business strategy? […]





By: The England and Company Team     |     Published 23rd October 2020

The current rules on Capital Gains Tax mean that you may need to submit a CGT return online and pay any CGT due within 30 days of selling UK property. Please note this does not apply to selling property that has always been your Principal Private Residence, or to property developers who sell property as […]




HMRC now receiving letting data from Airbnb

By: The England and Company Team     |     Published 7th October 2020

Landlords should realise that HMRC will know about their lettings through Airbnb, so full disclosure of all their taxable property income is essential, including for all prior years. Reuters recently reported that the Airbnb UK accounts for the year to 31 December 2019 include a statement that the company will share data with HMRC about the earnings of […]




Research and development claims for SMEs


By: The England and Company Team     |     Published 6th October 2020

What is R&D Research and Developments (R&D) relief supports companies that work on innovative projects in science and technology. A company that seeks to research or develop an advance in their field, even if a project is ultimately unsuccessful, can make a claim. Work qualifying for R&D relief must be part of a specific project […]




Employment and self-employment changes for IR35

By: The England and Company Team     |     Published 5th October 2020

One of the most talked about changes in recent years is the new IR35 off-payroll rules, applying to those working via a personal service company (PSC) for a public sector body from 6 April 2017. These rules are scheduled to be rolled out into the private sector from 6 April 2021 for medium and large […]




Thomas Moon

One year after qualifying as an accountant you’re faced with a global pandemic and a spiralling economic crisis. Not the average start for a young accountant! Thomas Moon shares his thoughts, takeaways and how technology will continue to change accountancy.

By: The England and Company Team     |     Published 2nd July 2020

Tom, you qualified as an accountant a year ago. It’s probably pretty safe to say it’s been quite a year. Not many accountants face a global pandemic in their first year of practice! What’s been your biggest take away from working through this crisis? Yeah, it’s been quite the year. It feels like an eternity […]




Matthew Rees

Catching up with Matthew Rees – Director on his pride at how the team at England and Company are doing everything they can to get clients through and out the other side of this pandemic.

By: Matthew Rees     |     Published 30th June 2020

Leading a team and delivering high levels of service to clients is a demanding task during normal circumstances, how has that been affected by working remotely? Although I can’t say that working remotely hasn’t had its challenges, if nothing else simply because it is a new experience for all of us, our investment in new […]




Cheryl Lawes

Marking 30 years at England and Company Partner: Cheryl Lawes – shares her thoughts on the current situation and how Entrepreneurs can prepare for the next 6 months.

By: Cheryl Lawes     |     Published 26th June 2020

England and Company team act as skilled and trusted business advisors to so many of the clients it serves. How many have called upon that level of guidance in the last few weeks? I have worked at England & company for 30 years this week and never have we as a business community faced such […]




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