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Do I need to calculate holiday entitlement for someone working on a zero contract?

Do I need to calculate holiday entitlement for someone working on a zero contract?

In short yes all workers are entitled to holiday pay.  Most workers are entitled to 5.6 weeks paid holiday per year (28 days).  Many employers include bank holidays as part of the statutory entitlement i.e.20 days plus bank holidays. If you employ someone on a zero hour’s contracts or if you are the person responsible for aspects of HR in your company, then it’s important Read more…

Staying GDPR compliant – How HR software helps businesses cope with GDPR

Staying GDPR compliant – How HR software helps businesses cope with GDPR

Introduction The way we manage data has changed beyond all recognition in the last few years. Filing cabinets are fast becoming a 21st Century dinosaur, no one uses rolodexes anymore and the vast majority of businesses are switching to computer, online and cloud-based services. But the laws governing how that data is managed haven’t kept pace with this change. Until now. You may have heard Read more…

Probationary periods – why bother?

Probationary periods – why bother?

There is no legal requirement to have a probationary period but by having it written into a contract of employment, can give both the employee and employer the opportunity to assess whether they are a good fit for each other. Here are our top tips:- Make sure you have a clause in the employee’s contract of employment setting out how the probationary period will operate Read more…

Changes to the tax rules for non-domiciled individual (effect from 6 April 2017)

Changes to the tax rules for non-domiciled individual (effect from 6 April 2017)

An abbreviated version of this article is featured in the CityWire’s Tax Matters column. Definition and types of domicile Domicile is an old English Law concept which has a bearing on how your clients are taxed. There are four basic types of domicile: Domicile of Origin Everyone has a domicile of origin; it normally comes from your father and his father, back up the male Read more…

7 Top Tips for Debt Management

7 Top Tips for Debt Management

We all work hard in our businesses to provide our clients with the goods and services they require. It can then be very frustrating if we do not get paid on time. Effective credit control systems and management are fundamentally important to the success of your business. Sometimes it is all about being organised and timely when it comes to managing your creditors and avoiding Read more…

Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED) – Does it apply to you?

Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED) – Does it apply to you?

Do you own a UK residential property with a value of more than £500,000 through a company or other corporate vehicle ? If so, then you are probably within the ATED regime. You will need to make sure that you file a return and pay the tax due for the year 2017/2018 by 30th April this year. If you do not file a return, then Read more…

Thinking about starting a business?

Thinking about starting a business?

Starting a business is one of the most important and exciting moments for an entrepreneur. The United Kingdom is one of the most popular locations for forming companies because of the ease of incorporation, the relatively low cost and the confidence that is placed in UK companies by the business world. This list of tips is designed to assist anyone considering starting a business using Read more…

Wilder Coe Limited is proud to announce Pauline Hudd, Head of Stamp Taxes as our newest partner

Wilder Coe Limited is proud to announce Pauline Hudd, Head of Stamp Taxes as our newest partner

Pauline Hudd – an experienced stamp taxes specialist –joined Wilder Coe LTD in March 2016, and we are delighted to announce her new position as a partner in the firm. Pauline has extensive experience in all types of transactions, gained through her years in practice at KPMG, and previously in her role as Assistant Controller at HMRC Stamp Office. She advises on property purchases and Read more…

UK-based Retirement Accounts for US Taxpayers webinar

UK-based Retirement Accounts for US Taxpayers webinar

We are pleased to announce that Tax Partner, Tim Cook,  will be speaking in an upcoming Strafford live webinar, “U.K.-Based Retirement Accounts for U.S. Taxpayers: Mastering Reporting, Maximizing Planning Opportunities” scheduled for Wednesday, September 7, 1:00pm-2:50pm EDT. Because of your affiliation with Wilder Coe Ltd, you are eligible to attend this program at half off. As long as you use the links above, the offer Read more…

Accounting firms hit by BT internet service outage

Accounting firms hit by BT internet service outage

This article has been taken from CCH Daily published 20/07/16  A broadband service outage suffered by BT and its customers affected firms and agents across the country after the Government Gateway was knocked out, preventing submissions and affecting tax compliance. The fault saw agents unable to log in, while some were unable to access the site altogether. HMRC confirmed the outage was caused by BT’s Read more…

We’re moving offices
to
1st Floor, Sackville House, 143-149 Fenchurch Street, London, EC3M 6BL

from 233-237 Old Marylebone Road, London NW1 5QT over the weekend of 25th & 26th November. Please bear with us as staff and Partners will have no access to emails & other content on our servers from 6.00pm Thursday 24th November to midnight Sunday 26th November. We will be fully operational at 9.00am, Monday 27th November. In the event you have an urgent enquiry during the period when our servers are down, please phone Reception at our Stevenage office on 01438 758 100. All telephone numbers will remain the same.