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Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022 - The Long-Awaited Introduction of the Register of Overseas Entities

United Kingdom - April 22 2022 The Government has for some time promised to introduce a register requiring overseas entities holding UK property to identify its beneficial owners…

Employment related securities - returns and reasonable excuses

United Kingdom - April 14 2022 In an Employment Related Securities (ERS) Bulletin for March 2022 (bulletin 40), HMRC has linked to helpful guidance on what it considers to be a…

Spring Statement 2022 Update - Did you see that coming?

United Kingdom - March 23 2022 Despite the rumours of a reduction in income tax, you may have expected that the Chancellor would keep this in his back pocket for now. Possibly for…

Lifecycle of a tech start-up series: Obtaining a Sponsor License

United Kingdom - February 24 2022 Following their seed raise in Episode 8 and having secured some additional capital through an R&D repayment claim in Episode 9 KNow Wear Limited have…

Lifecycle of a tech startup series: R&D tax relief

United Kingdom - January 12 2022 At its most basic level, business expenses reduce taxable profits. A business might generate £1m of turnover but that is not the figure a company…

The journey from social media influencer to tech entrepreneur

United Kingdom - January 10 2022 Social media has revolutionised the way in which we interact with businesses and each other and has shown that it can be a generous friend to…

Lifecycle of a tech start-up series: Employees and Consultants

United Kingdom - December 15 2021 The first point of consideration for the Founders is what type of “employee” they would like to hire. The law recognises three types of employment…

BEIS White Paper on Audit Reform: will directors take on more personal liability?

United Kingdom - December 13 2021 In Part 1 of our two-part series on the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy's (BEIS) White Paper on audit and corporate…

The end of Standard Listings?

United Kingdom - December 3 2021 Yesterday the FCA announced new rules, the majority of which come into force today (3 December 2021), which are intended to prevent smaller companies…

The new cookie conundrum

European Union, United Kingdom - November 19 2021 One of the key benefits of Brexit, according to the Government and other supporters of the break with the EU, will be that Britain can diverge from…