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  • More than 7.25m UK families receive Child Benefit, which helps to cover some of the living costs of about 12.66m children and young adults. Child Benefit is payable to those
  • Tax gap remains unchanged at £32bn HMRC has estimated that the tax gap for the 2020 to 2021 tax year is £32bn, or 5.1% – the second lowest recorded percentage
  • Get ready to file your plastic packaging tax return Businesses that manufacture or import plastic packaging into the UK may have to submit a plastic packaging tax (PPT) return by
  • Loan system deterring many students from progressing Almost half (49%) of students and graduates aged 18 to 22 say the prospect of taking out a student loan made them think
  • HMRC increases late payment interest rates The increase in the base rate from 1% to 1.25% on 16 June 2022 has triggered an increase in rates for late payments of
  • Employees with electric cars should check tax codes Employees who have company electric cars that they can use for private purposes should check their tax code numbers to ensure that
  • Statutory maternity pay First introduced in 1987, statutory maternity pay (SMP) is the payment made to eligible women, who take a period of maternity leave either prior to, or from,
  • Rachel Roden – Director of Agility Bookkeeping Ltd I started my journey as a self-employed bookkeeper in 2009 just after celebrating my 50th birthday. My ambition was to provide help
  • Inflation hits 40-year high in May UK inflation climbed to a new 40-year high in May 2022, latest figures from the Office for National Statistics show. May’s consumer price index
  • Learning by making marginal gains Lisa Nelson, Director of Learning at Kaplan, explains why students really should sweat the small stuff One reason why problems can be hard to solve