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Preparing for the UK’s Health and Social Care Levy

February 18, 2022 9:47 am Published by
Karen joined FCF from an administration background and completed her CIPP qualification with FCF in May 2016. Karen heads up our payroll department and ensures that FCF delivers a consistently high quality service to payroll clients and their employees.

Karen specialises in direct payment payrolls for local authorities.
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From April 2022, the UK’s Health and Social Care (HSC) Levy, announced on 7th September 2021, will come into effect.... View Article

How Will the New Health and Social Care Tax Impact You?

October 7, 2021 9:16 am Published by
Steph is a Chartered Accountant with many years’ experience working in audit compliance and general accountancy. She is a Fellow of the ICAEW and has extensive knowledge of accountancy and tax for the self employed.
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On 7th September 2021 the U.K Government announced the introduction of a new Health and Social Care tax measure to... View Article

Budget 2021 – Key Points & How They Impact You

March 8, 2021 4:59 pm Published by
Steph is a Chartered Accountant with many years’ experience working in audit compliance and general accountancy. She is a Fellow of the ICAEW and has extensive knowledge of accountancy and tax for the self employed.
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On 3rd March 2021, Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivered the 2021 Budget which unveiled a range of new measures to set... View Article

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Taxation & Declaration of COVID-19 Government Support Payments

January 15, 2021 1:31 pm Published by
Steph is a Chartered Accountant with many years’ experience working in audit compliance and general accountancy. She is a Fellow of the ICAEW and has extensive knowledge of accountancy and tax for the self employed.
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Since the first UK lockdown in March 2020, the government has announced an unprecedented amount of support for businesses and... View Article

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The Job Retention Bonus – What You Need to Know

July 15, 2020 9:42 am Published by
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On 8th July 2020, The Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak set out a ‘Plan for Jobs’ as part of... View Article

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – Updates From 1st July

June 17, 2020 3:34 pm Published by
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Please note that this information was superseded by changes made by HMRC in November 2020. The latest updates to the... View Article

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April 2020 IR35 Changes – What You Need to Know

March 12, 2020 8:47 am Published by
Steph is a Chartered Accountant with many years’ experience working in audit compliance and general accountancy. She is a Fellow of the ICAEW and has extensive knowledge of accountancy and tax for the self employed.
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Please note, on the 18th March 2020, the Government announced a 1-year delay to the off-payroll working rules (IR35) reform... View Article

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Is Your Business Ready For Its First Employee?

September 25, 2019 4:38 pm Published by
Steph is a Chartered Accountant with many years’ experience working in audit compliance and general accountancy. She is a Fellow of the ICAEW and has extensive knowledge of accountancy and tax for the self employed.
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It is a familiar dilemma for many small businesses and sole traders. Business is booming and the future is looking... View Article

5 Benefits of Digital Payslips to Businesses and Employees

June 27, 2019 4:56 pm Published by
Steph is a Chartered Accountant with many years’ experience working in audit compliance and general accountancy. She is a Fellow of the ICAEW and has extensive knowledge of accountancy and tax for the self employed.
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With advancements in technology giving instant access to on-demand services such as online banking from a mobile phone, it’s easy... View Article

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How Much Do You Know About What You Can and Can’t Claim?

June 15, 2019 10:00 am Published by
Steph is a Chartered Accountant with many years’ experience working in audit compliance and general accountancy. She is a Fellow of the ICAEW and has extensive knowledge of accountancy and tax for the self employed.
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We understand that you and your employees may need to claim for expenses whether its yesterday’s business lunch or last... View Article