Spring Budget 2021

Spring Budget 2021

The Chancellor has attempted to strike a balance between continuing to prop up the businesses worst affected by COVID-19, while setting out a roadmap to wean the UK economy off this emergency support.

National Insurance planning for 2021/22

National Insurance planning for 2021/22

Our state pension, benefits, health service and more are all funded by National Insurance contributions (NICs). These are paid in different ways and at different rates by employers, employees and the self-employed, and they can also be paid voluntarily.

IR35 in the private sector

IR35 in the private sector

Are you prepared for changes to the IR35 rules? Exactly a year later than planned, changes to the off-payroll rules – known as IR35 – will take effect in the private sector next month. The emergence of COVID-19 put paid to the changes affecting large and medium-sized...
How to plan your retirement

How to plan your retirement

If you have a defined contribution pension scheme – whether private or through your employer – your retirement savings have probably been hit quite hard by the COVID-19 pandemic over the past 12 months. That’s because pension funds invest in the stock market and...
Complying with your tax obligations

Complying with your tax obligations

It’s not often that HMRC makes exceptions to its tax deadlines or late-filing penalties, but the past year has, as in so many ways, been different. Between optional deadline deferrals, new payment schemes and temporary reliefs, keeping on top of the changes to the usual tax timetable hasn’t been easy.

How to manage cashflow in your business

How to manage cashflow in your business

During what would normally be the busiest time of the year for business in retail, hospitality and other sectors, many will now be keeping a close eye on their cashflow as they deal with the impacts of COVID-19. With this in mind, TC Group has compiled this managing...