R&D Tax Credits in practice

R&D Tax Credits in practice

The UK tax system is complicated but research and development (R&D) tax credits can be especially tricky to understand. That’s partly because what counts as R&D, and what amounts to true innovation, is judged on a case-by-case basis against criteria that can...
A headline guide to business structures

A headline guide to business structures

Choosing the right business structure for your venture is essential to ensure smooth operation, suits your circumstances and ambition, and that you remain as tax efficient as possible. Not only is it advisable to consider carefully the options when starting a new...
Low risk ways to start a business

Low risk ways to start a business

There’s never a perfect time to start a business – and making the leap from employment to being your own boss can be daunting. But there are approaches you can take that can help bridge the gap, and help to build confidence and ultimately the success of...
Gearing up for self-assessment

Gearing up for self-assessment

With only two months left until the 31 January deadline for online returns, self-assessment is very much on our minds. Many of our clients returns have been completed and filed already, however you may be new to TC or even to the self-assessment process and would like...
Charity News Autumn 2019

Charity News Autumn 2019

TC Group has a long-established involvement in the not-for-profit sector, working with many charities (including independent schools). The latest edition of Charity News includes useful guidance on the new Fundraising Code of Practice, good governance and related...
Protecting a business from fraud

Protecting a business from fraud

Fraud costs the UK around £190 billion a year, with businesses bearing almost three quarters – £140bn – of those losses. At one end, what might seem like petty pilfering can build up to substantial losses, and at the other could involve serious organised criminal...