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    Making Tax Digital for VAT deadline: What you need to know before April 2019
    Feb 18, 2019  |  by Scott Brown
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    Did you overpay HMRC? Here’s how to get your tax refund
    Feb 07, 2019  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
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    Why the Portugal Golden Visa remains the best in the world
    Jan 31, 2019  |  by John Dunn
  • Business
    Will 2019 be a good year for UK contractors? IR35 and the loan charge
    Jan 24, 2019  |  by Ashley Deakin
  • Brexit
    Here’s what the new EU Settlement Scheme will mean for EU nationals living in the UK
    Jan 24, 2019  |  by John Dunn
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    The UK reveals its new skills-based immigration system for EU and non-EU nationals
    Jan 22, 2019  |  by John Dunn
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    Why so many people moved to the UK in 2018
    Dec 12, 2018  |  by John Dunn
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    Four of the most important things you need when moving to the UK
    Dec 12, 2018  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
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    Common mistakes that first-time homebuyers make
    Dec 06, 2018  |  by Ian Henning
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    The Portuguese language test for citizenship and permanent residency
    Nov 28, 2018  |  by John Dunn
 
 
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    The UK’s in-country visa application process is about to change

    by John Dunn | Nov 26, 2018
    The way you apply for a visa extension, settlement or citizenship within the UK is changing. The new system aims to make the process quicker, easier and more secure for applicants.
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    UK citizenship case study: How an adopted child can have more rights than a natural child

    by John Dunn | Nov 19, 2018
    Over his 24 years working with UK nationality, Philip Gamble has seen a fair amount of strange and unusual claims to British citizenship. A recent case involving the adoption of a child in South Africa by a UK-born man may be one of the more unusual.
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    Britain - a good time to invest? Make use of your 2018 investment allowance

    by Andrew Rissik | Nov 14, 2018
    South Africans are, by now, well familiar with the concept that when there is uncertainty in a country the local currency devalues and becomes volatile. Nowhere is this truer than in the UK as it nears the looming Brexit deadline. But, when a currency is under pressure, it presents fantastic buying opportunities to investors using foreign currency.
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    Moving your business to the UK? You’ll need to understand the UK’s VAT regulations

    by Scott Brown | Nov 12, 2018
    If you’re thinking of establishing a business in the UK, it’s essential that you understand how the UK’s VAT system works. Having a knowledgeable accountant working with you will not only ensure that your VAT is managed correctly and efficiently, but that you comply with HMRC’s rules.
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    Highlights from the 2018 Autumn Statement

    by Scott Brown | Oct 30, 2018
    On 29 October 2018 the Chancellor presented his Autumn budget. The budget gave an overall update of how the economy has fared over the year and what spending is planned over the next four to five years. Below is a summary of some of the main points that we think are relevant to you.
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    A quick guide to UK business tax

    by Scott Brown | Oct 26, 2018
    With so many complicated Corporation Tax rules in the UK, knowing which types of taxes apply to your business can be tricky. It’s vital that you understand your tax obligations before you begin so you can accurately plan your venture’s future. With proper planning, you will ensure the necessary systems are in place which in turn will allow you to concentrate on the more exciting aspects of running your business.
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    South Africans and Australians can expect to pay more for access to the UK’s National Health Service

    by John Dunn | Oct 16, 2018
    The UK government has just announced a proposed increase to the Immigration Health Surcharge fee this year. The increase will affect thousands of non-EU nationals who are currently living, working and studying in the UK.
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    Claim a British passport from your great grandparent

    by John Dunn | Oct 16, 2018
    Philip Gamble, our British nationality expert, has come across a rare situation where a client qualifies for registration as a British citizen on the basis of quadruple descent. What does that mean? Simply put it means some people may be able to claim British citizenship from their great grandfather’s birth in the UK.
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    Self-employment vs. contracting in the UK: What’s the difference?

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Oct 11, 2018
    Although the terms “self-employed” and “contractor” are often used interchangeably, there are important differences between the two. Generally, all contractors operating as individuals are self-employed, but not all self-employed individuals are contractors. This has important tax implications and you need to be aware of the nuanced differences.
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    Why your SME needs management accounting

    by Scott Brown | Oct 10, 2018
    Having some good financial insight into how your business is really performing will put you on a good footing to take advantage of the opportunities that come your way. By doing this you can make decisions that allow your business to flourish. To give your business that edge, you need good management accounting in place.
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