The UK general election 2017 resulted in a hung Parliament. Smith & Williamson has prepared an analysis of how the markets reacted and considers how the result may affects tax policies. We have also analysed the major political parties’ plans for tax, based on their manifestos and other announcements.
The last month of campaigning, which saw expectations of a Conservative landslide crumble away into the reality of lost seats also provides a cautionary tale on leadership which may be relevant to scale up businesses and SMEs.
From a personal and business tax perspective, the departure of the previous Financial Secretary to the Treasury, Jane Ellison, who lost her parliamentary seat, has led to some uncertainty.
As life expectancy increases, you need to be sure you are financially prepared not only for your retirement, but also for any care you might need in later life.
In this week's tax update: tax scams, the pruning of Conservative manifesto following election, HMRC’s non-statutory clearance service, professional bodies approved for tax relief and VAT updates.
Ever-changing legislation and a global crackdown on tax avoidance mean your business now operates in an increasingly challenging tax environment.
In the Enterprise Spring 2017 edition: Brexit, Trump and Business, accessing international opportunities and financing and entrepreneur profiles from our Power 100 and other industries.
Tax is likely to represent the biggest financial outlay over your lifetime, yet many of us are simply too busy to ensure our tax affairs are in order and we’re not overpaying.
Smith & Williamson's experts analyse the potential implications of Brexit for private individuals and businesses.