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There have been some recent changes to the amounts that can be claimed as repairs or replacements for landlords of residential properties but, despite these changes, the government is proposing further legislation in this area to be introduced from April 2016. The current treatment of repairs and replacements for residential property lettings is a bit […]
This new promotional film by Berwick Town Council and the Lighthouse Film Company shows Berwick-upon-Tweed and the surrounding areas at its best, and reminds us how lucky we are to be based here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Obi1Nv0Timk&feature=youtu.be And Chancellor George Osborne’s recent confirmation that the Ramparts Business Park will be included in the North East Enterprise Zone is […]
The Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) provides an immediate deduction to many businesses for the cost of most plant and machinery (not cars) purchased by a business up to an annual limit. The maximum annual amount of the AIA was increased to £500,000 from 1 April 2014 for companies or 6 April 2014 for unincorporated businesses […]
Social media and digital marketing have transformed the way business is carried out. Knowing how to capitalise on this is crucial as more and more customers are using digital technologies to find the businesses they require. This month and next the iNorthumberland programme is hosting two free full day events to demonstrate how Berwick and […]
The Scotland Act 2012 introduced the Scottish Rate of Income Tax (SRIT). This gives the Scottish Parliament power to set Income Tax rates for Scottish taxpayers. It is due to come into effect from April 2016. It will impact employers and employees throughout the UK, not just in Scotland. Who does it apply to? All […]