Monthly Archives: December 2023

Called HMRC recently?

Call queues are becoming a unwelcome feature of communicating with HMRC. In a recent post on the GOV.UK newsfeed a new strategy is emerging. As you would expect, it steers taxpayers towards their online accounts or other information posted online by HMRC. We may be heading for a completely impersonal approach to handle communications between […]

A reminder of imminent changes at Companies House

The Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill (ECCT) achieved royal assent recently, and as we have reported previously, this will have an impact on the data that is held and required on the Companies House register. Many of the changes – including the requirement to file profit and loss details – will require secondary legislation […]

Pubs to open longer if UK nations reach Euros semis

In a potentially welcome announced for the hospitality industry in England and Wales, the government has set out plans to extend licensing hours for the semi-finals and final of the men’s European Football Championships next year, should England, Wales or Scotland reach the final stages of the tournament. In a public consultation launched 27 November […]