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Influential Think Tank criticises Entrepreneur’s Relief

Business owners save approximately £2.4m a year via Entrepreneurs’ Relief (“ER”). ER has led to business owners retaining reserves in their businesses to benefit from lower taxes. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (“IFS”) has found no evidence that “tax-motivated retention of profits translates into more investment in business capital”. The IFS have argued that ER […]

Grand designs on the cash!

A property firm which was set up by TV personality Kevin McCloud faces liquidation HAB Land Finance encouraged 280 people to invest £2.4m, promising returns of 8%.  The investors were sold “mini-bonds” to crowdfund the purchase of land for housing estates in Oxford and Winchester. However, after a period of ‘difficult trading’ there has been […]


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Leading UK holiday company Thomas Cook has now entered compulsory liquidation

The 178-year-old holiday company, Thomas Cook (TC), has collapsed after last minute negotiations aimed to try and save TC have failed. TC had 22,000 direct employees’, 9,000 of these being in the UK. The UK Civil Aviation Authority has said the company has ‘ceased trading with immediate effect’. The company has now entered compulsory liquidation. […]


What a lovely morning spent at the Healing Manor Hotel listening to Lee Whiting and Nicola Barrass discuss Employment Law Updates. Big thanks to @BridgeMcFarland for hosting this event. #seminar

Pension company wound-up following an investigation undertaken by the Insolvency Service.

One of Preston’s pension companies has been wound up after failing to maintain millions of pounds worth of members funds. Ecroignard Trustees Limited managed two pension schemes which had 229 members with a total £14 million worth of investments. Following several complaints, the Insolvency Service began its investigation into the company’s activities and found that […]

Political chaos

With the political and economic chaos in Britain at the moment, it would be advisable for directors with a solvent company that they want to close to take control now and use a Members Voluntary Arrangement (MVL) to close that company in a tax efficient way.  Who knows what will happen to tax rates in […]