We are delighted to invite you to our SPECIAL EDITION in-person breakfast workshop, taking place at our Sheffield offices on 12th September 2023. During this workshop, employment specialist Tom Draper, accompanied by SPECIAL GUESTS Ashley Stothard (Immigration) and Rebecca Rudd (Tax), will be covering a whole host of tricky but essential topics for managers, recruiters and HR […]
National law firm Freeths has advised the sellers of printing services company 3DPRINTUK to Solid Solutions. Established in 2011, London-based 3DPRINTUK has grown significantly over the last decade, recently being named as one of FT1000 Europe’s Fastest Growing Companies, and attracted the interest of Solid Solutions, a leading technology and business solution partner for design […]
On 17 November 2022 the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Jeremy Hunt, delivered his Autumn Statement to Parliament. The main points coming out of the Autumn Budget 2022 were: there is a further freeze of income tax basic and higher rate thresholds, a reduction in the additional rate income tax threshold and reductions to the dividends […]
Law firm Freeths has won a historical tax fraud case in Sintra Global and Malde v HMRC, the largest tribunal case of its kind. The Tax Tribunal has ruled that there was a lack of evidence of trade having taken place in the UK by at least one of the companies, and that HMRC’s use […]
Last week, Peter Schiff, the owner of Euro Pacific Bank based in Puerto Rico, reached a settlement with authorities, resulting in the liquidation of the bank, together with the return of $66.7m in deposits and payment of a $300,000 fine. This is the culmination of an investigation opened into the bank in 2020 by the […]
It is almost five years since the Criminal Finances Act 2017 came into force, which introduced the corporate criminal offence of failing to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion. So, what has been the response to this legislation in that time? HMRC’s response HMRC’s most recent Freedom of Information release concerning the number of live […]
For 15 consecutive years Freeths’ Trust, Estate and Tax lawyers have secured a Tier 1 ranking in the UK’s leading legal directory, Chambers and Partners High Net Worth Guide. This recognises excellent client service, experience and expertise. Building on this, the highly regarded practice is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Lisa Mark Bell […]
Whilst Autumn Budget 2021 announced a number of spending giveaways, it was relatively light on new tax measures. In particular, the much-feared increases to rates of capital gains tax, inheritance tax and self-employed national insurance contributions did not materialise. Also absent were new restrictions on pensions tax relief or the introduction of a wealth tax. […]
Leading UK surveyors, Plowman Craven has announced it has become an Employee Owned Trust (EOT) on 23 March 2021, following the sale of investors’ shares to its employees. Plowman Craven has since joined the likes of Arup, Mott MacDonald, Black & Veatch and Triton Construction by moving to an employee ownership business model. Announcing the EOT, Andy Molloy, MD of Plowman Craven said: “As our continuous success and growth of […]
Given the speculation around tax rises (most of which, save for an increase to the rate of corporation tax from April 2023 and stealth taxes in the form of a freeze to personal tax rates/bands, did not materialise), Budget 2021 was relatively light on tax policy announcements. The main points coming out of Budget 2021 […]
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