Mr Hammond made clear some while ago that he wanted his Spring Statement to be a short financial briefing rather than a mini-Budget, complete with rabbit-out-of-hat announcements. Although his speech ran to 25 minutes, rather than the 15-20 that had been promised, the Chancellor stuck to a no-frills script.
There were no new tax measures and no spending changes. The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) trimmed its projections for government borrowing, but Mr Hammond simply banked the savings for his Autumn Budget. Spending will be subject to a detailed review in 2019.
Please find below details on the recent merger of Bright Grahame Murray with Helmores UK LLP.
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Please find below details on the Government U-Turn On Self Employed Class 4 NIC Increases
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Bright Grahame Murray is pleased to announce the acquisition of two well-established specialist service charge audit firms, Hodgson Hickie and N Lewis & Co.
Bright Grahame Murray is relocating to new offices at 114a Cromwell Road, London, SW7 4AG on 21st November 2016. The move to Emperor’s Gate, Kensington, follows the recent recruitment of new senior staff as the firm looks to expand operations both in the UK and internationally.
Bright Grahame Murray are delighted to announce the appointment of Sylvia Tong as the firm’s first Business Development Director. Her brief at BGM is to expand the firm’s international footprint and to build and strengthen ties between Asia and Europe for her clients.
The Chancellor’s Budget highlighted a number of property tax changes. Some of these measures have already been announced but others are new.
For business owners considering how best to extract profits from their companies, the 2016 budget adds further challenges to those created by the changes announced last year. From 6 April 2016, these measures already threaten many business owners with an apparent rock and a hard place scenario, leaving them to choose between higher dividend taxes or capital payments at risk of being treated as dividends on liquidation.
The 2016 budget included several measures that will impact international businesses. All the changes, some expected and some new, require equal and careful consideration as more information is published.
The 2016 budget included several measures that will impact businesses and individuals trading, working and investing in the UK. All the changes, some expected and some new, require equal and careful consideration as more information is published.