From April this year, new rules were introduced to the private sector, similar to those used for the IR35 Public sector reform in 2017. It is now the responsibility of all public sector businesses and medium or large-sized businesses in the private sector, to decide the employment status of their workers. These are very technically complex rules with a lot of potential permutat ...
Business Expenses, Benefits and Loans.
Download PDF of Business Expenses, Benefits and Loans Employee expenses An employer may reimburse an employee for an expense tax-free if it is incurred wholly, necessarily and exclusively in the performance of their employment (s.336 ITEPA 2003). Where an employee incurs a cost on behalf of the company, tax & National Insurance Contributions (NICs) relief is given by ...
Changes to Withholding Taxes, Interest & Royalties
After leaving the EU, the UK has lost the benefit of being a part of the EU Interest and Royalties Directive, where withholding taxes were removed on interest and royalty payments between EU member states. Companies resident in EU member states who receive interest and royalty payments from the UK may no longer benefit from withholding tax exemptions. The UK's ability to withh ...
Ward Williams reaches the final at Weybridge Rowing Regatta
For the seventh year running. Ward Williams took part in the Weybridge Rowing regatta. The regatta is organised by Weybridge Rowing Club, along the River Thames. The Regatta was created as a community initiative for local businesses to meet, network and compete in a sporting environment. This year the crew was made up of Alex Pendle, Sarena Harwood, Lee Langridge and Andrew F ...
Data reveals 1.9 million workers remain on furlough
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) is being wound down on 30 September 2021 and data published by HMRC has revealed that 1.9 million workers remain on furlough. The data showed that the number of employees furloughed on the CJRS fell by 590,000 during June. The total number of furloughed workers is 1.9 million. The data also revealed that younger workers have been le ...
Ward Williams was much more sympathetic to my circumstances. There was much more opportunity for me to ask for help when needed, and there was far less jargon in the information that they sent me.Clare Francis - Probate Client
Probate can be a very detailed procedure, as I knew from personal experience. But Ward Williams made the whole thing less daunting. They were very reassuring and clear about everything. Keeping us informed and letting us know we could ask for advice whenever we wanted.Sam Crossby - Probate Client
When taking on my fathers probate, the solicitor didn't explain that there were a number of things we could have done ourselves; in contrast, Ward Williams were clear from the start about the different options available to us and the associated costs of these options.Clare Francis - Probate Client
We felt we were always able to ask questions that we had or pop in for a meeting. We felt well looked after all the way through and it was very comforting to know that we had a professional firm to take the anxiety out of the process for us.Sam Crossby - Probate Client
The relationship in dealing with my parents tax has come to an end but the fact we are going to ask them to handle the trust speaks volumes about how we feel they dealt with the probate.Clare Francis - Probate Client
Ward Williams simply told us that they could provide the service, explaining what they could do if we wanted them to. Their approach was far more human, and much more appropriate to the circumstances.Sam Crossby - Probate Client
Personal relationships count for a lot in these circumstances and our relationship with Ward Williams is excellent.Clare Francis - Probate Client
Ward Williams were financial advisers to both parents and after my father died they continued to look after my mother's financial affairs. Because of that good understanding we felt they would be best placed to provide the expertise needed to see probate through and would handle everything in-house. The long-term relationship meant that we already had a high level of trust in them.Sam Crossby - Probate Client