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Association Matters - Spring 2014

In this edition of Association Matters, we look at some of the data protection and fraud issues which membership organisations and trade associations may face.

Who dares, wins!

Everything you need to know about SSAE16 and ISAE3402.

New rules create a holiday headache

BK writes: I employ more than 70 full-time employees and have read that the new FRS 102 accounting rules require holiday pay to be accrued. This seems unfair as I...

Payment terms survey: Are clients making creative businesses do their bank borrowing for them?

Bank borrowing has been hard to come by in recent years. Clients are often given to stretching payment terms and, recently, there has been an increase in the number...

International Trading with Maureen Penfold

Watch our vodcast on international trading for top tips on what to look out for if you thinking of doing business aboard.

Will my Spanish firm face UK tax bill?

GM writes: I run a Spanish company that has been offered contracts to provide services to festival-goers in the UK over the summer. The company pays corporation...

VAT Facts 2014/15

Please click in the right hand box to download Kingston Smith's VAT factsheet for 2014.

Funding the future of FinTech

The rise of the fintech sector continues apace in the UK as well as across Europe with the announcement of the proposed launch of the industry body to be named Innovate Finance.

Patent Box - part 3 - our view

Part 3 of our Patent Box article gives our view.

Patent Box - part 2 - how it is calculated and what processes are involved?

Part 2 of our Patent Box article covers how it is calculated and what processes are involved.

Patent Box - part 1 - what is it and where is it available?

Part 1 of our Patent Box article covers what is it and where is it available.

Cut the bill for your childcare

RM writes: I own and run an engineering firm. My partner has just given birth to a baby boy but the business needs her to return to work soon. Can I get any...