Monthly Archives: February 2022

Company share schemes

EMI Scheme Most share option schemes, with an eye to tax benefits, use the Enterprise Management Incentive (EMI) scheme. For qualifying arrangements, there are tax incentives for the employer and employee. The point to emphasise with EMI arrangements is that they can only be made by employers with their employees. Unapproved option scheme Unapproved share […]

On-line rip-offs exposed

In a recent press release the Competition and Marketing Authority issued details of a poll of over 2,000 UK adults. According to the results of the poll: 7 out of 10 had experienced misleading online practices 85% believed businesses using them were being dishonest with their customers And 83% were less likely to buy from […]

When did you last estimate your personal wealth?

During the pandemic, businesses affected by COVID-19 disruption will have had their attention firmly focussed on survival. Certain sectors have suffered more than others with the hospitality, entertainment and leisure industries bearing the brunt of lockdown measures. But what impact has this unprecedented period had on the value of your personal assets? One thing we […]

Beware overtrading

If politicians have it right, we may be approaching the end of the major disruption to economic activity of the past two years. Which is great news for those trades badly affected by continuing lockdown and other restrictions. Unfortunately, rapid growth following a long period of depressed trading conditions can prove to be disastrous. The […]