Much has been made of the imminent arrival of HMRC’s latest digitisation project, Making Tax Digital (‘MTD’), and the impact it will have on smaller businesses and partnerships. The original proposal – to enforce quarterly digital reporting of accounting data from April 2018 - came under fierce criticism from business owners and professional bodies alike and has led to a dramatic step down from HMRC.
Each month the Ecovis Online team takes a look at the developments taking place in the SaaS market including accounting and reporting. To see what's happened this month, take a look at this blog.
A very warm Thursday 6th July saw 5 members of the Ecovis team take part in the J.P Morgan Corporate Challenge in Battersea Park.
The expansion of the ‘gig economy’ is riddled with legal and fiscal pitfalls for those workers deemed self-employed. Is it time that the legal framework governing this business model brings parity with the rights of those with “permanent” employment contracts.
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) ﹘ The GDRP comes into force on 25 May 2018. It will reform data protection law fundamentally throughout the EU. As a Regulation, it will have a direct effect, repealing the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) which was implemented by Directive 95/46/ EC.
Ecovis Wingrave Yeats are joining forces with Metro Bank and Barlow Robbins to bring you a Q&A panel on the impact Brexit will have on SMEs.
The online accounting world is changing rapidly and we think it’s important that you’re kept up to date on the latest product developments. Each month we will be releasing an update on the latest releases as well as giving you an insight into some items that are in the pipeline.
At the start of April, the new tax year, there was a change to the earnings thresholds that many employers use for auto-enrolment. This means there is a new ‘qualifying earnings’ (QE) band to use when calculating auto-enrolment contributions. Read on to find out what this means for you.
Today’s volatile PEST environment may be just the opportunity needed for SME’s to streamline corporate employee payments and cultivate a leaner business model. Read on to find out why.
Ecovis Online customers can now access AFEXDirect to manage their global payments & foreign exchange needs more efficiently through the integration. Read more.
On Wednesday 8th March, The Chancellor Phillip Hammond presented the last Spring Budget. In his speech, the Chancellor was keen to point out that he wanted the tax system to be fair, particularly in relation to the distinction between employed and self-employed individuals. To find out more, download our summary of the last Spring Budget.
Since December 1st, the employees of Ecovis Wingrave Yeats have been running a reverse advent calendar initiative.
For the last 9 months, the Ecovis London Foundation (ELF) have been working closely with Thames Reach, a London charity helping homeless and vulnerable people get back on their feet and lead fulfilling lives.
The use of cash is in decline the world over, whilst digital payment systems, such as electronic cash (where the transaction is paid for directly from the buyer’s account via his or her debit card at the POS terminal in combination with a PIN), credit cards and electronic fund transfers are steadily gaining favour with the consumer.
Every six months the Partners at Ecovis Wingrave Yeats take the time to update all employees on topics such as company and sector focus, financial performance and strategic priorities. The purpose is to create an honest and transparent environment where all employees feel part of, and are invested in, the firm’s success.