The remittance basis of taxation

Non-domiciled (non-dom) individuals who are resident in the UK can elect to be taxed on the remittance basis of taxation, as opposed to the usual arising basis. Those claiming the remittance basis will be subject to UK tax only on UK sourced income and gains, together with foreign income and gains which are remitted to […]

10 points on improving cash flow for rural businesses

Our rural business clients are finding themselves under increasing pressure when it comes to cash flow. Recent global events and political uncertainty mean input costs, such as feed, fertiliser and fuel, as well as plant and machinery costs, are at all-time highs. The current ‘cost of living’ crisis is putting additional pressure on sales prices. […]

Real estate sector not yet doing enough to tackle climate change

Saffery Champness has today launched its inaugural Real Estate Sentiment Index. Published to coincide with MIPIM 2022, which focuses this year on the theme of ‘Driving Urban Change’ to enhance liveability, sustainability, resilience and affordability in the face of rising social and environmental challenges, the research gathered the views of more than 100 business leaders […]

VAT Webinar | Brexit-related VAT issues

The last year or so has seen a wide range of changes for all businesses which trade with the EU following the end of the transition period. In this webinar, our expert team recap on the key changes now that there is a physical border between Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) and the EU […]

Saffery Champness sponsors inaugural cycle event

Saffery Champness is to be the main sponsor of the inaugural Onyx Race Team (RT) Team Time Trial (“TTT”) Road 4up Champs cycling event being held at Thruxton Race Track, near Andover in Hampshire on Sunday 15 May. Organisers of the event are Onyx RT, a fast and passionate cycling team based in South West […]

Is it time to review your salary sacrifice options?

The increase to National Insurance contributions (NICs) in April 2022 will trigger a review of pay and benefit costs and encourage a higher uptake of salary sacrifice arrangements. What is the benefit? Your employees will already be saving into a workplace pension scheme. With the correct implementation and internal communications around salary sacrifice, your employees […]

Saffery Champness certified as a Top Employer

Saffery Champness has again been named as one of the UK’s Top Employers by The Top Employers Institute. Saffery Champness named the UK’s Top Employer This recognition marks the 19th consecutive year that the firm has been certified. Being certified as a Top Employer showcases an organisation’s dedication to a better world of work and […]

Scottish Residency | The potential issues for taxpayers

In our latest Private Wealth Podcast, Leonora Stevens and Margi Campbell discuss some of the complications of being a Scottish-resident taxpayer, and how the pandemic may have impacted residency status

Tax returns | Our top tips when submitting a tax return

In our latest Private Wealth Podcast, Leonora Stevens and Mike Hodges discuss their top tips for individuals submitting their tax returns.

Government accepts some OTS suggestions but rejects others

In its much-anticipated response to the Office of Tax Simplification’s (OTS’) reviews of capital gains tax (CGT) and inheritance tax (IHT), the government, has accepted five recommendations for reform of CGT, but has decided not to proceed with any changes to IHT for now. Martyn Dobinson, a partner at Saffery Champness and a member of […]