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Rawlinsons conference tackles hot topics facing city charities

Hot topics – including GDPR and digital media – facing charities around the city have been tackled at the annual Rawlinsons’ annual charity conference. The full-day event, now in its eighth year, has continued to grow in popularity; with around 150 delegates attending the event at the Kingsgate… read more


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Tax Tip: A family affair

Have you considered employing family members in your business? As long as they are not minor and you can justify their involvement, you can employ them in your business. In a limited company, they can be remunerated with a salary, receive benefits, and be included in your company… read more


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OTS launches review into inheritance tax

The UK inheritance tax (IHT) system has changed considerably since its introduction, and previous rises in residential property prices have resulted in the number of people who may fall within the scope of this tax increasing over time. IHT is currently charged at 40% on the proportion of… read more


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Government publishes Making Tax Digital for VAT legislation

In March 2018, the government published the Value Added Tax (Amendment) Regulations 2018, which set out the requirements under Making Tax Digital for VAT (MTD for VAT). The new regulations are set to take effect from 1 April 2019, and will apply to businesses which have a taxable… read more


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EMI given go-ahead with EU State Aid approval

On 4 April this year, HMRC announced that the tax benefits of options granted under an EMI scheme would be put on hold temporarily as the necessary EU State Aid had expired.  Under this guidance, any EMI options granted after 6 April 2018 could not be guaranteed to… read more


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Annual charity conference date confirmed

Rawlinsons is once again hosting the highly successful annual Charity Conference at Kingsgate Conference Centre in Peterborough on June 12. This popular, free full-day event – now in its eighth year – is one of the biggest in the region with over 120 delegates attending each year. This… read more


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City business confidence bucks the national trend, according to annual survey

Business confidence in the local economy is up according to the findings of the 2018 Greater Peterborough Business Survey, produced by Rawlinsons in association with Opportunity Peterborough. Over half of the businesses responding to the annual survey reported increased performance over the last 12 months with 64% confident… read more


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Turning customers into fans is our objective, Metro Bank boss addresses Rawlinsons’ conference

Metro Bank is changing the face of high street banking, according to CEO Craig Donaldson, who was speaking at the annual Rawlinsons Business Conference on Thursday. The retail bank, which is entirely customer focused, opened a Peterborough branch last year. Speaking at Rawlinsons Annual Business Conference at the… read more


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Rawlinsons joins forces with Baldwins Accountants

Baldwins, one of the UK’s fastest growing business advisory firms, is expanding into Cambridgeshire for the first time after joining forces with Rawlinsons. Rawlinsons, which has offices on Lincoln Road in Peterborough and Bar Road in Lolworth, has joined the Baldwins Group on 1st March. Baldwins, a CogitalGroup… read more


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HMRC considering plans for new points-based penalty system

HMRC has announced its intention to reform the current penalty system for late or missing tax returns, as part of its review of tax administration and compliance. Under the proposed new system, taxpayers who miss the self assessment filing deadline could receive driving licence-style points instead of an… read more