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Lending into the UK is set to become easier for overseas investors thanks to the removal of UK withholding tax from interest paid to investors in ‘private placements’.
Walker Morris has advised on the sale of Woodleigh Community Care to Care Aspirations Developments, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cambian Group plc.
Chancellor’s Autumn Statement and the national infrastructure plan — what does it mean for planning? download
Walker Morris’ planning and environment team provides a brief overview of the proposals likely to impact on the current planning regime.
Stamp duty on takeovers download
We have seen an increasing number of public company takeovers structured as schemes of arrangement.
Changes are to be made to the 55 per cent tax charge that applies when some lump-sum death benefits are paid from a registered pension scheme to a member’s estate.
Corporate lawyers from Walker Morris have advised Straight on its sale to a subsidiary of Irish outfit One Fifty One for approximately £10.7m.
The Finance Act 2014 will change the economics of using tax avoidance schemes by requiring payment of disputed tax upfront in cases involving numerous marketed tax management schemes,...
Included in the Queen’s Speech on 4 June were announcements of two new pension bills: the Private Pensions Bill and the Pensions Tax Bill.
Walker Morris’s little green ibook explains the ins and outs of the most popular schemes.
Simon Concannon, international tax adviser at Walker Morris, has warned anyone who receives an accelerated payment of tax notice to act fast.
HMRC clampdown on tax avoidance download
HMRC’s crackdown on anti-avoidance schemes is set to intensify over the summer months.
A Charity Commission intervention and a recent VAT tribunal case highlight the need for local authorities to consider their legal position carefully when giving funding to charities.
HMRC has ruled that around 3,000 home care staff should receive a share of £600,000 in unpaid wages after their employer had not paid them for time spent travelling between care visits.
Early April 2014 saw the publication by the Department for Transport of its proposed compensation schemes for those affected by Phase 1 of HS2.
Defined-contribution pension reform — DWP confirms charge-capping measures and quality standards download
The DWP has outlined in its ‘Command Paper: Better workplace pensions: Further measures for savers’ new quality standards and charge-capping measures.
Tax-related disputes download
A powerful combination of factors has led to an explosion in tax-related disputes.
Foresight is an easy-to-use legal calendar that outlines major cases, government policy and forthcoming legislation right through to 2017.
If your company has a CSOP, SAYE or SIP share scheme approved by HMRC, you must take action now to notify HMRC even though it is already approved by HMRC.
Walker Morris has launched the latest in its series of ‘little green books’. The latest edition is a comprehensive guide to employee share schemes.
HMRC has published its first in a series of Countdown Bulletins to assist employees, trustees and their advisers.