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‘Tax Day’ – government continues its campaign to tackle non-compliance

In the UK’s first ever ‘Tax Day’ on 23 March 2021, the government released more than 30 consultation documents relating to the future landscape of the UK tax regime. Whilst these documents scrutinised how taxes should be paid, opportunities for simplification and the potential of digitalisation, it was tackling non-compliance which was firmly in the spotlight once again. Tax & estate planning Partner, James Austen, gives his opinion on the proposed measures.

Fraud in the sub line market – should we be concerned?

In recent weeks, news of the JES Global Capital fraud committed by fund manager Elliot Smerling has come to light. Unfortunately, we live in world where fraud, much like death and taxes, is inevitable.

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The list of Covid-19-induced retail casualties in the UK so far includes Carluccio’s, Debenhams and BrightHouse, all three have appointed administrators in recent weeks. Beyond the high street and debt, however, there is another common denominator linking the trio: South Square Chambers. South Square has long dominated the insolvency disputes market. Before the collapse of […]

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