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Nov 25 2016

Apprenticeship Levy

Categories: Amber AccountingProperty & Construction

From April 2017, all UK employers with annual gross wage bills of more than £3m will have to pay an apprenticeship levy. The levy is aimed at funding an increased uptake of apprenticeships. The rate of the levy will be 0.5% of the employer’s annual wage bill. The UK Government expects to raise up to more

May 20 2016

Case Study on VAT Treatment of Serviced Plots

Categories: Property & Construction

Our client had a few acres of bare land with outline planning permission for 12 houses. He could have sold the bare land to developers and received £1.2m. If he paid for services to be put in and connected up to each plot he would be able to sell the serviced plots for at least more

Apr 25 2016

£110m of work up for grabs in Edinburgh

Categories: Property & Construction

Construction companies in the Edinburgh area are being urged to apply early if they are to share in a £110 million boom of work in the city. Over the coming year, Robertson Partnership Homes and Robertson Central will be working on a number of high-profile projects in the capital, covering housing, regeneration, research facilities, waste more

Jan 12 2016

CIS errors by contractors raises £154m in unpaid tax

Categories: Property & Construction

HMRC’s yield from tax investigations into the construction industry rose by 17% to £154.2m in the last year, up from £131m the previous year as self-employed builders and sub-contractors are targeted by HMRC. The amount collected from HMRC’s investigations in the construction sector has more than doubled in the last five years, up from £66.9m more

Nov 27 2015

Scotland Build 2015

Categories: Property & Construction

Our construction sector team attended Scotland Build 2015 at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC), which was held on 25th and 26th November. Scotland Build 2015 markets itself as being the ideal opportunity for organisations to get involved in Scotland’s booming construction industry and to access major developers, contractors and suppliers from across Scotland more