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Wright Hassall was instructed by 27 independent financial advisers (“IFAs”) who had been told, on termination of their services agreements, that they could not advise their clients for 12 months.
The financial adviser group that they had been working for (Affinity) said that they were bound by restrictive covenants that prevented them from contacting or dealing with clients for 12 months. In effect this cut them off from, and they were unable to service and advise, their clients.Read more
Our team of technical expertsGeorge specialises in non-contentious property matters dealing with a range of clients to include corporate occupiers, professional landlords and property investment companies.
A recent decision by the First-tier Tribunal has decided that contributions to, and subsequent loans from, a remuneration trust scheme were not ‘earnings’ or disguised remuneration. This contrasted with HMRC’s position that the sums were earnings and accordingly no corporation tax reduction should be applied and rather the loans fell afoul of the disguised remuneration rules under Part 7A ITEPA.Read article
A recent Supreme Court ruling (R (Haworth) v HMRC) has highlighted the difficult line trodden by taxpayers who decide to challenge HMRC’s opinion that they are not entitled to the tax advantage conferred by entering into a particular tax arrangement.Read article
The relationship we build with our employers is very important for a happy and functional work environment. However, things aren’t always so straightforward as disputes can arise.Read article
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