News & resources

Keep up to date with the legislation and developments that impact on you, your business and your sector. Read the latest news and briefings from Scott-Moncrieff.

News updates

28 June 2017

VAT on commercial construction projects

When constructing property, it is important you consider your VAT position at the planning stage and incorporate it into any budgets or cash flow models.

28 June 2017

Issued shares to employees or directors in the year to 5 April 2017?

Share transactions involving employees between 6 April 2016 and 5 April 2017 are to be reported to HMRC via a 'Form 42' by 6 July 2017.

28 June 2017

The charity SORP: an update

We provide an update on SORP FRS 102 for charities, including what we know about the new SORP scheduled for 2018.

28 June 2017

General Data Protection Regulation: how does it affect charities?

We set out the key areas charities need to consider before the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) replaces the current Data Protection Act.

28 June 2017

Can charities make investments?

HMRC’s revised guidance provides charities with greater flexibility when it comes to the types of investments they can make.

27 June 2017

The future of regulation in the shadow of Brexit

We look at what impact a hard or soft Brexit would have on the future of financial services regulation.

27 June 2017

Are you prepared for the new gender pay gap law?

We talk to Ann Frances Cooney of Addleshaw Goddard, who urges firms to prepare for the new gender pay gap regulations.

26 June 2017

MiFID II: common misconceptions

When it comes to the changes brought about by MiFID II, there are a number of misinterpretations and common misconceptions, as we outline.

22 June 2017

Trade goods internationally? Make your way through our VAT compliance checklist

For those that trade goods internationally, we provide a handy VAT checklist to help make sure you comply with the current rules.

21 June 2017

Brexit: managing exchange rate fluctuations

We define hedging and outline some of the strategies SMEs can adopt in order to mitigate their exposure to volatile exchange rates following Brexit.