Burton Sweet are chartered accountants and business advisers, based in and around the South West’s largest city. We work closely with business owners, FDs and financial controllers who use financial planning not only to target profitability but to analyse, understand and control their businesses.

Government launches campaign to promote shared parental leave

In its “Good Work” response to the 2017 Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices, the government stated that, as part of its commitment to raising awareness of employment rights, it was to instigate a campaign to encourage more working parents to

HMRC clarifies commencement provisions for termination payment tax changes

From 6 April 2018, all payments in lieu of notice (PILONs) equivalent to the amount of basic pay will be taxable as earnings, i.e. subject to tax and NICs, regardless of whether there is a PILON clause in the employee’s employment contract. As such,

Tax-Free Childcare available now

The Tax-Free Childcare Scheme (TFCS) was launched in April 2017 to the first tranche of working parents. The scheme was initially made available to working parents of children aged under 4 on 31 August 2017. On 15 January 2018, the scheme was

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