Further to our blog of 11th July the Charity Commission have now updated their Compliance Toolkit: Protecting Charities from Harm to reflect the provisions of the Bribery Act 2010. We have copied the appropriate section below.
At this time of the year many people are due to pay their second instalment of income tax for 2010/11, which is due by 31 July 2011 (HMRC can charge interest if they do not have cleared funds by that date).
In hardship cases where cashflow is difficult, the HMRC Business Payment Support service is available for spreading the tax payments, and this can also include PAYE, VAT and Corporation Tax.
Imagine this - for one reason or another you have become somewhat attracted to the activities of a particular charity. Then it happens – you are asked if you would consider becoming a Trustee of this charity.
It's rugby, but not as we know it. On Monday evening, a group of game gentlemen gathered together to engage in a session of Touch Rugby organised by Eastbourne based solicitors, Gaby Hardwicke. Our very own Ian Killick was a keen participant and, along with his fellow professionals, came through the evening unscathed.
Great news for Charities and the "man in the street", cheques have been saved (for a little longer at least). An announcement from the head of the Payments Council (Mr North) said that plans to abolish cheques have been put on hold because an alternative paper-based system has not yet been set up to replace them.
Currently, registered companies are able to operate under their existing articles which will remain in force as long as they have not been overridden by the provisions of the new Companies Act. Outlined below are some reasons why we at Plummer Parsons Chartered Accountants believe that updating your company Articles of Association to comply with CA2006 may be of benefit to you:
Congratulations to Kimberly Reed who, having recently passed her latest exams with flying colours, has gained her Payroll Alliance Diploma in Payroll Supervision and is now a qualified Payroll Supervisor adding to the wealth of knowledge and experience in the PP Payroll Department.