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A Sound Lesson For All Who Are Considering Dying

We’re all going to die …. (one day) About ten years ago, whilst doing some DIY building work, in the evening after a hard day in the office, I was unfortunate enough to overexert and under-hydrate myself, and woke up on the floor, to find my poor old “Her Indoors”,...

The best way to engage your assets

In being asked to produce a definitive document by my esteemed editor, I must caveat my entire article by saying that one of the most important things for you to note is that you as a hire and reward operator, are not supposed to decide whether your drivers are...

Yet Another Making Tax Digital Story …

Gary goes on again (without apology) about the approach of HMRC’s Making Tax Digital (MTD). I was going to write about the effect of hard or soft brexiting on your day-to-day tax situation and, of course, the repercussions of a midterm snap election but I realise that...

Keep Talking ‘Appy Talk

There are some problems regarding the use of APPs (which are of course becoming ubiquitous with our trade), some technical and some ethical and not necessarily in a way you would expect. For operators, it is the effect on their VAT position. There is already much...

Let Property Disclosure Campaign

HMRC’s Let Property Disclosure Campaign targets landlords who have undeclared income from residential property lettings. The campaign was launched in September 2013 and currently does not have an end date. The campaign offers landlords the opportunity to get their tax...

Do robot cars dream of electric drivers?

For drivers, the end of our trade that haunts so many of our sleeps is going to have to be postponed for a while. As we relook at the practicality of driverless cars. It seems that Apple’s driverless project has hit a brick wall. Apple have announced a strategy shift...

“You have to pay taxes. But you don’t need to leave a tip”

Gary Jacobs