There are a number of rules with which businesses and employers need to comply. This section details the latest regulations to have come into effect.
The tax treatment of mobile phones and computers
In 1991, the Conservative Government introduced a taxable benefit of £200 on employees who used their business mobile telephones for private calls. Under Labour, Chancellor Gordon Brown abolished the £200 taxable benefit.
From 1 January 2005, under the so-called 'liability shift', retailers who do not use the new Chip and PIN payment system could now be held liable in the event of fraudulent transactions which take place at the point of sale.
The Corporate Telephone Preference Service was set up following the publication of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2004, and came into effect on 25 June 2004.
The Enterprise Act, received Royal Assent on 7 November 2002, contains a number of measures aimed at modernising corporate insolvency law. Important reforms came into effect on 15 September 2003, as outlined below.
We are delighted that HB&O has chosen us as its nominated Charity for 2013. Securing the support of corporate organisations is crucial to the work we carry out, both in terms of raising finance and gaining recognition in the community.
Tina Costello - Interim Director at The Heart of England Foundation
HB&O advice helps Silvercraft strike gold
We have been delighted with the time and effort HB&O have put into their work with us
Marie and Andy Oakley, Coventry Silvercraft
HB&O pivotal in securing £1.3m investment
Harrison Beale and Owen has been our business advisor for almost ten years and they were pivotal in securing this investment – without them we wouldn’t be where we are.