With the accountancy world constantly evolving it can be a challenge for practitioners to stay up-to-date with the latest news and insight on all they need to know to ensure they deliver a first-rate service to their customers. In addition to it’s CPD programme, in-person seminars and social channels, the CPAA news pages are a great way to digest relevant news content, find out more about legislative updates, review budgetary announcements and gain insight into some valuable in-depth feature articles.
Check out the more recent posts below or view our archive features by month via the right-hand column.
Fraud Awareness – Mini Umbrella Company (MUC) Fraud
05 November 2020
HMRC have noticed an increase in cases of ‘Mini Umbrella Company (MUC) Fraud’. Understanding and being able to identify MUC Fraud is important to protecting you and your practice.Read more
The Bounce Back Loan – is it a ‘bouncing bomb’?
16 July 2020
Many small and medium-sized businesses have received a Bounce Back Loan. (‘BBL’). In fact 860,000 loans were approved in the first six weeks. These loans are essential for businesses affected by the Coronavirus pandemic.Read more
Your business can recover from COVID-19 - the essential guide to weathering the storm
30 June 2020
Now is the time to take action to help your business recover from the Coronavirus pandemic. Businesses have borrowed more than £30 billion from three Government-backed loan schemes since the COVID19 lockdown began in March 2020.Read more
CPAA response to HM Government response to COVID-19 crisis
08 April 2020
The Association has prepared a response to the measures the Government have implemented to protect businesses from the effects of the current crisis.Read more
COVID-19 Support for Accountants & Clients
27 March 2020
Below is a summary of some of the key support measures implemented by Government that are likely to affect practising accountants and their clients.Read more
The Budget and Brexit that never were
01 December 2019
October and November seemed ripe with promise, with the Brexit deadline seemingly set and the new Chancellor’s first Budget due. Alas, it was not that straightforward; throughout the Autumn the world of British politics tilted on its axis. In this article, the CPAA reflects on what never was and what may still be, as we look at the Brexit and Budget that never were.Read more
2020 vision: the challenges and opportunities in the year ahead
22 November 2019
We will enter 2020 hot on the heels of a general election and fast approaching another Brexit deadline; it is an era of many unknowns. As Warren Gradden, the CPAA’s representative in the North West, says: “With changes already in place for 2020 for various areas of tax, and the potential upheaval that a change of government and Brexit may bring, keeping clients informed of the evolving position is a challenge in itself.”Read more
Making Tax Digital First Six Months
03 October 2019
The latest JVCC sub committee (Joint VAT Consultative Committee – MTD) was held in London on 23rd October 2019.Read more
CPAA AGM 2019
09 September 2019
The Association held another successful AGM on Friday the 6th of September. All motions were passed.Read more
MTD for VAT deadline: smooth sailing or a rough ride?
30 August 2019
Four years in the planning and three Chancellors later, it has been a lengthy lead up to Making Tax Digital – and this summer was its biggest test yet.Read more