Tax, Rewards & Incentives
Navigating this complex and constantly evolving area presents real challenges for many businesses, entrepreneurs and executives alike, but the benefits – financial and otherwise – of getting tax, rewards and incentives right can be substantial.
Whether structuring business sales in a tax efficient manner, implementing sophisticated bonus schemes or equity arrangements for staff, or co-ordinating tax arrangements for cross-border transactions, the possibilities – and potential pitfalls – are many and varied.
We guide our clients through the complexities and technicalities in a clear and down to earth way. Our skills lie in disentangling the issues so that our advice is straightforward and business-friendly, helping you to achieve your commercial aims in a way which minimises risk and maximises efficiency.
Advising individuals and businesses ranging from multinational blue-chip corporates to SMEs, our expertise spans areas as diverse as tax and VAT planning, property transactions, pensions taxation, partnership structures, staff incentives, investment and funding issues, restructurings, and international tax considerations to address any challenge you may face.
Resourcing for 2021: wider impacts of the present crisis10 March 2021
The final instalment of our three-part series of articles exploring resourcing challenges, opportunities and trends in 2021 examines a range of employment issues including reward strategy, outsourcing and collective representation.
Clarification of IR35 reforms in Budget04 March 2021
Helpful clarifications of the forthcoming changes to off-payroll working arrangements in the private sector were contained in a policy paper released by HMRC as part of the 2021 Budget.
The world of employment law: Pay and reward02 March 2021
Employer responsibilities in terms of fair pay and contributions towards taxes and company benefits have remained high on the agenda, despite a difficult year for business.
IR35 reforms from April 202120 January 2021
The proposed IR35 reforms for the private sector, now planned to take effect from April 2021, represent the biggest change to employment tax for decades.
Réforme de l’IR35 à compter d’avril 202120 January 2021
La réforme proposée de l’IR35 représente le plus grand changement apporté à la taxe à l’emploi depuis des décennies.
Lewis Silkin wins Real Estate Team of the Year Award 202006 November 2020
Lewis Silkin has won the accolade of Real Estate Team of the Year award at The Lawyer Awards 2020 for their work on Earl’s Court Regeneration.
IR35: a welcome sigh of relief15 October 2020
New guidance released by HMRC offers some re-assurance to businesses looking to hire contractors through agencies or umbrella companies. Despite broad wording in the Finance Act potentially suggesting otherwise, HMRC guidance indicates that they will not require the new IR35 rules to be operated if the contractor is an employee of a third party such as a UK based agency or umbrella company.