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Latest Articles

  • Just how binding are Separation Agreements in law?

    Just how binding are Separation Agreements in law?

    When married couples separate, there are often financial and childcare issues to be resolved. In the usual course of events, these matters are resolved via negotiations with a view to entering into a Separation Agreement, also known as a Minute of Agreement. But are these Agreements watertight, or can they be challenged?

  • HMRC Deadline – Undeclared Offshore Income

    HMRC Deadline – Undeclared Offshore Income

    The HMRC deadline for reporting any previously undeclared offshore income and gains is 30th September 2018. You have until 30th September 2018 to notify HMRC of your intention to make a full disclosure of all undeclared tax liabilities before tougher new penalties are introduced.

  • 5 reasons why wannabe crowdfunders drop off

    5 reasons why wannabe crowdfunders drop off

    Every week the team at Harper Macleod talk to companies who have concluded they are going to raise money from the crowd yet the number who actually go on to launch a crowdfund is significantly less. Given the companies in question still have their primary goal of raising funds, why is there such a drop-off rate?