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Wainwright Walkers Welcome

Jan 27, 2015 15:20 GMT Ramblers Worldwide Holidays Is Yorkshire the friendliest place for walkers? A undisputed 25 of its towns and villages have signed up to the ‘Walkers are Welcome’ scheme which aims to encourage walkers to be actively welcomed and assisted when visiting. Supporter & our roving ambassador, Julia Bradbury, says "The scheme’s simplicity has led to a jaw-dropping success."

AFTER THE EVENT INSURANCE –"RIGHT FOR ME, HASSLE FREE”

Jan 26, 2015 17:11 GMT Allianz Insurance Since the Jackson reforms of 2013, After the Event Insurance has, and continues to be suffering from something of an identity crisis. Steve Rowley reflects on the subject in his first blog of 2015.

Are you paying too little for your content?

Jan 26, 2015 12:44 GMT Minerva Copywriting

Opposites attract

Jan 21, 2015 10:30 GMT Neopost ​In Winter the idea of curling up in a warm bed with a good book becomes irresistible. Despite inroads by e-books, most people prefer to relax with a printed book. E-books might be convenient, but there is something comforting about a paperback that can't be replicated. Christmas figures from Waterstones suggest that e-books might have reached their height with printed books outpacing e-books.

Tax Alert - Italy - Declaration Change

Jan 16, 2015 18:35 GMT Impendulo Limited Through our Contacts in Italy we can confirm that the declaration of returns will change from a monthly to an annual basis. This will be due by 31st May of the following year. All other aspects will remain the same, including monthly payments and the prepayment.

Tax Alert - France - Motor Contribution to be Abolished from 1st Jan 2015

Jan 14, 2015 18:13 GMT Impendulo Limited In the Law 2014-1554 published on 22nd December 2014 the French Authorities confirmed that the Motor Contribution, currently taxable at 15%, will be abolished from 1st January 2015. It will be replaced by an IPT Rate dependent on vehicle weight: 15% IPT on compulsory motor insurance for land vehicles with a weight over 3.5t 33% IPT on compulsory motor insurance covering all other land vehicles

Tax Alert - Belgium - Change to the Tax Authority Governing the Taxation of Insurance Premiums

Jan 14, 2015 17:33 GMT Impendulo Limited From 2015 onwards the declaration and payment of various taxes in Belgium will be governed by a centralised authority, Federal Public Service – General Administration of Tax Collection and Recovery. This will allow insurance organisations and their representatives to pay their taxes to a single authority across the various rates, as opposed to the numerous authorities we currently work with.

Tax Alert - Portugal - Proposed Increase in INEM Tax Rate

Jan 14, 2015 17:28 GMT Impendulo Limited The 2015 Portugal Budget Review includes a proposal to increase the INEM rate from 2.0% to 2.5%. This is yet to be confirmed and we will keep all clients up to date.

Tax Alert - Slovenia - Increase in Insurance Premium Tax Rate

Jan 14, 2015 13:24 GMT Impendulo Limited The Slovenian Authorities have increased the rate of IPT from 6.50% to 8.50% as of the 1st January 2015. It is to be applied on a ‘cash received’ basis.

Jan 09, 2015 09:27 GMT London This Weekend There are many fun things to do in London this weekend and whole month. Take a look at what's on in London January 2015 and some of the best things do in the capital!