Our Services

Our unique firm of business advisors provide practical and commercially sound advice in relation to all aspects of compliance, business strategy and conflict resolution.  


Our core business revolves around compliance and avoiding reputational and financial risk for you and your business. The Aspire team have a wealth of knowledge and expertise in areas such as employment taxation, employment status, employment law, expense policy and procedures, holiday pay, National Minimum Wage (NMW), PAYE, managing HMRC investigations, CITB levy, IR35, GDPR, apprenticeship levy, modern slavery act, compliance health checks, recruitment, redundancy and many more which can be viewed on the drop down tabs below. Aspire also have a strong presence in the construction industry and recruitment sector and continue to be the leading advisory practice on the use of intermediary structures, commonly known as umbrella companies. 

Business Strategy
Business Structure
Debt Management
Funding And Cost Reduction
Insolvency Services
Marketing , Social Media and Event Management
Preferred Supplier Lists
  • Review of supply chain to protect reputational and financial risk. 
Recruitment, Redundancy and Dismissal
Software Development
  • Payroll & accountancy software
  • App development
  • Business automation
  • Bespoke CRM systems
  • Online portals to manage HR & Employee communication  
Staff Training and Seminars
  • Annual seminars
  • Staff training;
    • CIS
    • GDPR
    • Modern slavery
    • Employment status 
    • Expense processes
    • NMW
    • VAT
    • IR35
    • Bespoke training
Compliance
Accounting and Bookkeeping
Apprenticeship Levy
  • Scope of the Apprenticeship Levy
  • Accounting for Apprenticeship Levy costs
  • The Apprenticeship Levy allowance
  • Connected companies
  • The Apprenticeship Service: paying for training
Compliance Health Checks
  • PAYE, VAT, NIC, CIS, NMW health checks
  • Compliance reviews
  • Expenses and benefits reviews
  • Preferred Supplier List (PSL) exercise
Construction Industry Scheme (CIS)
Construction Industry Training Board (CITB)
  • Scope of the CITB Levy
  • CITB Levy returns and assessments
  • Paying for training through the CITB
  • CITB interventions
  • Ad-hoc technical advice and updates
Criminal Finances Act 2017
  • Risk assessment
  • Communicational documentation
  • Training
  • Updates to contractual documentation
  • Part 3, Section 45 Criminal Finances Act policy
Employment Status
  • Employment v self-employment
  • Worker status
  • Employment status checks
  • HMRC employment status reviews
  • IR35 reviews
  • Contractual and communicational documentation
  • Case law
  • HR implications and statutory rights
  • Ad-hoc technical advice and updates
Employment Tax
  • Expenses policies and procedures
  • Real –Time Information (RTI)
  • Ad-hoc technical advice and updates
  • Employment v self-employment
  • IR35
  • PAYE/NIC
  • Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003
Expense Policy And Procedures
  • Expense policies and processes
  • Expense exemption
  • P11D reporting
  • PAYE settlement agreements
  • Expense audits
  • HMRC interventions
  • Internal staff training
  • Ad-hoc technical advice and updates

 

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Data protection policy
  • Data protection audit
  • Privacy notices
  • Data protection consent
  • GDPR training
Human Resources
IR35
  • Engaging limited company contractors
  • Contractual documentation
  • Personal Service Companies (PSCs)
  • Off payroll working arrangements
  • Ad-hoc technical advice and updates
  • Managed Service Company (MSC) legislation
  • Ad-hoc technical advice and updates
Modern Slavery Act
  • Modern slavery investigations
  • Modern slavery statements
  • Modern slavery strategy
  • Due diligence in the supply chain
  • Modern slavery training
  • Preferred Supplier List (PSL) exercise
  • Remit of the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA)
National Minimum Wage
  • HMRC NMW investigations
  • NMW compliance review
  • NMW training
  • Payslips review
  • Software review
Payroll Services
Pensions and Auto Enrolment
Regulatory Compliance
  • Compliance reviews
  • Compliance training
  • HMRC investigations
  • Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Regulations 2003 (ITEPA)
  • Income Tax (Construction Industry Scheme) Regulations 2005
  • Intermediaries legislation – IR35
  • Agency legislation – s44 ITEPA
  • Conduct Regulations
  • MSC legislation
  • Off Payroll legislation
  • Modern Slavery Act
  • Finance Bill
  • Budget Day
  • Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS)
  • Ad-hoc technical advice and updates
Specialist Industry Advice (Umbrella)
  • Agency Workers Regulations (AWR)
  • Aspire 2 Comply
  • CIS
  • CITB Levy
  • Company formation services
  • Contractual documentation
  • Employment status
  • Employment tribunals
  • Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS)
  • Expense audits
  • Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA)
  • GDPR
  • HMRC intervention
  • Holiday pay
  • HR implications
  • IR35
  • Managed Service Company (MSC)
  • Modern slavery
  • NMW
  • Policies and procedures
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Seminars
  • Software advice
  • Training
  • Travel and subsistence expense advice
  • VAT
Tax Returns
VAT
  • VAT and the Flat Rate Scheme
  • VAT concessions
  • The Scope of VAT
  • VAT exempt supply
  • HMRC VAT investigations 
Conflict Resolution

What the bird tweeted

News and Blogs

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HMRC’s ineptitude leads to cancellation of penalty

HMRC has lost the first known tribunal case concerning penalties for late filing ...

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GDPR is still on the agenda

The media have gone quiet on the subject, however, more incidents of data-breach ...

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HMRC confirm that damp proofing products are to be standard-rated

HMRC has issued a new brief (09/2018) which clarifies that damp proof products a ...

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