Talking Points – check out the latest schedule, 30 October 2018

Oct 30, 2018

Take a look at forthcoming online HMRC events.  HMRC ask that you register at least five minutes before a digital meeting is due to start.  

Conclusions from the transition to new UK Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

This webinar will cover key findings from HMRC’s review of companies adopting new UK GAAP including common errors. It will refer to available HMRC guidance in this area and aims to also provide helpful tips on the tax treatment of prior period adjustments.

Thursday 1 November – midday to 1pm: Register now

HMRC’s Agent Compliance Team and their interaction with Tax Agents

This webinar will look at how HMRC reviews the agent’s processes in representing their clients’ interests across the relevant tax regimes. There will also be a brief summary of the team’s work when there is a suspicion that the Tax Agent has engaged in dishonest conduct.

Tue‌sd‌ay 6 No‌ve‌mb‌er – midday to 1p‌m: Register now

Statutory Maternity and Paternity Pay

This webinar has been designed to provide guidance on what payments can be made and how to work them out.

Thursday 8 November – midday to 1pm: Register now

A basic introduction to trade marks

In this webinar the Intellectual Property Office will give a brief overview on Intellectual Property with the focus being on trade marks. This basic introduction will guide you through the way you search for trademarks, UK filing, international routes and costs.

Monday 12 November – midday to 1pm: Register now

Automatic enrolment – the next steps

In this webinar HMRC will explain the third and final increase in the legal minimum contribution rates 6th April 2019, as well plans for future legislative changes. The session will also cover the latest cases of non-compliance and HMRC enforcement actions and will discuss the lessons learnt, including common mistakes and how to avoid them. The recently launched ScamSmart campaign will also be highlighted.

Tuesday 13 November – 2pm to 3pm: Register now


If you have any questions for HMRC’s subject experts more than 24 hours prior to the meeting, please send them to, including the title of the meeting in the ‘Subject’ line of your email. Any questions that arise after this time should be submitted during the live meeting.

These interactive meetings run on the ‘GoToWebinar’ platform. The organiser will run through how to ask questions on the day.