Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers examiner appointment
Wysocki Quinn Woollam would like to congratulate Ed Woollam on his appointment as an examiner of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers’ ("ICS") Ship Sale & Purchase paper. Ed comments: “As a longstanding supporter of the ICS and a fellow of the Institute, I am very pleased to support the work of the ICS in the education field and feel honoured by this appointment.” Ed has previously been an examiner on the ICS’s Legal Principles in Shipping Business paper.
Private yacht use and benefit in kind – tax Tribunal ruling a salutary reminder of the law
The recent (March 2016) Tribunal ruling concerning the private use of a yacht provides a salutary reminder (if one were needed) of the implications of using privately a yacht owned by a company. The yacht “SPACE RACE” was purchased by a company, Blue Yearnings Ltd, whose sole director was a Mr Jonathan Blanshard. The case concerned an appeal against a HMRC decision issued in November 2014 that Blue Yearnings Ltd was liable to pay Class 1 National Insurance contributions of
When is a National Park not a National Park?
The High Court’s ruling this month (April 2016) in a claim for judicial review brought by Norfolk landowners Mr Timothy Charles Harris and Mrs Angelika Harris, brings into relief the statutory duties of the Broads Authority and its role as guardians of the unique Broads environment and as a navigation authority. The claim for judicial review challenged a resolution of the Broads Authority passed in January 2015 by which the Authority decided, among other things, that the bra