Accountancy Blog

Our accountancy blog is updated monthly with our opinions on a variety of issues affecting our clients and the industry sectors we cover.

It Can Pay to Go Green

Information as of 18 November 2020 As well as helping to reduce everyone’s carbon footprint, lower energy costs can make a positive difference to many homeowner’s finances and also an organisations’ bottom line. Recent days have seen both the UK and Scottish Governments highlight the funding they are making available to encourage faster energy efficiencies. […]

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Tax and Crypto Assets

2009 saw the launch of Bitcoin. Originally seen as being just for geeks and possibly hackers, crypto assets are becoming more common and even considered mainstream by many. HMRC has noted this increased interest in crypto assets. If you invest or trade in crypto assets and you pay taxes in the UK, you need to […]

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Does Your Technology Match Your Business Goals?

As businesses across the country reopen or make plans to reopen, many are appreciating that future success will require more than a simple ‘return to normal’. It may require a review of how your business and your customers are using technology differently as a result of lockdown. Digital transformation may be the key to ensuring […]

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Research and Development Relief – More Trial than Success

Businesses are constantly trying to become more efficient and effective at what they do. Today, this is often influenced by factors in addition to the obvious financial reasons, such as reducing waste, being more energy efficient and making better use of technology. However, trying different techniques and activities can be costly for businesses, both in […]

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Who Will You Trust with your Wills and Trusts?

Wills and Executors Towards the end of last year, the Financial Times reported that Lloyds Bank had discovered approximately 9,000 Wills in storage that they did not know they had. Lloyds Bank stored the Wills as part of their ‘Safe Custody’ service, which was closed to new customers in 2011. As a result, monies and […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19: Summary of Finance and Business Measures – last updated 25 November

This article summarises the business support measures the UK and Scottish governments, along with other NGBs and organisations have introduced as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. Last updated 25 November: SEISS rules for third grant have been clarified  For each measure we have listed the date of the latest change. Simply click on any […]


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It Can Pay to Go Green

Information as of 18 November 2020 As well as helping to reduce everyone’s carbon footprint, lower energy costs can make a positive difference to many homeowner’s finances and also an organisations’ bottom line. Recent days have seen both the UK and Scottish Governments highlight the funding they are making available to encourage faster energy efficiencies. […]