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.

Initial Interpretation of the Autumn Statement 2016

On 23 November 2016, Chancellor Phillip Hammond delivered the government’s autumn statement and announced that it will be the last of its kind. Following the Spring Budget in 2017, the Budget will be delivered in the autumn, with the first being in autumn 2017. This will give the government more time to tweak tax reforms […]

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Intellectual Property – have you protected yours?

Did you know that your ideas are a valuable asset? With all of the demands on a business owner’s time, the protection of intellectual property is often overlooked. Intellectual Property (IP) is an umbrella term for creations of the intellect such as artistic works, business names, designs, logos, inventions and slogans. Intellectual property law has […]

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Post-Brexit Update

Brexit means many things to many people and we all made our choices. The EU referendum result will, of course, have significant long term economic consequences for the UK and many areas of law will need to be adapted to the new era. How extensive the changes will be will depend on the negotiations to […]

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Post-Brexit Investment Update

We have never tried to be crystal ball gazers but, one thing is for certain, we are in for a bumpy ride. In the last twelve months we have seen two or three sharp downturns in markets, followed by reasonably good recoveries. Over the last 20 years the investment landscape has followed a similar road. […]

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Reasons to be Cheerful in Farming

There seems to be many reasons at present, perhaps even more than usual, to feel a bit down. These include uncertainties caused by the Brexit debate, low commodity prices, growing bureaucracy, the impact of land reform political interference in our lives generally. As well as of course the perennial weather which seems to get more […]

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COVID-19: 24 September Update – Rishi Sunak announces Winter Economy Plan

We now know that there will not be the usual Autumn Budget.  Instead, Rishi Sunak has outlined the government’s plan, dubbed the Winter Economy Plan, to support businesses and safeguard employment over the next few months. Included in this update is an overview of the key points to note.  No doubt further details will be […]


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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 […]