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.

The Road to Making Tax Digital

Spring is often described as the season of new beginnings, so it seems appropriate that 1 April was the launch date for, arguably, the biggest change in the UK’s tax system for 20 years. VAT registered businesses above the VAT threshold would be required to start recording their business transactions using digitally compliant software from […]

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BREXIT – Key Commercial Information for Exporters and Farmers

We know that the uncertainty over Brexit looks likely to continue for some time yet. Therefore, we make no apology for returning to the subject as Westminster continues to debate what our relationship with the EU will look like after we leave. HMRC have issued, and continue to update, guidance for businesses. We want to be […]

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Capital Taxes – What Does the Future Hold?

There are changes for both the 2019/20 and 2020/21 financial years in relation to capital taxes. We have highlighted a couple of these below. These and other adjustments are not major, however we want to encourage clients to review their capital tax position for the longer term in order to be prepared should any more […]

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Make Payroll a Priority

With the new tax year still in its infancy, it is worthwhile making sure you are up to date with all the new rates and regulations in relation to payroll requirements. National Living Wage & Minimum Wage On 1 April 2019 the national minimum wage and national living wage rates were increased across all bands. […]

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Year End Tax Planning Opportunities – February 2019

With the 5 April tax year end approaching now is a good time to review your personal finances and how to minimise your tax liabilities. It may seem like a recurring theme but there are usually opportunities, large or small, which can make a difference. Business Structure Ensuring you have the correct business structure can […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19: Latest Update 11 August 2020 – Summary of Finance and Business Measures

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  11 August: Kick-starting Tourism  For each measure we have listed the date of the latest change. Simply click on any of the measures and you will […]


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Global Market Investment Update – 2020 Quarter 2

Following a severe sell-off in the first quarter of the year, the second quarter proved to be very strong for equity and credit markets alike.  The markets were bolstered by the huge stimulus provided by global central banks and were further buoyed by the reopening of economies. Additionally, risk hedges, such as sovereign debt and […]