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.

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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MTD for Rural Businesses

From 1 April 2019 all VAT registered businesses with taxable turnover over the VAT threshold, currently £85,000, must provide their VAT return data to HMRC digitally. Our recent seminars, held in conjunction with two of the leading software providers Xero and Farmplan, provided advice on how to make the switch from manual accounting records. At […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19: Summary of Finance and Business Measures – last updated 8 April

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 8 April: more details on the Recovery Loan Scheme For each measure we have listed the date of the latest change. Simply click on any of […]


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Private Sector IR35 Changes – Will it impact you?

March 2021 The Government’s controversial legislation to tackle ‘disguised employment’ arrangements goes through an important change from 6 April 2021 which could have a significant impact on anyone who uses a limited company to carry out their services for medium and large businesses. The legislation – commonly referred to as “IR35” – was introduced by […]