News and Blog

Kick start the New Year by considering share-based incentives.

Following the fun and excitement of a busy festive period, going back to work and a mundane routine in the New Year is a struggle for many employees.   Getting a new job is in the top ten New Years’ … Continue reading

Chartered status creates a springboard for Pierce employee

An employee from Blackburn based accountancy and business advisory group, Pierce has gained the ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) ACA qualification to become a Chartered Accountant. Daniel Burrows, 22, from Blackburn has been studying alongside his … Continue reading

Christmas 2019  

The Case Of The Missing Budget

It’s been an eventful few years in British politics, but 2019 has been something else again with one jolt after another. The 29 March deadline for the UK to leave the EU was extended to 31 October and then again … Continue reading

Farleys and Pierce Advise Springhill Care Group On Sale to Prime Life

The Corporate teams at Farleys Solicitors and Pierce Accountants have advised Ken and Nicola Nolan the owners of Springhill Care Group, on a sale that sees the group become a part of Leicester-based Prime Life, a UK wide provider of … Continue reading

Spring Statement Analysis & 2019 / 2020 Tax Facts

Once again, Chancellor Philip Hammond has demonstrated his commitment to the principle of the Spring Statement as a low-key event, at least in terms of tax and public spending announcements. With none of the pomp and circumstance of the Autumn Budget, Hammond … Continue reading

Lancashire businesses prepare for further changes to National Minimum Wage within the care sector following U-turn decision

National Minimum Wage (NMW) has been a key focus for the government for some time now and they have been pursuing sectors they believe do not comply with legislation. Historically in the care sector, many employers paid a fixed amount … Continue reading

Budget 2018 Presentation & Detailed Analysis

Following the Chancellor’s Autumn Budget announcement and our successful Budget Breakfast event, we are pleased to provide the presentation slides from the event and our usual detailed Budget analysis. This year we also have a photo gallery from the event, … Continue reading

UK Income Tax Liabilities regarding Offshore Matters

New legislation has introduced a legal requirement for UK taxpayers who have undisclosed UK tax liabilities to income tax, capital gains tax and inheritance tax in respect of offshore matters to disclose the relevant information to HMRC by 30 September … Continue reading

Spring Statement 2018

Chancellor Philip Hammond has delivered his Spring Statement 2018, and on his promise to move away from two major iscal announcements every year. There was no red briefcase, no red book, and no tax changes as the chancellor announced updated … Continue reading