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Businesses braced for payrolling changes

With Christmas and New Year celebrations now becoming a distant memory, businesses are settling back into work for 2019. Without doubt, the main focus for businesses this year is Brexit, but the uncertainty around the deal is making companies feel … Continue reading

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Deal or no deal? How businesses trading with EU countries should prepare for Brexit

With Britain’s departure date from the European Union fast approaching and Theresa May’s Brexit deal yet to be passed, businesses are being warned to prepare for a no deal situation. But what does this mean for businesses trading with the … Continue reading

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HMRC removes Earlier Year Update from payroll processes

Pierce is alerting businesses to a big change to payrolling as from April 2019, the Earlier Year Update (EYU) will no longer be a valid submission for the tax year 2019 /20 onwards. Currently used to fix any inaccuracies in … Continue reading

Planning ahead for extreme weather

As our excitement for Christmas begins to build, so too does the prospect of plummeting temperatures and weather warnings hampering, hindering or halting us as we struggle to work. If extreme weather hits the UK this winter, school closures, train … Continue reading

Budget boost for business investment

With the Budget 2018 announced just a few days before Halloween, there was much speculation about whether the Chancellor’s famous red Budget Box would be full of tricks or treats. As the last Budget before Brexit, it was highly anticipated … Continue reading

Awards success for Pierce

Accountancy firm Pierce is celebrating after its employees and clients achieved award success at Lancashire Business View’s Sub 36 awards and the BIBAs. Payroll assistant Layton Smalley has been shortlisted for the Apprenticeship Award at the Sub 36 awards. Layton, … Continue reading

Pierce’s payroll manager shortlisted as biggest influencer

Pierce is celebrating after their payroll manager, Lisa Kennery has been shortlisted for a prestigious industry award. Lisa has made the final eight for the biggest influencer category at the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals Annual Excellence Awards. Lisa was … Continue reading

Luxury hotel appoints Pierce to support growth

Lancashire-based luxury hotel Stirk House has appointed Pierce to support its ambitious growth plans with expert business advisory and accountancy services. Stirk House, a listed building which overlooks the Ribble Valley, has experienced significant growth in the past three years, … Continue reading