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The Highway Code of company cars

Many businesses offer a company car as an employee benefit in kind. This is a great incentive for staff, but employers could face a HMRC challenge if they do not first review their procedures and employment terms and conditions, writes … Continue reading

1st April VAT rules change – not a joke

By: Margaret Scott 1st April VAT rules change – not a joke. The changes to the VAT rules relating to Prompt Payment Discounts may cause some problems, please do not hesitate to contact us for clarification and assistance. The following … Continue reading

The Budget 2015 in full

The Budget 2015 in Full Read the Budget document in full. Download our detailed budget report as a pdf. UPDATE: Download the presentation slides from our budget breakfast review. The Chancellor has presented his Budget to Parliament – here’s a … Continue reading

The Credit Card Sales Campaign

The Credit Card Sales Campaign – From: Andrew Stephenson Do you accept Debit and Credit Cards, are you sure that you have fully declared all your transactions in your return – here’s how to bring this matter to order with … Continue reading

How to Import Safely

How to Import Safely A note from Andrew Stephenson A date for your diary: 4th September 2014  9:30am – 4:30pm At: East Lancashire Chamber of  Commerce, Clayton Business Park,  Accrington, BB5 5JR ‘This one day seminar helps delegates to recognise and … Continue reading

VAT Mini One Stop Shop (VAT MOSS)

MOSS stands for Mini One Stop Shop but isn’t anything to do with shops. By: Andrew Stephenson I have attached a link to HMRC website and their information on this subject. http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/posmoss/index.htm From 1 January next year any UK business … Continue reading

VAT payment discounts

VAT prompt payment discounts From: Andrew Stephenson Business are reminded that they only have until 31 March 2015 to take advantage of the current rules on accounting for VAT where a discount for prompt payment is offered. Under the current … Continue reading

Budget Breakfast Invitation – Striking a Balance

Budget Breakfast Invitation – Striking a Balance from: Nadeem Hussain Striking a Balance presented by Pierce Accountancy and Business Advisory Group. On Wednesday 19 March the Chancellor will make his Budget Speech, on Friday 21 March our free breakfast event will … Continue reading

VAT is no laughing matter but some rules are a joke

April 1 this year marks 40 years since the creation of VAT.

Tom Wilkinson – Supplier of the Month Award

We are delighted to announce that Tom Wilkinson ACA has been awarded the Supplier of the Month award by one of our leading