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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

Christmas Pay Dates

Last Christmas, HMRC gave employers a temporary easement on reporting payroll information in real time, this year to save us from tears, they’ve given it to us again! With December fast approaching, HMRC have presented us with an early Christmas … Continue reading

Combi-Vans – Are they really cars!

For many years now the Combi-Van has been purchased by businesses with the additional attraction that it can be used personally to run the family around with only a small benefit in kind. Back in August 2017 there was a … Continue reading

Pierce employee drives career forward after gaining chartered status

An employee from leading Lancashire-based accountancy and business advisory group, Pierce has become a Chartered Accountant after gaining the ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) ACA qualification. Lewis Withnell from Chorley completed the chartered qualification after combining … Continue reading

Pierce celebrates milestone 90th birthday

Blackburn-based chartered accountancy and business advisory firm Pierce is celebrating 90 years in business. The firm was founded in Accrington in 1929 by Philip Fletcher Pierce after he completed his accountancy training at Richmond Terrace, Blackburn. Today, the firm is … 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

Pierce advises construction firms about major VAT changes

Local accountancy firm Pierce is warning construction businesses to be prepared for major changes to the sector as VAT reverse charges are set to be introduced. The Blackburn-based business, is urging the construction industry to get ready for October 1, … Continue reading