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Removing your home address from Companies House Records available to the public

The Companies Act 2006 requires companies House to make certain information regarding companies available to the public in order to improve transparency, this was achieved via the beta service which was launched in June 2015. The beta service allows documents … Continue reading

Pierce supports businesses preparing for digital VAT after HMRC U-turn

Pierce is warning all VAT registered businesses to be ready for Making Tax Digital following HMRC’s U-turn decision. Initially, plans were laid out for landlord and other self-assessment businesses to start using the process from April 2019, but now all … Continue reading

Pierce celebrates Hive Award shortlisting

Pierce is celebrating the announcement of the Hive Awards shortlist after their assistant payroll manager Philip Johnson is in the running for the Rising Star Award and clients have been shortlisted for 11 awards. Philip was nominated by the firm … Continue reading

Pierce helps entrepreneur step into the fashion industry

Lancashire entrepreneur Marco Vaghetti is launching English shoe company LANX thanks to the help and support from accountancy firm Pierce. Pierce has been working with Marco for the past decade providing expert financial advice across his business portfolio. Marco is … Continue reading

Pierce employees take on three peaks

Fourteen employees from Pierce have started training ahead of their Yorkshire three peak challenge this summer to raise money for local homeless charity Nightsafe. Lewis Withnell, Elizabeth Stebbings, Charles Hopkinson, Lisa Kennery, Fred Green, Daniel Burrows, John Corteen, Philip Johnson, … Continue reading

Making Tax digital – What will the future bring?

The government announced on 13 July 2017 that Making Tax Digital will commence in April 2019 for all VAT registered entities with a turnover above £85,000. Vat registered businesses with turnover below this amount will not be required to use … Continue reading

Opening the Funding Treasure Chest

  I always liken the availability of funding to opening up a treasure chest. Every week at Pierce, we meet funders representing a variety of financial institutions to keep ourselves up to date with financing availability and options. Just this … Continue reading

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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

Pierce tells apprentice they’re hired

Lancashire-based accountancy and business advisory group, Pierce has promoted Layton Smalley to payroll assistant after completing his 18-month apprenticeship during National Apprenticeship Week. Layton, 19, from Accrington completed his Business Administration qualification after working full-time in the payroll department since … Continue reading