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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

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 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

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

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

Hot summer results shine on glamping firm’s business forecast

Luxury glamping company Ribble Valley Glamping Ltd is celebrating a successful first year and a great start to the summer thanks to the hot weather and financial support from accountancy firm Pierce. The family business, which trades as Wigwam® Holidays … 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