Below are links to some of our past webinars on various topics.

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Innovation Incentives: maximising tax relief from Research & Development activities

Watch this webinar presented by Tax Director Dominic Ball.

Investing in innovation is often an integral part of companies’ strategy, but companies undertaking qualifying R&D can make a tax credit claim to receive either a cash payment or a Corporation Tax reduction. Where R&D activity leads to the creation of patents, companies can also claim to reduce their corporation tax rate to 10%.


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The Sales Process: Heading for the Exit

Steve Bell, Corporate Finance Director, recently presented this informative webinar discussing the key considerations before making the decision to sell: Where value can be added by engaging the right advisor!

  • Pre-sale: Value creators. What to consider ahead of making the decision to sell, what will add value, and what will help you maximise your proceeds
  • Valuation and structure: Setting expectations on deal structures and maximising value
  • Identifying the right buyer

Watch the video here.


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Payroll Manager, Phil Johnson, presented an update on payroll legislation covering topics such as:

  • National Minimum Wage
  • Tax Bands
  • Health Contributions
  • Sick Pay
  • Common Pitfalls

And more!


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Watch this fantastic webinar presented by Alex Brandreth, Chief Investment Office at Luna Investment Management.

Alex discussed:

  • The impact the current situation in Russia and Ukraine is having on markets
  • Past geopolitical events and how they affect the economy
  • Coming out of Covid
  • An economic outlook
  • And how to invest in the current climate


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Watch our latest webinar presented by Director Lisa Kennery discussing the advantages and disadvantages of the salary exchange (sacrifice) scheme to both the employer and employee, along with any legislation requirements.


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Pre Year-End Planning

Client manager, David Barker, presented the Pre Year-End Planning webinar covering topics such as;

  • tax planning
  • renumeration planning
  • capital allowances

Pre-year end planning is an important part of any successful business strategy to ensure that planning opportunities are not missed.

Forward planning is crucial, our proactive approach will ensure you maximise the opportunities available.

The planning review will appraise your business and accounts in the final quarter of the year and influence your business in a positive manner.


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Pre Year-End Planning

Pre-year end planning is an important part of any successful business strategy to ensure that planning opportunities are not missed.

Our webinar covered:

  • Tax planning
  • Renumeration planning
  • Capital Allowances


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What is IR35 and how does it affect your business?

Amy Stokes from Forbes’ employment team will explain IR35, the changes in the private sector and who it impacts. She will also discuss how to use the HMRC Check Employment Status for Tax Tool and the implications if this falls inside the scope of IR35 in relation to employment status.

Ben Davies Assistant tax manager from Pierce accountants will discuss the tax implications of IR35 and how to prepare for these changes.

John Pickervance, Head of Commercial at Forbes will explore some of the contractual nuances, hints and tips, when engaging those consultants via a PSC and how you are best able to safeguard your business by outlining terms and conditions when entering into those contracts.


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Payroll Update 2021

Each year payroll has its general threshold increases for tax and national insurance which this session will cover. We will delve deeper into some legislation changes that may not always get discussed such as off-payroll working.


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Budget Review 2021

The Chancellor of the Exchequer presented the 2021 Budget to Parliament on 3rd March 2021. Following the Chancellors Budget Speech, our Budget Review webinar covered the issues raised and highlighting business and personal planning opportunities.


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Incentivising Key Employees

Under the current circumstances, it may be that your business is unable to reward staff for the standard of work and value key employees are adding to the business through salary alone. Alternatively, it may be the time to highlight to individuals that they have the potential to become the future leaders and why it is beneficial to drive the business forward at this time.

Join us for a short webinar on how you can retain and incentivise key individuals within your Business streamed on 13 October 2020. During this session we discussed:

Benefits in Kind
Share schemes particularly EMI
Growth shares
Remuneration planning

This was a free online event


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Working from Home with Cloud Accounting & MTD

Join our online services manager Margaret Scott for our webinar streamed on the 11th August at 9.30am via Zoom.

Margaret discussed the changes to Making Tax Digital and how the use of cloud accounting software has been useful to businesses during this pandemic.

This webinar discusses working from home, advantages of cloud accounting, making tax digital dates and VAT, demo of cloud software, how we can help & questions.


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Protection of your Assets

Join Ben Smith from Pierce who will be discussing ways of protecting your assets whether this be land and property, plant and machinery or cash in the bank.

Given the current uncertainties now is the time to ensure your assets are protected.

The event was streamed on Tuesday 28th July from 09.30am.

The advice provided in these videos is of a general nature and is not intended to address the circumstances of any particular individual or entity. Whilst we endeavour to provide accurate and timely information, there can be no guarantee that such information is accurate as of the date it is received or that it will continue to be accurate in the future. No one should act on such information without appropriate professional advice after a thorough examination of the particular situation.

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