Could electric company car tax breaks spark benefits for businesses?

2 minutes to read In the current climate of ever increasing company car tax rates, the Government has announced that electric company cars will incur no benefit-in-kind (BIK) charge during the 2020/21 tax year. We have weighed up the pros and cons for businesses of opting for an electric car from April and we are urging companies to take …

Rutland Food & Drink Week kicks off with our sponsorship

3 minutes to read We have been confirmed as the main sponsor of the Discover Rutland Food & Drink Week 2019 (26th October to 3rd November). We are pleased to announce our sponsorship of this year’s annual county event, which was established with the aim of bringing local food providers together to celebrate and promote the “County of Good Taste”. Our …

“Newbie” trainee accountants join our Leicester office

2 minutes to read We have welcomed two enthusiastic school leavers onto the team as Trainee Chartered Accountants at our Regent Road office. Ameera Aziz, 19, from Leicester, has joined us from Leicester Grammar School, where she earned A Levels in Maths, Economics and Spanish. Ameera’s new position is not, however, her first foray into work with our firm: …

Making Tax Digital for VAT six months on: OneClick and the benefits of bridging software

2 minutes to read 1st April 2019 saw the launch of Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT, which standardised VAT returns across British businesses. Six months after the changes were brought in, we take a look at the uses and advantages of MTD “bridging software” such as CCH OneClick in practice. MTD for VAT now requires all businesses with a …

A Guide to Financial Planning – Brunch Seminar

2 minutes to read Whether your retirement is a speck on the horizon, just around the corner or something you’re already settling into, planning for your post-work years will make a world of difference to your long-term financial security – not to mention your peace of mind and that of your family. We all have different objectives and requirements …

We celebrate British Food Fortnight with Rutland Food & Drink Week sponsorship

4 minutes to read We have been confirmed as the main sponsor of the Discover Rutland Food & Drink Week 2019 (26th October to 3rd November). As British Food Fortnight 2019 (21st September – 6th October) gets into full swing, we are pleased to announce our sponsorship of this year’s annual county event, which was established with the aim of bringing …

Our staff cook up a storm for Macmillan Coffee Morning

< 1 minute to read Our team has pushed the baking boat out for Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning 2019. We followed Macmillan Cancer Support’s encouragement to “bake it or fake it” with an office cake sale for the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning today (Friday 27th September). Proceeds from the event will go towards helping Macmillan provide physical, financial and emotional …

Chartered status for top trainee

2 minutes to read One of our ambitious accountants is celebrating after passing his final exam and earning chartered status after several years of study and on-the-job training. Matt Sweeney, 24, from Leicester, recently qualified as a Chartered Accountant after finding out he had passed his final case study exam. Having started out as a trainee accountant at our …