Category Archives: Steve Wood’s blog

August 20, 2010

More case studies!

Hello again, dear reader.  Here’s another week’s activity for your reading pleasure:- Case 1 A new client wants to reorganise a collection of companies, some of which are constituted in a formal group structure, and some of which are not.
August 13, 2010

Another week, another flurry of activity

Hello again, dear reader.  Another week, another flurry of activity, as follows:- Case 1 A visit to a professional partnership in Surrey, much marred by horrific traffic on the M25 (there and back!).
August 06, 2010

A Flurry of Activity

Case 1 An early morning dash to Central London to see a new client recommended by a solicitor friend. It’s a newly formed company, which is the UK subsidiary of a reasonably large offshore parent.
July 30, 2010

This Week’s Challenges

Hello again, dear reader.  Here’s a taster of the challenges that faced me upon my return from a restful time in sunny Provence:- Case 1 A client wants to implement a tax-efficient share option arrangement for a key employee.
July 18, 2010

Another Exciting Week

Another exciting week – almost as exciting as watching the England football team achieving morale-boosting draws against far superior opposition.  Clearly, we are on a roll.
July 02, 2010

What tangled webs we weave

Another exciting week, but a very short one because of my impending summer holiday.  However, still time for some interesting Case Studies:- Case 1 A family trust, of which I am a trustee, has undertaken a property development activity as a joint venture with the building contractors (of which there are two!).
June 25, 2010

A Bunch of Interesting Case Studies

Case 1 A meeting with young, dynamic entrepreneurs who operate in an IT orientated activity. Their turn-over has grown rapidly and now exceeds the threshold for requiring an audit – an issue not noticed by their existing unqualified accountant.
June 11, 2010

What a Week!

Phew, what a week!  Six difficult client matters handled, plus the usual admin and management issues. Here’s a taster of the sort of work undertaken:- Client 1 A profitable private company owned by “mother and father”, now quite elderly and infirm, but being driven forward by two sons who do not really get on.
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