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October 17, 2019


As the so called “Excel Champion” in our office I am a massive advocate of Excel and its many ways it makes processes more efficient.
October 08, 2019

What does it take to be a top 1% income tax payer?

A recent report looking at who pays the most income tax reveals some interesting findings. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) published a briefing note in early August with a detailed answer to the question of what it takes to enter the 1% club.
October 03, 2019

Probate delays as uncertainty persists

There are currently long delays in gaining probate on the estates of the recently deceased. Late in 2018, the government issued a written statement announcing its intent to go ahead with controversial increases in probate fees for England and Wales.
September 30, 2019

Have you made use of enhanced capital allowances?

In a growing eco-conscious society, people and businesses are striving to find new technologies to help towards a greener future. Businesses who participate in more energy efficient and sustainable technologies are not only helping the environment and appealing to their stakeholders, but are rewarded for these efforts when it comes to filing their tax return.
September 25, 2019


Most of us are familiar with the P11D forms, filing requirement, payment deadlines etc. However not so many people are familiar with the PAYE Settlement Agreements. Some of us may never have heard of it.
September 23, 2019

Barnes Roffe Graduate Scheme

The Barnes Roffe Graduate Scheme is a fantastic opportunity for graduates to work towards earning a highly accredited accountancy qualification whilst also gaining valuable practical work experience in order to develop as a professional accountant.
September 19, 2019


This blog brings together two of my passions in life … Finance and Tottenham Hotspur (“Spurs”). As many are aware, Spurs are arguably one of the best run football clubs in England.
September 17, 2019

Improved protections against redundancy for new families

Extended legal protections against redundancy for pregnant women, new mothers and adoptive parents have been confirmed by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).
September 11, 2019

Administrations on the rise

During a recent Partners’ meeting we noted that company administrations seem to be occurring more frequently. Wanting to find out if this was anything more than a subjective impression, we investigated. It turns out that our feelings were justified.
September 10, 2019

New measures for company car tax

You may want to review your company car needs in the light of changes to the company car tax rules coming in next year.
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