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Payroll fraud - news article image

Payroll fraud

by Katie Preston

21 Jul 2021

With new legislation release in the UK every few months, and the constant changes to payroll, there are dozens of opportunities for fraud.

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Time to reflect? - Shaw Gibbs Head of Financial Planning on expansion plans - news article image

Time to reflect? - Shaw Gibbs Head of Financial Planning on expansion plans

by Ed Gibson

14 Jul 2021

The Covid pandemic has provided us all with reflection time and with this, re-evaluation and prioritisation of what is important. Whether this is moving to a house with a larger outside space or taking a career break, most of these decisions have a financial angle. It is for this reason that Ed Gibson, Head of Division for Shaw Gibbs Financial Planning has decided to expand his business with the hire of two Financial Planners.

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Our approach to flexible working - news article image

Our approach to flexible working

by Peter O'Connell

13 Jul 2021

Over the past few months, in anticipation of social distancing measures being removed from July, and with the benefit of 16 months experience of home working, we have revised our flexible working policy and added in more agility. The aim is to try and take the best bits of both home and office working and ensure our teams benefit from both.

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Abingdon fabrication specialist acquires Bridgend engineering business for £2.6m - news article image

Abingdon fabrication specialist acquires Bridgend engineering business for £2.6m

by Fran Kidd

9 Jul 2021

Abingdon-based fabrication company, LTi Metaltech has bought Bridgend based Vessco Engineering, Julian Vance-Daniel will remain in the combined group in a senior business development role.

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SEISS

by Delyth Barnett

8 Jul 2021

Earlier this year, Rishi Sunak announced that support for the SEISS will be extended throughout the summer. HMRC have recently updated their online guidance regarding the fifth and final payment for self-employed workers across the UK.

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Training with an accountancy practice - news article image

Training with an accountancy practice

by Laura Cardy

7 Jul 2021

Accountancy practices are training organisations, this means that we invest in the future of our employees by opening trainee positions which include with the opportunity to study a professional qualification alongside learning ‘on the job’.

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The tax consequences of remote working - news article image

The tax consequences of remote working

by Emily Hillier

5 Jul 2021

There are potential consequences for both you and your employer if you are considering remote working by working for your UK employer from another country.

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HMRC’s role in supporting business rescue - news article image

HMRC’s role in supporting business rescue

by Hayley Simmons

1 Jul 2021

The restructuring and insolvency trade body R3 have joined forces with the Institute of Directors (IOD) to urge The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to support their drive for HMRC to take a constructive approach to restructuring proposals.

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Every McCloud case has a silver lining - news article image

Every McCloud case has a silver lining

by Ed Gibson

15 Jun 2021

At this point you may wish to switch off if you are not a nurse, doctor, civil servant, teacher, in the police or fire service, in local government or even an academic in a scheme other than the USS.

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Why should we have Lasting Powers of Attorney? - news article image

Why should we have Lasting Powers of Attorney?

by Tim Davison

14 Jun 2021

Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) enable us to control what happens to our affairs (financial and welfare) when we are no longer able to make decisions for ourselves.

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Different horses for different courses - news article image

Different horses for different courses

by Karyn Jones

2 Jun 2021

I was introduced to Mr T (not the one from the A Team) and Miss S by a fellow Insolvency Practitioner. They are a co-habiting couple in a property owned and paid for by Miss S, along with her 12-year-old son.

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Moving from industry to practice - news article image

Moving from industry to practice

by Kerry Whitfield

28 May 2021

During the Covid pandemic, Shaw Gibbs have seen an increase in people transitioning from industry to take up a career with us.

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Shaw Gibbs announce the promotion of Nik Ioannidis to Associate Director - news article image

Shaw Gibbs announce the promotion of Nik Ioannidis to Associate Director

by Fran Kidd

13 May 2021

Shaw Gibbs are pleased to announce the promotion of Nikolaos Ioannidis (Nik) to Audit Associate Director.

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Brexit impact on personal tax and pensions - news article image

Brexit impact on personal tax and pensions

by Emily Hillier

11 May 2021

Since the UK left the EU there has been in-depth coverage and speculation regarding the implications of Brexit and the Trade Agreement on businesses but what about pensions and personal taxes?

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Brexit support grants - news article image

Brexit support grants

by Fran Kidd

4 May 2021

The Government has made available a £20 million Brexit Support Fund which is specifically for small to medium-sized enterprises to help them access practical support, including training for new customs, rules of origin and VAT processes.

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Audit and Consolidation Implications for UK subsidiaries of EU companies following Brexit - news article image

Audit and Consolidation Implications for UK subsidiaries of EU companies following Brexit

by Nik Ioannidis

15 Apr 2021

Prior to the UK leaving the European Union (EU), there were three ways in which UK incorporated companies that are subsidiaries of European Economic Area (EEA) parent companies could be exempt from having a statutory audit in the UK.

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Furnished Holiday Let clampdown - news article image

Furnished Holiday Let clampdown

by Emily Hillier

6 Apr 2021

Second home owners can save tax if their second property is available for holiday lets. This savings comes in the form of tax relief but also because the owners can pay business rates rather than council tax if the property is made available to let for at least 140 days a year.

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Is cash king? - news article image

Is cash king?

by Karyn Jones

19 Mar 2021

The origin of "cash is king" is not clear. It was used in 1988, after the global stock market crash in 1987, by Pehr G. Gyllenhammar, who was Chief Executive Officer of Swedish car group Volvo

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Shaw Gibbs and BSKP joint Brexit VAT seminar - news article image

Shaw Gibbs and BSKP joint Brexit VAT seminar

by Asim Khan

18 Mar 2021

Asim Khan recently joined forces with German DFK member firm BSKP to deliver a seminar to help clients plan for Brexit.

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How do I wind up my business? - news article image

How do I wind up my business?

by Hayley Simmons

17 Mar 2021

Winding up the business is not always about insolvency, it can be about shareholders releasing their investment in the business in the most efficient way. If you are looking to wind up your business there are a number of areas that you need to consider

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