Over the last few months we have received the same queries and heard the same comments several times…
Following initial consultation in 2016, the Legal Services Board approved regulatory reforms for firms of solicitors some time ago, incorporating a new set of Solicitors Accounts Rules which were anticipated to be effective from 1 April 2019. It has recently been announced these are now to be effective from 25 November 2019.
Many of our clients will have appointed either loved ones or professionals as their Attorneys since October 2007, when the current so-called Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) were first introduced.
2018 was a tough year for the retail sector and 2019 does not appear to be any easier. Online competition, resulting in reduced footfall, high rent, rates and increasing staffing costs are only a few of the issues which businesses are facing.
In a recent study it was found that over 50% of new start up businesses do not survive beyond 5 years. In this blog, using my 20+ years of acting for start-ups, I give my Top 5 tips for any new business to consider.
VAT registered business owners may have received a letter from HMRC titled ‘We are modernising the VAT system – get your business ready now’ which asks you to register for Making Tax Digital.
Our MTD committee have the following advice in respect of MTD Bridging Software and how to deal with Complex VAT cases:
This month we get to know new Senior Manager, Adam Croney, based in our Plymouth office.
In the world of business, the need to reimburse staff for expenses they incur is well understood and a regular part of life. Similar issues arise for Charities but I frequently come across circumstances where trustees get this wrong.
Businesses are becoming increasingly frustrated by the government’s inability to reach a consensus on a deal with EU. Without some certainty of what the business environment will look like, post the UK’s leaving date of Friday 29 March 2019, many are deferring any investment plans which is causing a stall in the economy.