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Stamp Duty Rise Drives Up Landlord Costs

Changes to stamp duty legislation saw a 3% surcharge levied on newly-bought second homes and subsequent properties, according to research from Direct Line for Business. Any landlord paying the UK average house price of £219,544 […]

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Buy-to-Let Property: Guide for Individual Landlords on the Recent Tax Changes

Whether you own one or 50 let properties, you need to be aware of the tax changes that have already started to take effect and which will accelerate over the coming years. Restricted Interest For periods […]

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Vendor Funded vs Deferred MBOs

The Management Buyout (MBO) is re-emerging as a popular succession route. We have also seen variations of it, including Vendor Funded and Deferred MBOs. The former requires no external funding but where the owner is happy […]

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Has the Court of Appeal Rewritten the VAT Rules for Independent Colleges?

If you are an independent provider of higher education, the recent SEL judgement is certainly required reading. SEL and other similar independent providers of higher education that do not operate on a “not for profit” […]

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The Key Steps to a Successful Acquisition

With the cost of finance remaining at record lows, and with successful businesses with strong balance sheets continuing to look towards further growth, Laurence Whitehead, Head of the MHA Corporate Finance group outlines the four key […]

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Annual MHA Manufacturing and Engineering Report 2017/18

Our Annual MHA Manufacturing & Engineering Report 2017/18 is now available. Drawing on national and regional insight from over 450 clients and contacts, the findings of our recent survey identifies opportunities and concerns facing UK manufacturing and […]

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Cloud Accounting – What are the Best Xero Add-ons?

Our member firms are experienced and have expertise in a wide range of cloud accounting packages. In particular, a number of our member firms are platinum/ gold/ silver members of Xero and platinum members of QuickBooks Online. Xero allows users […]

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Research and Development

Companies are more aware of research and development (R&D) tax reliefs than they were a few years ago, however there are still a lot of companies not claiming the relief that they could be eligible for, […]

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