Category: News

Planning Your Estate: Wills

December 2018

Most people don’t like to think about their own mortality, but planning for the future is important to ensure your property, money and possessions are distributed the way you intend. Writing a legally valid will is an essential part of...

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Completing Your Self Assessment Tax Return

December 2018

What you Need to Know Before Filing a Self Assessment Tax Return for 2017/18 It’s a common scenario: As the year draws to a close, the thought of your tax return is there, at the back of your mind. But...

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Succession Blog Issue Two – EMI

December 2018

In the previous blog we explored whether an MBO could be achievable as a way to plan for succession. This was from a business owner’s perspective. There is another way to plan for succession that takes a little longer. However,...

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Succession Blog Issue One – Should I Stay or Should I Go?

December 2018

Business owners often ask us if there’s a chance they could exit their business and allow management to succeed them. Managers can also be keen to find out if they can buy out their bosses. The replies to both are...

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Additive Manufacturing

December 2018

Additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing, is a process used to create a physical (or 3D) object by layering materials one by one based on a digital model, and making things with 3D printers is changing the rules of manufacturing...

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Fundraising Handbook for Trustees

December 2018

Since November last year, charities requiring an audit have had to include additional disclosures in the accounts relating to their approach to fundraising. This was driven by concerns over the fundraising practices in some charities and a lack of awareness...

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US Expansion of Sales Tax for Global Businesses and US Subsidiaries

December 2018

Following a much watched court case in the US earlier this year, known as Wayfair, a significant expansion of sales tax responsibilities could fall on businesses selling in the US. The changes mean that businesses can no longer limit their...

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Key Steps to a Successful Business Acquisition

November 2018

With the cost of finance remaining at record lows, and with successful businesses with strong balance sheets continuing to look towards further growth, we outline the key steps to a successful business acquisition and how we can add real value...

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Construction Opportunities

November 2018

The 2018 Budget has come and gone, and we are now back to the daily debate of Brexit. However, let’s not forget the Budget as there were areas of good news that need to be exploited. Although one would not want...

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Disclosure Pilot: The Take-off of Technology Assisted Review

November 2018

From 1 January 2019, cases heard in the Business & Property Courts throughout the UK will be captured by the mandatory pilot scheme, which aims to address issues in the current regime with regards to disclosure of documents. Complex claims...

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