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More Brexit madness !!!

How do the ICAEW know this?   DOC171019-17102019122457 We should be told!  

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Brexit debacle

I am not going to rant on anymore about Brexit, as one could say that it is actually a demonstration of democracy working rather than the contrary. However, the Institute of Chartered Accountants (of which we are members) have recently … Continue reading

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Blakesley Show

It’s that time of the year again and on Saturday 3rd August we will be attending at Blakesley Show as usual. Do please call in if you are attending. This year we are also sponsoring a new initiative, with the … Continue reading

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Farm grants – second round of funding

A new round of farm grants has been released, effective from 9th July 2019. Applications have to be received by 3rd September 2019. (midday) The eligible items of machinery have risen in number to 80 and the list has been … Continue reading

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Welcome to…….

Gemma Parnell, our new payroll manager who works alongside Chris and Cath in the department. We have been looking to expand the department for a while and now have the right staff  in the right place to facilitate. Will Barratt, … Continue reading

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Uncertainty and stupidity

No one really enjoys uncertainty and this year farmer’s currently have a surfeit of it. The usual factors of weather, growth, conception and yields are currently joined by some new contenders; Brexit, the effect of WTO tariffs and subsidy withdrawal … Continue reading

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MTD – This is not an April Fools……………

Wef.1st April 2019 the new MTD compliance regime comes into play. If you require help in this connection please let us know and we will do what we can to help. For those clients who have opted for our in-house … Continue reading

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The loss of the American family farm

Please find a link to the Guardian article concerning the above. Scary stuff – but could it happen here too? https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/mar/09/american-food-giants-swallow-the-family-farms-iowa  

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Make Tax Digital (MTD) – again……….

It would appear that the most sensible issue surrounding MTD is its implementation date – 1st April 2019. Very ironical. We have tried to keep our solutions easy to understand and as cost effective as possible, so please see the … Continue reading

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New year – New challenges

2019 has already started off with the farce that is Brexit showing no sign of resolution. Only the Brits could get themselves into this sort of pickle, largely through a mixture of disinformation, stubbornness , nostalgia and pride. Clearly, until … Continue reading

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