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Oh dear……………..

Since the last post much has taken place; little good. Putin, Good bye to Boris and the Queen and now a brave / stupid mini budget. It is currently difficult to see how this might play out. What is also … Continue reading

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Budget commentary

After predictions of doom, we are pleased to be able to report that the major capital taxes, CGT and IHT have remained surprisingly untouched. Indeed, many of the rates and bands are stated to remain unchanged until 2026. Whether this … Continue reading

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The Autumn Budget 2021

Please find the full statement as issued yesterday. The glib comment being it appears to be a good Labour Party budget.

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Someone’s idea of a birthday present………

A partner’s birthday was duly marked in a somewhat unusual manner today. This afternoon there will be a proliferation of P45’s.

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Lamport Hall reception

On Wednesday 15th September we hosted a client reception for some 200 people at Lamport Hall. The inclement weather of the day before had thankfully disappeared and the warm evening allowed guests to walk in the gardens as well as … Continue reading

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Blakesley Show – Saturday 7th August 2021

The committee of the Blakesley show have made the commendable decision to press ahead and hold the annual show, which was of course cancelled last year. Consequently, we are delighted to support the show and have our usual stand opposite … Continue reading

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Self assessment – no penalties until 28th February 2021

Dear all As per usual we are on target for completing all the SA returns by 31st January. However, there is no doubt that this year has been more challenging than most, with Covid, furlough and now the old favourite … Continue reading

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The plan for winter

It has been some while since we have seen the need for a post, but with Chancellor Sunaks statement today that has changed and we attach the same to this post. The fear is that this is all starting to … Continue reading

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Chancellors statement – 8th July 2020

Please find the statement in full below: https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/a-plan-for-jobs-speech

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Round Robin – 16th June 2020

Dear all Apologies. A bit like red buses today. We have been asked by a number of clients, “I’m self-employed but haven’t had a letter, concerning the grant, what should I do?” My advice had been to wait as when … Continue reading

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