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Jamie Giles
By Marketing Administrator Jamie Giles

After several years of being counted within the UK professions Top 100 we are proud to announce that we have been placed amongst the accountancy sector elite after being named within the UK Top 50. 

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Chris Hill
By Partner Chris Hill

LEADER funding is available to support projects that create jobs, help businesses grow and benefit rural economies. The source of the funds is the European Union, but the utilisation of the funds and setting of priorities is dealt with at a local level through Local Action Groups (“LAGs”). The LAGs are also responsible for determining which projects will be funded, and which won’t. There are five LAGs covering Devon, and four for Somerset.

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Ann Jackson
By Partner Ann Jackson

It’s often said by professional in all walks of life – from accountants & solicitors to doctors and even plumbers & electricians – that a little knowledge can be a dangerous thing. This phrase was never more apparent than with a recent case which came across my desk.

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Jamie Giles
By Marketing Administrator Jamie Giles

Here we are with our second Staff Profile – this time we’ve been asking Kelly Davies all about her role at the Langport office. 

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Gillian Herniman
By Partner Gillian Herniman

After a number of weeks of uncertainty about the future of Government funding for Farmers and a halt being called on all funding applications in progress until clear guidance was received from the Government, it was with great relief that Philip Hammond (Chancellor of the Exchequer) stated on the 16th August 2016 that structural and investment fund projects signed before the Autumn Statement would be guaranteed by the Treasury after we leave Europe. He then went on to say that the Government would match the current level of agricultural funding until 2020, providing certainty to the agricultural community which plays a vital role in our country.

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Ian Huggett
By Partner Ian Huggett

Most of us use technology much more now than we ever have done before and with it becoming so much a part of our lives there is a real possibility that we may become complacent about guarding against the potential risks from internet or mobile phone based fraud.

Here are 5 things that you should bear in mind to try and stay as safe as possible when using on-line facilities.

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Jamie Giles
By Marketing Administrator Jamie Giles

Right now business confidence in the South West is at an all-time low as company owners and executives absorb the ramifications of Brexit and its potential impact on their operations.

There are, however, a whole raft of compliance rules and regulations on the horizon which business owners must meet head-on in order to minimise any potential negative impacts to their livelihoods.

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Peter Webb
By Partner Peter Webb

 

Much has been written in the press about the new flat rate state pension. This only applies to:

• Men born on or after 6 April 1951

• Women born on or after 6 April 1953

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Mark Tibbert
By Partner Mark Tibbert

Below are some key financial dates and deadlines for September.

Di Perrett
By Partner Di Perrett

 

All small companies with accounting periods commencing on or after 1 January 2016 which have not adopted micro entity accounts will have to implement Financial Reporting Standard 102 (FRS 102).  FRS 102 supersedes all previous accounting standards.

The top 5 changes are considered below and in all cases the changes will need to be examined in relation to the current year and associated restatement of the comparative figures.  This will typically mean considering these changes as at the yearend, the prior year end and also the year end prior to this to ensure the figures are shown on a like for like basis.  

 

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