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How to be a great accountant

“I have the privilege of talking to a lot of business owners and a lot of accountants. It always amazes me that accountants aren’t just good with numbers, balance sheets …

How to help your client’s business grow

Your client is about to expand their business and you’ve been helping them get to where they are today. You’ve helped form the infrastructure of their company and have developed …

How To Be A Busy AND Profitable Accountant

You’re an accountant. You’re good at what you do and you pride yourself on giving your clients a service that’s second to none. Your busiest time of year is tax …

How To Give Your Clients Value For Money

Do you feel used? Do you feel like without you, your client wouldn’t have developed their business as well as they have? Do you feel like you’re worth your weight …

The final countdown to furlough

September is the final month of the furlough scheme, subject to any last-minute extension. It was introduced in March 2020 as a short-term measure to support employers in paying their …

When does a failure to furlough as an alternative to redundancy result in a successful claim for unfair dismissal?

The employment tribunals are starting to hear claims relating to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). In two recent first instance decisions (which are not legally binding on other tribunals), …

COP9: What to do when HMRC come calling

Chris George, Tax Manager at Scrutton Bland explains what happens in a tax investigation. HMRC has extensive powers to open investigations into the tax affairs of an individual or business. …

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