Charity Event – 10k Manchester Rough Runner

A few of the Barlow Andrews team along with some friends and family are taking part in the 10k Manchester Rough Runner obstacle course on Saturday 16th June. We would like to raise money for the Early Break Charity which read more >

Company car and other tax updates

In a recently published report, the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) has urged the government to carry out ‘urgent work’ to ‘simplify the UK’s tax system’ for businesses and help encourage growth. Meanwhile, changes affecting employer-provided company cars took effect read more >

Exam Success

Congratulations to Becky Lloyd , who has passed her first 2 papers at the Professional Stage of the ACA qualification, with flying colours – possibly a BA record! Well done Becky. Keep up the good work.

How to handle termination payments correctly

James Dawson tackles some frequently asked questions on the payments made when you terminate an employee’s contract. With careful planning, you can save tax and national insurance when you make termination payments, but it’s important to bear a number of read more >

AISMA DOCTOR NEWSLINE – Spring 2018

Please click here for the Spring 2018 edition of AISMA Doctor Newsline, the newsletter for GPs and practice managers published by our membership organisation, the Association of Independent Specialist Medical Accountants. Practice management expert Fiona Dalziel leads this issue with read more >

Exam Success

Congratulations to Nathan Turner, who has successfully completed his Level 3 AAT qualification. Nathan will now move on to study for Level 4. Congratulation also to Paul Leigh who has now completed all the elements of  Level 4 AAT and read more >

Helping employees live your brand

How your staff can become ambassadors for the business Your company’s brand is one of your most valuable assets. It’s what differentiates you in the marketplace and cements your reputation. When employees believe in the brand, a business will prosper. read more >

Building your brand from the inside out

Building your brand from the inside out How to ensure employee engagement in brand development. Many companies rightly focus on external marketing and advertising activities, but do they always take advantage of the most powerful brand assets a company has? read more >

Spring Statement 2018

A summary of the Spring Statement 2018 is now available here We have prepared this summary to outline the issues that are most likely to be of interest to you. We have included informative comments to help you assess the read more >

How big data can spell trouble for small businesses

Watch out. HMRC is getting tough, writes James Dawson. And technology is playing an ever-increasing role in investigations. You might be surprised to hear that investigations into self-assessment taxpayers have been one of the fastest growing revenue streams for HMRC. read more >