HMRC proposals signals cross-border tax change

Taxation has long been based around the physical presence of a business in a particular country. The huge expansion of the digital sector has, however, challenged our preconceptions. Many people would argue that if a global tech firm, for example, read more >

A straightforward guide to effective team management

Adam Woodward has been learning quickly some of the best ways of achieving success and motivating a team. Here, he shares ten of his top tips. SHOW THAT YOU’RE HUMAN It’s important to be a real person, as it creates a read more >

2019: the year VAT goes digital

Next April will see a major change in the way that businesses have to file VAT. It’s time to get prepared, says Paul Burton. April 2019 is looming fast and that means a big change in the way in which read more >

Ransomware – are your systems protected?

Ransomware is a word that can strike fear into businesses and individuals alike, especially after the recent news articles about the NHS infection and other global attacks from WannaCry and its derivatives. So what exactly is ransomware? It’s a malevolent piece of read more >

Rough Runner 2018

On Saturday 16th June several of our team took part in the Manchester Rough Runner 10K event. For this event we raised money for the Early Break Charity.  Our target was to raise £500; we have so far achieved this read more >

Could changing your accounting date help reduce your tax bill?

If you’re an unincorporated business (a sole trader or partnership), you have free choice when it comes to your accounting date says James Dawson. Some choose a date for commercial reasons – for example to fit in with a cyclical read more >

The making of a memorable corporate event

Chris Harland shares five great suggestions for organising the ideal corporate workshop or event. I’ve been involved in organising a number of successful business events, but have learnt over time that you need to be methodical in your planning for read more >

Summer 2018 Newsletter

I am pleased to present you with a copy of our most recent newsletter. Please click here to open it. The question of how to pay family members is perennially important. This area can be the subject of scrutiny by HMRC, read more >

Why weak personal security is a risk to business

Many businesses are becoming better protected in the IT sphere, argues Emma Woods, but the lax personal security of employees can still pose a risk. We’ve all become quite used to the idea of enterprise security. In business environments, there read more >

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 >