Year End Tax Planning Guide

Take stock before 5 April 2021 to make the most of your tax position.

Bounce Back Loans – Pay as You Grow

The Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced further measures to support businesses as firms look to start moving forward whilst still hampered by the continuing impact on trade of Covid-19.

VAT. Major change for construction 2021

The VAT domestic reverse charge for building and construction services takes effect from 1 March 2021.

Newsletter – February 2021

We continue to advise on the emergency support available via HMRC, focussing on repaying VAT deferred in 2020, and compliance with the Self-employment Income Support Scheme.

Christmas Jumper Day 2020

It was Christmas Jumper Day at Barlow Andrews and Beech, and all donations are going to local Mental Health Charity Mhist – Mental Health Independent Support Team. As we couldn’t all get together this year with the usual photograph, a read more >

Barlow Andrews is all festive!

Barlow Andrews is all festive! We have our tree up! As well as that, we are spreading the Christmas cheer by helping out a few of our local charities. Following the success of last year’s Christmas food donation we have read more >


We have an excellent career opportunity for a recently qualified ACA or ACCA accountant, or high calibre Finalist, to join our successful and growing audit team as a Senior. This key role offers excellent career prospects and the opportunity for promotion. We offer a competitive salary, paid overtime, workplace pension, flexi-time and free parking, and provide personal development training.

Wear it Pink Breast Cancer awareness

We have been supporting Wear it Pink for Breast Cancer awareness. To raise money for this worthy cause we all wore pink and put our lockdown home baking skills into practice for a bake sale. Overall, we managed to raise read more >

Tax Relief in 2020-21 for working from home

For the 2020-21 tax year (ending on 05.04.21) any employee who has been forced/asked to work from home can claim tax relief on the additional costs of working from home (e.g. Electricity and other utility bills etc). There has always read more >

Newsletter – October 2020

Although the first round of government Covid-19 (coronavirus) business support schemes are coming to an end, the fundamental problems caused by the pandemic are still very much with us. In acknowledgement of this, the government has cancelled the autumn Budget read more >