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VAT claims on pool cars

Sarah Barron – VAT Senior Manager A recent case at the VAT tribunal provides useful guidance on the steps which are required to demonstrate that a car is neither intended […]

Halloween Horror Tax Stories

Over the years we’ve heard a number of scary tax stories that will send shivers down your spine. This Halloween we’ve delved into the #FrighterThinking crypt to raise a few […]

Connecting with Innovate UK

Melissa Spear – Senior Manager and Manufacturing Specialist I experienced first-hand the value of my network when one of my existing contacts introduced me to Innovate UK’s regional manager for […]

Attack of the Cybermen

One of the main threats facing the Not for Profit Sector is the risk of Cybercrime.  With more and more activity taking place online, the scope for malicious attacks increases.  […]

Tax savings for planet savers

Caroline Milton – Partner and Manufacturing Specialist Whether it’s plastic straws, carrier bags or coffee cups, in recent years there has been a revolution in the way that people engage […]


Anthony Lalsing – Head of innovation and R&D The statistics in HMRC’s Research and development tax credits statistics report are largely positive, increasing R&D claims demonstrating more innovative businesses than […]

Mind the cash flow gap

Availability of cash is critical for most businesses. However, those operating on a project-by-project basis could find it quite difficult to avoid falling into insolvency and sustain cash continuity. Putting […]

VAT: How new is your new build? 

Sarah Barron – VAT Specialist As construction works are generally subject to VAT payable at 20 per cent, the zero-rating applicable to new builds can have a significant impact on […]

How to enhance the audit experience

Importance of an Audit A lot of business owners think audits are much of a muchness, however their quality can vary significantly. In some instances, the client relationships formed and […]