Forrester Boyd news

We are delighted to welcome our New Marketing Manager

6th December 2018

We are pleased to announce the recent appointment of Alison Mitchell as Marketing Manager. Alison joins the firm in the newly created role bringing a wealth of expertise in marketing. Covering the business activities of both Forrester Boyd Chartered Accountants and FB Wealth Management, this is an all-encompassing role. “I’m delighted to have joined the team here at Forrester Boyd and I am really looking … Continue reading We are delighted to welcome our New Marketing Manager »

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We are delighted to welcome our New Marketing Manager

Call for delay to Making Tax Digital poses risk to businesses

23rd November 2018

It has been reported that a Lords Committee has today called for a delay to the mandatory roll out of Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT.  This news poses a real risk to businesses who think that this means they can potentially delay being ready for the launch. We have been working with many regional businesses to help prepare them for the scheduled launch date … Continue reading Call for delay to Making Tax Digital poses risk to businesses »

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Call for delay to Making Tax Digital poses risk to businesses

New Appointments

25th October 2018

We are pleased to announce the following manager appointments at our Grimsby branch. Carrie Jensen – Following studies at Franklin College, Carrie joined Forrester Boyd in 2009.  Carrie qualified with ACA in 2014 and her specialist skill set is academies and charities. Jo Walker – Jo gained her accountancy degree in 2000 from the University of Lincolnshire and Humberside and joined the firm in 2002.  Following further … Continue reading New Appointments »

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New Appointments

Education update

16th October 2018

Rates relief The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) have now included an online form for academy trusts to claim funding for national non-domestic rates (NNDR). Schools can now claim funding for the 2018/19 financial year and you can reclaim funding as far back the 2015/16 financial year if you haven’t already done so. Further guidance and the online form can be found here. School … Continue reading Education update »

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Education update

We’re in the Top 50!

15th October 2018

We have maintained our place in the Top 50 UK accountancy firms with a ranking of 45th in the recently announced 2018 Accountancy Age Top 50+50 Survey League Table. We are the only independent firm based solely in the Humber and North Lincolnshire region to achieve this listing. With 10 partners, and branches in Grimsby, Louth, Scunthorpe, Skegness and Beverley we continue to be a … Continue reading We’re in the Top 50! »

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We’re in the Top 50!

VAT and the B word

11th October 2018

With the ongoing uncertainty over the Brexit negotiations it has been very difficult, if not impossible, for us to advise clients on how to plan for life outside the EU.  We now have some HMRC-published guidance that attempts to explain how the VAT landscape may look if we exit without a deal.  Of course for planning purposes this is still of limited use, as it … Continue reading VAT and the B word »

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VAT and the B word

Budget announcement

4th October 2018

Philip Hammond has announced that he will deliver his annual budget on Monday 29th October.  With all of the continuing uncertainty surrounding Brexit the smart money appears to be on a relatively quiet affair.  However Theresa May’s hints about the “end of austerity” at this week’s Conservative Party conference may suggest one or two interesting announcements. An update on plans to expand Making Tax Digital … Continue reading Budget announcement »

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Budget announcement

Academies Financial Handbook

28th September 2018

Please be aware that the Academies Financial Handbook 2018 became effective as at 1st September 2018. A copy of the handbook can be found here and if you haven’t already please make yourselves familiar with any changes to this year’s edition. There are two main areas of change. One of these is surrounding management accounts, which now must be shared with the Chair of Trustees monthly … Continue reading Academies Financial Handbook »

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Academies Financial Handbook