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In recent years, farming businesses have been facing an increasing number of VAT issues, as a result of the increase in diversification as highlighted in a recent article by UK 200 member Alison Sampson. With more and more people seeking to reduce their meat consumption, we could see farmers looking…


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We are delighted that Forrester Boyd trainee accountant Phoebe Cranmer has been shortlisted for the Woman of the Year - Technician award at the Women in Accountancy and Finance awards 2020. Phoebe has been with the company since 2015, during which time she has worked hard to balance her studies with…


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Today is Safer Internet Day 2020, a great time to consider your internet security policies and how secure your data is. Many of our clients are reluctant to transition onto a full-blown cloud-based accounting system for compliance, and their skepticism is understandable considering all the data brea…


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Reviewing your financial planning strategies ahead of the end of the tax year is vital. Doing so will help to ensure that your affairs are as tax-efficient as possible. As your accountants, we can work with you to make sure your business and personal finances are in a strong position to weather wha…


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Forrester Boyd are delighted that Ellie Robinson and Emma De Halle have passed the final examination in the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and are now fully qualified chartered certified accountants, adding more valuable members to the growing team. Ellie, a former Humberston…


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January is the most common month of the year for setting up new businesses, with data from previous years showing a 10% spike in new start-ups during the first month of the year. Buoyed by their new year’s resolutions, many prospective business owners see January as the perfect opportunity to take t…


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Today marks the start of Big Energy Savings Week, a nationwide campaign to raise public awareness of how to get the best energy deal and make homes energy efficient. Big Energy Savings Week aims to provide access to information on financial support for which you may be eligible, which could help you…


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Is your business ready for the proposed IR35 reforms due to come into force in April? This new legislation will impact large and medium sized businesses which rely on freelancers or contractors in addition to small personal service companies (PSC). Over the next few months, Forrester Boyd and Wilkin…


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Some of you may well look back over 2019 and think, what a mess. Our high street has almost changed beyond recognition, more big names have hit the headlines due to the lack of confidence in the UK economy, but hang fire, was it all really doom and gloom? We have had it to the back teeth with listen…


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Energy-intensive businesses in the UK could be missing out on thousands of pounds in compensation under a £196 million a year state aid subsidy scheme allowing them to claim relief from the indirect costs of renewable energy. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) operate…


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