Forrester Boyd News

The Chancellor has announced that Entrepreneurs’ Relief (ER) is staying, but capped at a lifetime limit of £1m qualifying gains per individual with immediate effect. This is better than complete abolition but still a bit harsher than many were hoping for. ER allows business owners to dispose of thei…


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The 31st January has come and gone and you would be forgiven for wondering what has changed in terms of Brexit and its impact on day to day business. We may have ‘left’ the European Union, but as we continue to temporarily follow EU rules - what is all the fuss about? Boris Johnson had promised to ‘…


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Coronavirus is the word on everyone’s lips at the moment, with many thinking about how they can prepare for an epidemic. For most people, this means stocking up on hand sanitiser and tissues. For business owners, there is a whole lot more to consider. The headlines that we are continually faced wi…


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We are delighted that Forrester Boyd partner Carrie Jensen has been shortlisted for two awards at the Women in Accountancy and Finance awards 2020. Carrie is up for both Outstanding Achievement and Woman of the Year - Practice (National). She would be a worthy winner of either award following her ac…


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We are delighted to congratulate Emma De Halle on qualifying as a Chartered Certified Accountant. Emma attended Humberston Academy in Grimsby followed by Tollbar Sixth Form for her A Levels, where she studied mathematics, economics and business studies. She joined Forrester Boyd in 2014, the first…


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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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