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Apologies for anyone thinking from the title this is a blog on England’s 1966 World Cup success, England’s recent ‘relative success’ or football in general. It is in fact on the workplace pension (or auto enrolment). The title, “They” refers to the employers already with a scheme in place. A suitab…


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Introduction: I am a trainee accountant with Forrester Boyd currently working towards my AAT Professional Diploma. At this stage in my career my job consists of mainly accounts preparation for companies, sole traders and partnerships. I also prepare and submit tax returns. Studying: My studying con…


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While arguments rage about the nature of Brexit, particularly with regard to trade and the single market there is one aspect that has received very little coverage but could have a significant impact on those affected by it. If you, or anyone you know, owns a property in Spain then the potential tax…


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We are pleased to welcome Nigel Saxby as a manager at our branch in Scunthorpe. Nigel joined us in June 2018 as a portfolio manager and looks after a variety of clients from large audits to sole-trader businesses. Nigel came to the firm after six years of being the Head of Finance at one of the coun…


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The Automatic Disqualification Rules for charities focuses mainly on bankruptcy and unspent convictions for crimes with an element of dishonesty or deception. These rules previously only applied to trustees to protect charities, including academies, from being run by inappropriate people. Being disq…


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After recently being asked to attend an academies course in late June, my first thought was “how can I watch the World Cup at the same time as the taking in the speeches?” Of course, when it came to the day all of the guest speakers were far too engaging for me to consider the football, and one that…


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