Forrester Boyd News

With this year’s Spring Statement just around the corner, we’re making sure that you are kept up-to-date with the breaking headlines and announcements via our free App. We’ll have all of the tax announcements and news in one place and will notify you on the day of the Spring Statement when it’s read…


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From 6 April 2019 the statutory right to receive an itemised payslip will be extended to all ‘workers’. This new right will apply to payslips covering pay periods which begin on or after 6 April. The definition of ‘workers’ has been the topic of hot debate in recent years with cases bought against P…


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March signals the start of spring, it is a time of year when many people decide to spruce up their homes, declutter, get ready for maybe a move. Do you have a spring clean in your business however? There are many potential benefits from having a good spring clean of your business. I am not talking a…


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Neal Watford, Manager and Seafood sector specialist at Forrester Boyd Accountants gives his view on the recent Iceland – Norway deal. After a week or two of seemingly endless votes within Government you would be forgiven for not knowing where we stand on Brexit, and the future remains unclear in so …


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Fraud risk management in relation to cyber crime Academies face constant risks of fraud, theft and irregularity with regard to public funds. Fraud is described as deception carried out in order to gain an unfair advantage. For Academies, the main risk of fraud is the misuse of funds and resources. …


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12-13 March will see UK members of the Praxity Alliance gather to discuss the changing landscape of accounting, sharing best practice and future opportunities and developments. Forrester Boyd will be joined by the other UK Praxity members to discuss operational areas of the accountancy world – from …


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Last week the BBC reported on the “school funding crisis” that more than 7,000 head teachers in England have warned the government about. The article goes on to state “Earlier this year, the Education Policy Institute said almost a third of local authority secondary schools in England were unable to…


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Minimum pension contributions are increasing on 6 April. The total minimum contribution including employer and employee payments must be no less than 8% of qualifying earnings. You must pay a minimum of 3%, with your staff paying the additional 5%. Have you updated your payroll or software to accomm…


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We are delighted to congratulate Leanne Greasby on qualifying as a Chartered Certified Accountant. Hull resident, Leanne, has passed her final examination of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) qualification, joining the growing team of accountancy professionals at the firms’ o…


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We are delighted to congratulate Ben Chapman on qualifying as a Chartered Certified Accountant. Local lad Ben has passed his final examination of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) qualification, joining the growing team of accountancy professionals across the firm. Ben joine…


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