Forrester Boyd News

Are you prepared for HM Revenue and Customs PAYE requirements in the forthcoming months? You can find several important deadlines here. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you require any assistance with completion of your annual PAYE returns. Don’t incur unnecessary penalties. To stay up to da…


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We are delighted to announce the recent appointment of Adam Millson as Manager at our Louth office. Adam grew up Skegness and studied at Skegness Grammar School for both GCSE’s and ’A’ levels. He joined the firm in April 2012 whilst working towards his AAT. He qualified with the ICAEW as a Chartered…


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We are delighted to promote two of our Grimsby based staff to our management team. After being shortlisted in the 2019 Northern Lincolnshire Business Awards for the Training Excellence Award the promotions reflects the success of our training programme. Aimee Appleton, a chartered certified accoun…


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We are delighted to welcome Royal Deb to the management team at our Scunthorpe branch in Oswald Road. Royal, now a manager grew up in the local area, attending High Ridge Comprehensive School (now the St. Lawrence Academy). He joined us in 2008 after graduating from the University of Lincoln with a…


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The Academies Accounts Direction is now available here. There are a few technical and presentational changes that mostly us auditors have to worry about, but below Carrie Jensen, Manager and Education specialist, lists a few of the headline changes: Clarification has been given relating to excessiv…


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Is your audit qualified or unqualified? Is the Academy Trust a going concern? These are just some of the questions which may sound like another language if you don’t have a financial background in the auditing world. In this blog I will try to explain below in some sort of English what on earth the …


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The rules on claiming VAT on second-hand cars can be quite complex. If you are a dealer of second-hand cars and prepare your own VAT return, are you correctly calculating your VAT? If you are using the margin scheme for your vehicles you may be overpaying VAT. VAT margin schemes tax the margin betw…


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Following an investigation by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) into auto finance, they have revealed their findings which does not make for comfortable reading. (read report here) Could this spell a whole new ‘PPI’ type scandal? The report found that in some instances, ‘information to consumers…


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We are all too well aware of the negative impact that the Brexit uncertainty is having on the automotive and consumer markets. With manufacturers such as Honda announcing the closure of their Swindon plant and the decline in the sale of new vehicles always at the fore, pressures on car retailers hav…


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Increases in the National Minimum Wage and the Pension auto-enrolment contributions will effect employers throughout the UK. National Living and National Minimum Wage With effect from 1 April the National Living Wage (NLW), the statutory minimum for workers who are 25 or over increased by 4.9% to …


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