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We are delighted to announce that Forrester Boyd have been awarded inclusion to Handpicked Accountants, a hand-selected network of the top accountancy practices in the UK. With only 1,000 firms currently listed on the website, we are extremely proud to be part of this small, selective group. Launche…


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With the explosion of cloud accounting with the likes of Xero and Quickbooks on the scene, many businesses are seeing this as an opportunity to improve their accounting efficiencies, increase their access to business analysis and information and improve their cashflow though improved visibility and …


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In most instances, land and buildings used for agricultural purposes enjoy an exemption from paying business rates; however, this position can change where diversification takes place. Have you considered what the impacts of diversification can have on your business rate position? Some of the common…


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The Charities Commission has released some new guidance for charities who have a connection to a non-charity. This can cover a range of scenarios, but the most common one we see is charities with a trading subsidiary. The Commission have identified 6 principles for managing your connection: 1. Reco…


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Changes are afoot for Agricultural Tenancy Legislation. Defra and the Welsh Government have launched two simultaneous consultations seeking views on the reforms. The consultation is directed at tenant farmers, agricultural landlords and the professions that advise them. With the consultation period …


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The annual investment allowance (AIA) available for capital allowances increased in the 2018 Budget to £1 million until 31 December 2020. This means that the amount spent on new plant and machinery qualifying for a 100% tax deduction in the year of expenditure has increased. However, when planning …


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As research in robotics, artificial intelligence, genetic sequencing and data analysis gathers pace, a new era of agricultural technologies are emerging, and the University of Lincoln’s LIAT is at the forefront of this Agricultural Revolution. A new advanced training centre in agri-food robotics wi…


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Budget Forecast Return A reminder for Academies to submit their Budget Forecast Return Outturn by 21 May 2019 has been issued. The ESFA have strongly recommended that all academies utilise the online form provided as opposed to the offline Excel workbook to ensure any validation errors are dealt wit…


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