Forrester Boyd News May 2019

  • 23rd May 2019

Small business makes £19,000 of VAT errors – Don’t fall foul of basic cloud accounting errors

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 efficiencie...

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  • 20th May 2019

Diversification – know your business rates liability

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 pl...

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  • 17th May 2019

Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology

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 Lin...

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  • 17th May 2019

Increased Annual Investment Allowance (AIA)

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 pl...

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  • 17th May 2019

Agricultural Tenancy Reform – have your say

Changes are afoot for Agricultural Tenancy Legislation. Defra and the Welsh Government have launched two simultaneous consultations seeking views on the reforms. The consultation i...

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  • 17th May 2019

New guidance released for charities with a connection to non-charities

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...

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  • 8th May 2019

Academies news

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...

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