• MAT sponsorship and financial due diligence
    21st July 2016

    MAT sponsorship and financial due diligence

    It's anticipated that over the next few years up to 1000 schools will be forced or “encouraged” to become academies and many of these will be sponsored by existing Multi Academy Trusts (MATs) and Academies.
  • 14th July 2016

    Brexit and SMEs: All change…except Base Rate

    Since the result of the Brexit vote wrong-footed financial markets and politicians alike, we have seen a period of dramatic change.
  • 13th July 2016

    Financial Focus On...The Advantages of Tourists

    Apart from bringing money into our local shops and businesses, tourists do have one great advantage for tax purposes – they rent holiday homes, which may then qualify as “Furnished Holiday Lettings”.
  • 11th July 2016

    Pensions - post Brexit

    Earlier this year we learned that after a year of consultation, the Treasury had scrapped its plans to reform the taxation of pensions in this year’s budget. The excuse this time was “market volatility”, though who now remembers the stock market movement of the first quarter? Following the results of the EU referendum, we have now entered into a period of great financial uncertainty.
  • 28th June 2016

    Brexit - Implications for SMEs

    The repercussions of the marginal Brexit vote are quickly unfolding: the political environment is febrile and the financial markets are nervous and volatile.