• 28th May 2015

    My 7 top tips in dispute resolution

    As a forensic accountant with over 20 years in practice I have assisted in a great number of disputes including commercial, employment, matrimonial, tax and partnership disputes. Here I share my top tips for the key skills in dispute resolution.
  • 12th May 2015

    Financial Focus On...Class 2 National Insurance

    With a few exceptions, if you are self-employed (or in partnership), you are required to pay Class 2 National Insurance Contributions (NIC). While those of us long enough to remember it being called “The Stamp” will agree (because you could literally go to the Post Office and buy a contribution stamp), the world of Class 2 NIC has largely remained unchanged for decades.
  • 11th May 2015

    Sell-Side Due Diligence - why is it important?

    As we continue to see an upturn in activity in sales and mergers it is clear that in a competitive market, with funders requiring greater confidence in the business, advisers and business owners are recognising that robust sell-side analysis pays dividends in the consideration received as well as the time taken to complete a transaction.
  • 29th April 2015

    Telephone call charges to be made simpler

    From July this year if you provide numbers beginning 08, 09 or 118 for your customers to call you on then how you advertise those numbers is changing.
  • 16th April 2015

    Financial Focus On...Wethern's Law

    Wethern’s Law, one of a long line of laws of the unintended, states that “Assumption is The Mother of all Screw-ups” and is probably understood as a truism by anyone who is or has ever been in business. In other words, Wethern’s Law (of Suspended Judgement) exhorts us to check and recheck as the facts upon which we rely and on which everything else revolves have a habit of becoming untrustworthy.