Business E+ - Spring/Summer 2022

  • Weathering the storm

    Our headline topical article from Senior Partner, Malcolm McGready.
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  • We have moved!

    The return to offices saw a big change for our Cambridge and Ipswich staff members. Both teams have moved into new premises that boast an open plan layout, modern features, and relaxing outdoor space for a bit of downtime.
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  • Spring Statement

    Since the end of the transitional period on 1 January 2021 some businesses have not been dealing with VAT on the import and export of goods correctly. We have summarised some of the more common issues below. The Chancellor grouped the announcements made in his Spring Statement on 23rd March under three headings.
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  • Changes to National Insurance contributions

    To understand the NIC changes contained in the Spring Statement for businesses and individuals, we should first look at what was previously announced.
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  • Corporate Finance review

    It has been a case of more croissants than ploughmans in recent months as Ensors Corporate Finance team have increasingly worked on deals with an international flavour.
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  • Business Recovery update

    With general inflation running at 7% and fuel, energy and food prices rising much higher than that, there is increasing financial pressure on businesses and households alike. Add into that mix rising interest rates, re-payment of Covid support loans, debt deferment, dealing with rent arrears, wage inflation and the uncertainty driven by the war in Ukraine, there are very few businesses that are not seeing a rise in overhead cost, production cost and supply cost and therefore, facing some form of financial distress.
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  • Q&A with Ivan Woolgrove

    Ivan joined Ensors Ipswich office in January 2022 as Director of the Corporate Tax team. He provides expert advice and guidance on all aspects of taxation and tax planning to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), owner-managed businesses and limited companies.
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  • The return of the Twilight Road Race

    After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, we are pleased to return as the official t-shirt sponsor of the Twilight Road Races 2022. In a nod to the cancelled event of 2020, which was due to have ‘leaf’ green t-shirts, this year’s t-shirt will be ‘electric’ green.
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