E+ Spring/Summer

  • Team Talk with Zoe McLaughlin

    Zoe joined Ensors in 1998 as a student accountant, qualifying as a Chartered Certified Accountant in 2002. In the early years of her career Zoe worked alongside a wide variety of clients including corporates, partnerships, sole traders and charities before choosing her final career path in Corporate Services. in 2016, she took on responsibility for managing the whole Corporate Services group in Ipswich as well as the specialist Pension team. In 2018 and following a very busy and successful year, Zoe was promoted to a Director and in April 2021 she was again promoted to Associate Partner.
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  • Construction – all change for VAT

    From 1 March 2021 there was a major change to VAT accounting for certain supplies of building and construction services. The new Domestic Reverse Charge (DRC) rules have shifted the responsibility for accounting for VAT from a VAT registered supplier to the customer. 
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  • All That Glitters is not Gold

    On the face of it, the March Budget gave businesses several valuable new reliefs, to help cashflow and to incentivise investment through these (hopefully!) latter stages of the pandemic. For many businesses these will indeed be valuable, but think before you claim them, as the increase in corporation tax to 25% from April 2023 will have an impact.
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  • Challenges to Businesses as we come out of the Pandemic

    It is a fact that every single business has been challenged by trading during the pandemic and there remain considerable challenges as we return to ‘normality’. Many businesses have, of course, successfully adapted to changing trading conditions, demonstrating incredible resourcefulness, and we have seen illustrations of that throughout all sectors of our client base.
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  • Road to Recovery

    It is nice to be able to introduce this edition of E+ at a time where there is a degree of optimism in the air. Health-wise the UK appears to have stolen a march on most other countries with its rapid vaccine roll out which, hopefully, will lead to the “irreversible” release of lockdown restrictions within the planned timetable.
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