Mark Haydon (March)

After training and qualifying as a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland with a national firm at their London office, Mark moved to East Anglia. In 1985 he moved into the Fens area, where his work in our March office now encompasses the broader aspects of General Practice work. Mark is managing partner and heads up the firm's General Practice specialism. In his occasional leisure moments, he has been known to turn his hand to most indoor and outdoor DIY activities and is a member of the Rotary Club of March.
 
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Mark Haydon
18th April 2017 McMorran Accountancy merger

We are pleased to announce that McMorran Accountancy has recently successfully completed negotiations with Whiting & Partners, Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers to merge their business activities and will now continue to practice as Whiting & Partners Ltd (incorporating McMorran Accountancy). Following his retirement, Richard McMorran has decided that it is in the interests of…

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Mark Haydon
8th November 2016 Update: Nov-16

Whitings’ Newsletter: Nov-16 The general practice team at Whitings have produced their latest newsletter, to keep clients updated on relevant recent changes to tax and related legislation: November 2016

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26th September 2016 Labour Market Shortages

Lorry Driver Shortage: Will Government resolve crisis? The lack of HGV drivers has very much been the word on the street for a significant length of time and we have seen over the past few years this progress to what those who work in the industry perceive as a potential national crisis. The UK’s supply…

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Mark Haydon
8th September 2016 Update: Sep-16

Whitings’ Newsletter: Sep-16 The general practice team at Whitings have produced their latest newsletter, to keep clients updated on relevant recent changes to tax and related legislation: September 2016

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19th August 2016 More Red Tape Legislation

Modern Slavery Act 2015: New disclosure requirements for large businesses. From accounting periods ending after 31 March 2016, under the Modern Slavery Act 2015, commercial businesses with a turnover of at least £36m which are either incorporated in the UK or carry on a business in the UK are required to publish a statement, on…

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24th July 2016 Insurance Premium Tax

Lorry Insurance: costs set to rise from 1 November 2015. In this year’s Summer Budget the Chancellor announced a 58% increase to Insurance Premium Tax (IPT), raising the current rate of 6% to 9.5% with effect from 1 November 2015. The 2015 RHA cost tables detail the average insurance premium for a 44t lorry at £3,675,…

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14th July 2016 Remote Working

On the Road: And in the cloud? Road hauliers, both big and small, can enjoy the advantages of a cloud based accounting system. For the small operator, with say 4 or 5 vehicles, who is actively on the road, a cloud based system such as Xero or Quickbooks online will provide the ability to raise…

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Mark Haydon
14th July 2016 Update: Jul-16

Whitings’ Newsletter: Jul-16 The general practice team at Whitings have produced their latest newsletter, to keep clients updated on relevant recent changes to tax and related legislation: July 2016

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15th June 2016 Acquisitive Client

Business Acquisition: Whitings help client buy-out a competitor. Whiting & Partners, the CFN’s representative in Suffolk, has successfully advised a pest control business on its acquisition of a key competitor. The owners of the acquisitive pest control business approached us. The company was contacted by a competitor, who wanted to retire and wondered if they…

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12th April 2016 Employment Status Anti-Avoidance

Self-Employed Lorry Drivers: Beware HMRC crackdown. HMRC have written to the RHA about the tax status of lorry drivers. The letter outlines the key points of HMRC rules in this area and suggests that a lorry driver is unlikely to be self-employed unless he is an owner driver. HMRC is particularly concerned about some ‘avoidance…

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