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17th September 2020 Fuel Rates From September 2020

HMRC have updated the latest company car advisory fuel rates. These rates apply from 1 September 2020.   The guidance states that you can use either the previous or current rates, for up to one month from the date the new rules apply.   The new rates per mile are below: Engine size Petrol LPG…

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13th July 2020 COVID-19 – Eat Out to Help Out Scheme

Following the Chancellor’s recent announcement, HMRC has issued guidance for businesses to register for the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme, which will enable them to offer a discount to diners from 3 August 2020.   The Scheme can be used:   all day every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 3 to 31 August 2020,…

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8th July 2020 Summer Budget: What’s in it for SME’s?

As we all slowly unwind from Coronavirus lock-down and the end of furlough support rapidly approaches, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has taken the unusual step of making fiscal announcements in the Summer, to try and head off a recession. New initiatives, of interest to SME’s, include:   Job Retention Bonus – £1,000 bonus paid per employee…

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12th March 2020 Can’t file because of Coronavirus?

All companies must file their accounts with Companies House every year, and there is an automatic penalty applied if they are filed late.   Companies House have today released guidance regarding coronavirus. If you are unable to file your company accounts due to the virus, you must make an application to extend the filing deadline…

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11th March 2020 2020 Budget For small Businesses

What does today mean for small businesses, some of the highlights: National insurance threshold increased to £9,516 Corporation tax stays at 19% Increase in the recently introduced Structural Buildings allowance to 3% per year Increase in the employer’s national insurance allowance from £3k to £4k per year (although the criteria to claim this, changes from…

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13th June 2019 Charity fundraiser flies high for the Air Ambulance

                        On 8th May, friends and colleagues got together for a Paint Night in aid of East Anglian Air Ambulance. Rosey Hancock, a local artist, taught the class step-by-step how to paint a wonderful lion on canvas. All attendees thoroughly enjoyed the event and…

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20th May 2019 RSM’s Zorb Football Tournament

  On Thursday 16th May, Whitings attended RSM’s first ever Zorb Football Tournament in aid of the charity GeeWizz! After playing against 5 other firms, Whitings managed to finish 2nd overall based on goal difference.   It was a great event which helped raise money for a great cause. GeeWizz help support children and young…

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29th April 2019 Whiting & Partners find new home for Lettings & Estate Agency

Whiting & Partners, The Corporate Finance Network’s representative firm in Suffolk, has successfully advised the shareholders of a Lettings & Estate Agency on their company sale.   Chris Kelly, Partner at Whiting & Partners within their Corporate Finance team, began by confidentially marketing the business to gauge interest within the market. The process generated a…

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18th March 2019 High scoring Hannah wins award

Many congratulations to Hannah Shales from our Wisbech office who has achieved a world topping score of 95 in the December 2018 Financial Report exams, set by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.   Hannah worked extremely hard with her studies and has been rewarded with an ACCA certificate, cash prize and a bottle of…

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26th October 2018 HMRC or not HMRC? – That is the question

Following a conversation with HM Revenue and Customs this morning we have been made aware that an unknown person has gained access to one of HMRC’s outgoing phone lines and is making hoax calls from this number. HMRC will always have a record of any calls made to an individual detailing the department trying to…

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