Archive for March, 2015

The logo for the ESIF Programme

ESIF Programme Ready to Go!

Posted by Ewan McClymont on

The new European Growth Programme for the UK has finally gone live after months of negotiations with Brussels and the UK Government. This is a milestone moment as the European Structural & Investment Funds Growth Programme (ESIF) runs from ...

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Dog-Owners Who Choose “Working Dog” Food Save 20%!

Posted by Press Release on

“VAT has some silly rules, but this among the silliest!” Dog owners should study the label on the food they buy for their animals: dog food badged as being for “working dogs” is zero-rated for VAT – saving 20% on ...

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Natercia Hughes

Bishop Fleming Sustain Charity Growth

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Bishop Fleming secures its 9thCharity specialist diploma – and 360th client West-based Top 40 accountants, Bishop Fleming, has reinforced its national leadership of services to charities. Natercia Hughes, who is based in Bishop ...

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A pickling jar filled with coppers, and with a yellow post it note with the word 'pension' written on it, representing the cost employers are facing with workplace pensions

Pension Freedom

Posted by Virgil Higglesden on

From 6th April 2015 a number of significant changes to UK pensions will come into effect, based on the Government’s vision for a more flexible regime where individuals are given the responsibility to control and decide how they use and access ...

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Ian Fraser, Partner at Bishop Fleming Chartered Accountants, Truro

Case Study – Mining Searches UK

Posted by Ian Fraser on

Mining Searches UK were established in 1978 as an independent consultancy with site investigation capabilities, dealing with problems related to the legacy of historic mining activity in the region of South West England. They offer interpretive ...

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Pam Tuckett, Partner at Bishop Fleming Chartered Accountants in Plymouth

March Comparison Study

Posted by Pam Tuckett on

Last week we met with the EFA who have confirmed that this year they will again be looking at completing the March Comparison Study. This study requires a random sample of academies to prepare accounts figures (and have them audited) to the year ...

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Ben Thorne, Audit and Assurance Manager at Bishop Fleming Chartered Accountants in Plymouth

ASCL school funding gap

Posted by Ben Thorne on

In a recent study by the Association of School and College Leaders it was identified that schools in the most poorly funded areas of England will each receive about £1.9m less than those in the best funded areas. Analysis shows that the 10 best ...

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