Archive for April, 2016

Academy Client Seminar Feedback

Posted by Ben Thorne on

During our recent academy client seminars we were keen to hear directly from our clients what their main concerns were for their Trust. The audience asked mainly comprised of School Business Managers and Trustees. It is no surprise that out of ...

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Charity fundraising and data protection

Posted by Joe Scaife on

Charity fundraising is to be hit by a new EU Directive on data protection from 2018. A move towards an “opt-in” system of fundraising to comply with the new rules will be required. Whilst there is already concern about the possible ...

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Green Grants from the Carbon Trust

Posted by Ewan McClymont on

The Carbon Trust’s new Green Business Fund is intended to help businesses with a financial contribution towards energy saving investments. The £7m fund will support between 1,000 and 2,000 SME’s across the UK with grants of up to £10,000 ...

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Accountants Raise Funds For Children’s Hospice South West

Posted by Press Release on

Staff at the Truro office of Bishop Fleming have raised just under £1,000 for Children’s Hospice South West, a charity providing hospice care for children with life-limiting conditions. The Top 40 accountancy firm held its annual Charity Sports ...

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Apprenticeship Levy: the mechanics

Posted by Lee Hellingsworth on

The government has published initial guidance on how the new Apprenticeship Levy will work when it is introduced in April 2017. The legislation is currently making its way through Parliament in Finance Bill 2016. This new levy, to be charged at ...

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EU VAT Action Plan

Posted by Wendy Andrews on

The VAT action plan published by the European Commission may make it easier for EU member states to decide the rates of VAT they charge and the rates applicable to various goods and services. Previously the Commission has set a minimum standard ...

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