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Spring Budget 2017 announcements at a glance

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Spring Budget 2017 key tax announcements made on 8 March. Whilst Philip Hammond's first (and last) Spring Budget delivers a rosy assessment of the British economy with unemployment at an eleven year low, it is overshadowed by…

IFA acquisitions – are you ready for your new clients?

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We have continued to see a good level of activity in the M&A market for investment advisory firms for both share and asset / client book deals. Whilst the immediate economic benefits of such a…

Propel Cornwall

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Propel Cornwall is a new business support scheme for marine SMEs based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Delivered by the Cornwall Marine Network, Propel is funded through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).…

It’s a Big Data World

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Advances in technology and the explosion of data have changed the game for business. The fast moving data revolution has meant that generally businesses are data rich, information poor. For those businesses that manage to…

The implications of Bankruptcy/IVA/Liquidation on your credit rating

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All three will affect your credit rating, detailed below the individual effects. Bankruptcy The bankruptcy order will show up on any credit report for a minimum of six years from the date of the bankruptcy…

Cobham Trust partners with Bishop Fleming

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Worcestershire Cobham Cricket Trust are delighted to announce an exciting new partnership with Bishop Fleming, who will assist the newly reformed trust with tax compliance and carry out an Independent Examination of the accounts. The…

I cannot pay my Company’s tax bill

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When cash becomes tight, all too often HMRC are the first creditors to have their payments delayed. Although it might seem like a good idea to delay paying tax bills to free up cash to…

Cornwall Local Energy Market

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Centrica’s Distributed Energy & Power business is working on a pioneering trial in Cornwall that will test the use of flexible demand, generation and storage across both domestic and business sectors. The 3-year project is…

Bishop Fleming leaps to 42nd in the Sunday Times Best 100 Companies List

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Accountants Bishop Fleming have been ranked 42nd in The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2017, as well as being awarded a coveted Two Star status accreditation from the ‘Best Companies’ organisation.…

Breaking Point – A report of the school funding crisis in 2016/17

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The NAHT have recently released their second survey of members on school funding. There were 1102 respondents of head teachers and school business managers in November and December 2016 The key messages are very similar…