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Mid tier accountants awarded platinum

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Top 40 UK accountancy firm Bishop Fleming has achieved Platinum Champion Partner status with Xero, the global leader in cloud-based accounting software. The firm is now in the top 2% of Xero accountants. The team…

Young Enterprise: Debut for Ilfracombe Academy

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Bishop Fleming's Mark Smith looks back at his time as a Young Enterprise Business Adviser. In September 2016, I was presented with the opportunity to become a Young Enterprise Business Adviser for the school year.…

New Audit Director at Bath Accountants

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Bishop Fleming are delighted to welcome another senior team member to their growing Bath office. John Talbot has joined Bishop Fleming’s growing Bath office as an Audit Director. Bishop Fleming is a Top 40 firm.…

Award for Bishop Fleming’s Payroll team

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Bishop Fleming’s Payroll Services team have won the Herald Express South Devon Business Growth Award 2017. The Awards Ceremony took place on 28 April at the Riviera International Conference Centre in Torquay. The accolade was…

Why should I choose a licensed insolvency adviser?

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The dangers of using an unlicensed insolvency adviser have been highlighted by trade body, R3. Reports suggest there is a growing number of unlicensed advisers targeting businesses and individuals, raising concerns that those seeking advice from them…

Small businesses struggle to stay afloat

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Almost one in five of the UK’s SMEs are missing payday in an attempt to keep their heads above water and many business owners are dipping into their own savings to survive, according to a…

Charities can cash in on the new one pound coin

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The new twelve-sided one pound coin is now in circulation, offering a one-off opportunity for charities (and academies) to cash in on the change. From 15 Oct 2017, the old round one pound coin will…

Taxation article – Community enterprises

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Jon Sparkes, a tax director with Bishop Fleming and with nearly 20 years' experience in advising charities and businesses on direct tax matters, has written an article on the tax issues of community enterprises and mutual…

Digital tax plans put on hold

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The government's plans to digitalise the tax system and force business from April 2018 to make quarterly online returns have been dropped, due to the general election. Top 40 accountants Bishop Fleming welcomed the move,…

Tax changes sacrificed ahead of General Election

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A number of key tax changes announced in the Spring Budget have been sacrificed by the government at the last moment, as there was no time to bring them into law before the 8 June General Election. The legislative…