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The latest press releases and opinion from Bishop Fleming

Grants for Food & Drink Sector

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The long-awaited Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) has now been launched, covering many of the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) areas in the country. RDPE provides funding for projects in England that create jobs and…

If my company goes into liquidation, can they make me bankrupt?

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To answer the question: If my company goes into liquidation, can they make me bankrupt?, let us home in on four key words. Liquidation This article assumes that the context is an insolvent liquidation of a…

Social Enterprises – New Rural Tourism & Development Grants

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Calling all rural-based small social enterprises – you could be eligible for up to 100% grant funding through the new Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE), which covers many of the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP)…

Bishop Fleming helps the Charity Commission

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Bishop Fleming has been working behind the scenes to assist the Charity Commission with the development of its website and online services. We were invited to assist the Commission’s research team to establish the strengths and weaknesses…

FCA study proposes “significant” changes

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The UK asset management industry manages £6.9 trillion of assets across retail, institutional and pension funds. The FCA is focusing on value for money and transparency for all investors as small variations in management fees…

Schools’ buying strategy document January 2017

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The DfE has published a document which it believes will be useful to academies when they are looking to save the £1 billion a year mentioned in the report and the £3 billion of savings referred to…

Digital tax reporting from April 2018

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The government has announced that digital tax reporting for unincorporated businesses and landlords will start in April 2018, despite calls for it to be delayed. But there will be relaxations from what had originally been planned.…

Grandparents missing out on adult childcare credits

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Grandparents and other family members who take time off work to look after grandchildren under 12 can claim Specified Adult Childcare Credits that count towards their state pension. A recent report reveals that due to…

Death of George Michael shows importance of having a will

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The recent death of George Michael and reports that he left his estate to family and various charities, is a reminder to us all to make sure we too clearly express our wishes in a…

Delays At Companies House Putting Businesses At Risk

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Businesses are at risk of getting black marks against their credit profile because of delays in processing filed documents and accounts at Companies House, warns Top 40 accountants Bishop Fleming. The firm is concerned that…