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Businesses need to prepare for changes to company law - August 24, 2015
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East of England-based accountancy firm Moore Thompson is encouraging business owners to prepare for a change to company legislation that will require them to register individuals with ‘significant control’ over the company. Under proposals, laid down in the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015, all businesses that are not subject to specified separate disclosure … Continue reading Businesses need to prepare for changes to company law


Accountants make Spalding sparkle with litter pick - August 14, 2015
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A team of six accountants from Moore Thompson have helped clean up the streets of Spalding by taking part in a litter pick around the town. Accountants Emma Wilson, James Walsham, Laura Grimer, Stephen Page, Glen Chuter and Laura Cook roamed the streets of Spalding for more than three hours, managing to collect more than … Continue reading Accountants make Spalding sparkle with litter pick


More SMEs to be affected by auto-enrolment - August 12, 2015
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Moore Thompson is warning that SMEs are likely to struggle to budget for auto-enrolment. Recent data from The Pensions Regulator has revealed that approximately half a million more businesses will have to enrol than previously anticipated and will face higher employment bills as they set-up their pensions. Apparently, around 1.8m small and micro employers will … Continue reading More SMEs to be affected by auto-enrolment


Multiple exam success at East of England accountants - August 7, 2015
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Three trainee accountants at Moore Thompson are celebrating having passed a series of prestigious exams. Jodie North, Michelle Louth and Michael Sellars have each successfully passed two exams as part of their training to become Chartered Accountants. The exams are part of the ACCA a qualification offered by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants – … Continue reading Multiple exam success at East of England accountants


Owners of personal service companies could face stricter tax rules - August 5, 2015
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Moore Thompson is warning individuals who run a personal service company (PSC) that they could face higher tax bills in the future as HM Revenues & Customs (HMRC) looks to re-evaluate its tax rules. The East of England-based Chartered Accountancy practice has said that HMRC have put forward a proposal to amend Intermediaries Legislation, which … Continue reading Owners of personal service companies could face stricter tax rules


Government finds low awareness of Bribery Act - July 30, 2015
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East of England-based accountancy firm Moore Thompson is warning owners of SMEs to take heed of the Bribery Act 2010. The Government recently published a report titled ‘Insight into awareness and impact of the Bribery Act 2010 among small and medium sized enterprises’, which was formed in response to the July 2013 Business Services Red … Continue reading Government finds low awareness of Bribery Act


Small businesses need to take advantage of the Annual Investment Allowance now, says Moore Thompson - July 21, 2015
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Moore Thompson is encouraging small businesses to take full advantage of the half a million pound Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) available to them now before the rate drops at the start of next year. This warning, from the East of England-based Chartered Accountants, comes following the Chancellor’s Summer Budget statement in which he set the … Continue reading Small businesses need to take advantage of the Annual Investment Allowance now, says Moore Thompson


The Budget could contain a hidden tax for small businesses, says Moore Thompson - July 9, 2015
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East of England-based Chartered Accountants Moore Thompson have said that despite cuts to Corporation Tax smaller firms may find themselves paying out more tax on dividends and in wages. This is the first Conservative Budget since 1996 and despite rumours that the Chancellor would not cut Corporation Tax lower than its current rate of 20%, … Continue reading The Budget could contain a hidden tax for small businesses, says Moore Thompson


Moore Thompson says that SMEs should get back to doing what they do best - July 8, 2015
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UK SMEs are spending over 600,000 hours a year on company administration rather than core business activities. That’s according to research carried out for the British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) which reveals that a significant number of SME leaders perform a lot of tasks outside their job descriptions, instead of outsourcing these to specialists. The … Continue reading Moore Thompson says that SMEs should get back to doing what they do best


What does the Queen’s Speech mean for SMEs? - June 11, 2015
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East of England-based Chartered Accountants Moore Thompson have commented on what the Queen’s Speech means for local small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Speaking at The State opening of Parliament on 27 May, the Queen announced a number of initiatives to stabilise the UK economy, including lower regulations for SMEs alongside a freeze on tax rises … Continue reading What does the Queen’s Speech mean for SMEs?


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