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Coffee Morning in Aid of Vision4Children

Coffee Morning in Aid of Vision4Children

On Tuesday 30 April we held a coffee morning here at our office in Liverpool City Centre in aid of local charity Vision4Children. Based at Alder Hey Hospital, Vision4Children is an international charity focussed solely on reducing unnecessary childhood blindness in the UK and worldwide, through helping parents in the UK, creating sustainable eye care … Continued

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BWMacfarlane launch new website

BWMacfarlane launch new website

We have launched our new website to make it more client-focused and interactive. Working with design and web experts at Liverpool  marketing agency Kenyon Fraser,  we are pleased  to have developed a site that captures many of the latest technologies that are changing the face of accountancy today, including a secure document exchange portal  and … Continued

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Employers to design own apprenticeship schemes

Employers to design own apprenticeship schemes

Employers will be able to design and develop their own apprenticeship standards and qualifications, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has announced. The decision follows last year’s review by entrepreneur Doug Richard, which found apprenticeships should be more focused on the needs of employers in order to encourage take-up, address skill shortages and boost growth. Government … Continued

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Millions leaving work to care for family members

Millions of UK adults are leaving employment or reducing working hours to care for an elderly, disabled or seriously ill family member, according to research from Carers UK and business forum Employers for Carers. The research found: 2.3 million adults have given up work to become carers three million have reduced their working hours 22 … Continued

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Inquiry into high number and cost of whiplash claims

The House of Commons Transport Committee will look at how the number and cost of whiplash claims in the UK can be reduced. The inquiry follows a December 2012 whitepaper from the Ministry of Justice, which described Britain as the “whiplash capital of the world”. The whitepaper reported that, between 2006 and 2012, there was … Continued

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BWMacfarlane training with St Mary’s College, Oscott

BWMacfarlane training with St Mary’s College, Oscott

BWMacfarlane Personal Tax Consultant Sue Stephens and Parish Accounts specialist Ann Billingsley yesterday travelled to St Mary’s College Oscott, near Birmingham, to talk to the 12 final year seminarians there about personal taxation and parish accounts. With their combined years of experience working with the religious, Sue & Ann shared all aspects of Parish Accounting and … Continued

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Charity seminar a great success

On Monday 15th April we held a free seminar for our charity clients and friends at the Gateway Conference Centre on London Road. The topic was Finance and Legalities for charities and covered many of the basics to help trustees and executives find their way in this often complex area.  The seminar was well attended with over 50 guests … Continued

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Budget 2013 round-up

Budget 2013 round-up

Chancellor George Osborne introduced Budget 2013 as one for an ‘aspiration nation’; for those who aspire to ‘own their own home, get their first job, or start their own business.’ Economic update As always, the Budget was delivered alongside the latest economic forecasts from the Office for Budget Responsibility, and the outlook looks decidedly tough. … Continued

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Delay in Real Time Information reporting announced by HMRC

Delay in Real Time Information reporting announced by HMRC

HMRC yesterday announced that they have agreed to delay the introduction of Real Time information (RTI) for employers with less than 50 employees. HMRC have said that they recognise that some small employees weekly, or more frequently, but who only process their payroll monthly may need longer to adapt to reporting PAYE information in real … Continued

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Free seminar – Finance and legalities for charity trustees

We are delighted to invite our charity clients and friends to this free seminar to be held at the Gateway Conference Centre, London Road on Monday 15th April 2013, 5pm-7pm. Charity seminar invite If you would like to book a place or for further information please contact Vicki Harper – vicki.h@bwm.co.uk or 0151 236 1494