Monthly Archives: October 2018

A Budget for Britain? Comment from Lorraine Harnby Tax Manager.

A Budget for Britain

This was the last Budget before Brexit therefore it perhaps came as no surprise to see an emphasis to promote business and trading in the UK. This came in the way of an increase in the Annual Investment Allowance from it’s current level of £200,000 to £1million for the next […]

Budget 2018 – what it means for you.

Despite some of the predictions raised in my last post (Pensions – Still a good option?) there was little in this year’s Budget to affect our clients financial planning strategies.  The Chancellor was perhaps looking to reinforce the message of “austerity is coming to an end” with a Budget give […]

Pensions – Still a good option?

Amongst all the talk of Brexit in the news at the moment there is also the small matter of the Budget, which Philip Hammond delivers to parliament on Monday 29 October. The Budget speech is a useful update on the state of the UK economy as well as providing information […]

Inflation Rising – What this means for your “Risk Free” money

Inflation Rising

The recent rise in inflation to 2.4% doesn’t just add to the squeeze on household incomes it also reduces the spending power of money held in bank savings. Many individuals are reluctant to invest in the financial markets for fear of losing money yet these same people often have thousands […]

Cloud accounting from a technophobe

Cloud accounting from a technophobe

We all have that one person around us who breaks all the ‘tech’. Printers / computers go offline when these people are around; files get deleted and they don’t know what they’ve done, they can’t download the latest tunes (kids are doing this with their eyes closed!) Yep! You guessed […]

Converting to Cloud? Here it is in 4 simple steps

Converting to Cloud? Here it is in 4 simple steps.

There is a big movement happening within business at the moment. The Cloud software movement. Here Robson Laidler’s client cloud manager Nick Wilson shares his thoughts on the process of adopting the Cloud in 4 simple steps: Selecting Converting Training Using Step 1 – Selecting The selection process is undoubtedly […]

Making Tax Digital – How much will it cost me?

Making Tax Digital– How much will it cost me?

You may be wondering what Making Tax Digital means to you, and more importantly, how much will it cost your business. At Robson Laidler we are already taking our clients through this digital accountancy revolution and are already filling VAT and Tax returns online directly through our preferred partner Xero. […]