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Is being in business stifling your freedom?

Did you set up your own business under the premise that you would have more time, flexibility, and freedom – but it just hasn’t worked out that way? You may be getting lost under all those business owner hats and feeling overwhelmed. You may feel slightly sad at the ‘loss’ […]

Home Schooling & Working From Home – A Mum’s perspective

It’s almost midnight, 10 days into home schooling and as I sit here, and type, I am actually questioning my sanity…why am I writing a blog at this hour?! Well, I am trying to wind down after a 19-hour day, part of which has been spent being a working Mum, […]

VAT Reverse Charge for construction – overview

Big changes are coming to the way in which VAT is administered to the construction industry. From 1 March 2021 the CIS VAT Domestic Reverse Charge Measure will apply to supplies of construction work. Proposals: When the reverse charge applies the customer must account for the supplier’s output VAT This […]

The 5 key things business owners should do in January

It’s been almost a year since the first lockdown and arguably, as business owners we are all getting used to pivoting, working remotely and restrictions being placed on all aspects of our lives. But that doesn’t make it easier and it can be overwhelming to keep on top of the […]

Lockdown 3 Business Support Options

Happy New Year! Hopefully we are now on the third and final lockdown journey. Whilst this period means yet more strain on business finances, there is cash support available over the next few months and we are here to help guide you through this. Here is a summary of the current […]

Spanish homeowners – changes to EU tax liabilities

For tax professionals, the idea of escaping to some Spanish sun in January is a pipe dream, even in non-Covid times, as we grapple with the personal tax return submission deadline.   And with Spain on the brain, we are advising clients to be aware of changes to EU tax […]

We’ve smashed it! Over £170,000 raised for charity to mark 100th birthday

Robson Laidler has raised over £170,000 for local and national charities to mark its centenary year in business. We set an ambitious target back in 2016 to raise £100,000 for charity by the end of 2020 to celebrate our 100th year in business. We also set out to support 100 […]

2020! A reflection from Robson Laidler Wealth

At the start of this year I decided to read this book – it’s a daily reading, a bible, if you like, for financial advisers and wealth managers from a man who has over 50 years’ experience of helping families with their finances. I’m so glad I did!  On January […]

Planning for 2021? Are you kidding me?

If all plans are out of the window is it worth planning at all? What a year!  If anyone had told us we would not have believed them. So many plans cancelled. But what about our clients’ long term financial plans?  Were they even affected by the Covid pandemic?  Not […]

Tax Reminder for NHS Pension Members

NHS Pension Members – Don’t forget to declare excesses from your 19/20 pension savings on your January Self Assessment return. If you have exceeded your Annual Allowance for 19/20 and you don’t have sufficient unused annual allowance to carry forward to cover the excess, you must declare this on your […]

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