Category Archives: Business

Robson Laidler Accountants listed in The Sunday Times Best Places to Work

Best Places to Work 2024

Robson Laidler Accountants has been named as one of the Best Places to Work in the UK for 2024 by The Sunday Times. With a team of 94 staff across its two offices in Jesmond and Chester le Street, the accountancy and business advisory firm made the list and is […]

New Rules for Registered Office Addresses: What You Need to Know

Company building and checklist

As part of our commitment to keep you ‘in the know’ with changes in legislation that impact your business, here is an update under the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act that states new rules for registered office addresses. It’s crucial for all companies to stay compliant with these new […]

How Long Do You Need To Keep Business Financial Records For?

Filing cabinet containing business records

How long do you need to keep business financial records? Ever wondered about the optimal duration to retain those crucial financial records? Well, according to HMRC regulations, businesses are advised to keep their financial records for a span of 6 years post the accounting year end. However, the importance of holding […]

Spring Budget 2024 – Robson Laidler’s Reaction

Spring Budget 2024

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt delivered his ‘Budget for Long Term Growth’ on Wednesday 6 March 2024. His speech promised ‘more investment, more jobs, better public services and lower taxes’. Here’s a response from our Tax Consultant Kerrianne Naylor Wood: “For the last few years, the pre-Budget bombast and boom has vastly […]

How To Prepare Your Business For Sale

Business sale negotiation

  Selling your business can be the largest financial decision that many entrepreneurs make. For many, the process can be daunting and complicated.   Here are a few key points to consider when preparing your business for sale:   Reliance on key staff Often a business may be very reliant on the owner. If […]

Should I Set Up A Limited Company?

Sole trader vs limited company

When starting any new business venture, one of the crucial decisions you’ll face is choosing the legal structure. The two most common options are operating as a sole trader or setting up a limited company. Each comes with its own advantages and disadvantages, and understanding these can help you make […]

The Vital Importance of Business Insurance

Business Insurance

Running a business involves a complex interplay of factors, including potential risks and uncertainties. In this dynamic landscape, business insurance emerges as a fundamental necessity, providing a safety net against unexpected disruptions. Let’s delve into the reasons that underscore the significance of business insurance in ensuring the long-term success and stability […]

Celebrating our B Impact Report

B Corp Impact Report image

From us all at Robson Laidler, we are thrilled to announce that our B Corp Impact Report has received official sign-off from B Lab UK! We’d love to invite people to share our progress against the B Corp impact pillars during our first years of accreditation, and take a moment […]

UK Business Confidence Survey Results 2023

business confidence survey results

The latest research from Robson Laidler in collaboration with the UK200Group provides a comprehensive snapshot of the UK business confidence landscape.   The survey reveals that 35% of businesses maintain a positive outlook, a slight increase from the previous year’s 34%, but still lower than the 48% reported in 2021. […]