Tag Archives: Accountants

Smaller businesses less likely to make staff redundant

Graham Purvis

Our latest research has found that over the coming 12 months less smaller businesses – those with a turnover of under £250K – are expecting to make staff redundant compared to those with a higher turnover of over £1M.   The research, which was carried out across the UK in […]

Self Assessment Payment due 31 July 2020 – should you pay it?

income tax

Many of our clients are receiving Self Assessment Statements advising them that the payment due on 31 July 2020 does not have to be made by the due date. As a COVID-19 measure, H M Revenue & Customs announced that they will not charge interest and penalties on non-payment of […]

Covid-19: Let’s get cash back into your business

money into business

As the pandemic continues to grow in the UK, businesses are currently faced with extremely difficult conditions and for most companies, business as usual is not an option. Due to the rapid spread of the virus and enforced lockdowns, for many, sales are minimal to negligible and businesses are being hit […]

Didn’t we have a lovely time, the day we went to Xerocon…

xerocon

Our people attended Xerocon 2019 last month to learn the latest updates from Xero and its App partners.  The main theme was ‘Communities of Purpose’, which fits perfectly with what RL is about. Here’s some quick sound bites from our team and what they took away from the event: “I […]

7 ways to grow your business event

7 ways to grow your business

At Robson Laidler we’re committed to helping to improve the lives of our clients and as such we have launched a range of business advisory services. Our promise, with this is to help clients ‘make more money, pay less tax and have a great lifestyle’. To help us launch this […]

Temporary Increase in Annual Investment Allowance – Importance of Timing

Capital Allowance

Are you aware of the temporary increase in the tax allowance available on your plant and machinery expenditure? With effect from 1 January 2019, the Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) has been increased from £200,000 pa to £1,000,000 pa for a two-year period only. However, if your accounting period extends beyond […]

Budgets and cashflow for Dentists and GPs

Budgets healthcare

Major changes within General Practice over recent years have pushed GPs to move towards larger practice status, in particular there has been a rise in ‘super-size practices.’ With the new 5-year contract seeing an even bigger reform to GP services, the need for practices to work together, whether this be […]

NHS Pensions – handy hints to plan your exit

NHS Pension

There are loads of articles in the press right now about doctors leaving the NHS.  You may be wishing it was you? For most of the doctors I meet, their NHS Pension will underpin their retirement planning.  So, it’s probably a good idea to get clued up/take some advice if […]

Financial planning for University – “Today playgroup, tomorrow university”

Financial Planning Student

Someone said this to me about 18 years ago when their daughter, a similar age to mine, had just started playgroup.  This mother, so upset about losing the company of her toddler, not long after started to home-school – successfully, huge admiration.  At the same point, I practically jogged to […]

Xero for healthcare professionals

Xero for Healthcare

Due to changes in NHS contracts practice mangers are facing increased financial pressure; mainly the need to sustain a similar level of profit despite funding being reduced. This then puts pressure on patient care, and so the domino effect begins. How can we make lives easier for all here? Looking […]