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Stretton Sugwas C of E Academy and Burghill Community Academy

Our two schools have been clients of Thorne Widgery for a number of years now, using their accounting, auditing and payroll services My own relationship started in summer 2021 when I took on a new role within the two schools as School Business Manager. I had very little…

Home Office facing probe over post-Brexit EU resettlement scheme

The Home Office is under investigation over whether it has fulfilled its obligations to EU citizens in this country who are seeking settled status. The inquiry launched by the Independent Monitoring Authority (IMA),  the watchdog set up to look after EU citizens’ rights in Britain, will look into allegations of delays in providing EU…

Recovery in exports, but uncertain outlook for post-Brexit UK, says survey

A recovery in UK exports reported in February by The Office of National Statistics (ONS) has been short-lived, according to a new survey. It comes as figures from Germany suggest post-Brexit trade between the two countries has dropped sharply. German-British Chamber of Industry and Commerce members cited logistical problems related to Brexit as the…

Trust Registration requirements expanded – do you need to register?

New rules mean that more trusts will need to be registered with HM Revenue & Customs’ (HMRC’s) Trust Registration Service (TRS) from 1 September 2022. Introduced five years ago, the TRS is intended to make the beneficial ownership of assets held in trust more transparent. What is changing? The requirement to register with the…

A big welcome to…Connor Easdale

As the demand for the services of our Innovation Team continues to grow, we are delighted to have recruited Connor Easdale to our firm. Connor is an AAT qualified accountant (soon to be ACCA qualified) with a passion for innovation and the cloud. His goal from day one has been to help clients make…

Need help planning for the new financial year?

Our CEO Daniel Crowther has looked ahead at what the next 12 months have to offer and produced a short and helpful video looking at how businesses can plan and prepare for the challenges and opportunities that may arise. In the video we cover: Improving business performance The value of planning Setting goals for…

XfE to wow crowds at Academies Show

Our XfE team – our unique Xero-connected accounting system for academies, schools and colleges – are heading to The Schools & Academies Show at the ExCeL, London on the 27th of April 2022. They will join the thousands of school leaders who attend the show each year, trying to find the latest and greatest…

Make smarter purchasing decisions with Reducer

We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve partnered with leading Connected Purchasing app, Reducer, to help your business make smarter purchasing decisions. Reducer has been recognised by Xero as their Emerging App of the Year 2021 for helping businesses to escape the £7.6 billion wasted annually by UK SMEs. This is a great opportunity to…

How can you finance a new business?

Financing a new venture is a challenge, even harder in the current climate of high inflation and global uncertainty. Difficult, but not impossible. With planning, careful research and the right advice, you should be able to find the finance that is right for you. However, with all forms of finance some pitfalls are best…

Spring Statement focuses on the needs of workers, but offers less for businesses

Businesses have been offered minimal support with rising costs in the Spring Statement, according to Thorne Widgery, but many individuals will receive a boost thanks to changes to National Insurance. The Chancellor faced a challenge as he entered Parliament to deliver his latest Spring Statement, said Hereford and Ludlow-based accountancy firm, Thorne Widgery. Rapidly…
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