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Friday, 22 October 2021

Preparing your business for sale: fail to prepare, prepare to fail

In this weeks episode of Impromptu Business Chat, Mark and James provide 3 practical tips that business owners can implement in the lead up to a sale of their business. 

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Monday, 18 October 2021

Business Sale Readiness Factor #8: People

James Lay's latest tips for selling a business include people as a key resource and the importance of looking after your teams, who in turn will look after your customers, who in turn will look after your business.

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Friday, 15 October 2021

Neutral thinking for positive performance: Inspiration from the late great Trevor Moawad

IBC is back for series 6! Mark and James reflect on the recent World Mental Health Day and the work of the late great Trevor Moawad. We learn that saying something negative is up to 70x more powerful than thinking a positive thought, so we must be very careful what we say!

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Monday, 11 October 2021

AISMA Doctor Newsline Autumn 2021

The autumn 2021 edition of AISMA Doctor Newsline is now available.

Podcast

Friday, 08 October 2021

SPECIAL EPISODE! Celebrating 60 episodes - Impromptu Business Chats 'Diamond anniversary'

In celebration of their 60-episode Diamond anniversary, James and Mark are looking back over some highlights from the past 18 months, and yes, even some of the low points, mostly consisting of Mark’s tenuous/terrible musical links!

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Friday, 08 October 2021

2019/20 Declaration of GP earnings

Lizzy Lloyd discusses the new NHS General Practice Pay Transparency guidance and its implications for declaring earnings for GPs and non-GP providers.

Blog

Friday, 08 October 2021

Planning for retirement

Peter looks at retirement planning, pension schemes, bucket lists and more!

Podcast

Tuesday, 05 October 2021

Business Insights Chat with Cambridge United Football Club CEO, Ian Mather

In this episode, Ian Fitch chats with Ian Mather, so it’s less a tale of two halves, and more the tale of two Ians! Sit back and listen to them ‘kicking around’ thoughts on what it really means to pursue a second career, as Ian, a retired solicitor and former partner at Mills & Reeve, reflects on the move to football, the game's financial future, and the last 18 months.

Blog

Tuesday, 05 October 2021

Future changes to the taxation of Associate Dentists

Melanie Garrett discusses the upcoming changes to Associate Dentists' employment status issued by HMRC, and the implications this may have on future taxation.

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Tuesday, 05 October 2021

Tax changes announced to fund the NHS and social care reforms

James reviews the latest government guidance about the new health and social care tax and discusses the effects on employers and employees.

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Monday, 04 October 2021

Farms and Landed Estates Quarterly Review Autumn Edition 2021

Welcome to the Farms and Landed Estates Autumn review. 

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Wednesday, 29 September 2021

Sponsors of RNAA HarFest

We're proud to sponsor the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association's one-day Autumn festival to celebrate Norfolk's harvest.

Podcast

Friday, 24 September 2021

Interview with former RAF Fighter Pilot & Executive Officer of the Red Arrows Dan Lowes

What does it really take to work in one of the most respected and well-known military branches in the world? And what can business leaders learn from the lessons it teaches? Dan reflects on his 16 years as a fast jet pilot and qualified weapons instructor (aka Top Gun School!) and how business leaders can learn from the resilience, mistakes, lessons and discipline it takes to make it to the Red Arrows.

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Friday, 17 September 2021

Attracting and retaining the best talent in a post Covid-19 lock-down world - The Great Resignation

James and Mark chat about the huge surge in vacancies across the UK and many parts of the world. They reflect on what businesses can do to help retain and attract the best talent, providing 3 top tips along the way.

Blog

Thursday, 16 September 2021

Changes to winding-up petitions announced

The Government has announced changes to winding-up petitions, with effect from 1 October 2021 – withdrawing some of the protections currently afforded to businesses. Lee discusses how this impacts businesses facing the threat of insolvency.

News

Wednesday, 15 September 2021

Recruitment a key issue, say Suffolk business leaders

Business leaders in Suffolk have reported fundamental changes in working practice and recruitment, following the impacts of lockdown and Brexit.

Blog

Tuesday, 14 September 2021

Business Sale Readiness Factor #7: Risk management

James Lay shares his latest tips for selling a business.

Podcast

Friday, 10 September 2021

Managing hybrid teams in a post furlough world - The future is hybrid!

James and Mark chat about the new challenges facing businesses emerging from furlough with a growing need to manage hybrid teams working from home and the office.

Blog

Friday, 10 September 2021

The new Health and Social Care Tax

John discusses the new Health and Social Care Tax and its impact on employees and employers.

News

Tuesday, 07 September 2021

Anglia Business Exhibition

Come and say hello to us at the Anglia Business Exhibition on Stand 55, taking place on Tuesday 7 September. Find out more here.

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Tuesday, 07 September 2021

New talent arrives at leading East Anglian accountants, Larking Gowen

We're excited to welcome our newly recruited trainees, as they join us across the firm.

Podcast

Friday, 03 September 2021

Making work more enjoyable, easier & fun - easy like Monday morning

Mark and James chat about the importance of enjoying your job and the benefits this brings to business and life. 

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Wednesday, 01 September 2021

Income tax: Making Tax Digital proposed changes

Lizzy Lloyd looks at HMRC’s proposals, in preparation for Making Tax Digital, to change the way that partnerships and individuals are taxed under self-assessment and discusses the potential effects of the changes.

Blog

Friday, 27 August 2021

HMRC investigations up 36%

HMRC opened 102,000 investigations into taxpayers in the first quarter of 2021 – up 36% from 75,000 in the previous quarter. Sally discusses the implications of this and how business owners can protect themselves against an HMRC investigation.

Podcast

Thursday, 26 August 2021

Increasing energy levels for desk workers - Olympic desk jockeys

James and Mark chat about how desk-bound workers can increase their energy levels despite the increasing demands of virtual meetings.

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Friday, 20 August 2021

An Interview with Susannah Brade-Waring 'The Business Motivator'

James & Mark chat to renowned Susannah Brade-Waring, the woman known as ‘The Business Motivator, who owns Aspirin Business Solutions, which focuses on equipping and energising leaders, HR professionals and coaches to build stronger businesses and teams.

Blog

Wednesday, 18 August 2021

SRA Accounts Rules

As we approach the second anniversary of the SRA Rules, is it time to consider your systems and whether they embrace the new rules?

Blog

Tuesday, 17 August 2021

What can I do about school fees and Inheritance Tax?

As the new school year approaches, Cindy Chaplin explains the most effective ways to pay for school fees and avoid any unnecessary Inheritance Tax charges.

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Monday, 16 August 2021

Academies Newsletter Summer/Autumn 2021

This Academies newsletter picks out the changes most likely to affect the financial statements that you’ll approve this autumn, as well as the key new governance and financial rules.

Podcast

Friday, 13 August 2021

Artificial Intelligence and Business Communication: I like big buts...

In this week's episode of Impromptu Business Chat, Mark and James respond to a listener suggestion to chat about the increasing use of Artificial Intelligence in business, particularly to review the hidden meanings within business communications

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