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Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Moving forward with your business

Now lockdown is gradually easing, what advice is there for businesses to help them move forward? This blog highlights some specific links to our COVID-19 Hub on our website containing some very practical business advice.

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Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Preparing for a VAT rate cut

The Chancellor has announced a temporary VAT rate of 5% which will apply to food and non-alcoholic drinks from restaurants, pubs, bars, cafés and to hot takeaway food. The measure will also apply to supplies of accommodation and admission to attractions across the UK. The reduced rate came into effect from Wednesday 15 July 2020 and will continue until 12 January 2021. We highlight some practical steps a business can take immediately to prepare.

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Friday, 10 July 2020

UK legal firms planning major changes following pandemic, suggests MHA survey

More than two thirds of legal firms will review their business processes and well over half are planning a major change in strategy following the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Friday, 10 July 2020

PODCAST Ohh do the Covid Hokey Cokey! - Help businesses coming in and out of lockdown

Business Advisory experts James and Mark are back! Listen as they bounce around some impromptu views and ideas.

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Friday, 10 July 2020

New to Partnership payment scheme

The launch of the New to Partnership payment scheme was deferred due to the Coronavirus pandemic, but the NHS has now released the latest guidance.

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Friday, 10 July 2020

Job Retention Bonus

On Wednesday 8 July 2020, the chancellor announced the introduction of the Job Retention Bonus.

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Thursday, 09 July 2020

ELMS – the agricultural subsidy of the future. Will it be a success?

Brexit and our departure from the EU and the CAP provide us with a unique opportunity to redesign agricultural policies to meet our environmental ambitions, while supporting our farming sector. Will DEFRA's new ELM scheme be a success? What are the risks and opportunities?

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Thursday, 09 July 2020

Summer Economic Update 2020

The next stage of the Governments economic recovery plan has begun with Boris Johnsons “Build, build, build” speech and Chancellor, Rishi Sunak 'Plan For Jobs'. Click here to view an infographic of the key points from the announcement.

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Thursday, 09 July 2020

VAT rate change: Winners and losers

It has been a theme of every statement made by the Government (and particularly the Chancellor) throughout the pandemic, that there are winners and losers (or those who lose and those who really lose, given there can be no real winners).

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Wednesday, 08 July 2020

MHA Legal Sector COVID-19 Survey Report - Summer 2020

Towards the end of May 2020, whilst still in the midst of the COVID-19 lockdown period, MHA undertook a survey of the legal sector focusing on the impact of coronavirus, how this is affecting law firms, and the influence on future plans. 

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Monday, 06 July 2020

Summer Economic Update 8 July 2020

The next stage of the Government's recovery plan has begun with Boris Johnson's “Build, build, build” speech and the confirmation that Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, will be delivering an economic update on 8 July. 

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Friday, 03 July 2020

Services to the legal profession

MHA Larking Gowen helps legal practices manage the financial side of their business. We have a substantial client base in the legal sector and represent more East Anglian lawyers than any other firm.

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Friday, 03 July 2020

PODCAST - The Zone Rangers - Maximise your concentration levels and results

Business Advisory experts James and Mark are back! Listen as they bounce around some impromptu views and ideas about how to work from home successfully!

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Thursday, 02 July 2020

Virtual drinks at the Royal Norfolk Show webinar

Watch back on our joint webinar with Durrants for Virtual drinks at the Royal Norfolk Show. The virtual drinks reception celebrated what would have been the first day of the Royal Norfolk Show.

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Friday, 26 June 2020

PODCAST - All aboard the Entrepreneur Ship - Help entrepreneurs start new businesses (part 1 of 2)

Business Advisory experts James and Mark are back! Listen as they bounce around some impromptu views and ideas.

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Wednesday, 24 June 2020

“If anything should happen to me….”

The phrase “if anything should happen to me…” is a very common euphemism. Frankly, the first word should be “when” not “if”. COVID-19 has concentrated the minds of many on their own mortality and may be a timely reminder that will planning is really something which, by definition, cannot be put off forever.

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Wednesday, 24 June 2020

Our Construction and Real Estate Survey is now open!

The MHA Construction & Real Estate specialist team works closely together to ensure our clients in the sector are supported during these challenging times.

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Tuesday, 23 June 2020

Hope or Fear? The next steps for the tourism sector webinar

Watch back on our tourism webinar, offering genuine insight from businesses with information to help roadmap the future and what it means for the tourism sector. 

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Monday, 22 June 2020

COVID-19 impact survey report for the tourism, leisure and hospitality sector

Survey findings highlight an estimated 1.9bn income loss in the region due to COVID-19. A new survey on the impact of COVID-19 for the Tourism, Leisure and hospitality sector indicates the significant financial consequences of lockdown and the ongoing impact it is having.

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Monday, 22 June 2020

Tourism COVID-19 Report - Results are now live

In early June a group of key tourism figures felt that there was a gap in the data being collected by surveys in the local area. We therefore produced a survey requesting rarely shared, highly sensitive and confidential information.

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Friday, 19 June 2020

PODCAST - Business Resilience; Love it or hate it? - Build resilience in your business

Business Advisory experts James and Mark are back! Listen as they bounce around some impromptu views and ideas.

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Friday, 19 June 2020

Annual allowance tax charges and COVID-19 in the NHS Pension Scheme

Due to the current situation with COVID-19, we have seen a number of our clients opting back into the NHS Pension Scheme. This is primarily because of the enhanced death in service benefits that active members receive, morbid as it may sound.

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Friday, 19 June 2020

The future of the Basic Payments Scheme

In my previous article I discussed the The Agriculture Bill, its keys elements and the rejected amendments. The Agriculture Bill is the biggest piece of legislation for the farming and agribusiness industry for a generation.

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Thursday, 18 June 2020

Where did all the money go? Five quick tips to get your business booming

As the reports surface of the UK economy contracting by over 20% in a single quarter, with over 600,000 job losses already and the furlough scheme soon to end, you’d be forgiven for having a conservative outlook on business right now.

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Wednesday, 17 June 2020

Private Client Services

We understand that you are an individual with unique circumstances and requirements. Our team of private client specialists are highly knowledgeable and experienced, and we’ll take the initiative to make sure you get the most from your wealth.

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Tuesday, 16 June 2020

Flexible furloughing

Under the original furlough scheme, it was not permissible for employees to carry out any work while on furlough (with certain exceptions for training).

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Tuesday, 16 June 2020

Growth for Suffolk based leadership team at MHA Larking Gowen

MHA Larking Gowen are pleased to announce two new appointments in their Ipswich office. Graham Mummery has been appointed as a new Corporate Partner and joined the team on the 15 June.  James Nichols was appointed as Senior Manager and joined on the 8 June. 

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Tuesday, 16 June 2020

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (JRS) – Updated 16 June 2020

The initial Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme was announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak on 20 March and closes to new entrants on 30 June 2020. Thereafter, it is restricted to employees who have been previously furloughed. Claims under the initial scheme cannot overlap 30 June. All claims from 1 July must be made for calendar months.

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Monday, 15 June 2020

Personal Insolvency

Your options will depend on your circumstances and will be specific. There is a range of personal options available, as detailed in this brochure.

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Monday, 15 June 2020

Legal sector COVID-19 headline survey results

MHA undertook a survey into the legal sector focusing on the impact of COVID-19, and how this is affecting law firms. The results report on eight key areas including fee income, business strategy now and for the future, and working practices now and going forward.

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