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Friday, 22 January 2021

The Power of Storytelling - I wanna tell you a story!

In this week's episode of Impromptu Business Chat, James and Mark highlight the power of storytelling in business.

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Thursday, 21 January 2021

Insolvency Statistics news

Andrew looks at the Insolvency Statistics, covering the Month of December 2020, that have just been released by the Insolvency Service.

Podcast

Thursday, 21 January 2021

Coming soon...New podcast series launch - Business Insights Chat

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new podcast series, Business Insights Chat, a series of podcasts where the team interview successful business owners and leaders from a variety of sectors throughout Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex.

Blog

Thursday, 21 January 2021

Brexit update: Making or receiving Withholding Tax payments

Ben discusses Withholding Tax post Brexit and how planning is vital to make sure that you understand withholding obligations and the tax impact.

Podcast

Tuesday, 19 January 2021

Mental health and wellbeing in business

As part of their Impromptu Business Chat special interview episodes, James Lay and Mark Curtis recently spoke to Louise Newby from Three Eggs on the importance of maintaining good mental health, particularly for business leaders. It's important to look after your teams, but who is looking after you?

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Friday, 15 January 2021

Services to the charity sector

At Larking Gowen we believe charities should have specialist advisors and dedicated charity accountants, which is why we have a specific team for the sector. At Larking Gowen we make a point of taking time to understand our clients’ needs and help you plan for the future.

Podcast

Friday, 15 January 2021

Formation of Teams : There’s no “I” in team (but there is “me”!)

In this week's episode, James and Mark talk about the importance of forming effective teams in business.

Blog

Wednesday, 13 January 2021

Bringing the office to you? Tax implications

We’re increasingly asked about mobile office pods for those working from home. What are the tax consequences for the employer and employee?

News

Tuesday, 12 January 2021

Larking Gowen welcomes new partner

Larking Gowen has welcomed Mark Hewitson as a new partner, dealing with Business and Private clients, based in their Fakenham and Holt offices.

Podcast

Friday, 08 January 2021

How to succeed with New Year Resolutions - WOOP there it is!

James and Mark return for season 3 with an episode focused on achieving New Year Resolutions. They build on the WOOP model introduced in episode 28, drawing reference to The Science of Wellbeing and more.

Blog

Thursday, 07 January 2021

New lockdown grants for retail, hospitality and leisure sectors

Chris discusses the new lockdown grants available for businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors. 

Blog

Wednesday, 06 January 2021

Brexit update: Social Security coordination for employees working abroad

Now that we have a Brexit deal in place, what is the Social Security position of employees embarking on a temporary international work assignment from 1 January 2021?

News

Monday, 04 January 2021

Larking Gowen appoints new Managing Partner in 2021

Julie Grimmer has been appointed as Managing Partner to Larking Gowen, taking effect from 1 January.

Blog

Monday, 04 January 2021

Type 2 pensions for GPs

In her latest blog, Ashleigh looks at the topic of NHS Pension Scheme Type 2 certificates.  She discusses what these certificates are and why they're important?

Podcast

Friday, 18 December 2020

Negotiation Skills: Everything is a negotiation

In this weeks show, Mark and James talk about the importance of negotiations skills in business and in life generally. 

Blog

Friday, 18 December 2020

We all have mental health

Mental health first aider, James Lay, discusses how he, and co-host, Mark Curtis, have put mental health at the heart of one of their latest Impromptu Business Chats. The blog includes links to useful resources.

Blog

Thursday, 17 December 2020

Extension to Bounce Back Loan Scheme

The Chancellor has announced an extension to the coronavirus Bounce Back Loan scheme following the reintroduction of lockdown restrictions.

Blog

Wednesday, 16 December 2020

Christmas festivities – the tax challenges

As thoughts start to turn to Christmas parties, employers anxious to share some festive cheer with employees are worried that, amidst current circumstances, they won't be able to make the annual party happen.

Blog

Tuesday, 15 December 2020

NHS Pensions annual allowance charge compensation

NHS England has issued guidance regarding the pensions annual allowance charge compensation policy. The policy is for one year only and the NHS Pension Scheme will settle any tax charges in respect of growth of NHS Pension benefits above the annual allowance.

News

Monday, 14 December 2020

Deal or no deal - importers and exporters in the region still unprepared

Businesses that trade with Europe will still be hit with extra costs and increased admin even if there is an eleventh- hour deal, warns Chris Scargill, of accountancy and business advisory firm Larking Gowen.

Podcast

Friday, 11 December 2020

Make the right decisions part 2 - Mind over matter

In this week's episode, Mark and James talk about the pitfalls of cognitive biases and how they influence decisions in business. 

Blog

Friday, 11 December 2020

Update to Charity Code of Governance

Following consultation, an updated Charity Code of Governance has been published. Chris discusses the main points in his latest blog.

Podcast

Friday, 04 December 2020

How to drive lasting change - A change will do you good

In this week's episode, Mark and James reflect on 2020, and look ahead to 2021 and the inevitable New Year's Eve Resolutions.

Blog

Friday, 04 December 2020

Cashless payments: tips and troncs

Now that the tourism and leisure sectors are implementing contactless payments, Julia discusses the question, “How are tips paid to employees when the majority of payments are received via card?”

Blog

Tuesday, 01 December 2020

Insolvency update

Read Andrew's blog as he discusses the latest data from the insolvency service.

Podcast

Friday, 27 November 2020

Special Interview Episode with Louise Newby on Mental Health & Wellbeing

In the third of their special guest interview episodes, James and Mark chat to Louise Newby from Three Eggs Mental Health and Wellbeing Solutions, on how good mental health in the workplace is good for business. 

Blog

Tuesday, 24 November 2020

Is a capital gains tax rewrite on the horizon?

With public sector borrowing entering levels previously unimaginable outside wartime, how might the Chancellor balance the books and how might this impact capital gains tax?

Podcast

Friday, 20 November 2020

The Art of Listening - Come on feel the noise

In this week's episode of Impromptu Business Chat, Mark and James discuss the often overlooked importance of good listening skills in business, and in life generally.

Blog

Thursday, 19 November 2020

Legal firms, continue to be alert to scams

The issue of scams and how they’re carried out is becoming more intricate and sophisticated. What should legal firms bear in mind?

Blog

Thursday, 19 November 2020

How will Brexit, subsidies and tax impact farmland value?

Although farmland value appears to be holding steady, the additional uncertainties surrounding Brexit and the impact of COVID-19 have had an effect. Laurie's blog discusses the impact of Brexit, subsidies and tax on farmland value.

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