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Wednesday, 18 November 2020

Brexit: Tariffs and how they may impact you

Rob's blog looks at the potential impact of Brexit on tariffs and VAT, focusing on actions businesses can be taking now to plan for and understand the potential impact in a cost effective manner.

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Wednesday, 18 November 2020

Experian Market IQ update

The Experian Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) report for Q3 2020 ranked Larking Gowen’s Corporate Finance team third in the region by volume of deals done, having advised on nine deals in the East of England.

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Tuesday, 17 November 2020

Benchmarking your GP practice

Being able to benchmark your GP practice against other practices is a great way to gain a better understanding of your GP practice’s financial performance. This is especially important while contending with the challenges arising from COVID-19.

Blog

Monday, 16 November 2020

£1 million Annual Investment Allowance extended

The Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) and many businesses have called upon the Chancellor to extend the availability of the temporary increase in the Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) beyond its scheduled end date of 31 December 2020 in order to help recovering businesses.

Blog

Monday, 16 November 2020

Local Restrictions Support Grant during national lockdown

The coronavirus Local Restrictions Support Grant supports businesses that were open as usual, but which have had to close due to the national lockdown restrictions between 5 November and 2 December. Who is eligible and what will you get?

Podcast

Friday, 13 November 2020

Handling disappointment - You can't always get what you want

In this week's episode James and Mark highlight the importance of handling disappointment, which is particularly relevant in the current climate with many people and businesses facing some challenging lockdown measures.

News

Wednesday, 11 November 2020

As Brexit deadline looms, too many UK companies are in denial

With less than two months until the Brexit deadline, Chris Scargill believes trading with Europe after Brexit, deal or no deal, will be more challenging than many businesses are currently willing to admit.

Podcast

Friday, 06 November 2020

Drive sales in lockdown: Navigating the income stream

In this week's episode of Impromptu Business Chat, James and Mark talk about ways businesses can increase sales performance during lockdown, and extended furlough.

Podcast

Friday, 30 October 2020

Tackling diversity in the workplace; Interview with Sue Liburd MBE, and Andy Nicol

In the second of their series of special interview episodes, Mark and James lift the lid on the important topic of diversity in the workplace and discuss what business leaders can do now to tackle this pertinent issue.

Blog

Tuesday, 27 October 2020

Brexit: What are you waiting for?

With just weeks to go until Brexit, how prepared are businesses and what do they need to do now? Our blog looks at some simple and cost effective steps.

Blog

Monday, 26 October 2020

What is the Local Restrictions Support Grant?

The good news is that the East Anglia region is not currently affected by local restrictions. However, things can change quickly so it’s worth noting how your business could be affected if you were forced to close due to local restrictions.

Blog

Monday, 26 October 2020

BLOG - Thinking of selling a business? You might want to act now

With the continued impact of COVID-19 and the looming uncertainty of Brexit, many business owners would be forgiven for thinking that now isn’t a great time to be selling a business.

News

Monday, 26 October 2020

Suffolk wedding venue place into liquidation

Larking Gowen Insolvency Practitioners, Andrew Kelsall and Lee Green, have been approached by the Director of Butley Priory Limited to place the company into liquidation and this will occur shortly.

News

Monday, 26 October 2020

UK Global Tariffs post-Brexit may be good news for the agricultural machinery sector

The Farms and Landed Estates team at Larking Gowen, has studied the potential impact of the new UK Global Tariffs on businesses purchasing agricultural machinery.

Podcast

Friday, 23 October 2020

Make The Right Decisions - I'm not indecisive... am I?

The decisions we make every day, whether big or small, help to shape our lives and our businesses. In this episode, Mark and James share their thoughts and some trusted tools to help improve our decision-making skills.

Blog

Wednesday, 21 October 2020

SRA Transparency Rules: are you seeing the benefits?

Almost a year after the SRA Transparency Rules came into full effect, a review of the reform highlights some of the benefits to legal firms.

Blog

Tuesday, 20 October 2020

Now’s the time to revisit your plans for the IR35 reforms

In March the IR35 reforms, which apply to medium and large businesses, were delayed until April 2021. What are some of the added considerations due to COVID-19 and how can you make sure you're ready?

 

Webinar

Tuesday, 20 October 2020

Primary Care Networks update webinar

Medical experts, Lizzy Lloyd and Andrew Burwood, collaborated with Rob Day from Mills & Reeve to deliver this webinar, giving an update on Primary Care Networks.

 

Podcast

Friday, 16 October 2020

Manage Your Time Effectively - The Time Lords 

Impromptu Business Chat is back for series 2!

In this first episode of season 2, James and Mark return to talk about prioritising the use of time for leaders and their teams.

Blog

Tuesday, 13 October 2020

Is now a good time to start a new business?

Why might this be a good time to diversify and start a new business? Peter's blog discusses what you should consider.

Webinar

Tuesday, 13 October 2020

Managing through a crisis – focussing on financial best practice

Larking Gowen Partner John Atkins, teamed up with FigNorwich for this national online event, and discussed useful takeaways for businesses the following core areas: cashflow, systems, data analysis and profitability. 

Blog

Monday, 12 October 2020

What should you do if you receive an HMRC letter?

HMRC are writing to people whom they believe may have undeclared income or gains from overseas sources. If you receive an HMRC letter, what should you do?

Blog

Monday, 12 October 2020

Why should GP practices review their systems?

Would your GP practice benefit from a digital review? Emma discusses some of the advantages.

Blog

Wednesday, 07 October 2020

VAT saving opportunity in the optical sector

How can optical practices make sure they’re paying the correct amount of VAT?

News

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Larking Gowen appoints a new partner to its Private Client tax team

Chartered accountants and business advisors, Larking Gowen, has strengthened its Private Client offering by appointing a new partner, Sally Farrow on 1 October 2020.

Blog

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

AIA to be scaled down?

Despite calls for the Chancellor to extend the temporary increase in the Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) to help recovering businesses, with the Autumn Budget being cancelled, it seems that the AIA will be scaled back down from the end of the year.

Webinar

Tuesday, 29 September 2020

Autumn Business Brunch

Becky Ames, Ian Fitch and new partner Graham Mummery hosted an online discussion and networking session on Business Resilience, in place of our regular Business Breakfast events. A recording of the presentation and the discussion feedback is now available.

Blog

Monday, 28 September 2020

Further support for businesses

There continues to be new schemes launched to support businesses in the ongoing recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding for these schemes is being directed to the regional Local Enterprise Partnerships across the country.

Podcast

Friday, 25 September 2020

*Special guest episode* - Dr Chris Mason on Leadership Success

This weeks episode is the first in a set of upcoming special guest episodes, with Dr Chris Mason, the coach of the coaches! 

Blog

Friday, 25 September 2020

Changes to Coronavirus Business Loans

On 24 September 2020, the Chancellor announced a series of new support measures available to businesses with the furlough scheme coming to an end. This included some changes to the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) and the Bounce Back Loan Scheme.

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