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4th April 2017 New Insolvency Rules

Liquidation Procedures: New administrative rules being phased in. With the new tax year already upon us, clients could be forgiven for thinking that all they need concern themselves with are the plethora of new fiscal rules about to impact on their businesses. However, further perhaps overlooked changes are about to be made to insolvency law…

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29th March 2017 Article 50(2)

Brexit: New tariffs, what new tariffs? Now that Prime Minister May has written to the EU, triggering Article 50(2) of the Treaty on European Union, Brexit moves one step closer and SME’s slowly begin to wonder, “how might this affect us”? For your average local family business, the main areas of concern will probably be:…

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18th February 2017 Growth Funding

Anglia LEP: Offering £1/2m grants towards business expansion. The New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership is calling for local businesses wanting to grow and create new jobs to apply for grants up to £500,000 through the Growing Business Fund. Businesses across Norfolk and Suffolk may apply for a grant of up to 20% of the total cost…

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11th February 2017 Investment Choice

Tactical Asset Allocation: A recipe for disappointment ? If world events over the last year or so are anything to go by, then it probably tells us “to expect the unexpected”. Please see the following chart, produced by Vanguard, which we believe demonstrates how difficult it is to predict the performance of various asset classes.…

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8th November 2016 Update: Nov-16

Whitings’ Newsletter: Nov-16 The general practice team at Whitings have produced their latest newsletter, to keep clients updated on relevant recent changes to tax and related legislation: November 2016

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20th October 2016 Business Success

Ely Business Awards 2016: Whitings judge and present top award. Congratulations go to Soopa Doopa Branding Limited, well deserved overall winners of the 2016 Ely Business of the year awards. Full list of finalists and winners Photos from the awards ceremony in Ely Cathedral The firm judges, sponsors and presents the top (winner of winners)…

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17th October 2016 Paul A Hill & Co Merger

Whitings Expand into St. Ives and Chatteris Paul Hill (left) congratulating Mark Haydon Following a merger with St Ives and Chatteris based Paul A Hill & Co, the company has moved into Compass Point Business Park which, it says, will allow for greater presence in the town. Mark Haydon, managing partner of Whiting & Partners, said:…

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27th September 2016 Soft Funding

Cambs LEP: Current loans and grants on offer. The Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough Local Enterprise Partnership is the Government’s flagship vehicle to stimulate economic growth in our area. Grants and loans currently on offer include: Signpost 2 Loans: Loans of between £50k and £1m to SME’s for start-up and growth (Inc: CapEx, infrastructure, training and…

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8th September 2016 Update: Sep-16

Whitings’ Newsletter: Sep-16 The general practice team at Whitings have produced their latest newsletter, to keep clients updated on relevant recent changes to tax and related legislation: September 2016

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19th August 2016 More Red Tape Legislation

Modern Slavery Act 2015: New disclosure requirements for large businesses. From accounting periods ending after 31 March 2016, under the Modern Slavery Act 2015, commercial businesses with a turnover of at least £36m which are either incorporated in the UK or carry on a business in the UK are required to publish a statement, on…

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