UK economy now recovering rapidly, says Bank of England

The Covid-19 pandemic has been affecting us all for more than a year now. My fellow Agents and I know that those businesses that rely heavily on being able to have customers visit them in person – for instance, the hospitality and tourism sectors right across the SW – have been particularly hard hit. And … Read more

Six tax planning considerations for businesses

The Spring Budget announcement on 3 March provided businesses and individuals with more certainty when considering any tax planning opportunities ahead of the end of this tax year on 5 April. Some of the measures could also help as we look further into the future. So, what should you be considering? Mark Tibbert, of Thomas … Read more

Ten steps to cloud accounting

As businesses adapt to recover from the impacts of the pandemic, most are looking to drive efficiencies. One way to streamline processes and adapt to new ways of working is to digitise finance systems, says Adam Croney, Director at Thomas Westcott Chartered Accountants. One stand-out lesson for me from the pandemic has been that those … Read more