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Give your business’ finances a spring clean - April 13, 2017
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With the clocks now having sprung forward and the new tax year upon us, what better time to give your business’ finances a spring clean? There are a number of steps you can take to ensure that you make the … Continue reading Give your business’ finances a spring clean


Does Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED) apply to you? - April 13, 2017
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While changes affecting private residential landlords have made headlines in recent years, the ATED regime is a significant cost for companies, LLPs and partnerships that own a UK residential property valued at more than £500,000. The ATED regime requires you … Continue reading Does Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED) apply to you?


Businesses are more buoyant, says the Bank of England - April 13, 2017
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New research from the Bank of England has shown that Britain’s businesses are feeling more confident and are planning to invest more in the months ahead. According to the Bank’s most recent Agents’ Summary of Business Conditions, investment in research … Continue reading Businesses are more buoyant, says the Bank of England


Record number of employers underpaying workers - April 13, 2017
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As the National Minimum Wage prepares to go up this month, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has released its latest ‘rogue’s gallery’ of under payers – and it is the biggest list to date. More than 350 … Continue reading Record number of employers underpaying workers


Making Tax Digital: Cash basis accounting for landlords - April 13, 2017
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As part of the introduction of Making Tax Digital, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has confirmed that it will extend the simplified cash basis of accounting for businesses with a turnover below £150,000. This expansion of cash basis accounting is … Continue reading Making Tax Digital: Cash basis accounting for landlords


Trivial in name only – do you know the rules on trivial benefits in kind? - April 13, 2017
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Although designated as ‘trivial’ by the taxman, trivial benefits in kind can result in tax savings for you and your employees, which can be anything but trivial. The rules cover benefits such as taking employees out for meals or giving … Continue reading Trivial in name only – do you know the rules on trivial benefits in kind?


Warning over unexpected late payment notices in relation to now-liquidated companies - April 13, 2017
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A number of prominent UK collection agencies appear to be closely monitoring liquidations and issuing some businesses and individuals who have purchased goods and services from now-liquidated companies with unexpected payment notices. In some cases, such notices may demand interest … Continue reading Warning over unexpected late payment notices in relation to now-liquidated companies


Small businesses see changes to the VAT Flat Rate Scheme - April 12, 2017
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Small business users of the VAT Flat Rate Scheme who have low costs may see the rate they pay drastically increase under new changes, which came into effect at the beginning of this month. The Flat Rate Scheme was created … Continue reading Small businesses see changes to the VAT Flat Rate Scheme


HMRC launches digital tax pilots - April 12, 2017
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In a bid to calm fears about the introduction of Making Tax Digital (MTD), HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is to invite selected businesses and agents to take part in a pilot programme to report their income and expenses as … Continue reading HMRC launches digital tax pilots


HMRC launch MTD pilot for “hundreds of thousands” of businesses - April 6, 2017
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HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has launched its first Making Tax Digital (MTD) pilot, a system which will see the end of paper tax returns and the introduction of quarterly digital tax reporting. It comes a year before many businesses, … Continue reading HMRC launch MTD pilot for “hundreds of thousands” of businesses



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“You don’t always think about how much you rely on a good accountant until a bad one lets you down, and you get a big shock. I knew that The Fish Partnership would provide a highly credible, consistent and competent service.”

Business & Marketing Consultants – Based in High Wycombe
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“You don’t always think about how much you rely on a good accountant until a bad one lets you down, and you get a big shock. I knew that The Fish Partnership would provide a highly credible, consistent and competent … Continue reading Roy Carlisle, Managing Director, Pharma Solutions Limited
“We have been working with The Fish Partnership for 25 years now and they do our annual accounts. We go back to them year after year because they are trustworthy, they offer good value for money and when it comes to discussing our accounts, we get a visit from a partner at the firm. You probably wouldn’t get that with a lot of companies. They are all very friendly.”

UK supplier of metal pre-treatment chemical control systems – based in Princes Risborough
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“We have been working with The Fish Partnership for 25 years now and they do our annual accounts. We go back to them year after year because they are trustworthy, they offer good value for money and when it comes … Continue reading Peter Astles, owner of chemical controls experts firm Astles
“One of the reasons I’ve stayed with them is that we’ve always been able to communicate well. They always explain things to me so I can understand – more than once if that’s what’s needed!”

“I take their advice because I feel I can trust them, and feel very comfortable with them. I would have no hesitation in recommending them to someone else.”

Development of building projects – based in Staines
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“One of the reasons I’ve stayed with them is that we’ve always been able to communicate well. They always explain things to me so I can understand – more than once if that’s what’s needed!” “I take their advice because … Continue reading Caroline Wood, Maul & Murphy
“The Fish Partnership are always there, always to hand. If I have any queries, I get an answer straight away. They have removed the headache for us and look after our business in a friendly, approachable, thorough manner.”

Financial Services for Mortgages & Loans  – based in Swindon
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“The Fish Partnership are always there, always to hand. If I have any queries, I get an answer straight away. They have removed the headache for us and look after our business in a friendly, approachable, thorough manner.” Financial Services … Continue reading Adam Powell
“Martin Sheehy came to see us and we found him very impressive. His integrity spoke for itself and that’s what you want from an accountant - someone who will do what he says.”

Bespoke Furniture Manufacturers – based in High Wycombe
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“Martin Sheehy came to see us and we found him very impressive. His integrity spoke for itself and that’s what you want from an accountant – someone who will do what he says.” Bespoke Furniture Manufacturers – based in High … Continue reading Peter Hearn, Managing Director, Greengate Furniture Ltd
"The team at Fish Partnership really took the time to get to know the business in order to complete the audit as smoothly as possible. I would definitely recommend them to any subsidiary firm in need of a specialised accountant."

Healthcare Diagnostics and IT solutions company – based in Windsor
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“The team at Fish Partnership really took the time to get to know the business in order to complete the audit as smoothly as possible. I would definitely recommend them to any subsidiary firm in need of a specialised accountant.” … Continue reading Rene Pols, Team Leader, Idexx Laboratories
“We have been working with The Fish Partnership for eight years now and they manage all our accounting processes, from VAT and payroll to general bookkeeping and credit control.

“We like the fact they have longevity with their staff and have a great approach to business and to client relationships. There have been certain business challenges where I have had to pick up the phone to them or arrange a meeting for advice and they have always taken a very active and caring approach. They never make you feel like you are imposing, and we have recommended them often.”

Office & Stationary Suppliers – based in High Wycombe
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“We have been working with The Fish Partnership for eight years now and they manage all our accounting processes, from VAT and payroll to general bookkeeping and credit control. “We like the fact they have longevity with their staff and … Continue reading Ian Horler, Managing Director, Excel Office Supplies Limited
“One of the reasons I’ve stayed with them is that we’ve always been able to communicate well. They always explain things to me so I can understand – more than once if that’s what’s needed!”

“I take their advice because I feel I can trust them, and feel very comfortable with them. I would have no hesitation in recommending them to someone else.”

Development of building projects – based in Staines
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“One of the reasons I’ve stayed with them is that we’ve always been able to communicate well. They always explain things to me so I can understand – more than once if that’s what’s needed!” “I take their advice because … Continue reading Caroline Wood, Maul & Murphy
“We know we can contact Fish straight away if there is a problem. They talk you through everything you need to consider. We have a good relationship with them so we feel able to go to them for advice and just to talk things through.”

“We are grateful that they are able to give us all the facts. They know our business so well and we are comfortable chatting to them about it.”

Corian Specialist Services – based in Leighton Buzzard
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“We know we can contact Fish straight away if there is a problem. They talk you through everything you need to consider. We have a good relationship with them so we feel able to go to them for advice and … Continue reading Susan and Kevin Hoy, Cutting Edge
“The Fish Partnership has been doing our full audit for about 10 years. We find the team there very approachable, friendly, and extremely good at their job. They helped us out with the merger a couple of years ago, for example, and their professionalism helped it to go very smoothly.”

Environmental Services  - based in Reading
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“The Fish Partnership has been doing our full audit for about 10 years. We find the team there very approachable, friendly, and extremely good at their job. They helped us out with the merger a couple of years ago, for … Continue reading Martin Knowles, Bridge Controls Limited

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