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UK families facing inheritance tax hits 35-year peak - February 8, 2016
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The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) has released new figures that show the number of UK families paying inheritance tax (IHT) is at a 35-year high. Surging house prices have pushed up the value of family assets above the static tax threshold, … Continue reading UK families facing inheritance tax hits 35-year peak


Buy-to-let mortgage applications from limited companies more than double as landlords strive to beat tax hikes - February 8, 2016
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The number of buy-to-let loan applications from limited companies has surged in recent months as landlords prepare for tax hikes starting in April, say mortgage brokers. The latest Buy-to-Let Index, produced by specialist broker, Mortgages for Business, found that 38 … Continue reading Buy-to-let mortgage applications from limited companies more than double as landlords strive to beat tax hikes


Small firms struggle with workplace pensions - February 8, 2016
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A survey by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has found that nearly half of the employers who must set up a workplace pension scheme for their staff in the next two years are confused about their responsibilities. The FSB’s … Continue reading Small firms struggle with workplace pensions


Excuses, excuses - February 8, 2016
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HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has revealed the worst excuses it has heard over the previous year from people filing late tax returns. The list, which was released ahead of the 31 January deadline for filing tax returns online, contains … Continue reading Excuses, excuses


Employment Allowance set to rise - February 8, 2016
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The Employment Allowance that enables employers to reduce their NI bill by £2,000 is being extended from 6 April 2016 to £3,000. However, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has advised that single-director companies will be excluded. The news follows a technical … Continue reading Employment Allowance set to rise


MPs say the UK is not ready for digital tax - February 8, 2016
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During the Chancellor’s 2015 Autumn Statement, the Government announced its plans to reform tax legislation to require small businesses, the self-employed and landlords to update HMRC quarterly, rather than completing an annual tax return. The Government intends for quarterly updates … Continue reading MPs say the UK is not ready for digital tax


Audit exemption for small companies - February 8, 2016
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The Government has considered responses to questions posed on the audit exemption threshold in its discussion paper on the implementation of the Audit Directive (2014/56/EU) and the Audit Regulation (Regulation 537/2014) and raised the audit exemption threshold. This means that … Continue reading Audit exemption for small companies


Buy-to-let market faces tough new rules - January 5, 2016
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Last year’s Autumn Statement saw the introduction of a number of new measures, which could have a significant effect on the booming buy-to-let property market. The Chancellor announced during his speech to the Commons a number of new measures that … Continue reading Buy-to-let market faces tough new rules


Businesses aren’t prepared for the National Living Wage - January 5, 2016
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From 1 April this year every business will need to pay employees over the age of 25 the new statutory National Living Wage (NLW) of £7.20 per hour. Following this change, full-time members of staff working 37.5 hours per week … Continue reading Businesses aren’t prepared for the National Living Wage


Late payment terms remain miserable for small businesses - January 5, 2016
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Efforts to eliminate the problem of late payments in the small to medium-sized enterprise (SME) sector is not working, according to a new study by invoice specialists Tungsten Network. The Prompt Payment Code Advisory board was set up to support … Continue reading Late payment terms remain miserable for small businesses



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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!”

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!” Development of building projects – … Continue reading Caroline Wood, Maul & Murphy
“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
“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 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 Fish Partnership would provide a highly credible, consistent and competent service.” … Continue reading Roy Carlisle, Managing Director, Pharma Solutions Limited
"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 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
“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
“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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“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
“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
2015-09-09T12:52:08+00:00
“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
“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
2015-03-30T12:23:53+00:00
“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
“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
2015-03-30T13:25:00+00:00
“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 … Continue reading Adam Powell

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