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Parliamentary Bill hopes to tackle so-called ‘bogus’ self-employment - January 10, 2018
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A draft Bill put together by the Parliamentary Work and Pensions and Business Committees aims to tackle what MPs say are loopholes in employment law that allow firms to use ‘bogus’ self-employment status to hire cheap labour and avoid granting … Continue reading Parliamentary Bill hopes to tackle so-called ‘bogus’ self-employment


The Pensions Regulator cracking down on employers avoiding auto-enrolment responsibilities - January 10, 2018
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In the first prosecution of its kind, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has convicted a bus company and its boss for deliberately avoiding auto-enrolling their staff into a workplace pension scheme. In December, Stotts Tours – and founder Alan Stott – … Continue reading The Pensions Regulator cracking down on employers avoiding auto-enrolment responsibilities


New thresholds announced in Autumn Budget to affect payroll from April 2018 - January 10, 2018
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There were a number of changes announced in the Autumn Budget on 22 November 2017 in relation to pay and tax, which will affect payroll from April 2018 onwards. These changes range from a rise in the basic rate of … Continue reading New thresholds announced in Autumn Budget to affect payroll from April 2018


Employers ‘named and shamed’ for minimum wage law breaches - January 10, 2018
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The Government has published a list of 260 employers that have failed to pay 16,000 workers a combined total of £1.7 million in back pay over the last seven years. According to the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy … Continue reading Employers ‘named and shamed’ for minimum wage law breaches


Funding injection to help HMRC enforce minimum wage compliance - October 13, 2017
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According to the Government’s latest Labour Market Enforcement Strategy report, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is to receive an additional £5.3 million of funding in 2017/18 to ensure businesses are paying employees the national minimum wage (NMW) and national living … Continue reading Funding injection to help HMRC enforce minimum wage compliance


Chancellor urged not to extend new off-payroll rules to private sector - October 13, 2017
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Chancellor Philip Hammond has been urged to ensure that new IR35 rules which were phased in for the public sector in April 2017 are not extended to the private sector in the upcoming autumn Budget. The calls come from employment … Continue reading Chancellor urged not to extend new off-payroll rules to private sector


Hundreds of thousands of SMEs could face fines for stalling auto-enrolment - October 13, 2017
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Around 800,000 small businesses are yet to enrol into the Government’s flagship pension scheme – and could face fines as a result, it has been warned. The Pensions Regulator, which published the report, said that more than eight million employees … Continue reading Hundreds of thousands of SMEs could face fines for stalling auto-enrolment


Home Office updates guidance on Right to Work checks - October 13, 2017
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Towards the end of the summer, the Home Office published updated guidance on an employer’s guide to Right to Work checks in a bid to assist all employers to ensure that they comply with the legal requirements to prevent the … Continue reading Home Office updates guidance on Right to Work checks


Business owners facing increasing scrutiny over NMW - July 4, 2017
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Business owners who fail to pay their employees the National Minimum Wage (NMW) are coming under increased scrutiny from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), with a number of directors being struck off recently for not doing so. Earlier this year, … Continue reading Business owners facing increasing scrutiny over NMW


Are you using the correct tax codes? - July 4, 2017
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On 6 April 2017, the basic Personal Allowance changed to £11,500 and the basic rate limit changed to £33,500. This means that the new threshold, or starting point for Pay As You Earn (PAYE) is £221 per week or £958 … Continue reading Are you using the correct tax codes?



   Client Testimonials
“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 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
“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
“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
“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
“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
2015-03-30T11:40:53+00:00
“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 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 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
2015-09-09T11:42:15+00:00
“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

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