News & Insights

We run a number of seminars and workshops throughout the year in order to keep you informed and up to date with events and developments in the accountancy world:

  • Informing you of important changes in legislation
  • Keeping you up to date on relevant topics in your industry
  • Helping you plan for your future
  • Heavyweight guest speakers, where entrepreneurs and experts in their respective fields share their views

Here are the events we have coming up:

Surrey accountancy firm hires Tax Investigations expert

Roffe Swayne have recently welcomed Jane Alsop to lead their tax investigation service as part of their growing tax team.
Jane joins as Tax Investigations Adviser after working for HMRC for 30 years. Whilst with HMRC Jane specialised in enquiry work […]

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So what does the Election result mean for Taxation?

If someone had asked me before the vote the likely outcome for the General Election, I can safely say I would not have guessed at a Conservative government supported by the DUP! I am, however, comforted that I would be […]

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Read Forensis – our forensic accounting newsletter Summer 2017

Read Forensis – our forensic accounting newsletter Summer 2017 edition.
Click on the newsletter below for the latest updates from the Roffe Swayne Forensic Accounting team.
If you have any questions on any of the topics raised, please contact Kate Hart on 01483 […]

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Beware of a scam asking for your VAT number

We wanted to alert you to a scam of which we have become aware; it takes the form of a postal mailshot which could result in a bill of almost £2,400 over a period of three years (and possibly more).
The […]

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Company tax planning – shareholding exemption

New options for company tax planning thanks to changes to shareholding exemption
Changes to the substantial shareholding exemption (SSE) rules could offer useful tax planning options for family and other businesses.
SSE has provided a complete exemption from tax on profits made […]

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Growing recognition of the benefits of involving a forensic expert

Latest research of the Network of Independent Forensic Accountants (NIFA), of which Roffe Swayne is a member, saw a 21% increase in cases during 2016.
This growth supports our opinion that the benefits of the involvement of a forensic expert are […]

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VAT flat rate scheme changes

What is the VAT Flat Rate Scheme?
The amount of VAT a business pays or claims back from HMRC is usually the difference between the VAT they charge their customers and the VAT they pay to their suppliers.
The VAT Flat Rate […]

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Forensic accounting on valuing a business

What we do…
Our Forensic team is often engaged to assist with valuing family run businesses. Whether for the purpose of settling a family dispute, divorce proceedings or assessing the value of a party’s interest on exiting a business, we are […]

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Valuation and Deal flow update

Our 6 monthly look at valuations and deal flow examining the impact that uncertainly caused by Brexit (and now the impending General Election!) is having on the M&A market.
It is reassuring to note that in spite of the doom-mongers predicting […]

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Alert: Tax Self-Assessment Software issue

A warning for any tax payer who file their self-assessment tax return online.
“Tax Self-Assessment Software issue. Not a great start for Making Tax Digital!” says Linda Warner, Tax Partner.
HMRC have uncovered an error
On their online self-assessment software for 2016/7 filing that […]

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