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Growth Matters

Growth Matters Summer 2020

Growth Matters Summer 2020

Topics include why cash flow forecasting is more important than ever, plus Coronavirus business support updates and an overview of the new insolvency legislation.

Brexit insights

Brexit insights

In this issue we cover corporate tax considerations, an employee update for employees working in the EU and EU employees working in the UK. It is important to get expert advice and Julie Park from the VAT Consultancy on importing goods and the immigration team from Barlow Robbins have also lent their expertise to this newsletter.

Growth Matters Summer 2019

Growth Matters Summer 2019

Topics include the gap in perception of business values between owners and purchasers or investors, a tax update on electric and hybrid cars and changes which will affect LIBOR.

Growth Matters Summer 2018

Growth Matters Summer 2018

Our Growth Matters newsletter covers articles on growing your business, plus tips for preventing employee fraud and a great tax initiative for rewarding key staff members.

Growth matters Spring 2018

Growth matters Spring 2018

Here at Roffe Swayne we are seeing a lot of activity already, with a focus on growth. We are delighted to tell you about a project we have been working on, interviewing local successful entrepreneurs on how they achieved growth and the stumbling blocks they had to overcome, more of that on page 3.

Forensis

Forensis Autumn 2020

Forensis Autumn 2020

In this newsletter we take a look at the impact of employee theft on company valuations, examine the rising trend in the requirement for non-disclosure agreements in SJE appointments and report on our experience of a Wells Order in practice.

Forensis Summer 2020

Forensis Summer 2020

Forensis Spring 2020

Forensis Spring 2020

In this newsletter we consider the impact of COVID-19 on business valuations. COVID-19 undoubtedly presents a challenges for the business valuer, we discuss what these are and how they can be overcome.

Forensis Winter 2019

Forensis Winter 2019

As we near the end of the year we reflect on trends in the types of cases we have seen. The most notable (and unexpected) theme for 2019 has been the volume of transaction related disputes disputes, in particular claims for breach of warranty and associated claims for misrepresentation.

Forensis Autumn 2019

Forensis Autumn 2019

In this newsletter we consider two valuation related issues that have recently piqued the interest of the Family Courts – the spring board effect and active and passive growth. We also take a look at the impact of a David and Goliath relationship on company valuations – this was brought to the fore by the collapse of Thomas Cook

Forensis Summer 2019

Forensis Summer 2019

We consider the speed bumps (both mountains and mole hills) we have encountered when meeting with other experts and preparing joint statements. We also take a look at the recent judgment in the case of Green Deal Marketing Southern Ltd v Economy Energy Trading Ltd with some useful reminders of the law and its application to quantifying loss in commercial agency disputes

Forensis Matrimonial Spring 2019

Forensis Matrimonial Spring 2019

In a market where many cases are settled behind closed doors, we aim to provide you with our views on current topics, an insight into some of our recent experiences and details of what’s going on in the forensic team at Roffe Swayne and in the wider world of forensic accounting.

Forensis Commercial Winter 2018

Forensis Commercial Winter 2018

In this update we take a look at expectations for change when revisiting a valuation and the interactions between a claim and counterclaim in a shareholder dispute. We also take a step away from valuations to point out a few interesting developments in the fight against cybercrime.

Forensis Matrimonial Newsletter Autumn 2018

Forensis Matrimonial Newsletter Autumn 2018

In this newsletter we take a look at our recent experiences acting as shadow expert and considering insolvency in matrimonial disputes.

Forensis Spring 2018

Forensis Spring 2018

In a market where many cases are settled behind closed doors, we aim to provide you with our views on current topics, an insight into some of our recent experiences and details of what’s going on in the forensic team at Roffe Swayne and in the wider world of forensic accounting, which we hope you will find interesting and helpful.

Forensis Autumn 2017

Forensis Autumn 2017

In a market where many cases are settled behind closed doors, we aim to provide you with our views on current topics, an insight into some of our recent experiences and details of what’s going on in the Forensic accounting team at Roffe Swayne and in the wider world of forensic accounting, which we hope you will find interesting and helpful.

Forensis Winter 2017

Forensis Winter 2017

In a market where many cases are settled behind closed doors, we aim to provide you with our views on current topics, an insight into some of our recent experiences and details of what’s going on in the Forensic accounting team at Roffe Swayne and in the wider world of forensic accounting, which we hope you will find interesting and helpful.

NIFA news

NIFA News

NIFA News

Latest newsletter from NIFA, a network of independent forensic accounting practices, articles include: business valuation during the Covid-19 pandemic and how to challenge contentious valuations

Forensic accountant trends 2019

Forensic accountant trends 2019

NIFA, a network of independent forensic accounting practices, continued to witness increases in the average number of cases per firm in 2019 (13%).

NIFA Survey Summary

NIFA Survey Summary

The Network of Independent Forensic Accountants (NIFA) has released the findings of its first annual solicitors survey. With the intention of providing an annual update in the trends impacting the forensic world, the inaugural survey found that the number of repeat instructions to forensic accountants from solicitors is increasing.

NIFA News 37

NIFA News 37

The latest NIFA newsletter which comments from the expert’s point of view on the instruction of single joint experts, plus an article on the value of goodwill in a law firm.

Charities newsletter

Charities & Education Newsletter – Issue 1: 2020

Charities & Education Newsletter – Issue 1: 2020

We highlight some important changes for charities including a Coronavirus funding update. Articles covered include:

Potential for social care catastrophe due to points based immigration, a grants update, CRA launches safeguarding for charity retailers and academy trusts updates

Charities & Education Newsletter – Issue 2: 2019

Charities & Education Newsletter – Issue 2: 2019

We highlight some important changes for charities. Articles covered include: volunteers could be given same protections as employees, more academy transfers caused by sponsor closure, replacement for EU funds and guidance on submitting annual returns online

Charities & Education newsletter – Issue 1: 2019

Charities & Education newsletter – Issue 1: 2019

Charity Commission’s report on preventing wrongdoing, reporting public benefit. DSC launches their new funding website and the problems with academies not sharing information with parents

Charities & Education Newsletter – Issue 2: 2018

Charities & Education Newsletter – Issue 2: 2018

Charity email databases are shrinking due to GDPR, plus guidance for new academies and free schools. The issues surrounding reporting serious incidents

Charities & Education Newsletter – Issue 1 2018

Charities & Education Newsletter – Issue 1 2018

Guidance about changes to automatic disqualification rules coming into effect in August 2018 has been published by the Charity Commission for England and Wales.

Charities & Education Newsletter – Issue 2 2017

Charities & Education Newsletter – Issue 2 2017

Charity trustees lack a basic understanding of the cybersecurity risks facing their organisation, according to a report published by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) as part of its National Cyber Security Strategy.

Outsourcing update

Outsourcing Update Spring 2020

Outsourcing Update Spring 2020

In this edition we look at how to choose the right accounting system, our bookkeeping team provide pointers on how to make the most out of Xero, and we update our thinking on the IR35 off-payroll working rules in light of the anticipated changes.

Outsourcing Update Summer 2019

Outsourcing Update Summer 2019

Making Tax Digital becomes a reality on 7 August! So now is the time to get your business ready, also we cover the changes to off-payroll working rules and how directors can apply to have residential address details removed from the public record

Outsourcing Update Spring 2019

Outsourcing Update Spring 2019

In this edition we explain the importance of small business cash flow forecasting and budgeting, and look how it helps a business to grow and plan strategically. Updates following the Spring Statement and the final interview in our growth insights series.

Outsourcing Update Autumn 2018

Outsourcing Update Autumn 2018

We discuss the impact of a no-deal scenario on the VAT regime for small businesses trading with the EU. Making Tax Digital is just around the corner – we look at how a cloud based accounting solution could help. Interview with business owner Nick Craig-Wood, on the advantages and pitfalls of raising external funding for his IT business

Outsourcing Update Summer 2018

Outsourcing Update Summer 2018

We are very keen to ensure you are ready for some deadlines approaching that may need your action. Firstly, the new data protection regulations (GDPR) come into force later this month, and all businesses will need to review the way they use/store personal data.

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