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Employee share schemes: What are they and what are the benefits?

30th May 2024

Employee share schemes are a powerful tool for awarding equity to your employees, offering a strategic way to incentivise and retain key staff crucial to your business's success. These schemes not only motivate employees but also help engage the next...

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Pensions

Is the pension market ready for net zero?

28th May 2024

A net zero commitment involves integrating climate change into the core of portfolio management. As pension schemes and asset managers transition from setting net zero targets to achieving them, they face greater complexity and must allocate more resources to meet...

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Payroll

Payroll Health Check

15th May 2024

Managing payroll can be complex, and mistakes in this area can lead to costly fines and other compliance issues. Our new Payroll Health Check is designed to prevent these problems and ensure your payroll operates as smoothly as possible. Our...

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General & People

Life at Rowleys – Sarah Faulconbridge

5th May 2024

Sarah Faulconbridge is a specialist medical accountant at Rowleys. Here, Sarah shares more about her role and life at Rowleys. What is your position at Rowleys? Qualified Senior Why did you choose to follow a career in accountancy? When I...

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General & People

The latest changes to Child Benefit

3rd May 2024

More families in the UK will now be eligible for Child Benefit payments due to a recent increase in the income threshold announced in the Budget. This change, which took effect on 6 April 2024, is expected to benefit a...

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General & People

Rowleys expands its international reach through DFK UKI/International membership

1st May 2024

Rowleys, a leading firm of accountants based in the East Midlands, has become a member of  DFK, a global association of like-minded audit, accounting and tax professionals. This strategic partnership marks a significant milestone for Rowleys as it expands its reach...

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Medical

Red Flag Update – Important updates for GP practices

17th April 2024

SUCCESSION AND RETIREMENT PLANNING; WHAT TO DO WITH YOUR PREMISES? Have you ever considered whether a sale and leaseback transaction would resolve your succession planning issues or whether putting a lease in place between the retired GPs and the existing...

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General & People

Partner promotions at Rowleys

3rd April 2024

Rowleys has announced two partner promotions, with Lisa Parkes and Matt Hutchinson joining the firm’s leadership team. Lisa Parkes and Matt Hutchinson have both been promoted to partner. Lisa is an Audit signatory for the firm and works with a...

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Payroll

The latest National Minimum Wage breaches: Common pitfalls to avoid

28th March 2024

The Department for Business and Trade (DBT) recently unveiled its 20th instalment of companies that have fallen foul of National Minimum Wage (NMW) regulations. Over 524 businesses were named, impacting 172,199 workers. This serves as a stark reminder of the...

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General & People

Rowleys’ event highlights business confidence amidst economic uncertainty

25th March 2024

Rowleys hosted a Budget Breakfast event at Winstanley House, following the latest Budget announcement on 6th March. Attended by over 40 organisations and business owners from across the East Midlands, the event provided a platform for insightful analysis and discussion...

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Pensions

Challenges in establishing a Pension Protection Fund consolidator for Defined Benefit pension schemes

14th March 2024

The UK government's initiative to establish a public sector consolidator by 2026 for smaller Defined Benefit (DB) pension schemes, primarily unattractive to commercial providers, is a significant development. The proposed consolidator is expected to operate under the umbrella of the...

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Tax

Spring Budget – March 2024

7th March 2024

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt delivered his ‘Budget for Long Term Growth’ on Wednesday 6 March 2024. His speech promised ‘more investment, more jobs, better public services and lower taxes’. Lowering taxes The Chancellor made further changes to National Insurance contributions (NICs),...

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Tax

2024 Budget predictions: Insights from our tax experts

20th February 2024

As the Budget announcement on March 6 approaches, speculation is rife about the fiscal measures the government will unveil to steer the economy forward. At Rowleys, our tax team has been reviewing the current economic and political landscape to provide...

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Tax

2023-2024 Year End Tax Planning Guide

15th February 2024

With just over a month to go before the end of the tax year, now is a good time to review your finances and ensure you are taking maximum advantage of any available tax allowances and reliefs. From 6 April 2024,...

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General & People

Budget Breakfast – 12th March 2024

8th February 2024

We are holding our Budget Breakfast on Tuesday, 12th March, at the beautiful Winstanley House in Leicester. A great opportunity to meet more of the Rowleys team, key contacts and clients over breakfast. Join us for a full English breakfast as we...

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Medical

Red Flag Update – Important updates of GP practices

6th February 2024

STAMP DUTY LAND TAX (SDLT) For most medical practices SDLT is a cost which they will have to encounter at some point or another.  Please click below to find out more. Red Flag February 2024    

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Not For Profit

A missed opportunity: Gift Aid on trustees’ expenses

22nd January 2024

Gift Aid is a well-known tax relief that allows charities to claim an additional 25% on eligible donations. However, there is a lesser-known opportunity that many charities may be overlooking – Gift Aid on trustees' expenses. By creating an expense...

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Tax

Research & Development (R&D): Forthcoming changes

17th January 2024

Change is on the horizon for Research and Development (R&D) tax credits. With the R&D Merged Scheme, set to kick in from April 2024, promising a simpler, more consolidated process. Other changes include the introduction of the R&D Intensive Scheme,...

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Tax

HMRC clamps down on ‘side hustle tax’ for online sellers

10th January 2024

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) will be cracking down on online sellers who are deemed to be ‘trading’. From the start of this year, various digital platforms, including Vinted and eBay, must share information with HMRC to identify individuals who...

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Payroll

Potential auto enrolment changes: don’t get caught out

21st December 2023

Earlier this year, the government confirmed that it intends to expand pension auto enrolment, a move that could have an impact on many employers and employees. Payroll Manager, Rebecca Gotch, explains more about the forthcoming changes and how employers can...

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