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The Autumn Statement 2022

18th November 2022

On 17 November 2022, the government undertook the third fiscal statement in as many months, against a backdrop of rising inflation and economic recession. The Chancellor laid out three core priorities of stability, growth and public services. The government sought...

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Pensions

Changes to climate reporting for pension trustees

11th November 2022

The Pensions Regulator has updated its guidance on governance and reporting of climate-related risks for trustees of certain pension schemes, increasing the number of schemes the guidance now applies to.  Matt Hutchinson, head of Rowleys’ pensions team explains more about...

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General

Raft of new appointments as Rowleys expands its team

21st October 2022

Leicester based accountants Rowleys has made a number of new appointments across its team as part of the firm’s strategic growth plans.   The recent appointments include 9 new team members in various departments across the firm, including: Claire Wright...

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Tax

Is now the time for businesses to take advantage of the super deduction?

11th October 2022

17th October 2022 – UPDATE On Friday 14th October 2022 we had a new Chancellor and another Mini-Budget U-Turn, changing the previously announced plan to scrap the proposed increase to Corporation Tax. So what does this mean? The Corporation Tax...

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General

Partner changes at Rowleys

29th September 2022

From Trainee to Managing Partner   Tom Copson will step up to managing partner at Leicester-based chartered accountants Rowleys, after re-joining the firm two years ago as a partner.   Tom spent five years at Rowleys as a trainee, prior...

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Tax

Mini Budget September 2022

24th September 2022

Mini Budget 2022 UPDATE: 18 October 2022 Over recent weeks there has been a reversal on many of the policies outlined in the below Mini Budget so wanted to provide a summary on what of the below outlined changes have...

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Pensions

Pensions: are annuities making a comeback?

22nd September 2022

Pensions: are annuities making a comeback?   In recent years the annuity market has seen a significant decline.  However as auditors of many pensions scheme we are seeing more of an appetite of trustees and scheme advisers to explore annuities...

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Medical

Payroll update for NHS staff – pension contribution calculations are changing from 1 October 2022

22nd September 2022

Payroll update for NHS staff - pension contribution calculations are changing from 1 October 2022 The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) announced changes to the NHS pension effective from 1 October 2022. Your payroll provider should be aware...

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Medical

Important News for GP Practices with non-March Year Ends

22nd September 2022

Important News for GP Practices with non-March Year Ends There are changes coming in to effect in the tax year 2024/25 which will impact on GP practices with non-March year ends.  Rowleys’ specialist medical team share more on how it...

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General

Changes to calculating holiday entitlement for employees on irregular contracts

21st September 2022

A recent court case has highlighted an urgent need for employers to review how they calculate the holiday pay of part-year employees or those who work for them on an intermittent basis. Here, we share more about this landmark case,...

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Tax

Emergency mini-budget announced

16th September 2022

It has been announced that Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng will deliver an emergency mini-budget on Friday 23rd September.   It is expected the chancellor will bring in additional winter tax cuts and set out more detail on the energy price cap...

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General

Our Payroll Service

7th September 2022

Our payroll service offers all the benefits of a payroll department without the overheads or compliance risks. Payroll is integral to keeping a business running successfully. However, it is becoming increasingly difficult and time-consuming to manage and keep up to...

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Medical

Seminar for GPs – The Annual Allowance Time Bomb

7th September 2022

Join our Medical team and Paul Gordan, Head of Medical Specialist Wealth Planners at Sanlam Wealth, to ensure you’re up to speed with the latest information on the hot topic of GP pensions annual allowances. Paul will share his insights and specialist...

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Tax

Making Tax Digital for Income Tax Self- Assessment is coming!

9th August 2022

Sole Traders and those with property income….Making Tax Digital for Income Tax Self- Assessment is coming! Making Tax Digital (‘MTD’) is the UK government’s programme designed to help businesses and individuals get their tax right and help HMRC get more...

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General

Changes to the National Insurance….so what salary should I take?

4th July 2022

Earlier in the year we had the annual Budget which announced that from 5 April 2022 there would be changes to National Insurance: The “Employment Allowance” increased, this allows eligible employers to reduce their annual National Insurance liability by up...

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Medical

Rowleys launches new GP consultancy service

30th June 2022

Rowleys has launched a new service delivering tailored practice management consultancy for General Practices (GPs), in response to demand for experienced support and knowledge in an increasingly complex and pressured environment. Practice management professional and qualified management accountant, Kate Hunter...

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Tax

Upcoming changes to VAT penalties & VAT interest charges: Replacement for VAT penalty and interest regime delayed until 1 January 2023

16th June 2022

The new VAT penalty system was scheduled to come into effect from 1 April 2022, but in a Written Ministerial Statement Lucy Frazer (Financial Secretary to the Treasury) has announced that it will now apply from 1 January 2023. “This extra time allows HMRC...

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General

Auto Enrolment rules and Directors

6th May 2022

We often get asked about auto enrolment rules and how they apply to company directors.  Please see below for details. Directors without an employment contract If a director does not have an employment contract, they cannot be a worker and...

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Tax

Do you own a residential property in a company?…April 30th deadline

7th April 2022

Since 2012 Limited Companies are liable to prepare and submit an additional annual return and may be liable to an annual tax charge on high value residential properties they own. This regime is known as Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings...

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Tax

Tax Rates 2022/23

1st April 2022

The Rowleys Partnership Ltd - Tax Rates 2022-23

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