Shaw Gibbs supports Financial Planning Week 11 – 17 October 2021

UK consumers nationwide are being offered complimentary personal financial planning sessions by qualified financial planners including CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM (CFP TM) professionals. The aim is to empower consumers throughout the UK by experiencing the support available from financial planning, this includes help with organising finances and guidance in planning how to reach life goals and dreams.

Experts welcome Government delay to digital tax reforms

A delay to tax reforms which would have seen sole traders and small businesses obliged to keep digital records and report income quarterly to HMRC has been welcomed by financial experts.

Local MP visits Whitley Stimpson during its 90 years in business

Whitley Stimpson was delighted to welcome Victoria Prentis MP for North Oxfordshire and Minister of State at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to its Banbury offices on Thursday 30th September.

MTD for Income Tax Self Assessment Delayed

The introduction of Making Tax Digital (MTD) for Income Tax Self-Assessment (ITSA) has been delayed to April 2024, giving businesses and landlords breathing room to prepare for the changes needed to ensure that they are compliant.

Charity golf day raises funds for local cancer charity

An annual golfing day, organised by accountants and business advisors Whitley Stimpson, has raised £1,000 for an Oxfordshire charity providing cancer support and therapy.

Expert urges business owners to act over new tax hike

A tax expert at accountants and business advisors Whitley Stimpson is encouraging business owners to take action after the after the Government announced a 1.25 per cent tax hike on dividend payouts as part of its new Health and Social Care Levy.

Plan carefully to avoid the pain of death duties

An expert is urging families to ensure they plan properly to mitigate the effects of inheritance tax (IHT).

Xero unveils the next evolution of bank reconciliation

With more than 1.7 billion transactions processed in the past 12 months, Xero’s most-loved feature is becoming even more powerful and beautiful for small businesses

Ninety years and counting for top accountancy firm

Staff and partners at accountancy firm Whitley Stimpson are celebrating 90 years in business.

How building brand engagement helps your business grow

We asked Brand Marketing specialist Kate Stinchcombe-Gillies for her top tips on building brand engagement

BoE: Recovery to push inflation above 3%

Post-pandemic economic recovery is likely to push inflation above 3% “for a temporary period”, the Bank of England’s monetary policy committee predicts.

Can I Claim? Business Travel (Yes It Still Exists!)

As the business world opens up and we start to attend more meetings in person, here’s a reminder of some of the travel expenses we can claim on our tax return.