Monthly Archives: September 2013

Mitchell Charlesworth crowned Accountancy Firm of the Year

North West accountancy firm Mitchel...

National Minimum Wage Increase on 1st October 2013

Employers should be aware that from 1st October 2013 the national minimum wage will increase as follows: From £6.19 to £6.31 an hour for workers aged 21 and over From £4.98 to £5.03 an hour for workers aged 18 to 20 From £3.68...

MC Vanguard advise Fusion 21 in acquisition of Atom Regeneration

Huyton-based social enterprise Fusion 21 has aqcuired Liverpool social enterprise Atom Regeneration for an undisclosed sum.Fusion21 works nationally to promote public procurement in social housing markets to deliver ef...

HMRC getting tough with those delaying reporting PAYE Information

HMRC have issued a further warning shot to employers who have failed to follow the new real time information (RTI) process by sending around 167,000 letters to employers who have missed one or more reporting deadlines.  This comes on the back of t...

Partner and R3 North West Chair Jeremy Oddie warns against complacency in light of Chancellor's optimism for Economic Recovery

More than half of all Northern businesses disagree with the Chancellor’s statement that the economy has moved “from rescue to recovery”, according to the latest Business Distress Index from insolvency trade body R3.Som...

MC Vanguard advises Lancashire based Test & Measurement Hire Group for management buyout

Lancashire based Test & Measurement Hire Group has announced a management buyout from its major shareholders.The Burscough firm is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of testing, measurement, and calibration equipmen...

Who Needs to Complete a Tax Return? - 5th October Registration Deadline

With the 5th October deadline fast approaching to register for tax self-assessment, Mitchell Charlesworth's tax team are regularly asked who must complete a tax return. As a result, our tax experts hav...

5th October 2013 Deadline for High Income Child Benefit Charge Self-Assessment Registration

Individuals are urged to be aware that they should be completing tax returns if they (or their partner) earn over £50,000, have received Child Benefit payments since 7 January 2013 and are the higher earner in a couple. ...

New Company Car Advisory Fuel Rates from 1st September

From 1st September 2013, new company car advisory fuel rates have taken effect. According to HMRC: 'These rates apply to all journeys on or after 1 September 2013 until further notice. For one month from the date of change, employers may us...

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