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Autumn Statement 2014 - Initial Reaction

With half an eye on the 2015 General Election, the statement included some unexpected announcements which are designed to benefit savers, hardworking families, homeowners and entrepreneurs. ...

Mitchell Charlesworth calls on Chancellor to deliver pro-enterprise tax-package in Autumn Statement

North West accountancy firm Mitchell Charlesworth is calling on the Chancellor to deliver a package of pro-enterprise tax incentives in the upcoming Autumn Statement. The firm is calling for clearer structures, broader relief and greater assurances across tax affairs to give businesses m...

Economists explore the future of the housing market at North West Housing Conference 2014

North West businesses heard the expert views of two leading economists at the annual North West Housing Conference. Well-known housing academic and economist Professor Duncan Maclennan gave his views on the increasing need to cater for an ageing d...

North West Housing Conference Returns to Liverpool

North West businesses will have the opportunity to hear the expert views of some of the leading figures from the housing sector on the wide-ranging changes being faced by social housing providers when the annual North West Housing Conference returns to Liverpool nex...

Mitchell Charlesworth warns holding companies of complex tax pitfalls, following new guidance from HMRC

Mitchell Charlesworth is urging holding companies to beware of complex tax pitfalls, following new guidance issued by HMRC. Mitchell Charlesworth VAT specialist Gemma McCaldon-Gower s...

Chancellor Announces abolition of 55% tax rate on pension funds

Pensioners with defined contribution pensions can now leave more of their hard earned savings to their beneficiaries, after Chancellor George Osborne today announced the abolition of the 55% tax rate on pension funds. The measure, which comes into effect in April ...

National Minimum Wage Increase from 1st October 2014

Important Changes to the National Minimum Wage: From 1st October 2014 National Minimum Wage Changes: Employers should be aware that from 1st October 2014, National Minimum Wage Rates will increase as follows: ...

Mitchell Charlesworth delivers accountancy expertise for Everton star’s testimonial year

Mitchell Charlesworth partner Lorraine Whittaker, whose clients include sports, tv and entertainment personalities, is providing her expertise to fundraising activities connected with Everton football star Leon Osman’s testimonial year.Widnes-base...

Mitchell Charlesworth sponsors the 2014 Social Enterprise Network Awards

On 3 October, Social Enterprise Network is running their third annual Awards ceremony at the iconic Liverpool Town Hall. The awards recognise the vital work that social enterprises do each year across Merseyside, using the profit from their goods and services to tackle deeply entrenched social a...

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