Daily Insight: Accountex Summit … it’s grin up North!

Welcome to day two of Daily Insight. Let’s start with this: by any measure, the first Accountex Summit North was an overwhelming success. More than 1,000 attendees from the world of accounting and finance went to the conference at Manchester Central on Tuesday. And there were plenty of smiling faces. Who says accountants are a […]

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Accountex hits the North

About 800 accountancy and finance professionals will flock to Manchester Central on Tuesday for Accountex Summit North – a new one-day event dedicated to the industry. There will be 80 exhibitors (including event sponsors Inuit QuickBooks, Xero and Sage) and expert speakers providing major pointers on how to prepare for the tech and compliance challenges […]

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VAT on imports

A call for clear HMRC direction on VAT import taxes

Recent press surrounding the proposed controversial changes in VAT on goods imported from the European Union after Brexit will no doubt be a keen discussion point for many businesses. If the changes currently passing through parliament become a reality, it could result in some 200,000 UK firms, who are required to import goods as part […]

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Weekly Insight: Down to Earth in Davos

Welcome to Weekly Insight Number 2. It’s that rare time of year where, if one wanted, one could combine one’s love of cashmere scarves and helicopter travel with saving the planet. And complement one’s dislike of the world’s elite by appearing at… a gathering of the world’s elite. Yes, it’s the World Economic Forum’s annual shindig […]

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