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Money’s too tight to mention

Money’s too tight to mention Don't let inflation reduce the value of your investment returns Inflation can have a significant impact on our finances in a number of ways. But…

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Posted on: 15th April 2019

Trust in your investments: Investing for income or growth, or both

Trust in your investments: Investing for income or growth, or both Investment trusts are a well-established way of investing. Many investors prefer to invest in…

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Blog, Business Blog, Property, SME, SMEs, SMEs / Business, Tax
Posted on: 15th April 2019

Wealth protection – Planning your legacy

Wealth protection - Planning your legacy Unforeseen life events and circumstances can potentially impact your finances in a number of…

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Posted on: 1st April 2019

Greater responsibility on individuals to plan for financial security in old age

Greater responsibility on individuals to plan for financial security in old age Retirement options - Greater responsibility on individuals to plan for financial security in…

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Blog, Business Blog, Pension, SME, SMEs, SMEs / Business, Tax
Posted on: 1st April 2019

No pain, no gain – Planning to get where you want to be

No pain, no gain - Planning to get where you want to be Successful saving and investing is arguably a lot like exercise – no pain, no gain. As is…

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Posted on: 1st April 2019

Do you know the business information you need to disclose on your company website?

Do you know the business information you need to disclose on your company website? There is a range of legislation…

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Posted on: 26th March 2019

Making Tax Digital for Academies

Making Tax Digital for Academies Important Update - MTD for Academies Making Tax Digital for VAT will apply to VAT returns starting on or after 1 April 2019 for some academies, but not all academies…

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Academies, Academies Blog, Blog
Posted on: 25th March 2019

Petition and judicial review put pressure on DfE to rethink funding cuts

Petition and judicial review put pressure on DfE to rethink funding cuts An e-petition, started by a group of teachers,…

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Posted on: 25th March 2019

Academies told to justify ‘excessive’ pay

Academies told to justify 'excessive' pay Twenty eight academy trusts have been ordered to justify paying senior leaders in excess of £100,000. Academies Minister Lord…

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Posted on: 25th March 2019

Government to take tougher stance on illegal and failing independent schools

Government to take tougher stance on illegal and failing independent schools The Government has confirmed it intends to legislate against…

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Posted on: 25th March 2019

Independent school lowers fees to provide ‘greater flexibility’

Independent school lowers fees to provide ‘greater flexibility’ An independent school in Essex is to lower its fees to allow “greater flexibility” for new and…

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Posted on: 25th March 2019

Population boom means 80 more special schools may be needed by 2027

Population boom means 80 more special schools may be needed by 2027 A boom in population has led to warnings that an additional 80 special…

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Academies, Academies Blog, Blog
Posted on: 25th March 2019

Ofsted publishes first MAT summary evaluation

Ofsted publishes first MAT summary evaluation Ofsted has published its first summary evaluation of a multi-academy trust (MAT). As part of its new inspection process…

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Posted on: 25th March 2019

Red tape for church school academies as ESFA gets tough on third party transactions

Red tape for church school academies as ESFA gets tough on third party transactions New rules mean church schools will…

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Posted on: 25th March 2019

Academy handed final notice to improve after missing audit deadline

Academy handed final notice to improve after missing audit deadline An academy in Somerset has been handed a final notice to improve after missing its…

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Posted on: 25th March 2019