Why mentoring?

By |2006-08-29T10:10:21+00:00August 29th, 2006|Uncategorized|

A mentor does more than coach you. The sessions will normally be confidential and take place by phone or meeting somewhere convenient and private. Your mentor will help identify your development needs, give advice, open doors and help you to think through issues and problems. They will also ask you for feedback as regards what

HMRC Interventions (updated)

By |2006-08-24T08:00:01+00:00August 24th, 2006|Tax related, Uncategorized|

Another year, another controversial issue for accountants and tax advisers. For reasons best known to themselves HMRC decided to press ahead with their interventions project last month. This is despite the severe misgivings expressed by the professional bodies, the wholly inadequate consideration given to a range of practical consequences and the complete absence of legal

Getting straight to the answer may not be best

By |2006-08-08T07:58:52+00:00August 8th, 2006|Servicing clients|

Imagine your client collects all their receipts and asks you as their accountant to produce accounts (if required), a tax return and then to advise how much tax is payable. Alternatively the client may collate the information onto a spreadsheet or into a simple accounts package and then ask you the same question. What approach