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Smith Cooper Corporate Finance, the specialist deal management division of Smith Cooper, have today announced further growth through the appointment of Nicola Whiting. 

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Accountancy and business advisory firm Smith Cooper has appointed Cassandra Graham to Tax Manager in its Derby office.

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Every four hours a baby originally conceived at a Fertility Partnership clinic is born in the UK. As part of its vision for improved continuity of fertility care, the company has acquired majority interest in Ultrasound Direct in a deal advised on by Smith Cooper. 

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Leicester based SBA, one of the UK’s leading distributors of safety & industrial consumables, has been sold out of administration.

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In their latest clamp down on tax evasion, HMRC have announced a new credit card transaction disclosure programme allowing businesses who accept card payments to bring their affairs up to date if they have not made a full disclosure to the HMRC. 

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The Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAEW) East Midlands rewarded outstanding talent and potential at their annual award and dinner held on 17th March.

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Leading specialist in thermally sprayed coating has entered Administration resulting in the immediate loss of 21 jobs. 

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The Chancellor has announced that the government will not now proceed with the proposed increase in Class 4 NICs rates.

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HMRC have just released the latest Advisory fuel rates that come into effect from 1 March 2017.

 

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New rules are coming into force with effect from 6 April 2017 that will have a significant impact on any company or business, including Personal Service Companies, that provides the services of workers into Public Sector organisations.

Public Sector includes; local and central government, universities, colleges, public health authorities, school academies and any organisation caught by the Freedom of Information Act.   

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Spring Budget 2017

9 March 2017

The Chancellor Philip Hammond presented the last Spring Budget on Wednesday 8 March 2017.

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Michael Roome, Director of Business Recovery and Insolvency at accountancy and business advisory firm Smith Cooper, has passed the Joint Insolvency Board examination to become a fully qualified Insolvency Practitioner.

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As the tax year draws to a close, now is an ideal time to consider tax year end planning and whether you have made full use of the reliefs and exemptions available to you.

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Corporate Finance

Where are we now?

20 February 2017

A really great question posed by David Bowie in his Black Star album…..and never more relevant to the business market than in these rapidly changing political times. I’m not sure the answer lies in the Black Star album but who knows?

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We would all like to think that our employment relationships will remain on an even keel, however, the truth is that sometimes even the closest of relationships can go sour. So what pathways are open to an employer in those instances?

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Building on the growth and success of 2016, Smith Cooper continue to expand their Birmingham team with the appointment of a new Tax Manager.

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Belper business, Arbo, was sold this week to Carlisle Companies Incorporated, a company listed on the New York Stock Exchange, for an undisclosed sum. Arbo is a leading manufacturer of sealants, coatings and membrane systems used by architects and contractors for waterproofing and sealing buildings and other structures.

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The Equality Act 2010 (which makes it unlawful for employers to discriminate against employees because of certain protected characteristics, including disability) specifically prohibits prospective employers asking potential employees about their health other than for certain prescribed reasons.

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