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Representatives from Smith Cooper were among 100 senior professional advisors from 27 countries in Berlin last week for the EMEA Regional Conference of Alliott Group, one of the world’s leading international associations of accounting and law firms.

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We are delighted to announce that after another thriving year we have been shortlisted for not one, but two of The Business Desk’s Annual Business Masters Awards!

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In the past week, a new phishing scam has been identified in the form of a HMRC email entitled “Your 2016 Tax Report” and contains an attachment. 

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Private is often a word we associate with secrecy, seclusion and exclusivity. This is right in some respects, however Private Equity simply refers to capital which has been provided outside of a public market. In essence, it is any capital in an operating company that is not listed or publicly trading on a stock exchange. Private Equity can refer to a host of alternative investing methods, ranging from buyout funds to growth funds.

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Representatives from Smith Cooper will be attending the Alliott Group 2017 EMEA Regional Conference in Berlin this week (10-13 May). The conference is focused on the latest developments and trends in global business, with accountant and lawyer member delegates learning how to become more effective in meeting the needs of clients with multi-market business interests. Approximately 100 leading professional advisers from 54 independent firms in 27 countries are expected to attend. 

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Figures released last week reveal the rate of growth in the UK economy has risen by 0.3%, assuring the 17th consecutive quarter of growth. This encouragingly affirmative figure has defied widespread predictions of a recession in the light of Brexit, and provides a much needed vote of confidence for our economy’s resilience.

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Corporate Finance

Deals 2016-17

4 May 2017

Take a look at our annual round-up of deals for year ended 31 March 2017.

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HMRC has collected an extra £3.3bn in unpaid VAT over the last year, following investigations into SMEs. Such successful returns from these enquiries means more are likely to follow, and business owners should ensure that tax affairs are in order as a result.

 

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Whilst 2016 was a period of political and economic turbulence for both the UK and the global market place, remarkably, UK deal volumes remained resilient.  In fact, 2016 UK deal volumes were the highest since 2007 and, although lower than 2015, aggregate value was above the ten year average of around £250 billion per year.

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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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