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Has the era of low interest rates and cheap borrowing ended?

Nov 03, 2017

  As you will no doubt have heard by now the Bank of England has raised its base rate for the first time in over 10 years from 0.25% to 0.5%. For many borrowers, this will be their first experience of ...

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A successful few months for the Walker Begley team…

Oct 18, 2017

  Over the past few months the Walker Begley team have had a number of successes, both academic and personal. We would like to congratulate three of our Client Executives, who are studying towards the ACA qualification, on their recent exam successes. ...

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Walker Begley welcome Jayne Hudd to board of Directors.

Oct 09, 2017

We are pleased to announce that Jayne Hudd has joined the Walker Begley board of Directors, as of October 2017. Jayne joined the Walker Begley team as an Associate in January 2016 from a large North West Accountants. She has substantial ...


Are you eligible for Research & Development Tax Relief?

Mar 28, 2017

Research has shown that there are millions of pounds of Research and Development tax relief overlooked by SME’s. What is R&D tax relief? It is only available to companies and is a corporation tax relief that may reduce your company’s tax bill ...


HMRC’s new IR35 Guidance – Are you affected?

Mar 10, 2017

  HMRC have updated the rules for IR35 legislation and provided a greater deal of clarity on who will be affected. They are advising workers to re-confirm their position based on current contracts. This will be affecting public sector workers from April ...

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Budget Overview

Mar 09, 2017

  Yesterday the Chancellor’s speech recognised that if Britain is to be “the best place in the world to start and grow a business”, what business needs is a simple and predictable tax system. Here is our overview of the main points ...


Do you spend more than £2,000 on physical goods?

Mar 07, 2017

  The VAT flat rate scheme was introduced by HMRC to ease the process of filing quarterly VAT returns.  Traders select the relevant percentage from a given list for their business, then apply this to total receipts, instead of having to ...


Technology, Business & Life

Mar 01, 2017

  Are you struggling with the world of social media, emails and the quick pace of technology? It’s a double-edged sword which is blurring the line between home and the office. In some ways we are more flexible in terms of ...

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Congratulations to Kevin & Helen Walker

Feb 22, 2017

  We would like to wish Kevin Walker and his new wife Helen congratulations on their wedding. The wedding took place on Friday 10th February at the Hillbark Hotel on the Wirral. Instead of receiving gifts the couple asked for donations to the ...


Autumn Statement Overview

Nov 28, 2016

Yesterday Chancellor Philip Hammond surprised MP’s by stating that this would be the last Autumn statement. The budget will now be in Autumn with a Spring statement. Hammond said his first Autumn Statement "is focused on preparing and supporting the ...


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