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Monthly Archives: March 2017

Loan charges – updated HMRC publication with warnings

17 March 2017: Disguised remunerations and tax avoidance schemes are again in the spotlight. HMRC has published a warning against schemes which claim to avoid loan charges. In the Budget of 2016, the government announced a number of changes to tackle existing avoidance schemes and to prevent their future use. Changes included loan charges...
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What is the highest possible break in snooker?

14 March 2017: The above question was one of many asked at BRI’s Northampton office’s 14th annual quiz, which was held on 9 March 2017. 33 teams of our valued professional contacts commenced battle for the top 3 prizes. The room, as can be seen from the photo below, was full and the winners were...
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Recovery Shot in Golf – Recovery in Business.

13 March 2017: For those that play golf, hitting the ball into deep rough generally needs a measured and thoughtful recovery shot to get the ball back in the fairway and on track. The same measured and thoughtful process is required when a company or individual’s financial position finds itself in a difficult situation....
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Retailers left behind

10 March 2017: Changing consumer habits, whether it be more online purchases, waiting for the sale and not following new trends and fashions or making purchases for the following year have resulted in a number of retailers struggling to shift unsold stock. Increases in business rates, rent rises and the increase in the national...
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Coventry Professionals’ Quiz Night

7 March 2017: A superb night was had by all at the annual BRI Coventry quiz held at the Holiday Inn in March. There was some great participation and debate, especially over the tie break question for second place ‘how many rooms does Buckingham Palace have’, the answer is a mind boggling 775! Once...
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Providing empathy and understanding when it is needed most

6 March 2017: Alan Limb from BRI’s Southampton office explains how we are sometimes asked to assist in the most unfortunate of circumstances. In recent years we have been approached to assist with number of companies that are insolvent following the sudden death of their director. In these situations a great challenge is often obtaining a...
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And they are go, go, GO!

3 March 2017: For a second year running, BRI Milton Keynes invited guests to join them at Simply Race for a fully immersive virtual motor racing experience. On the night of the event, drivers were split into nine teams of three people with all teams pitting their virtual motoring skills against one another. While...
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