Business News

Director named among UK’s top 35 accountants under the age of 35

Posted on 27 Jan, 2020

We are delighted to announce that Guy Armitage-Norton has been included in this year’s 35 under 35 list. Prepared by industry publication Accountancy Age, the annual list is designed to highlight the profession’s up and

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Milsted Langdon appoints senior Partner as its new Chair

Posted on 27 Jan, 2020

Milsted Langdon is pleased to announce that Tim Close will be taking the position as Chair of the practice. In becoming our new Chair, he takes over from founding Partner, Jonathan Langdon, who will be

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Lifetime financial advice could make you nearly £50,000 better off

Posted on 16 Dec, 2019

A new study supported by former Pensions Minister, Steve Webb, has found that regular professional financial advice provides an average uplift in wealth of £47,000 during a 10 year period. According to analysis by the

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Should your company pay a data protection fee?

Posted on 16 Dec, 2019

We are aware that the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has been contacting companies to remind them of their legal obligation to pay a data protection fee. The ICO has confirmed that the UK’s 4.2 million

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HMRC urges taxpayers to be vigilant ahead of self-assessment deadline

Posted on 16 Dec, 2019

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has urged taxpayers to be vigilant ahead of the self-assessment deadline on 31 January 2020, with a surge in fraudulent activity expected. HMRC has said that it has received 900,000

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Late payments a huge drain on SMEs

Posted on 16 Dec, 2019

Small firms are owed a staggering £23.4 billion in late payments, an issue that is continuing to cause greater problems for businesses each year. In the last year alone, the figure has increased by £10.4

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Christmas parties – Is the VAT recoverable?

Posted on 16 Dec, 2019

As it is only a week until Christmas, it seems a fitting time to discuss whether input VAT can be recovered on the costs of employee Christmas parties. Where an employer pays for the Christmas

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South West Charity Conference to return for a second year, sponsored by Milsted Langdon

Posted on 16 Dec, 2019

The South West Charity Conference was launched in 2019 with our support and we are delighted to once again be sponsoring and presenting at the 2020 event. The conference aims to bring together people in

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Shareholders at war – Court influenced by Milsted Langdon accountant on true value of business

Posted on 25 Nov, 2019

In a recent shareholder dispute case, the Court was persuaded by expert accountancy evidence given by our Forensic Partner, Roger Isaacs. The case of Richard George v Robert McCarthy and Goss Interactive Limited (“the Company”)

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Boom and bust: The decline of the chain restaurant in the UK

Posted on 25 Nov, 2019

By Rachel Hotham, Insolvency Partner at Milsted Langdon In the last 10 years, the UK’s chain restaurant sector has been on a rollercoaster of highs and lows with much press coverage about the recent closures

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