The excellent ICAEW Budget 2015 summary is now available on my website www.akr-associates.co.uk
It's brilliant for the hockey fraternity that we've got 3 New Year's honours. Maggie Souyave’s OBE, Kate Richardson-Walsh’s MBE and a BEM for “services to hockey” to James Barrow of Wilmslow HC. Well done for working so hard for our sport; you deserve to be recognised.
Do you have a registered charity you would like to support painlessly?
The system works through retailers such as Amazon and John Lewis; basically if you buy on line and go through the Easyfundraising website to do so, your purchase can generate a donation to your registered charity from the retailer.
The process is relatively simple - you have to select your charity; register your name; enter a password; and you can choose to Gift Aid the donations. All you have to do then is remember to go via the Easyfundraising website when making online purchases.
HMRC’s Direct Recovery of Debts (DRD) proposals have been watered down, apparently thanks to intense lobbying by professionals in the tax industry. Maybe the proposals were so unreasonable that they were never going to become law.
Proposals for HMRC to collect debts directly from taxpayers' bank accounts is #APowerTooFar . Please sign the petition on hhtp://epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/68384
In view of my charity tax work I can say what a disater this would be for many of my TOPs clients
I know they are poisonous but this is a most beautiful datura. They don't grow like this in Yorkshire but here in Jersey it's thriving
As a birthday present to each other Dave and I went hot air ballooning while on holiday in the Dordogne. What a fabulous experience and not the least bit scarey.
Fortunately Roy in halifax Borough Market has had some more bunting delivered. I hope the weather is better for Le Grand Départ than it is at Soyland Town this afternoon.
Come and join in the fun for a very good cause. Ring 01422 252040 or 01484 535994 for tickets
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