Pall Mall Surgery
Marguerite Whybrow is practice manager at Pall Mall Surgery in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex. When you are responsible for a GP practice treating patients from a large catchment area, it is important to have a professional services provision that you have confidence in.
Darren becomes Director at Rickard Keen
We are pleased to announce that, as of this month, Darren Clarke has been promoted to Director of Business Services at Rickard Keen.
Exam success for Martin
Another member of the team at Rickard Keen had cause to celebrate recently when he passed the final stage of his professional exams, meaning he is now a fully-qualified chartered accountant.
Martin Crane, who works in our Basildon office as an accounts senior, completed the advanced stage examinations to become a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales – ICAEW.
Martin joined the firm in October 2005 and initially achieved his Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) exams before progressing to the ICAEW.
Martin is a valued member of our team and we are confident he has a great future ahead of him.
‘Dragon’ role for Rickard Keen partner
Rickard Keen partner Bill Gould is lending his expertise to a new initiative in the mould of popular TV series Dragon’s Den, which will see local entrepreneur Philip Miller invest £100,000 of his own money into a new business venture in the Essex area.
Corporation Tax ‘Vodcast’ Offers Expert Advice
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has teamed up with accountancy experts to provide online advice on changes to corporation tax due in April 2011.
HMRC Joins Twitter
HMRC has begun trialling the use of Twitter, operating under the username @hmrcgovuk
Employment Rights Payments Change
Annual changes to the payments for unfair dismissal and redundancies will take effect from 1 February 2011.
Business Records Checks Consultation Focuses on SMEs
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is seeking views on how best to implement a programme of Business Records Checks, designed to improve record keeping in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
European Patent Fees Reduced
Thousands of innovative UK businesses will reduce the cost of protecting their bright ideas in Europe under new arrangements.
Tax Avoidance Study Group Launched
The government has made its first appointment to a group of experts who will explore the potential for a General Anti-Avoidance Rule (GAAR) as part of the UK tax regime.
Tax Reliefs in the Spotlight
The Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) has completed a key stage in its major review of tax reliefs.