In light of the new restrictions announced on Monday evening, all our offices are now closed temporarily. Be reassured that we are still here and committed to supporting you throughout this difficult and unprecedented situation.
We have had a considerable number of enquiries from clients regarding the support available to help them deal with the impact of Covid-19 on their businesses. Here are some of the key support measures that you may wish to consider – some of which you can act on now!
As your accountants, we are well placed to consider the financial impact that the coronavirus outbreak will have on our clients’ businesses. Here is some practical advice and tips to help you weather this particularly rough storm.
For many clients, we are often the first port of call for advice on running their business. That does not need to change – even during the current, unprecedented coronavirus situation.
You have no doubt been following the coronavirus news closely to assess the level of risk to your business. We have put together a helpful guide for employers to assist you with your contingency planning, as the situation continues to escalate here in the UK.
Following RfM’s inclusion in The Parliamentary Review, Partner Paul Newsham was invited to take part in a podcast and to join an exclusive group of business leaders, founders, influencers and innovators: The Leaders Council.
Business growth specialist Tony Backhouse explains why every family businesses need to innovate – not just to thrive, but to survive.
There may come a time in the future when you are unable to make important decisions for yourself. This could happen if you were to suffer a loss of mental capacity, had an accident or were abroad for an extended period. The only way to have a say in who would make financial or welfare decisions on your behalf is by making a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA). We look at what could happen if you do not have an LPA in place.
Keeping up with employment law and HR best practice is a challenge for every business. We want to help you stay compliant by making you aware of changes coming into effect from 6 April 2020. Not least as a breach of these new rules could cost you a fine of up to £20,000.
What happens when your business grows fast and your workspace is quite literally bursting at the seams. The only option for IT managed services provider, HW Technology, was a move to larger premises – and soon. We learn how, with support from RfM, HW Technology overcame the challenges of finding, funding and fitting out their new premises in 2019.
The National Living Wage will rise by 6.2% from 1 April 2020. Almost three million UK workers are set to receive a pay rise, described by the Government as “the biggest cash increase ever”. Whether you employ staff on the National Living Wage or not, your business is likely to be affected. We look into the potential impact of the rise and what you can do.
Kathryn Gardner is Client Relationship Manager at RfM Preston and a key member of our Audit team. We asked Kathryn to give us an insight into the role and responsibilities of an auditor, and why some businesses choose to have an audit – even if they’re not obliged to.
50% of homeowners say they found the process of buying a property confusing and over 60% admit to not fully reading their mortgage agreement before they signed it. Crazy! A mortgage will likely be your largest financial commitment, so it’s vital to ensure that you’re happy with the terms of your mortgage agreement before you commit to it.