New staff member: Emily Prior (Chartered Accountant)

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08/02/2017

Emily joined Websters to assist in both our private client and business departments. She qualified and trained as a Chartered Accountant at Crouch Chapman, a medium sized City of London accountancy firm. Her areas of expertise include tax planning and working with commercial businesses, especially contractors and owner managed businesses. She also has a wealth…

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Autumn Statement 2016

24/11/2016
Autumn Statement 2016

Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered his first Autumn Statement and we’ve pulled together the key points and our initial response. Abolishing the March Budget There will now be an annual autumn Budget from 2017 and only a statement in the Spring from 2018, which will be a response to latest OBR forecasts and not a major fiscal…

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Tax changes for landlords

13/10/2016
Tax changes for landlords

The previous Chancellor George Osborne decided that buy-to-let landlords were distorting the property market, making it more difficult for first time buyers. Therefore he introduced several changes to make buy-to-lets less attractive. We thought it would be useful to clients to share some of the ways in which we are advising. A recent legal challenge…

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Beware of homemade Wills!

13/10/2016

The case of Poole v Everall which has recently come before the High Court considered the validity of a homemade Will. Of course the availability of ‘free’ Wills online have seen a significant increase in the setting up of homemade Wills, but as result we are seeing more and more cases coming to court where…

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Tapas and Coaching

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13/10/2016
Tapas and Coaching

This may seem a strange combination, but last week staff at websters enjoyed this great team building event. The tapas was provided by Estefania Led Ramos of “Que Rico” and the coaching advice by Tania Brint of “Appetite for Success”. Staff were pushed gently to think about how to achieve and how to have their…

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We did it! Chariots of Fire Relay Race 2016

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21/09/2016
We did it! Chariots of Fire Relay Race 2016

Not quite the “4 minute mile standard”, but the team of websters Tax Tigers made it round the 10.2 mile course in a very respectable 1:26:10. This was a relay race with six team members each running 1.7 miles. The Tax Tigers were (in running order): David Taine, Kevin Bower, Alex Jones, Trishna Shah, Felix…

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