Keep up to date with the latest news and information from UHY Hacker Young in Manchester.
Why are accounts often the last thing businesses move to the cloud?
July 12, 2018
When talking to clients and prospects one thing I tend to find is that there is a still an element of scepticism when it comes to cloud accounting. ‘But is it secure?’ ‘Is it reliable?’ ‘Is it safe?’ ‘Is it easy to use?’ I’m often asked. In short, YES. The cloud is safe. Cloud accounting software provides optimum security of data with multi-level encryption, latest antivirus applications, firewalls and user authentication.
UHY tax partner takes on Three Peaks to take fundraising to new heights
July 4, 2018
Clive Gawthorpe, tax partner in our Manchester office, successfully completed the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge on Saturday 30 June to raise money for the UK’s leading hunger fighting charity, FareShare.
Why converting to the cloud can often feel like England’s World Cup win against Columbia
July 4, 2018
It was an intense match that went into extra time and penalties, and against all odds England were victorious - beating Colombia 4-3 on penalties and securing a place in the quarter finals against Sweden.
Cloud accounting App of the Month: Chaser
June 29, 2018
Each month, we’re going to be putting one of our favourite cloud accounting apps in the spotlight. This month, our resident app expert Darcie Robinson takes a closer look at Chaser.
Old Boot Ltd appoint UHY Hacker Young as Liquidator
June 29, 2018
Nick Hancock, insolvency partner at in our Manchester office, was appointed Liquidator of Old Boot Limited trading as Old Boot Sofas on Thursday 28 June 2018.
Brexit and your strategy – what are the tax implications?
June 27, 2018
We have found that clients who are trading within the EU, or are about to start to look at markets outside the UK, are having to review their strategy and consider the tax implications along with the commercial aspects.
What do AI and the Cloud mean for your business?
June 21, 2018
We live in a world that is continuously being revolutionised by automation. We can now stream TV shows as and when we want to watch them, make contactless payments for transactions via our mobile phones and ‘driverless’ cars are just around the corner.
The future of VAT and construction services
June 8, 2018
HMRC has begun a consultation process on draft secondary legislation for a VAT reverse charge on certain services within the construction industry. This consultation is expected to last for 6 weeks.
EMI schemes receive approval from European Commission
May 16, 2018
HMRC recently announced that EU State Aid approval for Employee Management Incentive (EMI) schemes had lapsed from 6 April 2018. This meant that for any companies going through the implementation of an EMI scheme, it was not guaranteed that the beneficial tax treatment of the schemes would apply.
Care providers on verge of disaster due to sleep-in shift crisis
May 10, 2018
An employment tribunal decision in 2017 ruled that care providers in the UK were breaching the minimum wage act by paying sleep-in workers a flat rate for night-work plus an hourly rate for the hours that they physically work, leaving the industry with an estimated back-pay bill of £400 million.