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Sir Clive Woodward OBE shares his secrets of success with businesses in the South

Hundreds of business owners in the South have had a rare opportunity to share in the secrets of how to create high-performing business teams from Rugby World Cup winning coach and businessman, Sir Clive Woodward OBE. Sir Clive was the keynote speaker at this year’s Business Leaders Lecture, hosted by Rothmans Accountants, at the Hilton, at the Ageas Bowl, Southampton. As well as working at the highest level in a number of elite sporting roles, including as England’s Rugby first full-time head coach and Director of Sport for Te...

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Making The Big Decisions

How owner-managed businesses can achieve their potential In a major report commissioned by Rothmans, owner-mangers talk about their past, present, and future, and consider the key questions: Where do they see the next potential for growth, and where would they want the business to be in say five years time? What are the potential barriers which the company might have to address to achieve those aims – the main issues being able to develop the business further. From their experience, is growth the consequence of se...

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Rothmans clients scoop top Petersfield business awards

Several of our Petersfield clients were recognised at this year’s Petersfield Awards, for which Rothmans sponsored the Retailer of the Year award presented to One Tree Books, an independent bookshop in the heart of Petersfields town centre. The results announced at a glittering awards ceremony in July saw one of our clients, Butser Education CIC, pick up the title of Business of the Year, with Picketts & Pursers Limited a finalist in the same category. While elsewhere The Queen’s Head and The George were finalists for Best Ea...

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Rothmans Business Leaders Lecture to give the South’s businesses the competitive edge

Places are already filling up fast for this September’s Business Leaders Lecture from Rugby World Cup Winning coach and successful businessman, Sir Clive Woodward OBE, at the Hilton at the Ageas Bowl, Southampton. This prestigious event will give the South’s businesses an opportunity to gain a rare insight into his world-class winning strategies and ability to create high-performing teams. Sir Clive’s talk will focus on the four main characteristics that he believes all great leaders exhibit in both business and in sport...

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Making Tax Digital - Update

The government has delayed rollout for Making Tax Digital until “at least” 2020, although quarterly reporting using the system will be mandatory from 2019. Deferral of the plans for digital tax reporting follows opposition from MPs, businesses, accountancy professionals and the Treasury Committee to the proposed rapid rollout timetable which required businesses with turnover of more than £10,000 to invest in new software and make quarterly uploads. The delay in implementation is welcome news for businesses as it gives them...

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HMRC calculation errors

It has been confirmed that, in six specific scenarios, HM Revenue & Customs have made errors within the 2016/17 tax calculations for individuals. The problem occurs in the main with the interaction of the Personal Allowance and the new nil rate bands for savings income and dividends. Whilst we are aware of theses issues, and our own software (or Staffour staff) can in most cases calculate the correct amounts of tax due, we are unable to submit those Returns online as they will be rejected by the HMRC Revenue & Customs portal. Unti...

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