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Robin Lloyd promoted to Partner

Rothmans, one of the largest accountancy practices in the South of England, has promoted Robin Lloyd to a Partner at the firm’s Chandlers Ford office. Robin Lloyd, who lives in Southsea with his young family, has more than 23 years’ practice experience. Robin joined the Chandlers Ford office as a Director in 2012 having previously been with a top-six accountancy practice for over six years, he originally started his career with a large independent Hampshire firm.

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Business Cycle Wall Planner 2013

Business Cycle Wall Planner 2013

The EFA have produced a useful timetable for Academies, which sets out important, useful information to help institutions plan ahead. Revised versions of the wall planners and timeline will also be published at the beginning each term as appropriate. Business Cycle Wall Planner 2013

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School Data Dashboard

School Data Dashboard

This month Ofsted launched its new online tool designed to support governors to hold their schools to account. The School Data Dashboard aims to provide a simple, publicly available overview on a single page of how effectively a school is compared to other schools. The dashboards are driven by the same data as RAISEonline. The arguments for and against league tables are well documented and just as relevant here. It is important schools and Governors are aware of the contents of the dashboards as they are publically available. It is also clear t...

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Small Charitable Donations

Small Charitable Donations

The Small Charitable donations Bill received royal assent on 19 December 2012 and became the Small Charitable Donations Act 2012. The Act implements a scheme which allows schools 
to claim Gift Aid style top-up payments on small cash donations without needing a Gift Aid declaration from the donor. The Act will come into force on 6 April 2013. This new online system will replace the current R68(i) Gift Aid and tax repayments claim form. Guidance on the new options for schools is available on HMRC's website at HM Revenue & Customs: Char...

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Andrew Bennett and Giles Mooney

Rothmans' 2013 budget seminar

More than 150 people attended Rothmans’ Chartered Accountants popular annual budget seminar for private and business clients, held last week at the Ageas Bowl, Southampton. Once again, the audience was entertained by Giles Mooney, who brought the budget alive in his uniquely humorous and informative style. Giles is a chartered accountant and chartered tax adviser who specialises in training and, at this time of year, uses his skills to analyse the complex detail of the annual budget, picking out and making relevant key points and opport...

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Budget Report 2013

Budget Report 2013

From today onwards the 2013 Budget Report is now available to download. Simply click the link below: 2013 Budget Report

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