Rothmans Seminar

Rothmans events to provide post-Budget insight for business

Rothmans is planning two events in early July to provide clients and contacts with insight into the impact of the 22 June Budget. The first event on 1 July will be presented jointly with HSBC and is entitled ‘A fiscal reckoning: Welcome to the age of austerity!’. Mark Berrisford-Smith, HSBC’s Senior UK Economist will provide a macro-economic overview of the Budget announcements and their implications for business and the UK economy. To find out more or register your interest in attending, please click here. On 6 July thi...

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Rothmans Profiled in Hampshire Business

Rothmans profiled in 'Hampshire Business'

Rothmans’ senior partner Barry Lynch is the subject of the ‘Me and My Business’ feature in this month’s Hampshire Business, a business magazine published by the Southern Daily Echo. In the article, Barry talks about what he loves about his job and the firm’s vision for the future. You can read a copy by clicking here and turning to page 46 in the interactive publication.

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Rothmans Budget Seminar attracts large audience

Rothmans yesterday held its annual Budget Seminar at the Rose Bowl in Southampton. Tim Good, a renowned speaker on tax issues, entertained an audience of more than 100 with an informative and detailed summary of the recent Budget. Covering a wide range of topics relating to tax issues for both business and the individual, Tim highlighted options for effective tax planning and considered what further changes might arise after the general election later this year. The presentation was followed by drinks and networking for the audience of...

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Rothmans' 2010 Budget Report

Alistair Darling warned us that there would be no ‘giveaways’ in this Budget – possibly the last Budget in Labour’s 13 years history of government. But exactly what will be the implications for you and your organisation from the Chancellor’s measures announced yesterday? The Chancellor’s speech mentioned the word ‘tax’ 64 times and Mr Darling said that 60% of his proposed tax rises will be paid for by the wealthiest 2% of the population. To find out exactly how this Budget could impact on your...

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Non Domestic Business Rates: Commercial Property

RATING REVALUATION – THE KEY POINTS The current revaluation of commercial property came into effect on 1st April 2005 and the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) is now working to produce new assessments that will come into effect on 1st April 2010. The new assessments are, broadly speaking, the VOA’s estimates of each property’s annual rental value as at 1st April 2008 – the Antecedent Valuation Date. 2005 RATING REVALUATION – IT’S NOT TOO LATE The deadline for appealing against your 2005 Rateable...

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Credit Management

Good credit management is always crucial to the profitability of your business, but during an economic downturn it can become a matter of life or death. With traditional sources of credit tightening, businesses are currently forced to manage their cash as effectively as possible. But if customers delay or default on payments the flow of cash becomes tighter and the very survival of the business is threatened. Currently three fifths of UK businesses are experiencing cash-flow problems due to late payments and defaults. How effective is y...

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