Alex Newman runs the Race for Life

Alex Newman, Client Manager from Rothman’s Portsmouth North office, ran the cancer charity 5K Race for Life at Southsea this summer. Alex, who raised over £200 for the charity, including donations and sponsorship from her team at Rothmans, said she had always wanted to take part in this event, but had been prevented before because of studying for her ACCA accounting exams. It was the death of her grandmother from cancer that spurred Alex on to train and participate, coupled with a desire to help those who have to face cancer now and...

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Habib Bora New Rothmans Partner

Habib Brora appointed director at Eastleigh

Habib Brora from Rothmans Eastleigh has been appointed director with effect from 1st October 2009. Habib commenced employment with Rothmans in 2000 at the Eastleigh office, qualifying as a Chartered Certified Accountant in 2004. After qualifying Habib gained an in-depth knowledge of tax which helps him give clients the best all round advice. Habib has built up a portfolio of personal, business, charity and trust clients. Habib decided to enter the accounting profession after a family member received relatively poor advice from their account...

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Rothmans enters SCASS football tournament

For the second successive year, Rothmans entered a team into the Southern Chartered Accountants Student Society 5-a-side football tournament. The team was made up of Natasha Wooton, Dan Langston, Andy Lee, Mark Milner and Alan Cooper from Chandler’s Ford office, Dom Currie from Havant, and Richard Pike from the Segensworth office. There was a large turn out of Rothmans colleagues, friends and families to support the team, which made good progress through the tournament. ‘It was a great day out for the team and all of our support...

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Privacy for Directors residential addresses is easy from October 2009

The 2006 Companies Act is still being introduced in stages. In October 2009 provisions come into effect increasing privacy for Directors by allowing the use of a service address on public file at Companies House. Key Points 1. Directors who wish to put a service address on the Companies House file will need to submit the notification to Companies House when the change ‘goes live’ in October 2009. 2. A service address must be an actual physical address at which the Director may be contacted (not a PO Box or DX...

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Rothmans rated in top 5% for standards

Providing the best service for clients has always been a pillar of Rothmans' philosophy and to this end it routinely invites external reviews of it activities and practices. Rothmans has now been rated in the top five per cent of accountancy practices for the standard of its professional work by SWATuk, one of the largest accountancy training providers and independent review bodies in the UK."We look at around 4000 accountancy firms each year," says Adrian Gibbons, SWATuk's Business Development Director "and Rothmans consistently makes the top...

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Off-payroll Rules for the Private Sector from April 2020

The government has published draft legislation for the next Finance Bill including the rules for off-payroll working in the private sector. The new rules will apply from April 2020 and the effect of these rules, if they apply to intermediaries, typically Personal Service Companies (PSC), will be: The medium or large business (or an agency paying the PSC) will calculate a ‘deemed payment’ based on the fees the PSC has charged for the services of the individual. Generally, the entity that pays the PSC for the services must deduct PAYE...

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