RSPB The Big Garden Birdwatch 2018

Here in West Dorset we are privileged to live in some of the most spectacular surroundings in the UK. And our abundance of wild birds are an important part of our fabulously diverse wildlife.

This year we are joining in with the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch on the 27th to the 29th January.  Last year 500,000 wildlife lovers counted a variety […]

By |January 22nd, 2018|news|0 Comments

Deadline for Submitting Self-Assessment Tax Return is 31st January 2018

It hardly feels like yesterday that we were ringing in the New Year and here we are already talking about the end of January and Self-Assessment returns!

The 31st January is the deadline for online Self-Assessment tax returns to be filed.  There are automatic penalties for failure to meet this deadline so it’s well worth […]

By |January 15th, 2018|news|0 Comments

VAT’s the way I like it!

Value Added Tax (VAT) is one of the most complex and onerous tax regimes imposed on businesses. With a widening scope of VAT and a stream of detailed changes to the regulations, now more than ever you need a trained professional eye to ensure that you do not fall foul of the regulations and […]

By |January 9th, 2018|news|0 Comments

Starting a business in 2018?

Thinking of starting a new business this year? Can you see an opening in the market and have just the right product and skills to fill the gap?

Starting up your own business is exciting but carries equal measures of benefits and risks. Let our trained experts advise you on cashflow projections, budgets and forecasting, […]

By |January 3rd, 2018|news|0 Comments

Christmas and New Year Opening Hours

By |December 18th, 2017|news|0 Comments

Payroll – Calculation of Holiday Pay – New Rules


The calculation of holiday pay has changed and employees can no longer be paid their basic rate if they regularly get overtime (contractual and voluntary), commission etc.

These additional payments must now be included when calculating holiday pay:

Workers should usually receive the same pay while they are on annual leave as they normally receive […]

By |December 13th, 2017|news|0 Comments

Deadline for online Tax Return for collection through PAYE

You’ve remembered everything, you bought the turkey, wrapped the presents and the tree is up  but in all the excitement of Christmas you might forget that the 30th December is the deadline for online tax returns if you want HMRC to collect any underpayments through your PAYE tax code.  Don’t panic, if you have […]

By |December 11th, 2017|news|0 Comments

Scott Vevers Christmas Appeal – used stamps to support the RNIB

This Christmas we are renewing our appeal for used stamps in support of the Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB). We originally started our appeal in 2015 and the response from the people of Bridport and the surrounding area over the last 2 years has been amazing.   We hope that they will continue to help […]

By |December 5th, 2017|news|0 Comments

Bridport Christmas Cheer 2017

On Wednesday 6th December the West Dorset town of Bridport will let it’s hair down and celebrate the start of the festive season in style.  Starting at 4pm the streets will be packed with stalls, music and fun fair rides.  There will be a farmers market and late night shopping, and, of course, Father Christmas […]

By |November 28th, 2017|news|0 Comments

Exiting a business

Whatever size your business, however long you have been in operation, everyone should look to the future and the need for an exit strategy. How will you get your money out of the business and how much will you get?

There are several options that can be considered such as liquidation, keeping the business in […]

By |November 22nd, 2017|news|0 Comments