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National Farmers' Union President fears for the future of British Family Farming

19.10.2020
Matthew Waters
Agriculture, News
4 min read

On Saturday 10 October, Minette Batters, the President of the National Farmers' Union (NFU), published a piece in the Daily Mail that she professed she "never wanted to have to write", fearing the death of the British family farm.

Fundraising standards disclosure – how charities can get it right

16.10.2020
Rebecca Frost
Charities
1 min read

The Fundraising Regulator has published updated guidance for charities on what they should be disclosing in their Trustees Report in connection with their fundraising activities.

Cash investments

15.10.2020
Ricky Banham
Financial Planning
4 min read

Returns for those holding money in cash savings accounts took another fall a fortnight ago, when the government-backed savings provider slashed their interest rates.

Why even the so-called Canada deal won't mean business as usual

14.10.2020
Paul Briddon
Brexit
3 min read

In the second of our series of weekly Brexit Blogs, Paul Briddon of Lovewell Blake says that the much trumpeted ‘Canada Deal’ would still leave businesses which trade with Europe with many changes to make.

Accountants pledge to adapt to keep their fundraising challenge going

13.10.2020
Matthew Waters
News
2 min read

In 2008, as part of the firm’s 150th anniversary celebrations, Lovewell Blake launched the LB150 Challenge with the aim of raising £150,000 in 5 years for good causes across the region. The firm’s partners and staff rose to the challenge, surpassing their initial target and to date have raised over £275,000.

Job support scheme expansion

12.10.2020
Dominic Smith
COVID-19, News
4 min read

What is it?

The initial Job Support Scheme (JSS) was designed to help protect jobs that are viable during the pandemic, but where there is not enough work to keep someone employed for 100% of the time.

Targeted help for employers and employees welcome - but will it be enough?

12.10.2020
James Shipp
COVID-19, News
2 min read

Rishi Sunak’s announcement of targeted support for businesses forced to close because of Covid-19 are welcome, but there are many unanswered questions, says James Shipp of Lovewell Blake.

Coca Cola - When is a van, not a van?

09.10.2020
Shaun Davison
3 min read

Following HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) victory in the Court of Appeal over drinks giants Coca Cola, the classification of van for tax purposes is thrown into yet more turmoil.

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