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JWPCreers is one of the largest independent chartered accountancy practices in York, Selby and Yorkshire.
JWPCreers is one of the largest independent chartered accountancy practices in York, Selby and Yorkshire.

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The biggest challenges facing SMEs in 2018 - A new study carried out by Barclays Business Banking claims to have mapped out the biggest challenges facing British small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) over the course of 2018. The survey, which asked SME owners about their biggest fears in the run-up to the New Year, found that rising inflation and the ever-increasing threat of cyber attacks were the top two things business owners were worried about. It found that almost half (43 per cent...
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Business hopes up ahead of holidays - Business owners are more confident in the future of the British economy than they have been in the past five months, according to new research. Lloyds Bank, which published the report, found that confident firms outweighed those that are pessimistic by a lead of 28 per cent. Confidence in business prospects rose for the fourth consecutive month by four points to a balance of 48 per cent – the highest level since April 2017. But SMEs’ hiring intentions d...
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Young people alert to what charities they support and how their money is being used - Just under half (44 per cent) of 18 – 24 year olds would give up their smartphones for the month of December to raise £500 for a charity of their choice, a new report has revealed. The research forms part of the Charity Commission’s drive to get the younger generation supporting good causes this Christmas. The Commission found that young people are most likely to give to charities over the festive holidays...
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SMEs concerned about cash flow - A new study suggests that many small businesses are concerned about their cash flow. In a survey carried out by Barclaycard, 69 per cent of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) said that cash flow was a ‘key worry’ for their business, while a similar number added that insufficient working capital was having a negative effect on their growth plans. More than a third (38 per cent) of SME bosses and decision-makers said that they thought their cash flow wo...
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HMRC warns about new tax scam costing victims thousands - HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has issued a warning about a new tax scam tricking victims into handing over thousands of pounds. The tax office said fraudsters are preying on victims by cold calling them and impersonating an HMRC member of staff. Once they’ve gained the victim’s trust, the scammer will tell them they owe large amounts of tax which they can only pay off through digital vouchers and gift cards. HMRC says Apple’s iTunes St...
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HMRC to address concerns raised about proposed MTD penalty model - HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has confirmed that will address a number of concerns raised by tax and accountancy bodies regarding its newly-unveiled Making Tax Digital (MTD) penalty regime. In recent days, the tax authority has published details confirming that penalties for late submissions and payments under MTD will follow a ‘points-based model’. This model will see system users receive a ‘point’ each time they fail to subm...
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Proposed auto-enrolment changes “will burden small firms,” says FSB - The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has voiced concerns that proposed changes to auto-enrolment pensions will weigh heavily on the finances of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The news comes after the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) indicated its intention to extend auto-enrolment to younger workers, whom it says deserve “the same opportunities” to a build a “secure retirement” as their older counter...
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Rural SMEs majorly disadvantaged by digital divide, shows report - More than one million homes and offices still struggle to get a “decent” broadband connection, according to a new report. Communications regulator Ofcom said the digital divide is steadily improving, but further action is needed to improve broadband and mobile coverage for people in rural areas. In its new report, Connected Nations 2017, it found that around four per cent of the nation still cannot get the broadband speeds n...
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SME owners likely to work overtime at Christmas - A new study suggests that a sizeable proportion of British small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) owners will be forced to work overtime this Christmas due to mounting tax and administrative responsibilities. According to research carried out by business lender Ultimate Finance, almost a quarter (24 per cent) of SME owners and decision makers fear that they “won’t be home for Christmas” this year due to workload commitments. It adds that in...
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Charities told to keep supporters “active” ahead of GDPR - Charity fundraising through direct mail has declined by almost a third as the sector invests more in digital recruitment, a report has revealed. Qbase, which published the research, also found that retention rates through direct mail were lower than other channels at 42 per cent. And for the first time, lapsing supporters are outweighing new supporters at a rate of five to three. Lapsing donors are defined as those who have donated ...
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