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Welcome to the Orchard Accountants blog. This is our hub of information where we will detail company developments as well as provide news and insight into the ever-changing world of finances and accounting. If you read something which strikes to your interest, and you’d like to learn more about a particular topic or service we provide, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us today.

Start Up Loans helping rural and disadvantaged entrepreneurs access finance, data reveals

The Start Up Loans scheme has supported nearly 70,000 start ups and small businesses outside of London, new figures have revealed. Launched in 2012, the…

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What are year-end accounts and how can I prepare for them?

If you’re new to business, year-end accounts may seem like a daunting prospect. But with the right preparation, advice and approach, you will have nothing…

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Chancellor to lay out plans in October Budget and Spending Review

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, is expected to announce that the Government will be pumping extra billions into the economy when he sets…

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Frustrated SMEs turning to unsecured loans to grow businesses

As the UK emerges from the economic crisis caused by the pandemic there are many positive indicators of financial recovery, such as a fall in…

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Beware of rising house prices increasing Inheritance Tax liability

While rising property values may seem like good news, as prices go through the roof it could land you with a hefty Inheritance Tax (IHT)…

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New weapons in the war on cybercrime

It is a nightmare that plagues both business and private users alike, but cyber security experts are continuing to fight back against the online crooks…

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Couples could be missing out on tax breaks

Couples may be missing out on tax breaks without realising it, according to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). Savings can be made both with Income…

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Minimum wage non-payment excuses ‘outrageous’

The National Minimum Wage has been in place for more than two decades. It currently stands at £8.91 per hour for adults over the age…

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SME confidence is on the rise as employers make plans to expand their workforce

Official research has found increasing confidence amongst SME employers, with 26 per cent saying they expect to increase their employee headcounts over the coming year.…

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Final furlough figures published before end of scheme

As the furlough scheme comes to an end, the latest figures have revealed that almost 12 million workers in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland…

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