Bloomberg Tax | U.K. Tax Plans For the Many From the Few

By |December 5th, 2019|

Chairman Nick Hallam comments on the UK general election and the future of tax.The UK general election will be held on December 12, 2019. Nick Hallam, of Accordance, takes a look at each political party’s respective tax policies, and what the implications will be in practice. Since the financial crash [...]

European Business Review | Changing the face of finance and professional services

By |December 2nd, 2019|

Stereotyping is not inherently bad, but it is undoubtedly restricting. Most especially in the industry of finance and professional service where such limitations can be detrimental to one’s career. In this article, the author highlights the importance of shifting from a perspective of general categorisation to embracing – as well [...]

The European Business Review | Banishing Self-Doubt to Promote Female Success

By |October 3rd, 2019|

Women are still less likely to reach the top levels of management – only 9% of the financial and professional services companies have female managing directors. While most of the international firms strive to have a better gender-balanced corporate culture, gender inequality still persists and because of it, women are [...]

IEG Policy | A look at upcoming EU legislation to harmonise cross-border VAT

By |September 10th, 2019|

Analysis of the EU Four VAT “Quick Fixes”, cross-border VAT changes, coming into force in January 2020. Few businesses in the food sector are as aware as they should be about the upcoming EU Four VAT ‘Quick Fixes’, writes Alex Smith. They are going to come into force in [...]

Employee Benefits | Are non-traditional working patterns the key to wellbeing?

By |September 3rd, 2019|

Managing Director Lucy Franklin discusses the four-day week with Employee Benefits. “[The four-day week gives] people more space to step away from work and focus on their own personal wellbeing,” she says. “I would much prefer happier, healthier, more productive staff that we can retain, rather than those that feel unable [...]

Accountancy Daily | Four Quick Fixes to VAT on intra-EU movement of goods

By |August 28th, 2019|

Businesses need to prepare for the EU’s Four Quick Fixes, the latest attempt to refresh the VAT system for intra-EU movement of goods, effective from January 2020. Rob Janering, associate director at Accordance explains the impact on supplies when call-off stock arrangements and chain transactions take place.   Read the [...]

Finance Monthly | Gender Pay Gap Reporting: An Opportunity, Not An Obligation

By |August 13th, 2019|

Gender Pay Gap reporting has made the headlines again this year. While some news was positive, on the whole there was no real significant improvement between 2017-18 and 2018-19. According to Lucy Franklin, Managing Director of Accordance VAT, this is disappointing, and has prompted responses ranging from outrage about the [...]

Accordance VAT pilots four-day working week

By |July 11th, 2019|

Tax consultancy Accordance VAT is piloting a compressed four-day working week for its 140 staff in Brighton in order to improve employee wellbeing and work-life balance. The six-week pilot started on 1 July 2019 and will run until 9 August, followed by a second trial phase from 12 August 2019. Employee volunteers will [...]

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