NBCC | ACCORDANCE VAT TAKES TO TWO WHEELS IN SUPPORT OF YOUNG PEOPLE

Accordance will join charity Starr Trust on a sponsored bike ride from Brighton to Amsterdam, to raise money for young people while celebrating the ongoing relationship between the UK and EU

Brighton and Amsterdam based international VAT compliance and consultancy practice Accordance VAT has announced that it will be joining Starr Trust, a family-run charity which supports young people to fulfil their potential through arts, sports and education, on a sponsored cycle ride from Brighton to Amsterdam later this year.

Currently, 12 members of the Accordance team are signed up to bring pedal power to the service of Brighton’s young people and in celebration of the links between the UK and the EU. Each participant is aiming to raise £1000, and Accordance has already made a £5000 donation to the charity to support the costs of the trip.

The company opened its second office in Amsterdam in October 2018. As an organisation whose purpose is to make businesses feel at home in Europe, the trip in support of Starr Trust is also an opportunity to celebrate the ongoing close working relationship between the UK and the continent. Despite the political uncertainty, Accordance are hugely proud of its diverse workforce and through their clients, colleagues, offices, and partners will be forever tied with the EU.

The 500-kilometre trek will be undertaken in just four days, commencing on June 26th, 2019. The first leg of the journey will take the team from Brighton to Folkestone, where the Eurostar will provide brief respite for aching legs. The second day of the bike ride will intensify efforts, as the team travel from Calais to Ghent-Tilberg in Belgium. The third day…