How to future proof an academy – live Q&A

Paul Webb

20 October 2016

During the summer, Wilkins Kennedy held several workshops looking at ‘Future Proofing your Academy Trust’. These workshops offered the chance to have those queries addressed by the academies team here at Wilkins Kennedy as well as discussing issues with colleagues … Read More >>

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School’s out for the next generation of accountants

Dave Stapleton

17 October 2016

As a former sixth form pupil of the Westcliff High School for Girls, near Southend, it was a great pleasure to be asked to return to the school for their careers fair and speak to year 11 and 12 pupils … Read More >>

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WK Law: Different ball game at the Ageas Bowl

Adam Wilson

13 October 2016

The latest WK Law event on 4th October 2016 had a slightly new look. This time, we aimed for late afternoon, as opposed to our usual breakfast slot, as we hoped to encourage our attendees to join us afterwards for … Read More >>

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Warning: Retail Danger – are you managing your risk exposure?

Phil Mullis

11 October 2016

One definition of risk is “a situation involving exposure to danger”.   Business and life is, of course, littered with risk but how do you deal with the perils?  In the first instance we should look to develop a risk management … Read More >>

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National Minimum Wage increase is here: are you up to date?

Anne Boden

03 October 2016

On 1st October 2016, there were some legislative changes which took place surrounding the National Minimum Wage and employers will need to ensure that they are compliant – it’s the law. What is it? National Minimum Wage is the minimum … Read More >>

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Charities Seminar: Tax traps and Trustees

Ken Young

27 September 2016

As a firm, Wilkins Kennedy holds regular seminars aimed at the charities sector, following an identified need to address the availability of information to the sector. We particularly find this to be the case in our Guildford and Heathrow offices, … Read More >>

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Buy to let investment may have just got more taxing

Tim Collerton

26 September 2016

We’ve all heard the news. The Government is acting on its pledge to encourage more first time buyers to market by making it more difficult – or at least more expensive – for buy to let investors. What you may … Read More >>

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The applications and advantages of mediation

Adam Merrett

20 September 2016

More businesses and individuals than ever are settling disputes through mediation.  Advantages such as the low costs incurred, reduced stress, flexibility, speed of resolution, convenience and confidentiality are just some of the benefits that have seen mediation grow into an … Read More >>

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Brexit and the marine sector: fine waters ahead?

Kevin Walmsley

15 September 2016

It is no secret that some stormy seas have created headlines for companies in the marine industry. Princess Yachts had a difficult start to 2016 as they faced 172 job losses from their Plymouth headquarters and Sunseeker too reported losses of … Read More >>

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EHBBC: New leaf, new venue

Tim Croft

13 September 2016

This morning marked the first East Herts Business Breakfast Club (EHBBC) event since Britain’s vote to leave the EU was announced. For those of you who are familiar with EHBBC events, you will know that our previous event fell on … Read More >>

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