Men more likely to file a late tax return, says Hampshire accountancy firm

Research by HWB Chartered Accountants in Hampshire has confirmed what many of us have long suspected – just like Christmas shopping and packing for holidays, men leave it to the last minute. Latest figures show men are more likely to put off tackling their self-assessment tax returns than their female counterparts.

Warning as lockdown fraudsters target school academies

Multi-academy trusts should be on guard from fraudsters looking to exploit any weakening of internal controls during lockdowns. Concerns have been raised by Hampshire chartered accountants HWB, which advises academies trading as not-for-profit companies.

Fax the way we like to order in our groceries!

A family-owned grocers in the South has seen a boom in orders thanks to a blend of old-fashioned personal service and online technology. Fifth-generation Dike & Son has bucked the retail trend by not having to furlough or lay off any of its 75 staff during the Covid-19 lockdown.

Global awards for PFK Francis Clark accountants

Two team members from regional accountants and business advisers, PKF Francis Clark, have been recognised as Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) ACA global top performers. Corrina Mauger, Assistant, based in the firm’s Truro office has achieved the Railton Prize for her result in the Business Strategy and Technology ACA professional paper, while Matthew Day, Senior, based … Read More

Hotelier reveals the secrets of her success

A leading Bournemouth hotelier revealed some of the secrets of her success when she gave a talk to fellow family businesses. Rosie Wallace, Managing Director of the Marsham Court Hotel, was joined by her brother, James Dixon-Box, for the presentation at the hotel’s East Cliff site. Rosie explained that the Edwardian Marsham Court is one of Bournemouth’s last remaining family … Read More