Tax Rates and Allowances 2021/22

Tax Rates and Allowances 2021/22

Introduction We have summarised the key rates and allowances which are fundamental to our business and personal lives. We are sure that you will find them a useful point of reference and have set out below a few examples of how they can be used. Personal tax rates As...
Budget 2021

Budget 2021

Budget 2021 The Chancellor Rishi Sunak presented his second Budget on Wednesday 3 March 2021. In his speech, he stated his Budget ‘meets the moment with a three-part plan to protect the jobs and livelihoods of the British people’. Main Budget proposals Tax...
What is an Audit?

What is an Audit?

What is an Audit? An audit is an investigation conducted by an independent party into a company’s financial report. The aim of an audit is to provide assurance (different from a guarantee) that the financial statements are true and fair according to the relevant...

Hawsons makes history after 165 years in business

Hawsons Chartered Accountants is 165 years old Hawsons Chartered Accountants was founded in the city of Sheffield in 1854 – more than 25 years before the creation of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales – by Alfred Allott and John Hewett....
The Future of Audit?

The Future of Audit?

The Future of Audit? It has been a difficult few months for the auditing industry – and in particular for the national firms that audit large listed companies and other ‘Public Interest Entities’.  After the high profile collapses of BHS and Carillion, amongst others...