• Sheepish Activities Sept/October 2020

    16 September 🐑 🐑 🐑 Another lamb needs a bit of TLC so has been put in with Sonic.   Sonic we’ve established is a boy. The new lamb is nowhere near as fretful as Sonic. The new lamb has a similar fleece to Champion so possibly has some Dorper in him/her. It’s a much softer wool and […]

  • Enews – October 2020

    Enews – October 2020 In this month’s enews we consider announcements made as part of the government’s Winter Economy Plan. In other news we consider the new trade arrangements with the EU following the end of the Transition Period, which apply from 1 January 2021; the rise in house sales following the introduction of the […]

  • Enews – September 2020

    Enews – September 2020 In this month’s Enews we consider changes to the plastic bag tax, pension scams and the latest advisory fuel rates. With the latest figures on the success of the Eat Out to Help Out scheme, self assessment deadlines, the latest guidance for employers, the launch of the Kickstart Scheme and the Self Employed […]

  • Enews – August 2020

    Enews – August 2020 In this month’s Enews, we report on the Job Retention Bonus as HMRC publishes further details regarding requirements and what employers need to do now to claim the bonus. There have been plenty of other developments. We look at some of them here and analyse changes to tax policy and the wider […]

  • Sheepish Activities July 2020

    12 July 🐑 🐑 🐑 Today we had help feeding the sheep.  Not a care in the world. His auntie is in the background fending off 885 who has been enormously aggressive and head-butty.  Feeling a bit more relaxed now we are this side of the gate. 15 July 🐑 🐑 🐑 It only takes a few to spoil it […]

  • Enews – July 2020

    Enews – July 2020 In this month’s Enews, we report on Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Summer Economic Update, which unveiled the government’s three-point plan to protect and create jobs as the economy begins to recover from the coronavirus lockdown. There have been plenty of other developments. We look at some of them here and analyse changes to […]

  • Sheepish Activities June/July 2020

    12 June 🐑 🐑 🐑 No sooner than last month’s newsletter was written, we had a last-minute text to say the shearers would be in the next day. This is the main flock ‘in waiting’. This is Lsd’s flock waiting (in more spacious accommodation). Waiting to be sheared is a stressful, noisy experience and thank goodness Tieran (our […]

  • Enews June 2020

    Enews June 2020 In this month’s Enews, we report on the progress of the government’s schemes to help businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced important changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, which will run until the end of October while HMRC has once again delayed the introduction of the VAT reverse […]