• Sheepish Activities October 2018

    14 October We moved the sheep to the gallop on Friday as they had eaten most of the grass in the orchard. Plus the Rams have gone into the next field, it’s better to be safe than sorry. We don’t want our flock getting any bigger (apparently). Tim said it was going to rain all […]

  • eNews October 2018

    In this month’s Enews we report that the government has announced the UK Budget date and that Class 2 National Insurance Contributions will no longer be scrapped. The government has also published lots of guidance on a ‘no deal Brexit’. With information on deliberate tax defaulters and the latest minimum wage statistics, there is lots […]

  • Sheepish Activities – August 18

    The sheep were rolled out to say hello at August’s Farm Fete … some were more social than others.  They had to be corralled into a pen, which didn’t go smoothly.  In the end we resorted to Flash’s help (sheepdog) and then the sheep were so indignant that most of them went into a mood […]

  • eNews – August 2018

    Enews – August 2018 In this month’s Enews we report on Making Tax Digital for VAT and the Bank of England interest rate rise. Meanwhile the Scotland Parliament introduces a tax relief for first-time buyers and the UK government has published the next round of draft tax legislation. With reminders that the Marriage Allowance and […]

  • Sheepish Activities – July 2018

    It’s been hot and dry.  The grass isn’t growing and the sheep are miserable.   52, Tim’s-Sheep and Kangaroo feeling fed up and hot.  They spend almost all day either under the pig arcs or sheltering under the trailer. 885 facing us, with Pecky and Bramble. Daft Lamb peeking out from under the trailer. We […]

  • eNews – July 2018

    In this month’s Enews we report on the Supreme Court’s ruling on workers’ rights and the latest guidance from HMRC for employers. We also consider the latest tax gap figures and HMRC’s efforts to stop fraudsters. With new rules to introduce a VAT reverse charge for construction services and an extension to the easement for […]

  • Sheepish Activities – June 2018

    It’s been a busy month! We sheared Champion … by hand … his wool comes off like a solid mat. It always takes a while because to start with he keeps walking off. But once he realises we’re trying to help he starts to cooperate.  The finished product … photo-bombed by 885. After their stint […]

  • eNews – June 2018

    In this month’s eNews we report on new advisory fuel rates for company cars, the latest tax refund scam warnings, and National Minimum Wage enforcement from HMRC. A new consultation has been launched on off-payroll working in the private sector, State Aid approval has been granted for Enterprise Management Incentive schemes and a report has […]