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  • Sheepish Activities – March 2017

    From left to right, Champion, 885 and 52.  With the Guinea Fowl in the background.  You can see from Champion’s feet how muddy it is.  They are all wearing mud boots.  885 is particularly unhappy about it.  His ears go floppy when he is unhappy. The 4 Guinea Fowl have started hanging out in the […]

  • eNews – March 2017

    Enews – March 2017 In this month’s eNews we report on the new advisory fuel rates for company cars, year end tax planning, business hopes for the Spring Budget and the new off payroll working rules for those providing services to the public sector. We also include an update on pensions freedom, the new Lifetime […]

  • Sheepish Activities February 2017

        937 has very much decided that she likes to eat alone … so whilst the others are all at the hay feeder, 937 gets her own pile of hay.               We moved the sheep into the Orchard this month.  The move went smoothly.  In the next field […]

  • eNews – February 2017

    In this month’s eNews we report on changes for landlords which take effect from April 2017, increased NMW and NLW rates and progress on Making Tax Digital. We also include several announcements from HMRC on tax return excuses, a new Helpline and details of successful prosecutions. We also include the latest announcements regarding Pensions Auto […]

  • Happy N’ewe’ Year!

        This is Grandma … our oldest sheep.  She found her way into our flock because she was being treated for sore feet (foot rot) after lambing.  And she stayed.  She is very tame and enjoys her new retirement home.  She did get a little confused over Christmas and we kept finding her wandering […]

  • eNews – January 2017

    In this month’s eNews we report on a number of issues including the Scottish Budget, the Apprenticeship Levy and Personal Tax accounts. We also look at the changes to National Insurance Contributions, SDLT online refund procedures and charity fines. Article Index Scottish Budget Apprenticeship Levy Personal tax accounts ‘first birthday’ National Insurance changes – winners […]

  • eNews – December 2016

    Article Index •         Autumn Statement update •         Seasonal gifts to employees – make sure they are tax free •         Advisory fuel rates for company cars •         ‘No excuses’ for auto enrolment mistakes say TPR •         Making Tax Digital update •         Recognising genuine contact from HMRC – spotting phishing   Autumn Statement update On Wednesday 23 November the […]

  • Season’s Bleatings

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    This month we have a new addition.  She is called ‘Tim’s Sheep’.  Tim works here at the farm and is always helping us out with the sheep.  Tim’s Sheep is an older ewe who is going to spend her retirement with us.  Tim sent her over to our flock because she’s so friendly. Amy is […]