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  • Sheep Blog – June 2021

    One of the moorhens has built a precarious nest on the kids’ raft from a few years ago.  1984 and her lambs are still doing well.  The ewes are being moved regularly from field to field.  As soon as we walk in she comes running over … and then all the ewes come running over […]

  • Enews – July 2021

    In this month’s Enews we consider the winding down of the furlough scheme, the apprenticeship cash boost, changes to property taxes and HMRC’s investigations into COVID support schemes. With the introduction of the one stop shop for VAT on EU trade, an update on Tax-Free Childcare, tax credits renewals and claiming tax relief for working from […]

  • Sheep Blog – May 2021

      7 May 🐑 🐑 🐑 1984’s lambs are doing brilliantly – here chilling out in the sunshine. They will run up to say hello – following mum – but we are not yet able to touch them. They are still very wary. Perhaps they can remember the elastic band going onto their tails.  Our lot […]

  • 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 July 2019

    Enews – July 2019 In this month’s Enews we report on the tax gap, preparing employees for EU exit and the latest on MTD for VAT. We also update you on the latest guidance for employers, proposed measures to ensure small businesses get paid on time and self assessment payment on account confusion. Finally, we […]

  • Sheepish Activities July 2019

    16 June 2019 Tim’s Sheep was also hand sheared, along with Champion.  It takes a long time and the rest of them were pleased when the shearers arrived. The guinea fowl now mostly likely to sit on top of their heat lamp rather than under it. 27 June 2019 Shearing! It went without incident 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 […]