UPDATE: 2nd November 2020

 

 

Our offices are open however please use partner contact details below if necessary

 

we are operating and still available to help you and your business

 

 

 

MELANIE RICHARDSON

MANAGING PARTNER

 

EMAIL: melanier@swindellsaccounting.co.uk

 

MOBILE: 07813 909982

 

 

 

PETER GALE

SENIOR PARTNER

 

EMAIL: peterg@swindellsaccounting.co.uk

 

MOBILE: 07795 607733

 

 

 

 

ROBIN STEVENSON

TAX PARTNER

 

EMAIL: robins@swindellsaccounting.co.uk

 

MOBILE: 07817 217857

 

 

 

ROBERT WILLISON

BUSINESS SERVICES PARTNER

 

EMAIL: robertw@swindellsaccounting.co.uk

 

MOBILE: 07795 607740

 

 

 

 

IAN JENKINS

SMALL BUSINESS & REGULATORY PARTNER

 

EMAIL: ianj@swindellsaccounting.co.uk

 

MOBILE: 07795 607738

 

 

 

 

SALLY WEBBER

PARTNER

 

EMAIL: sallyw@swindellsaccounting.co.uk

 

MOBILE: 07795 607742

 

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Brexit: Actions for you and your business

As if a global pandemic wasn’t difficult enough for businesses in 2020, December brings with it the looming spectacle of Brexit.  The UK is leaving the single market and customs union and the end of the transition period will affect citizens, businesses and travel to and from the EU.  This article will discuss the changes and actions for you and your business that may be necessary.

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An award winning accountancy practice

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An award winning accountancy practice

An award winning accounting practice. Swindells have won the Medium Business Award at the East Sussex Women In Business Awards that took place on the 20th July at the Cavendish Hotel. It’s a great honour to be set alongside some of the other amazing businesses in the county and we’re very proud of the achievement. […]

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Why photographer & consultant Stuart chooses Swindells as his accountants

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Why photographer & consultant Stuart chooses Swindells as his accountants

Stuart is a Travel Photographer & Brand Consultant. He works with clients all over the world and is abroad most of the time. Swindells provides Stuart with a flexible and responsive service that allows him to travel and keep on top of his finances.

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Jon Scott is the Managing Director of ITM Monitoring and has over 30 years of experience with instrumentation and monitoring work on civil engineering projects all over the world. Jon chooses to work with Swindells as he needs an accountants he can trust.

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Rethinking the high street – recovery and renaissance

The high street was in decline well before Covid-19 hit, however the pandemic has accelerated this trend and lockdown has started to build purchasing habits removed from in store buying. This article will discuss the evolving role of the high street and how in store customer experience is at the heart of the revival.

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Why Will Davenport chooses Swindells as his accountants (accounting for vineyards)

Will Davenport owns one of the oldest Organic Vineyards in the country. He specialises in English Organic Wines and supplies Michelin starred restaurants across the country. Swindells provides Will with the expertise and advice he needs to concentrate on growing his business.

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Top reasons HMRC might choose to investigate you or your company

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Top reasons HMRC might choose to investigate you or your company

Anyone can be selected for investigation, a business, director or individual tax payer. £34 Billion is the estimated tax gap between what HMRC collects and what it should collect. They are proactively targeting individuals and businesses using software to indicate anomalies. This article will discuss some of the main reasons HMRC may be interested in you or your business. 

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Realigning your business direction & coping with stress

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Realigning your business direction & coping with stress

We have an extensive back catalogue of content useful for businesses and self-employed people. Here is a curation of content that may remind you and help you at this time.

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Why Leslie & Jane @ Gorringes Auctioneers choose Swindells

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Why Leslie & Jane @ Gorringes Auctioneers choose Swindells

Gorringe’s was founded in the early 1920s when Rowland Gorringe opened offices in Lewes, the county town of East Sussex, as an estate agent and auctioneer. Just after the war in 1946, Gorringe’s Auction Galleries moved to its current site in Lewes. Read on to learn how Swindells support Gorringes

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Why Julian Parker chooses Swindells

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Why Julian Parker chooses Swindells

I’ve worked with Swindells & Melanie for the past 5 years and they cover my end of year accounts. They came highly recommended to me by friends that were using London firms and switched to Swindells and I’ve been very pleased with their consistently great service. I always get positivity from Melanie, she’s not a suit

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Why Anna Shephard (MD at E&S Heating & Ventilation) Chooses Swindells

MD Anna Shephard took over the management of E&S Ventilation & Heating Ltd. from her Mother & Father in 2010, taking the reigns in one of the most tumultuous times for the industry in recent years. Read about how Swindells have supported her & E&S over the last 5 years…

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Why George & Rebecca Choose Swindells

George & Rebecca co-founded and manage ILS, International Location Safety, a business set up to provide NGO staff with the skills necessary to work in hostile environments. Here’s why they choose Swindells…

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Redundancy for employees and businesses

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Redundancy for employees and businesses

With the job retention scheme moving into its final stage, business owners are beginning to try to work out what their business will look like post lockdown.  The most significant part of this is looking at the number of employees and the roles that the business needs.

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Why Brenda Smith @ Agaso chooses Swindells

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Why Brenda Smith @ Agaso chooses Swindells

I’ve worked with Swindells through Agaso for the last two years from conception of the idea through to the launch and beyond. They produce our accounts and VAT returns, I’m always very happy with the quality of the work and service that I receive.

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Financial help for the self-employed

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Financial help for the self-employed

This evening the chancellor Rishi Sunak outlined plans to help the 5 million self-employed workers hit hard by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The following article will outline his proposal.

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Why Steve & Matt (Sussex Beds) Choose Swindells

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Why Steve & Matt (Sussex Beds) Choose Swindells

Sussex Beds is a family business founded in Hastings over 35 years ago by Matt and Steve’s father. Three years ago Matt (Financial Director) & Steve (Managing Director) took over the running of the business with further directors that are all part of the extended family group. Read why Matt & Steve choose Swindells…

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Why John & Caroline @ Uckfield Garage choose Swindells

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Why John & Caroline @ Uckfield Garage choose Swindells

The Geoghegans approached Swindells to help them set up a whole new online accounts system with Quickbooks, as well as payroll and pensions. As the business was already trading they needed to act quickly and ensure that there was no interruption to the business from day one.

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How to succeed in taking your business online

This month we have a guest post from brand and online consultant Stuart Mack. He has worked as a management and brand strategy consultant for over 15 years.  As businesses look to future proof their selling channels in a new reduced contact world, Stuart writes about the route to establishing an online space to connect with current and new customers.

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The Chancellor Rishi Sunak, is expanding the Jobs Support Scheme. The scheme will be extended to support businesses across the UK who are required to close their premises because of coronavirus restrictions.

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The latest on government financial support for self-employed workers

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The government have put in place several measures to support self-employed workers that have been affected by the Coronavirus. This article will help you understand if you are eligible and how you can gain access to the scheme.

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Extension & Lockdown 2

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The government over the weekend has announced a new national lockdown. The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS also known as the Furlough scheme), will remain open until December, with employees receiving 80% of their current salary for hours not worked, up to a maximum of £2,500. It has also been announced that mortgage holidays will no longer end on the 31st of October.

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Covid Support: What options are available to you and your business?

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Covid Support: What options are available to you and your business?

There have been significant changes to the financial support measures from the government in the past fortnight. This article will summarise the current available options to businesses and individuals at the time of publishing and links to the most up to date information.

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The Job Support Scheme explained

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The Job Support Scheme (JSS) is replacing the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) which ends on 31 October.  This new scheme will run for 6 months from 1 November 2020.  The intention of the government is to support the income of people in work, allowing employers to keep their employees on fewer hours rather than make them redundant.

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The Winter Economic Update: Key Points

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      This morning the Chancellor has announced his Winter Economic Update in place of the Autumn Budget. This article will outline the key points in the government’s economic strategy over the winter months.   The economy has seen three months of growth however the resurgence of virus poses a threat and the key […]

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