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Update for Financial Controllers & Finance Managers

Sign up to join us for our Financial Controllers / Finance Managers update breakfast seminar with Sage:

We invite you to find out about the latest accounting & tax updates, Making Tax Digital, Sage One and the Cloud.

Our expert speakers will be providing key details and updates:

Julia Wedgwood from Sage  – Guiding you through making tax digital

Bradley Robertson from Sage  – Live demo on Sage One and the Cloud

Richard Stewart from Burgess Hodgson  – Accounting & Tax Update


Venue: Abbots Barton Hotel, Canterbury

Date: Tuesday 20th June

Registration from 7.30am, finish by 10am


Email: marketing@burgesshodgson.co.uk or Call 01227 454627

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Cyber Security Seminar

Sign up to join us for our Cyber Security breakfast seminar with Barclays:

Venue: Cathedral Lodge Canterbury

Date: Wednesday 24th May

Registration from 7.30am, finish by 10am

We invite you to find out about how to protect you and your business against ever-increasing cyber threats.

Our expert speakers will be providing key details and updates: (more…)

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For over 40 years, supporting our local community has always been a priority to Burgess Hodgson and a cornerstone of the firm. In addition to providing a full range of quality financial services to our local businesses and individuals, we still remain strong in promoting our local area throughout a range of fields. (more…)

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Updates for Charities

Earlier this year the Prime Minister delivered a key-note speech at the Charity Commissions annual public meeting, the Chair of the Charity Commission William Shawcross, announced: “I was very proud to welcome the Prime Minister as our guest and honoured that she chose the Charity Commission’s public meeting to give such a significant speech. There could be no better indication of the importance of charities to this country, and of our responsibility as regulator.” (more…)

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Spring Property Update Seminar

Burgess Hodgson, Handelsbanken, Furley Page Solicitors and Strutt & Parker are holding a Spring Property Update seminar for the property sector, ideal for Property Developers and Landlords alike. (more…)

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Spring Budget 2017

To read our full summary of all of the key points and measures, follow this link – SPRING BUDGET 2017 SUMMARY.

Chancellor Philip Hammond’s first, and last, Spring Budget was delivered at a pivotal moment for the UK as it readies itself to begin the process of leaving the EU. The Chancellor will announce a second Budget in the autumn as the Treasury changes to the new financial cycle from 2018. (more…)

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Budget to build a global Britain

Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered his bullish first – and last – spring Budget against the backdrop of Brexit and an economy that continues to confound the commentators with robust growth.

“We are building the foundations of a stronger, fairer, more global Britain,” he told a noisy House of Commons on International Women’s Day – a fact that Mr Hammond alluded to with news that a higher proportion of women are in employment than ever before. (more…)

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National Minimum Wage updates and Apprenticeship Levy

With updates to matters surrounding payroll  coming into play next month, including  the national minimum wage increase and the apprenticeship levy, we have created a payroll end of year factsheet to guide you through these changes:

Payroll 2016 17 End of Year Changes Factsheet

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VAT Flat Rate – puncture repair required?

Article written by Greg Mayne, Director of Indirect Tax and VAT

greg-mayne-boxWe have had a number of enquiries from clients currently operating the VAT Flat Rate Scheme who are concerned about the imminent changes to the scheme. As a quick reminder the Flat Rate Scheme allows smaller businesses (those with annual turnover of less than £150,000) to pay to HMRC a percentage of their income, rather than the ‘normal’ VAT charged on their supplies – this percentage being lower than the standard rate of VAT (20%).



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Meet our new Associates

Andrew Collyer, Matthew Lightfoot, Alex Baker, and Dale King have all excelled at BH since first joining us as trainees. Since qualifying, all four have been successful at managing an extensive portfolio of clients, and been given  greater responsibility within the firm.

Given the quality of their work and the level of commitment they have provided to our clients, the partners are proud to formally welcome them all as Associates of the firm.
With an exciting future ahead of them, the four are joining an already impressive group of talented Associates. (more…)

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