Engenie, a London-based company specialising in electric vehicle (EV) rapid charging, has received a substantial capital investment from Investec, which will allow the business to reach its network target of 1,500 rapid chargers across the UK.
Engenie’s innovative and market-leading technology can charge a car in less than 30 minutes, which will fall to 10 minutes with the introduction of ultra-rapid chargers. Current rapid chargers are up to 16 times faster than standard points, helping to make EVs more practical for UK drivers.Read More
Already an integral part of the firm, it is with great pleasure we announce that our four talented Associates, Rod Archibald, Andrew Collyer, Matthew Lightfoot and Alex Baker have now been appointed as Partners.
All four began their careers as trainees with us, and have continued to show their commitment and talent as they progress their careers.
Our Senior Partner, Steve Sutton commented that:
“All four have shown great dedication and their progress within the firm is very well deserved. We welcome them as our new partners and the future of Burgess Hodgson”.
Due to continuing growth, we are delighted to announce nine internal promotions amongst our rising stars, including four new partners.
Four of our Associates have now been appointed as Partners. Like most of the current Partners, all four started their career as trainees at Burgess Hodgson. In addition, the firm has appointed five new Associates from their talented staff.Read More
Sparshatts of Kent Group, an award-winning Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicle dealer, has announced its sale to Belfry Trucks Limited. Having seen significant growth, it now employs over 200 people across four sites and has a turnover of over £88.3 million.Read More
Please take note: it’s not all about LOVE this Valentines Day!
HMRC have recently confirmed that from 14 February 2018 the current platform used to submit VAT Returns electronically, the Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) will be decommissioned and replaced with a new platform.Read More
The staff at Burgess Hodgson have once again broken their own yearly fundraising record, managing to donate £7,500 to the local Canterbury ‘Hellfire’ Wheelchair Rugby Club.
The Club are very proud to be the only Club in Kent offering this Paralympic sport which is an exciting fusion of ice hockey, handball and rugby. However, following a review of Olympic funding post Rio 2016, Wheelchair Rugby had its funding cut entirely which has left many of the clubs suffering a funding crisis just to continue training each week.Read More
Are you talented and ambitious? Do you want a professional career? Do you want to earn as you learn?
If you answered yes to the above questions, then we would like to hear from you. As leading training providers in the South East, we are currently looking for our next high flyers to join our sought after graduate and school leaver training schemes. Hear from two of our current trainees about what opportunities a career with us can bring.Read More
It’s always nice when you get something paid for by someone else, but in the ruthless world of commerce it’s likely that any such action is going to end up on an invoice as a recharge at some point. Often the cost will be rolled up within an overall charge for goods or services, but occasionally it will be separately itemised as an added extra.
The question then arises of how to treat this for VAT purposes.The use of the word ‘disbursement’ in VAT terms has its own interpretation and definition, and has been recently tested in the courts in respect of legal fees that are recharged. In explaining how disbursements worked it was often the legal sector that provided good examples, as in the following situations;Read More