Let’s face it, nobody likes paying tax but, if you have an income, it’s an inevitable part of life. Fortunately, here at RfM, we have a highly-experienced tax team who are determined to make tax less troublesome for clients.
As we move towards the end of the year, we look back on 2021 with rather mixed feelings.
So far, 2020 has not gone quite as we expected. We certainly didn’t expect to be launching a new RfM office in the midst of a global pandemic and all the challenges that has brought. But we believe in being proactive and seizing opportunities, and are delighted to announce the launch of our newest office: RfM Manchester.
The lockdown due to COVID-19 has brought particular challenges for trade contractors who provide their services to people in their homes or places of work. Businesses like RfM client Phillip Metcalf Cooling & Heating Services have had to make major changes to ensure the safety of staff and customers when doing essential work. So receiving the news that he’d been recognised as the UK’s No.1 Heating Installer during such a difficult period was especially significant for owner Phillip.
For many clients, we are often the first port of call for advice on running their business. That does not need to change – even during the current, unprecedented coronavirus situation.
What happens when your business grows fast and your workspace is quite literally bursting at the seams. The only option for IT managed services provider, HW Technology, was a move to larger premises – and soon. We learn how, with support from RfM, HW Technology overcame the challenges of finding, funding and fitting out their new premises in 2019.
Kathryn Gardner is Client Relationship Manager at RfM Preston and a key member of our Audit team. We asked Kathryn to give us an insight into the role and responsibilities of an auditor, and why some businesses choose to have an audit – even if they’re not obliged to.
Securing the funding you need to get your growth plans off the ground can be difficult and, where large sums are involved, a daunting prospect. Loans need to be repaid, after all. Grant funding can make a real difference to the success of the project. In our latest case study we detail how, after securing grant funding, Bay View Childcare has been able to grow the business, create jobs and transform young people.
The owners of Lancashire-based Black Box Security have been clients of RfM Chartered Accountants for more than three decades. When they decided the time was right to sell the business, RfM was there to guide them through the process and help secure a successful sale.
Calling all golfers… Can you help us to make this year’s Baby Beat Golf Day the best one ever?