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HMRC sinks seafaring employers who fail to pay the National Minimum Wage

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) applies even at sea, the Government has warned, as businesses attempt to sail away from employment legislation.

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Watson Buckle’s Selina Armitage appears on Bradford BCB Radio

Selina Armitage, Corporate Services Manager at Watson Buckle, appeared on BCB Radio this morning in an interview about Watson Buckle’s Charity of the Year for 2018, Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice. Click here to listen to the interview in full.

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HMRC reveals top tax return excuses ahead of January deadline

Earlier this week, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) published a list of some of the weirdest and most wonderful ‘excuses’ it has recently received over late tax returns.

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Cyber insurance on the rise, according to new report

A fear of cybercrime among businesses has led to a boom in cyber insurance, according to a new report.

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Bradford accountancy firm kicks-off New Year with new top appointment

Forward-thinking Bradford accountancy practice Watson Buckle has appointed Director Mark Wilcock as Joint-Managing Director of the firm going into the New Year. Read the full story here. 

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SMEs urged to explore international trade

UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are being urged to explore export opportunities, after a recent business tracker found that the number of SMEs trading internationally had fallen. According to WorldFirst’s latest Global Trade Barometer, the number of UK businesses actively

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Cybersecurity failings are rife amongst UK SMEs

UK-based SMEs are not doing enough to ensure the data they hold is secure, it has been reported. Findings from a newly-published report show that more than two out of three SMEs considered that there was room for improvement in

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Accountants set on raising tidy sum for hospice

An accountancy firm hopes its fundraising efforts will add up for Manorlands. Read the full story here.  

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Currency concerning SMEs in 2018, suggests poll

Currency volatility will be the biggest talking point of 2018 as firms settle into the new year, a survey has found. Bibby Financial Services (BFS), which published the poll, found that exchange rate concerns affect more than two-thirds of UK

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Watson Buckle launches cloud accounting service

Watson Buckle has unveiled its brand new cloud accounting service, WB Connect. The firm, which was recently appointed Bradford’s first QuickBooks Platinum ProAdviser, has long supported clients of all shapes and sizes with the very latest cloud accounting technology from

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