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Join our dynamic growing accountancy team

Stafford & Co. Chartered Accountants are recruiting for a full-time Client Financial Controller / Book-Keeper role to support their expanding client base. The ideal candidate will be AAT qualified, have experience in Xero / QuickBooks / SAGE and cloud accounting software. Previous experience could be from practice or industry and ideally with a minimum of […]

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Stafford & Co highlight best practice in The Parliamentary Review

Co-chaired by Lord Pickles and Lord Blunkett, The Parliamentary Review is an indispensable guide to best practice across a variety of different areas, showcasing various examples from steadfast organisations in the public and private sectors. Its principal aim is to raise standards within said industries by producing a template for future reform, and the March […]

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Spring Statement Summary

Yesterday Chancellor Philip Hammond issued his Spring Statement; as predicted this didn’t get as much media attention as normal due to the Prime Minister holding yet another vote on Brexit. Highlights include: Economy: The Chancellor described the economy as being “remarkably robust” and has “defied expectations”, supported by GDP growth rates of 1.2% this year. […]

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R&D Tax Claims Hit New High. Are you missing out?

The number of businesses claiming tax relief on Research and Development (R&D) has increased significantly, with the latest figures indicating a 24% rise in claims since last year. The big question is, could you be eligible to make a claim? The scope for identifying R&D is huge – in fact, it exists in every single […]

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An alarming number of businesses are still unaware of Making Tax Digital

Despite a great deal of discussion amongst the accountancy industry, recent research has suggested that a worrying number of businesses themselves don’t know about the forthcoming Making Tax Digital (MTD) changes. The research, by the Institute for Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), suggests over 40% of small firms soon to be mandatorily included […]

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Budget Summary 2018

Chancellor Philip Hammond has delivered his third budget, telling MPs that “austerity is finally coming to an end”. We have created a simple overview which covers the main points we think may have an impact on you and your business, download our 2018 budget guide. If you would like any advice or help on any of the topics […]

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Stafford & Co get into the competitive spirit for the Rossendale Triathlon

We are proud of our team members who recently completed the Rossendale Triathlon on Sunday 27th May. The triathlon was made up of a 400m swim, 21km bike ride and 5km run and we entered 2 teams that were made up of Emma, Nick & Alex who completed the course in 1hour 33mins and Molly, […]

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Welcome to our new Director

  Stafford & Co welcome a new Director to their growing team whilst they continue to invest in local young talent from across the region. The growing firm, based in Bolton, has appointed Dominic Grimes as Operations Director to help assist with the next stage of its growth. Never one to shy from hard work, Dominic, who […]

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