• Mercia Blog Solicitors SRA Accounts Rules 2018

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    SRA Accounts Rules 2018 for Solicitors

    Regular readers of our blogs who have an interest in the Solicitors’ Accounts Rules will recall that we have been discussing news of proposed changes to the Accounts Rules for some time now, following the announcement in 2014 that the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) was adopting a three-phased approach to reforming the rules.

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  • Mercia Blog Liquidations beware

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    Liquidations beware

    The government has become concerned about companies being run for a short period of time, liquidated and then the trade restarted in another business vehicle. In order to address this, a new Targeted Anti-Avoidance Rule (TAAR) has been introduced which applies to certain company distributions in respect of share capital in a winding up.

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  • Mercia Blog Strategy for Success

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    Strategy For Success

    Strategic thinking can benefit the smallest of businesses, a corner newsagents or an IFA working out of her home office. The common thread is the desire to plan for the future, to navigate the competitive rocks and shoals that confront anyone in business over the coming years.  It’s working out how to best employ those […]

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  • Mercia Blog Finance Bill

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    Finance Bill fiasco

    Another General Election, another Finance Bill forced through Parliament with no scrutiny. This is not the way tax law should be set. Of course, the last time this happened in 2015 the Government was forced to amend numerous elements of the legislation it had forced through because it didn’t work, but clearly no-one has learned […]

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  • Mercia SEO Digital Marketing Services

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    Why SEO Is Important For Businesses

    Businesses are realising the potential of digital as more and more firms are investing in their brands online. However, simply investing in a new website and creating social media pages is not enough. To get a return on your investment in a website, it is important to consider search engine optimization (SEO) – after all […]

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