Many successful businesses have a global outlook and having international reach is critical. UNW is able to provide this through our membership of BKR International, a top 10 global accounting association. It represents the combined strength of 160 independent accounting and business advisory firms with over 500 offices in 80 countries.
It is the mission of BKR International to assist its independent members, helping them grow and strengthen their practices by providing resources on an international scale to service them, their clients and potential clients, as well as providing the tools and services to assist in a firms practices and promotions to improve their business
Member firms like UNW are selected for their local influence, technical ability, expertise, and international capability. Member firms must not only adhere to their local regulatory accreditation, but also meet higher global standards of ethical and professional excellence.
Membership of this association requires UNW to deliver high quality expertise and be dedicated to continuous improvement.
As part of a global team, through our membership, we can assist with virtually any business needs, including
- Obtaining assurance, tax and general business knowledge from experienced professionals worldwide;
- Assessing business opportunities in foreign markets;
- Expanding operations or making acquisitions around the world;
- Identifying potential business partners worldwide; and
- Eliminating barriers of language and commercial customs
As the general election in December approaches, the Charity Commission has recently published guidance for charities. This has been issued
The previously announced proposals to extend the eligibility to join a VAT group to non-corporate entities will come into effect
UNW’s Corporate Finance team and Who Can Fix My Car, a leading website that connects drivers with car repair services local to them, recently hosted a round-table lunch in Newcastle upon Tyne. The forum was held to explore how data can be used more effectively to increase sales and efficiency by encouraging attendees to share ideas. It also allowed them to investigate ways in which they could collaborate with one another in the future.
In this edition, we are focusing on looking forwards – firstly with a reminder on the responsibilities of a charity