Hazel Smith
Accounting Services Partner

t: +44 (0)191 243 6278
e: hazelsmith@unw.co.uk
Michael Morris
Audit & Assurance Partner

t: +44 (0)191 243 6001
e: michaelmorris@unw.co.uk
MEET THE TEAM

Business Start-Ups

UNW, by amassing the expertise of teams across all our departments, is well positioned to provide a tailored, organised and in-depth service to business start-ups.

The accounting services team will be on hand to provide advice regarding accounting software and appropriate trading vehicles, and all the help you need with the initial set-up. Our partners and staff have the knowledge to provide first-rate expertise on the availability of grants, specific tax advice and the rules of VAT and PAYE. Through our unique strategic talent team, we have also supported start-up business by sourcing non-exec appointments to their boardroom.

Our support has enabled many businesses to reach their maximum potential, collaborating and providing input at every step of the way as they have grown to become large successful entities.

On October 18 2019, we are hosting an event focused on employee development. By taking a strategic approach to development, you can boost employee retention, bridge the skills gap, and ensure the sustainable growth of your business. Register here: ow.ly/4Y6E50wbgeX pic.twitter.com/gsU6pgksHK

The Government has announced changes to company car tax rates for fully electric vehicles, which will apply from April 2020. This follows the introduction of new emissions testing protocols in September 2020. Read more about how this might affect you here: ow.ly/6DeA50wbf8U pic.twitter.com/v35qj2L7UD

LATEST NEWS

Picture of a crane Welcome news for the construction industry as HMRC delays the implementation of ‘reverse charge’ VAT accounting for 12 months

HMRC has announced that the introduction of significant amendments to the VAT rules for construction services, known as ‘domestic reverse charge’ accounting, have been delayed for 12 months until 1 October 2020.

Anne Hallowell and Mark Brassell The Alnwick Garden spreads its roots with help from UNW

Newcastle-based chartered accountancy and financial advisory firm UNW has provided support to The Alnwick Garden across a wide range of services. Most recently, this has been during the development of their Lilidorei Play Village, a project which will see the organisation launch the world’s biggest wooden play structure. We spoke with Mark Brassell, Director of The Alnwick Garden, about their Lilidorei project, as well as the organisation’s involvement with UNW.

UNW's Strategic Talent team with SJOG SJOG appoints brand new executive team with help from UNW

SJOG Hospitaller Services has enjoyed growth over the past nine months following the appointment of an entirely new executive team,

Advisory fuel rates for September 2019 announced by HMRC

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has published the latest advisory fuel rates, to apply from 1 September 2019. The new