Category Archives: Spring 2014 Newsletter

Vicky makes a return

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="300"] Vicky Holdway – back at work in our Newcastle office[/caption] A familiar face has returned to Barringtons. Vicky Holdway, our receptionist at Newcastle, is back with a friendly welcome to clients and other visitors. The young mum took time off to welcome her baby boy, Oscar, into the world. She said…
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Newport Show

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="300"] A sunny day at the Newport Show last year – join us this year on July 12[/caption] Barringtons has a strong connection with the rural community, especially in Shropshire. For the third year we will be a sponsor of the Newport Show – a major event celebrating all that is great…
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New home in Nantwich

Barringtons has moved to new offices in Nantwich to accommodate a growing client base. Previously based at The Dowery on Barker Street, we are now in Charles House, just off Beam Heath Way. Our team of accountants and financial specialists join many top-name South Cheshire companies on the growing business park close to Sainsbury. Barringtons…
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Help to Buy

It’s hard to know what to make of Help to Buy. One year on, opinions on the scheme are divided, with its supporters claiming it’s giving first time buyers a helpful leg up whilst critics claiming its leading us towards another housing bubble. On the face of it, Help to Buy seems like a good…
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Nicer saving

The Chancellor delivered a summer sizzler for savers. From July 1 this year, thrifty folk can save thousands more tax free. New Isas (NISAS) revamp the popular saving scheme. The threshold is raised from £11,520 to £15,000 and savers will also be able to put aside the whole amount in cash, rather than only half,…
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National Insurance cash back scheme – a boost for employers

Employers have received a beautifully wrapped pre-Easter boost. They can now claim back up to £2,000 per tax year from their employers’ Class I National Insurance. This Employment Allowance is intended to offer a ‘no strings attached’ benefit encouraging companies to increase their staff numbers. Client Payroll Manager Sue Howie said – “The change came…
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