The ICAEW has just issued a warning about a new phishing e-mail scam that is targeting taxpayers. What do you and your clients need to look out for? Latest scam. The ICAEW Tax Faculty has reported that a new e-mail scam is doing the rounds. This one says: “We wish to inform you that as […]
As of October 1 2014 there are changes being put in place to the national minimum wage. The changes are as follows: Age/Type From 01/10/13 From 01/10/14 21 and over £6.31 £6.50 18-20 £5.03 £5.13 Over compulsary school age but under 18 £3.72 £3.79 Apprentice rate £2.681 £2.73
We all enjoy the benefits technology can bring to our business and our dependency is growing with the spread of social networking and personal banking. But can we truly say that we are fully aware of the risks of this new dependency? Ask yourself would you walk away from your house or car and leave the […]
A successful event takes vision and an enormous amount of planning, coordination, attention to detail and precision follow up. It takes organised people to focus on all of the many details related to a function. No matter what size or type of event you are organising each is different but the same organisational processes apply. […]
It is important to ensure that our kids have sound money management skills especially now that we are in one of the worst recessions in history. Is this a skill taught at home or in school? My experience is that our children are not exposed to any formal learning and have to face University/Employment with […]
Here at Dawn McLaughlin & Co we firmly believe that everyone should play their part towards the betterment of the world. That is why we have teamed up with the charity B1G1 to provide valuable clean water and farm animals to those in need. Our donations are fuelled by the services we provide to our […]
Having worked with Dawn in both our previous employments’ there was no-one else I could approach for confidentiality when I was establishing my own business. Her experience and knowledge has been invaluable in guiding me through the set up, during and now after my first year.
Dawn McLaughlin, Accountant, Friend, Mentor and Confidant.
Throughout the past 11 years I have grown as a businessman, I have gained an understanding of my own business, what it all means and how to use the information hidden within the dark recesses of my sage system.
I don’t know about the rest of you, but when I hear ‘HMRC’ mentioned I just feel nauseous. Dawn has alleviated those fears and takes that stressful part of running your own business away, with piece of mind that you have the confidence that it will be done professionally and right.