The end of an era?

June 29th, 2017

Making Tax Digital HMRC is making one of the biggest changes, in 20 years, to the way you file your financial figures with them.  The plan is to stage the dates that you must comply, starting in April 2018 with sole traders, partnerships and landlords with turnover in excess of the VAT threshold (currently £85,000) […]


January 19th, 2017

NORTH EAST ACCOUNTANCY firm Robson Laidler has relaunched its specialist healthcare team for medical professionals under new leadership. The healthcare team will be led by specialist medical accountants Amy Park, 31, who has recently joined the Newcastle-based Robson Laidler’s board of directors, as well as Michael Smith 33, having both worked as account managers at […]

Chancellor’s Autumn Statement 2016

November 24th, 2016

Reaction from Stephen Poole, Senior Tax Consultant, Robson Laidler Accountants and Business Advisors. “Being in Newcastle my ears pricked up when Philip Hammond talked about the North East with the fastest rate of employment growth. However while he has released a 30 page strategy document about the ‘Northern Powerhouse’, many pages are blank and […]


November 22nd, 2016

A NORTH EAST accountancy firm has set itself an ambitious target to raise £100,000 for local and national charities to mark its centenary year. Robson Laidler Accountants and Business Advisors, which is based in Jesmond, will celebrate its 100th birthday in 2020 and staff have pledged to raise £1,000 for every year it has been […]

Pre-Autumn Statement comment

November 18th, 2016

Stephen Poole, Senior Tax Consultant from accountancy practice Robson Laidler Times are turbulent with divisive popular votes on both sides of the Atlantic and a recovery that does not seem to have spread out of the south east. The country is facing exchange rate fluctuations, which are putting pressure on the prices of everyday goods, […]

Remember Remember 3rd November for the Robson Laidler Hot Property Tax Event

October 19th, 2016

Thursday 3rd November 5pm -7:30pm  Holiday Inn Newcastle-Jesmond, Jesmond Road, Newcastle upon Tyne. NE2 1PR Fireworks may be on the horizon for landlords and property investors . The RL Hot Property Conference will ignite your understanding on the burning issues within the current property tax agenda; whether it’s pending income tax hikes, changes to stamp […]

Budget update for landlords

July 9th, 2015

There were a few major shocks for landlords in the budget yesterday. An initial summary is below but further details will feature at our Property Conference. Book your tickets here for FREE. Perhaps the biggest was that landlords who are higher-rate taxpayers or additional rate taxpayers will no longer be able to deduct all of […]

Robson Laidler on the road!

April 30th, 2015

Most of the people we see are either in our own offices or in their own premises but there are a lot of ways you can catch up with people from Robson Laidler! First of all you can meet some of our team at our first North East Business Forum this evening.  The FREE event […]

How will the pension reforms affect you?

April 7th, 2015

New pension freedoms for over 55s that were introduced at the start of the month represent the biggest shake-up to pensions in a generation. Although the reforms will change the way we save and spend before and during retirement, Newcastle based firm Robson Laidler is warning people not to be too hasty. For the first […]

People need to be aware of changes to tax-efficient schemes

March 31st, 2015

Newcastle based accountants Robson Laidler are reminding individuals that a number of tax-efficient investment schemes will be changing soon. The reminder comes after the Chancellor, George Osborne, announced a number of changes to venture capital trusts (VCT) and enterprise investment schemes (EIS) during this year’s Budget. Under the reforms, EIS or VCT investment will be […]