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Can I order a prescription for financial peace of mind please?


December 12th, 2017

Amanda Cowie, director of RL Wealth discusses how we can help  medical professionals plan for their own financial future We Know / that medical professionals are so busy looking after others that it’s difficult for them to prioritise their own stuff. Over the past five years there has been so many changes to the NHS […]


Starting a New Business? Download your free handy business toolkit here to help you get started.


December 8th, 2017

Start looking for win-win negotiations in your business.


November 30th, 2017

Whether you love it or hate it negotiating is a part of everyday life, whether it’s discussing who drives on a night out, with your children about what time they go to bed or which location to choose for a holiday… So how are your negotiating skills? When you’re preparing for a negotiation how do […]


Tax Newsletter – Autumn 2017


November 29th, 2017

An Economy “Fit for the Future”


November 23rd, 2017

Read our headline thoughts on the Autumn Budget 2017 in this handy summary document. Download our Budget Summary here. If you’d like to learn more please email us your details at wanttoknowmore@robson-laidler.co.uk and we will send you our Autumn Tax Review and full Budget Review in the next few days.


Please see below comment from Robson Laidler Accountants following Philip Hammond’s Autumn Budget today (22 November 2017)


November 22nd, 2017

Robson Laidler Accountants Tax Director Martin Wardle said: “It was good to see Philip Hammond confirm that the Northern Powerhouse schemes will receive more money. In a welcome boost for Tyne and Wear we are also going to get new Metros. Perhaps the thing I am most impressed with, subject to seeing the devil in […]


Why you really need a Tax Adviser


November 20th, 2017

Let’s get something straight from the off; I really really don’t want to bash HMRC; there is no agenda, vendetta or anything else. But this week I heard about two separate developments (that’s oxymoronic) that show HMRC is failing in its basic service to its “customers” – that’s you and me by the way. Firstly […]


It’s worked so far… so we’ll be OK! Right?


November 17th, 2017

The mind is a strange thing. You can think that you are looking at things rationally but yet often an observer will know the decision you will make before you do. The press and marketing have used this to get you to agree with them for years. They do this to get you to influence […]


WE KNOW / You are concerned about your Annual Pensions Saving Statement.


November 14th, 2017

The NHS Pension Agency is now well into the issue of the 2016/17 Annual Pension Savings Statement to those individual whom the Agency believes has exceeded the Annual Allowance – and will therefore have a tax charge payable on 31 January 2018. The subject of pension provision and tax liabilities are intertwined as never before […]


Bad decisions in your business are just so easy to make…


November 9th, 2017

As a business leader, you make decisions every day, some are easy… What time shall I organise that meeting? Shall I work through my lunch? Shall I visit that client tomorrow? Some are difficult… Shall I recruit that person? Shall I invest in that company? Shall I take on additional clients? Your job as a […]