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FIGHT NIGHT – Haye vs Bellew live at the Regency

We hosted an exclusive screening of the highly anticipated fight between David Haye and Tony Bellew, on the 120″ projector screen in our Regency Club bar on Deansgate. It was a fantastic evening filled with drinks, delicious food (courtesy of … Continue reading

MPs warn that state pension age could be higher than male life expectancy in poor areas

MPs have warned that the state pension age may have to rise above male life expectancy in poorer areas of the country, in order to pay for the increase in pension payments. Keeping pensions ‘triple lock’, which guarantees state pensions … Continue reading

FREE SEMINAR: Are you confident in your responsibilities as a landlord?

Come along to the National Landlords Association breakfast meeting, hosted at the Regency Club for your opportunity to meet other landlords and to ensure you are fully up to date with all current legislation and are confident in your responsibilities … Continue reading

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VR Arts launch event

On Thursday 9th February, we hosted the launch of VR Arts, a Future Artist company, in our Regency Club. VR Arts is the UK’s first dedicated Virtual Reality creative space. It’s a space dedicated to the exploration, experimentation and creation … Continue reading

What you need to know about FinTech

As a business owner, you may have seen the word FinTech all over the internet, being used by an accountant, a peer or even your bank manager, or maybe you didn’t want to ask “what is it?”. Our funding experts, … Continue reading

Is Asset Finance the best type of finance for your business?

We gave our Funding team control of our news feed, where they’ll be talking all about the different types of funding solutions that are available to you and your business. This week, the team focused on Asset Finance, and whether … Continue reading

How do management accounts help your business grow?

Management accounts are simply a tool to enable owners/managers of a business to make informed day to day and short term decisions on a timely basis. The key benefit of management accounts vs statutory accounts (ignoring the formatting of course!) … Continue reading

North West businesses missing R&D tax savings

Businesses across the North West aren’t taking advantage of government incentive schemes. According to a recent report, research has shown that North West businesses are losing out on millions of research and development tax relief every year compared to similar … Continue reading

Project Marketing

Sedulo’s Head of Corporate Finance, Benn Longshaw, managed the arrangement of a bridging finance facility for a marketing company. This was for £150k, which helped to aid working capital whilst the sale of an asset was finalised.

Project Alaska

Sedulo Corporate Finance is pleased to have advised on the purchase of The Alaska Trophy Adventures Lodge. The team, led by Paul Cheetham and Head of Corporate Finance, Benn Longshaw, worked with an investment team to assess the viability of … Continue reading

Self Assessment tax return deadline is fast approaching

The deadline for filing Self Assessment Tax Returns online is nearing! WHEN IS THE TAX DUE? HMRC’s unmistakable advertising campaign has been going a while now, giving all taxpayers a reminder that they must submit their return for the 2015/16 … Continue reading

Our 2016 in review

An exciting year which has included new projects, clients, colleagues, departments and a new home is nearly over! Here are the highlights of another busy year… THE COMPANY Possibly our biggest development this year happened in February/March, as we moved … Continue reading

Sedulo advise office supplier Egan Reid on their 3rd acquisition

Corporate Finance Partner, Benn Longshaw is delighted to have advised Egan Reid on the acquisition of the stationery and furniture business from Bridson and Horrox for an undisclosed amount. Bridson and Horrox is the largest supplier of stationery and office … Continue reading

Sedulo Autumn Statement 2016

Wednesday 23rd November 2016 saw Chancellor Philip Hammond announce his first (and last) Autumn Statement, setting out the Conservative government’s plans for taxes, spending and borrowing, in a post-Brexit Britain. As it turned out, the most exciting announcement was that … Continue reading

Top tweets on the Autumn Statement 2016

Wednesday 23rd November 2016, Chancellor Philip Hammond presented his first Autumn Statement to the House of Commons, setting out the Conservative government’s plans for taxes, spending and borrowing, as the UK prepares for Brexit. Here are the top tweets from … Continue reading

Jack Askham joins Sedulo for work experience

Last week, we welcomed Jack Askham into our office for work experience. Jack is in his last year at college, currently studying towards his A Levels in Economics, Geography and Psychology. Jack joined our Accounts department for a week, to … Continue reading

You may do more R&D than you think

Do you produce something innovative and unique? If the answer is yes, then it is possible that you might be undertaking qualifying R&D. Businesses who undergo projects to either create new products or systems or to upgrade and improve existing … Continue reading

We caught up with our new starters

There’s been quite a few new faces join our teams over the past few weeks, so to introduce you to the new members, we caught up with them to see how their time at Sedulo has been so far! MACAULEY … Continue reading

We’re up for Best IFA at the Talk of Manchester Awards and we need your help!

We’ve been nominated for The Talk of Manchester Business Awards 2016 – Best IFA and we need your help! It’s a great honour for Sedulo Wealth Management being shortlisted in the Best IFA category at the prestigious Talk of Manchester Business … Continue reading

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Sedulo sponsor the Stockport Rugby Club festival

On Saturday 8th October, we proudly sponsored the Stockport Rugby Club festival! The money that was raised on the day and through various sponsorship helped cover the costs of the day, with the surplus going into a development fund which … Continue reading

Changes to auto enrolment minimum contribution increase dates

As a result of Government reforms, between 2012 and 2019, all employers will have to provide a qualifying workplace pension, automatically enrol all of their employees who meet certain criteria and contribute a minimum of 3% of qualifying earnings (i.e. … Continue reading

What is classed as a company car?

A company car is a vehicle provided by an employer to an employee, which is available for their private use. Usually referred to as a Benefit In Kind (BIK) this is a perk that is in addition to a normal … Continue reading

Kyle Turnbull finishes accountancy work experience at Sedulo

We recently welcomed Kyle Turnbull into our office for a couple of weeks of work experience. After finishing University with a 1st, Kyle joined our Accounts department for 2 weeks, where he applied all that he learnt into practice! We … Continue reading

The minimum wage is increasing from the 1st October 2016

From 1 October 2016, the Government is increasing the Minimum Wage rate. The NMW rates will rise between 3% and 4.7% for workers under the age of 25 and apprentices. The hourly rate for the minimum wage depends on the … Continue reading

The history of Regency Court

Deansgate is one of Manchester’s oldest streets, and these days it’s known for situating hundreds of Manchester’s most adored shops, restaurants and businesses. 62-66 Deansgate, once known as The Hayward’s Building was designed by the architect practice of Corbett, Sons … Continue reading

Sedulo the official cup sponsor of Stockport County FC

For the 2016/17 season, Sedulo will be the official cup sponsor for Stockport County FC’s campaigns in the FA Cup and FA Trophy. In a unique deal, we struck the five figure agreement with the club to cement our place … Continue reading

Don’t leave property income up to chance

When renting out a property you have to inform HMRC as you may have to pay income tax. If you do not inform HMRC you could be charged a penalty. Profits are worked out as: Total Rental Income X Less: … Continue reading

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