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We caught up with our Accounts Semi-Senior, who is back from her 3 month sabbatical

Our Accounts Semi-Senior, Natalie Rabuszko is back from her travels, after taking a 3 month sabbatical to experience South East Asia! We caught up with her to find out all about what she got up to… Which countries did you … Continue reading

What You Need To Know About Company Car Tax

We are often asked by business owners whether it would be beneficial for them to run their car through their business. Our tax experts have created a free downloadable guide on the taxation of company cars, which covers all the … Continue reading

Winners at the City of Manchester Business Awards 2016

On Thursday 14th July, we attended the City of Manchester Business Awards 2016, hosted at Manchester Cathedral, and we are extremely proud to announce that we won our first City Of Manchester Business Award! We are delighted to have received … Continue reading

Top tweets on what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur

On Wednesday 29th June, we hosted the JCI Manchester Ultimate You series seminar event, at The Regency Club. Managing Director Paul Cheetham took to the panel to talk about his experience of entrepreneurship and was joined by our Corporate Finance … Continue reading

Poll – EU Referendum, remain or leave?

Thursday 23rd June 2016 will see the UK decide its future in a referendum on membership of the European Union. But first, we want to get an idea of which way business owners & professionals will be voting. We’re running an anonymous poll … Continue reading

Klitschko v Fury live at the Regency!

Join us for a night full of action packed fights, with live commentary from John Murray, former English and European lightweight champion and world lightweight champion and world lightweight title challenger. We’re hosting an exclusive screening of the highly anticipated … Continue reading

Join our Euro 16 Fantasy Football league & help raise money for charity!

We’re kicking off the UEFA Euro 2016 with our very own Fantasy Football league, and we want you all to get involved in raising money & some Euro 16 fun! We’ll be raising money for the Jason Roberts Foundation who are working … Continue reading

Important notice for company car drivers

As of 1st June 2016, HMRC have updated their Advisory Fuel Rates. The following rates will apply to employees using a company car. Current Rates: Engine Size Petrol – amount per mile LPG – amount per mile 1400cc or less … Continue reading

We’re nominated for Business of the Year and we need your help!

It’s been a good 12 months for us. We’ve enjoyed record revenue growth, welcomed a wide variety of new and fascinating clients through our doors, bolstered both our management and support teams, and in March 2016 moved into our new … Continue reading

Sedulo take part in the Survive The Wild weekend challenge!

We’re taking on the ultimate survival weekend for Once Upon A Smile to help raise money! 10 members of the Sedulo team will be taking part in the Once Upon A Smile 2 day Survive The Wild challenge. Some of … Continue reading

Expert View – Qualifying conditions for the new Investors’ Relief

Following the release of the draft legislation, the ATT have expressed their disappointment with the complexity of the qualifying conditions for the new Investors’ Relief. As the qualifying criteria are so complex, the ATT believe that the relief will be … Continue reading

The boys are back to tackle the Manchester 10K

It’s nearly that time of year again when the Sedulo boys get their running trainers on and prepare to tackle the Great Manchester Run, on Sunday 22nd May. Our Director of Wealth Management Paul Lindfield, and Marketing Manager Adam White … Continue reading

Top 5 things you need to know about the National Living Wage

In the first budget of the new Conservative only budget in July 2015, George Osborne produced the Rabbit from the Hat. This was his new idea of a “National Living Wage” (NLW) to run alongside national minimum wage (NMW), the … Continue reading

We’ve moved!

Our new home, Regency Court, is right in the heart of Manchester city centre on the bustling Deansgate. All clients are invited to use our new space – whether it’s for a formal meeting, a chat over a coffee or even … Continue reading

Expert View – Auto-enrolment commission ban confirmed for April

Early this week, the FT Adviser reported that the government has confirmed the auto-enrolment commission ban on occupational schemes, and the new arrangements will come into force from April 2016. In a document published by the Department for Work & … Continue reading

Entrepreneur focus – Michael Jordan

Photo courtesy of Flickr Who is he? Michael Jordan, better known as MJ, is an American former professional basketball player, who in 1999, was named the greatest North American athlete of the 20th century by ESPN. He was born in … Continue reading

Increased urgency for high earners to top up their pension

Sedulo Wealth Management advisers are warning that the impending Budget on 16th March has increased the urgency for high earners to top up their pension funding prior to this date. From April, clients may see their pension annual allowance cut … Continue reading

Top tweets on financial advice

Our financial advisers took over twitter, and were ready to answer any questions you had on auto enrolment, life cover, pensions and many more. Here are our top tweets: Today marks the day of the highest influx of enquiries for … Continue reading

Record-breaking tax return submissions made on xmas day and NYE

A record-breaking number of workers filed their tax returns on Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve. Nearly 25,000 people stayed away from the end-of-year celebrations to submit their returns — the most ever, according to HM Revenue & Customs. More … Continue reading

Will flood victims be fined for missing tax return deadline?

For some of you, you’ll be glad to know that those affected by the December floods won’t have to meet the January 31 self-assessment deadline, HMRC has said. There have been special extensions granted for those who have a reasonable … Continue reading

Project Invoice

Sedulo’s Head of Corporate Finance, Benn Longshaw, set up a single invoice discounting facility for a client. This means that they could accelerate the receipts from their largest customer, who typically dictated on what terms invoices were settled. The facility … Continue reading

Are tax enquiries expensive?

Yes, depending on the nature of the enquiry, time costs for dealing with HMRC, correspondence can run into thousands of pounds. Here, we offer a Tax Enquiry Fee Protection Service, where for a small annual payment (additional to your tax … Continue reading

Our year review – 2015

2015 will be remembered as the year where significant steps were made across the board. New clients came in both numbers and variety; new staff of all levels of experience boosted our ranks, and all this has built up to … Continue reading

Sedulo 2016 office move

Here’s a sneak peek into what 2016 is going to look like for Sedulo! We have taken the step to move offices, and in the New Year we will see ourselves from currently having 3,000 sq foot of offices to … Continue reading

Barcelona Christmas Party 2015

It was that time of year again, the Sedulo annual Christmas party, where staff packed their bags (and Martin the Snowman) and headed over to the Spanish city of Barcelona. Throwing a Christmas Do abroad is one of our proud … Continue reading

How can I reduce property tax?

When renting out a property, the tax treatment depends on the kind of property you are renting out. The rules are different for; Residential properties, furnished residential lettings, furnished holiday lettings and commercial properties. Residential properties When renting out a … Continue reading

Barcelona – The Christmas party venue for 2015

We’re very excited to tell you that for this year our Christmas party will be held in the lovely Spanish city of Barcelona! We have a proud tradition of throwing a Christmas Do that isn’t necessarily the norm and with … Continue reading