Cleaning up Beauty

In 2018, the UK was the market leader in the EU and second in the world for ‘clean’ cosmetics, accounting for 21% of clean beauty products globally. Clean beauty has many definitions but one that illustrates best is beauty made … Continue reading

Enter the dojo, Sedulo announce British Judo partnership

We’re excited to announce that we’ve partnered with the UK National Governing Body for the sport of Judo, British Judo.  We’ll be managing the accounts and auditing of British Judo’s group of companies, including the British Judo Association, British Judo … Continue reading

Ensure you’re ready for the online Self Assessment Tax Return deadline

Hundreds of thousands of tax returns are filed late each year, including many by those who don’t owe any tax — meaning they may risk a fine of at least £100. When is the tax due?  If you still need … Continue reading

Is now a good time to buy?

The answers to this question lie in the fundamentals that underpin the housing market, they are:  The confidence in the job market The cost of homes The availability of homes to buy Employment levels are at near-record highs and whilst … Continue reading

Sedulo Corporate Finance lead the £7.5m investment into pioneering bar operator, Roxy Ball Room

The activity bar operator, Roxy Ball Room, whose venues offer a range of facilities including pool tables, ping-pong, bowling, shuffleboard, mini-golf, arcade gaming and karaoke, is set to expand after securing a £7.5m investment from Foresight Group. Roxy Leisure Ltd, … Continue reading

Sedulo announced as shirt sponsor for Bradford Bulls

We’re delighted to be announced as Bradford Bulls’ main shirt sponsor ahead of their 2020 season!  We will adopt a central position on the Bulls’ home and away kits for the 2020 campaign in the Betfred Championship. Paul Cheetham-Karcz, Managing … Continue reading

Christmas wishes granted for 254 children

254 underprivileged children across the UK are set to receive a sack full of presents on Christmas Day thanks to the Elves from our annual Christmas Toy Appeal. Over 3,000 gifts have been bought, wrapped and delivered with Sedulo teaming … Continue reading

Celebrating one year of Sedulo Mortgages

Since establishing our Mortgages desk 12 months ago, we’ve helped first-time buyers get on the ladder, professionals move up the ladder and self-employed workers secure their dream home. We’ve also been able to help those who have struggled to get … Continue reading

Competitive socialising: Raising the bar

The restaurant, pub and bar industry is one that most of us consumers will take a passive interest in or a borderline professional interest in many cases. This multilateral interest creates a highly competitive, diverse industry that constantly evolves with … Continue reading

Our highlights from Xerocon London

At Sedulo, we love Xero – and we love Xerocon!  It’s been a gamechanger in accounting systems, helping businesses and firms alike transition from dry, dull spreadsheets to cloud-based management software.  Known widely as the “Glastonbury for accountants”, Xerocon lived … Continue reading

The Sedulo Christmas Toy Appeal returns to fight child poverty over the festive season

Every year, over half a million children in the UK live in poverty and wake up on Christmas Day and wonder why Santa hasn’t been to visit them. And every year we try to make a little dent in that … Continue reading

Quite simply, life changing…

A business can rarely say they have changed someone’s life. It’s a bold statement to make, but one that really hits home when true. Mark Dunne is the Managing Director of WasteSure, a national waste management firm based in Bury … Continue reading

Out now: Sedulo Times Q4 ’19

The Q4 ’19 edition of the Sedulo Times is now out.  Scroll and swipe below for your dose of industry news, stories and interviews from around the North…    

Making it in the fashion industry – the rise of Missy Empire

As global fashion brands continue to spend millions on production and marketing, breaking into the industry has never been more difficult. Missy Empire has risen from the crowd to compete with bigger brands and cement themselves as forward-thinking industry leaders … Continue reading

Development for everyone with launch of Sedulo Academy

We’ve launched our official learning and development initiative, Sedulo Academy! The Academy is made up of several key areas that our team are entitled to access and can benefit from, providing a clear learning and development pathway for them to … Continue reading

Brexit VAT Guidance – The bits that will affect you if there’s no deal…

As we get closer to 31 October there is still a real possibility that we could leave the EU without an agreement. HMRC have released some guidance notes for VAT registered businesses to cover a no-deal scenario, which we have … Continue reading

Pressure, discipline & mindset – Inside the ring with John Murray

It’s well known that boxing is one of the most physically and mentally draining sports. From the gruelling training camps, shedding those final few pounds to stepping into the ring in front of 20,000 people. John Murray is a former … Continue reading

Trouble sleeping? Here’s how to fix your sleep…

Are you looking for some quick hacks and top tips to help improve your general health and wellbeing?  Certain things can be implemented immediately and if you do so, you’ll see an improvement not just in your health but also … Continue reading

Promising Manchester boxer becomes latest Sedulo Sport signing

Mancunian boxer Bradley Rea has become the latest sportsperson to sign for our sport-focused financial advisory arm.  Rea is an undefeated middleweight from Stretford and is promoted by VIP boxing, whose stable includes the likes of former WBO lightweight world … Continue reading

The self-employed mortgage maze

Research shows that many people avoid pursuing getting on, or moving up the property ladder out of fear of being rejected for a mortgage.  Statistics show that over 40% of people in the UK who have been declined a mortgage … Continue reading

Transatlantic Toronto land in the Super League

History makers Toronto Wolfpack have famously clinched promotion to the English Super League following success in the playoffs.  After narrowly missing out on promotion a year ago in London, the world’s first transatlantic sports team were not to be denied … Continue reading

Builders’ VAT rules delayed for a year

The government have decided to delay the start of the proposed VAT reverse charge for supplies by sub-contractors in the construction sector. The reason for the u-turn is the lack of awareness of the change that was originally due to … Continue reading

Sedulo awarded highest rank in ACCA employer scheme

We are delighted to announce that we’re now an approved Platinum ACCA Employer! Following a recent ACCA approved employer visit, our new status was granted after demonstrating several high-level training and development opportunities that are available within the business. The … Continue reading

Brexit demystified – A chat with Ex-Politician Frank McKenna

With talk of Brexit taking over our TV screens and phones, it’s difficult to digest what exactly is going on and what happens next. In this episode of Taking Care of Business, ex-politician and founder of Downtown in Business Liverpool, … Continue reading

Sponsored skydive raises over £2,000 for charity

A huge congratulations to Andy Chadwick, Laura Merrill, Peace Lawal, Dan Clapham and Ollie Hall who raised a whopping £2,185 for Once Upon a Smile.  After multiple cancelled runs due to the ever-reliable British summer weather, Andy, Laura, Peace, Dan … Continue reading

Taking care of yourself before business – a chat with Paul Boys

As a former soldier in the British Army, Paul Boys has experienced first hand the impacts that training can have on both the body and mind. Now a personal trainer and owner of Next Level Training, Paul helps others to … Continue reading

Oktoberfest returns as Ambler Club prepares for networking bonanza

Oktoberfest returns to the Ambler Club on Thursday 3rd October, and you’re invited! A staple in the Sedulo event calendar, Oktoberfest is your chance to network with Leeds’ business finest amongst a feast of traditional German entertainment. We’ve got oompah … Continue reading

It’s official…we’re a Xero Platinum Partner!

Having been a Xero partner for a number of years, we’re now delighted to be recognised as a certified Xero Platinum Partner. We’ve achieved our platinum status due to the high number of clients that we have helped transition from … Continue reading

Sedulo appoint Research & Development tax claims specialist

We’re delighted to announce the appointment of Ryan Conradie, a highly experienced R&D manager and business analyst. Ryan joins us from top 50 firm Haines Watts where he secured their largest claim for a client, generating £1.28m in tax savings. … Continue reading

Making it in the fashion industry – a chat with Missy Empires’ Ash Siddique

As global fashion brands continue to spend millions on production and marketing, breaking into the industry has never been harder. It’s something that Ash Siddique, co-founder of fast-fashion brand Missy Empire knows all too well. Hear the story behind the … Continue reading