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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

Tickets now available: VAT, Customs & Brexit: What to do if we leave & what to do if we don’t

Everyone knows that one way or another, Brexit will bring changes for cross-border trade. Whatever happens on 31 October the EU has some changes planned for us in 2020. This seminar will help you understand what you need to know … 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

Coping with instant success – a chat with Anastasia Kenyon

Success can come quickly in the ever-evolving world of fast-fashion. But coping with instant success as a young entrepreneur can be challenging and comes with its own set of unforeseen obstacles. Anastasia Kenyon is the founder of Kandi Cosmetics, her … Continue reading

It’s been a busy summer…

As everyone typically packs up their suitcases and heads for the sunshine, we’ve been busy building and developing our talented team. We are delighted to announce several key internal promotions in our Corporate Finance and Management Accounts teams. Will Stanton … Continue reading

Sedulo nominated for Employer of the Year – vote now!

Sedulo is proud to announce that they have been nominated for Employer of the Year at this year’s Downtown in Business Manchester Awards. The Employer of the Year award is given to the business who are deemed to go above … Continue reading

New podcast episode – The impacts of having an inspiring workspace

With more and more businesses choosing to adopt creative and flexible approaches to workspaces, what impacts do they have on a business and their people? In this episode of the podcast, Paul is joined by Holly Moore, founder of the … Continue reading

Taking Care of Business

Taking Care of Business returns with series 4

The first episode from the new series of Taking Care of Business is now out. In this episode, Author and Founder of Sedulo Group, Paul Cheetham-Karcz opens up on why he decided to write a book, the process that followed … Continue reading

Out now: Sedulo Times Q3 ’19

The Q3 ’19 edition of the Sedulo Times is now out. Scroll and swipe below for your dose of industry news, interviews and events from around the North…

Are you a turkey voting for Christmas?

Because if you are a business going to an insolvency practitioner (IP) for restructuring advice then I would suggest you are! That’s not to say that IPs are evil or don’t do a very good job as in lots of … Continue reading

The ups and downs of the music industry and the fame game.

The glitz and glamour of fame and celebrity is something that many people desired and aspire to. In the age of influencers, being considered a success following a short-term meteoric rise is commonplace and finding yourself in the public eye … Continue reading

Yoga Soul launch first studio in the heart of the Northern Quarter.

Community focussed yoga studio, Yoga Soul, have launched their first studio in Manchester’s Northern Quarter. The newly launched studio set up by Co-founders, William Mitchell and Sammy Nwokeka, follows a line of success for the duo and will cater to … Continue reading

2019: The Year of the Float… or the Flop

2018 proved to be an active year for company Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), with over 170 companies going public across the main markets. The reception of these companies by investors was largely positive in the first half of the year, … Continue reading

4 Big Benefits of Making Tax Digital

Making Tax Digital is officially here. And though some are still wary of this introduction, there are many benefits to for those who will be using the new process: More businesses will go digital You can officially wave goodbye to … Continue reading

Brindled Distillery set to launch charity gin in aid of Jo’s Trust

What’s the story behind the brand? Brindle Distillery started in June 2017 with a vision by Gerrard Singleton and his son-in-law Mark Long. Gerrard had farmed the land in Brindle, Lancashire, in which the distillery now sits for over 40 … Continue reading

Make work spaces work

For many of us, the way we work has changed dramatically in the last ten years. Technology and mobile working kit have meant that where we work has become adaptable and fluid and the idea of spending our 9-5 at … Continue reading

A Coffee with Jess Walton

The woman who supports the Sedulo staff daily and manages our health and wellbeing programmes, People Advisor, Jess Walton. How do you take your coffee? Quite milky, no sugar although I’m not overly fussy if someone else is making it … Continue reading

Life after The Apprentice and building your own business

Building a successful business from a reality TV programme may seem like a pipe dream, but ex The Apprentice candidate and Director of This is Prime, Neil Clough, is proving the exact opposite as his recruitment and sales business thrives … Continue reading

Sedulo celebrate 10-year anniversary with star-studded festival across the NorthWest

Financial consultancy firm Sedulo celebrated its 10th year in business with a celebratory festival across Manchester and Leeds. The company reached their 10-year milestone at the beginning of May and paid tribute to the journey with Sedulofest – a 2-day … Continue reading

Podcast – How to launch a product and take it to the US – A chat with Instasmile’s Simon Nixon

The penultimate episode of the Taking Care of Business podcast Series 3, is now out! In this episode, Paul talks to Instasmile’s CEO, Simon Nixon, about how he launched his product and successfully marketed it in the US. You can … Continue reading

Celebrating 10 years of business- A chat with Paul Cheetham Karcz

We sat down with Managing Partner, Author of Taking Care of Business and the Founder of Sedulo Group, Paul Cheetham-Karcz, to hear about his journey over the past 10 years. What has been your highlight from the past 10 years? … Continue reading

Podcast – Bringing fashion to the fight: Outfitting boxing’s elite – A chat with Sophie Whittam

The sixth episode of the Taking Care of Business podcast Series 3, is now out! In this episode, Paul talks to Fight Label Director, Sophie Whittam, about how she built her business and designing the world’s most expensive boxing shorts. … Continue reading