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Fragrance Shop – Financial Controller Vacancy

We are supporting our friends at the Fragrance Shop, to find a Financial Controller to join their finance team. The Financial Controller will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the finance department, operational finance team and reporting functions. They … Continue reading

How to value a business

The value of private companies is often gauged using one of a number of methods.

The first and probably most common is an earnings based calculation (i.e. a multiple of maintainable post tax profits), on the… Continue reading

Sedulo appoints Leyton Jeffs as a Group Partner

Following the launch of the hugely successful Funding Solutions division, we’re proud to announce that Sedulo Funding Solutions Director, Leyton Jeffs, has been appointed as a Group Partner. Leyton joined the company in September 2016, having spent 15 years working … Continue reading

Northern Quarter’s iconic quirky bar, ODD, goes up for sale

Our Corporate Finance team are the key representatives in the sale of one of Northern Quarter’s most iconic bar, ODD. This foundation of Manchester’s Northern Quarter Bar and Restaurant scene, is being made available on a lease hold basis, by … Continue reading

Sedulo appoints Stuart Dutton as Corporate Finance Director

Manchester-based accountant Sedulo has bolstered its team in the Corporate Finance department, with the appointment of Stuart Dutton, who will be working alongside partner, Benn Longshaw. Stuart joined the company in Spring 2017, having spent 13 years with a leading … Continue reading

Survival – Exploring the loss of a key person in your (Ad)venture – Round up

A big thanks to all who joined us for the ‘Survival – Exploring the loss of a key person in your (Ad)venture’ event! On Wednesday 26th April, we welcomed business professionals from across Manchester to join us in the Regency … Continue reading

Lee Jones wins Young Accountant of the Year 2017

Photo Credit: Insider Media A huge congratulations to our Senior Partner, Lee Jones, who scooped up the Young Accountant of the Year 2017 at the Insider North West award ceremony last night! The event, which celebrates young business talent right … Continue reading

Management Buy Out – what is it?

A management buy out (also known as an MBO) is where a business is disposed of by the shareholders (parent company or principal owner) to the management team already working within the business. The management buy out is typically viewed … Continue reading

What is a business valuation based upon?

When formulating how to value a business, you essentially need to assess the financial strength of the business. To do this, the valuer will try to normalise the historic annual profitability by adjusting reported results for one off or unusual … Continue reading

Hannah Fisher joins Sedulo for work experience

Hannah is a second year student studying BSc Accounting and Finance at the University of Salford, who joined our Accounts department for a two week insight of the profession, and also tried her hand at a little marketing, wealth management … Continue reading

Survival- Exploring the loss of a key person in your (Ad)venture

Join us and 7Explorers on an engaging journey over a few breakfast bites. From the sand dunes of Oman to the snow coated mountains of Greenland, we will explore just how critical a venture’s main asset can be – its … Continue reading

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

The City of Manchester Business awards are back for another year, celebrating the best in business, and we’re proud to announce that we’ve have been named as one of 6 finalists for the Accountancy Firm of the Year award 2017! WE NEED … Continue reading

Watch Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko, live at the Regency Club

Join us and the Manchester business community for an electric night as Anthony Joshua defends the IBF, IBO and WBA Super Heavyweight Championships of the world under the Wembley arch against Wladimir Klitschko on our big screen in The Regency … Continue reading

Budget 2017: The effect on individual taxpayers

On the 8th March, the Chancellor, Phillip Hammond delivered his first (and last) Spring Budget. This was a Budget to “prepare Britain for a brighter future” and to build “the foundations of a stronger, fairer, more global Britain”. Compared to … Continue reading

Expert view – Wealth Management Partner, on the Spring Budget 2017

The first of two Budgets for 2017 took place 8th March, 2017 which saw the Chancellor Exchequer, Phillip Hammond, announce his first full Budget speech to the House of Commons. We sat down with our Wealth Management Partner, Paul Lindfield, … Continue reading

Govenerment U-Turn over Budget plan to increase National Insurance

Plans to increase National Insurance levels for self-employed people, which were announced in the Spring Budget 2016 last week, have been dropped. Philip Hammond has backed down over his planned Budget for the increase in Class 4 NICs for the … Continue reading

Top tax planning tips for year end

As we near the tax year end on the 5th April, our Chartered Financial Planner, Gareth Rose, has given his top ten tax planning tips for year end and has listed the top areas you should look at to maximise … Continue reading

Expert view – Tax Partner, on the Spring Budget 2017

The first of two Budgets for 2017 took place Wednesday 8th March, 2017 and saw the Chancellor Exchequer, Phillip Hammond, announce his first full Budget speech to the House of Commons. The ‘Last’ Spring Budget delivered by Philip Hammond yesterday … Continue reading

How the Budget 2017 affects you and your business

The first of two Budgets for 2017 took place Wednesday 8th March, 2017 and saw the Chancellor Exchequer, Phillip Hammond announce his first full Budget speech to the House of Commons. The ‘Last’ Spring Budget delivered by Philip Hammond yesterday … Continue reading

Top tweets on the Spring Budget 2017

Wednesday 9th March, 2017, saw the Chancellor Exchequer, Phillip Hammond announce his first full Budget speech to the House of Commons, setting out the Conservative plans for taxes, spending and borrowing. Here are our top tweets from the day, to … Continue reading

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

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

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

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