Pension annual limit trap can catch out directors

Are you a Director of Employee and currently paying personal pension contributions? If so, the changes to pension rules introduced just over a year ago could be seriously limiting tax relief on these if you have adopted a policy of … Continue reading

Sedulo staff off to Benidorm for Christmas party

We are excited to announce that our annual Christmas party this year will be held in the coastal resort of Benidorm! Sedulo have a proud tradition of throwing a ‘Christmas do’ that is a little bit different from the norm, … Continue reading

Online Self Assessment Tax Return deadline

With the festive season gone and New Years Resolutions in full swing, the deadline for submitting Self Assessment Tax Returns online is nearing. Festive adverts featuring our favourite Christmas trucks have now been replaced with HMRC’s unmistakable advertising campaign reminding … Continue reading

Thinking about borrowing for a purpose that wouldn’t ordinarily qualify for tax relief but have rental properties with equity?

November top tweets

Take a look at some of our favourite tweets to come through the @sedulogroup Twitter account over the past month… Continue reading

Sedulo November Successes

A strong month saw some exciting new business come through for our team as well as some great results on existing deals.

Here are our highlights from November… Continue reading

Sedulo staff play part for Movember

Each year, brave and selfless individuals come together as one and stand side by side, united in their commitment to fine moustachery and changing the face of men’s health. We are very proud to say that our own Paul Cheetham-Karcz … Continue reading

We are recruiting!

We are looking for a qualified accountant to join our ever expanding team. We are an established firm of Manchester accountants and business advisors, with clients ranging from the norm to worlds as diverse as sport, new media and charity. … Continue reading

September top tweets

Take a look at some of our favourite tweets to come through the @sedulogroup Twitter account over the past month… Continue reading

Sedulo September Successes

The dismal September weather didn’t dampen our spirits as we enjoyed another successful month.

Here are our highlights from September: Continue reading

Automatic enrolment – are you ready?

The biggest change in work based pensions for 100 years is currently underway. Automatic enrolment – whereby employers must enrol their eligible employees into a qualifying pension scheme – aims to get 6million employees contributing towards their pension funds by … Continue reading

Sedulo introduce Tax Investigations Service

If HMRC are to hit their target of closing the £7 billion tax gap, tax investigations will remain as prevalent as ever. Sedulo are delighted to introduce our new Tax Investigations Service, purposely designed to protect you and give you … Continue reading

Sedulo’s apprentice partnership receives commendation

In the past few years, we have embraced apprenticeships, taking on an average of 2 new apprentices a year. Our work with apprentice training provider, Damar Training, has consistently allowed us to recruit the right young people for Sedulo and … Continue reading

Darrell Booth presents in Sharp Project Pecha Kucha

To continue the launch of our new home away from home at the Sharp Project, Manchester, Darrell Booth took part in the third running of their own stylised ‘Pecha Kucha’ session on Friday 14th September. For those unsure, a Pecha … Continue reading

Research & Development – are you maximising what you can claim?

If you are currently paying tax at the top rate of 50% then you’ll undoubtedly welcome the cut to 45% which comes in from next April. The government would like research and development (R&D) to be its flagship tax relief. … Continue reading

Sedulo unveil new website

To continue our progress and evolution as a company and a brand, we are delighted to unveil our new website, From chatting to our clients, it became clear that our website needed to offer more of the information and … Continue reading

Summer top tweets

Take a look at some of our favourite tweets to come through the @sedulogroup Twitter account over the past month… Continue reading

Sedulo launch Blog

Our Blog page is now live for all those wanting access to some topical articles and snippets of information. Every week, a member of our team will post an article on a range of subjects. Keep an eye on the … Continue reading

Like to save tax? Are you preparing for the 45% rate?

If you are currently paying tax at the top rate of 50% then you’ll undoubtedly welcome the cut to 45% which comes in from next April. Are you planning to maximise the tax saving from this? What can you do? … Continue reading

Double Dip Recession – Are you getting all of the Tax Relief that you are entitled to?

The lingering effects of the recession have drastically affected many businesses often causing total close down. There are often tax reliefs available in these situations that may go some way to helping investors either to recoup some of their losses … Continue reading

Sedulo Summer Successes

Things may have been a bit gloomy weather-wise this summer but business-wise things have been bright for us. Some of the highlights were: We were delighted to start working with men’s fashion label, Simon & Simon. We arranged an investment deal … Continue reading

Join the Sedulo Fantasy Football Premier League

Fancy pitting your managerial wits against the guys in our office? To celebrate the launch of the new Premier League season this Saturday 17th August, we have set up a Fantasy Football league! It is free to register, all that … Continue reading

Limited Liability Partnerships (LLP’s)

LLP’s have been with us for some time as a way of structuring a business such that it remains as partnership but achieves many of the benefits of Limited liability offered by Limited Companies. LLP’s can be considered to be … Continue reading

Sedulo are now on Google+

We are very excited to announce that we are now on Google+. Please click here, check out our page, add us and keep in contact! Not a Google+ user? We are on Facebook and Twitter to keep up-to-date with live … Continue reading

Benn Longshaw’s Top Tips for raising funds in your company

Whether you are growing your business or looking for money to bridge a short term gap in your working capital, there are a number of things that you can do to make the application process easier. I am currently working … Continue reading

Sedulo recruit Head of Tax

Sedulo are delighted to welcome Darrell Booth as our Head of Tax. Darrell has over 30 year’s tax experience working in and around Manchester in all areas of taxation but most recently with an emphasis on Company Taxation. Darrell’s all … Continue reading

Why audits are a key factor to a business’s success

An audit is a vital tool in improving the efficiency and profitability of a business. It has always been fundamental to the long term success of a business but even more so now due to the volatile economic climate that … Continue reading

Sedulo launch dedicated charity division

We are proud to announce that we have launched a dedicated division to assist in the running and development of non-profit organisations. Of late we have been lucky enough to work with some of the most high profile charities and … Continue reading

Sedulo are now on Facebook

We are very excited to announce that we are now on Facebook. Please click here, check out our page, ‘Like’ us and keep in contact! Not on Facebook but on Twitter? We are on Twitter too! Click here to keep … Continue reading

Sedulo raise £500k on behalf of new start business in the technology industry

Sedulo have raised £500k from a venture capital firm on behalf of a new start business in the technology industry. Benn Longshaw, within our Corporate Finance department, prepared the business plan and prospected it to a number of VC’s of … Continue reading