We’re up for Best IFA at the Talk of Manchester Awards and we need your help!

We’ve been nominated for The Talk of Manchester Business Awards 2016 – Best IFA and we need your help! It’s a great honour for Sedulo Wealth Management being shortlisted in the Best IFA category at the prestigious Talk of Manchester Business … Continue reading

Sedulo sponsor the Stockport Rugby Club festival

On Saturday 8th October, we proudly sponsored the Stockport Rugby Club festival! The money that was raised on the day and through various sponsorship helped cover the costs of the day, with the surplus going into a development fund which … Continue reading

Changes to auto enrolment minimum contribution increase dates

As a result of Government reforms, between 2012 and 2019, all employers will have to provide a qualifying workplace pension, automatically enrol all of their employees who meet certain criteria and contribute a minimum of 3% of qualifying earnings (i.e. … Continue reading

What is classed as a company car?

A company car is a vehicle provided by an employer to an employee, which is available for their private use. Usually referred to as a Benefit In Kind (BIK) this is a perk that is in addition to a normal … Continue reading

Kyle Turnbull finishes accountancy work experience at Sedulo

We recently welcomed Kyle Turnbull into our office for a couple of weeks of work experience. After finishing University with a 1st, Kyle joined our Accounts department for 2 weeks, where he applied all that he learnt into practice! We … Continue reading

The minimum wage is increasing from the 1st October 2016

From 1 October 2016, the Government is increasing the Minimum Wage rate. The NMW rates will rise between 3% and 4.7% for workers under the age of 25 and apprentices. The hourly rate for the minimum wage depends on the … Continue reading

The history of Regency Court

Deansgate is one of Manchester’s oldest streets, and these days it’s known for situating hundreds of Manchester’s most adored shops, restaurants and businesses. 62-66 Deansgate, once known as The Hayward’s Building was designed by the architect practice of Corbett, Sons … Continue reading

Sedulo the official cup sponsor of Stockport County FC

For the 2016/17 season, Sedulo will be the official cup sponsor for Stockport County FC’s campaigns in the FA Cup and FA Trophy. In a unique deal, we struck the five figure agreement with the club to cement our place … Continue reading

Don’t leave property income up to chance

When renting out a property you have to inform HMRC as you may have to pay income tax. If you do not inform HMRC you could be charged a penalty. Profits are worked out as: Total Rental Income X Less: … Continue reading

Catch up with our new starters

We’ve had a two new faces come through our doors in the last week, so we caught up with them to see how their first week at Sedulo has been for them! Amy Higinbotham– Tax Apprentice It’s my first 9-5 … Continue reading

What is “Qualifying R&D”?

Qualifying R&D is any project that seeks to advance science or technology in relation to your trade. Specifically, this will include such things as: Experimental or theoretical work designed to increase knowledge Development of new products, processes or services Design … Continue reading

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

How private should your tax return be?

Recently, the Prime Minister take the unprecedented step of releasing details from his tax returns over the last six years. Although Mr Cameron hasn’t published his tax returns in full, the information released does include details of his income and … 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

POLL – Brexit, good or bad?

Brexit is a hotly debated topic, and one that was briefly mentioned in George Osborne’s Budget 2016 statement. But we want to get the view of what a potential exit from the EU would mean for business owners and professionals. … Continue reading

3 questions business owners should ask themselves right now about R&D

Claiming tax relief on research and development has been a hot topic for a few years now, however the latest developments (or at least from what we have seen) seem to suggest that there is an increased realisation amongst business … Continue reading

What is R&D relief worth?

The rate of relief is constantly changing and it is always worth looking out for changes to these in the Chancellor’s main budget speech and/or follow up budget press releases.

The current rate which has been effective since 1 April 2012 is 225%. This means that… 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

Sedulo the lead advisor on £3m MBO of Stoke based IFA business

PSP Wealth Management have recently announced the completion of a Management Buyout led by Gareth Chell, Matthew Searle, Tim Vaughan and Richard Pateman for a headline consideration of £3m. Funding to support the transaction has been provided by Royal Bank … Continue reading