HMRC write off £4.3bn in Covid payments lost to fraud

HMRC write off £4.3bn in Covid payments lost to fraud

HMRC are expecting to recover £1 of every £4 stolen from the public purse by fraudsters during the pandemic. In figures published last week a total of £4.3 billion has been written off. This represents c74% of the total £5.8 billion that was stolen from its emergency...
NR Barton assists on sale of Lifting Gear UK Group

NR Barton assists on sale of Lifting Gear UK Group

(Pictured left to right: Scott Lees, Hayden Turner, Andrew Harrison, Jasmin Turner, Camilla Turner, Marina Turner, Chris Turner, Andy Stafford, Cathy Rogers.) A local Wigan accounting firm NR Barton, involved with Lifting Gear UK Group since their incorporation, has...

Seven marathons in seven days for Scott

Our senior tax manager – Scott Lees is doing a Christmas Challenge At a time when most of us will be relaxing into our comfy chairs and making the most of the festive break between Christmas and New Year, our Senior Tax Manager Scott is taking on a Chrismas Challenge....
Greater Manchester Clean Air Zone – Wigan Impacted

Greater Manchester Clean Air Zone – Wigan Impacted

Greater Manchester is introducing a clean air charging zone from 30th May 2022, with some vehicles having an automatic exemption until the 1st June 2023. The main vehicles impacted will be: Heavy goods vehicles Buses Coaches Hackney cabs and private hire vehicles...
Autumn Budget 2021 – Budget Brochure

Autumn Budget 2021 – Budget Brochure

Autumn Budget 2021 – Budget Brochure The Chancellors autumn budget was released on Wednesday 27 October 2021. Whilst a lot of the budget was known before the official announcement there was a lot more detail released on the day. It remains to be seen how the country...
Expansion of NR Barton audit team!

Expansion of NR Barton audit team!

Pictured left to right: Ben Thomas, Catherine Rogers and Rachael Muphy Wigan based accountancy and business advisory firm NR Barton has appointed former UHY Senior Manager, Rachael Murphy, and former top ten Audit Associate Ben Thomas to strengthen the firms audit...