Posts By: Chris Hutton

Be Prepared – In case of death checklist

When someone dies it will be necessary for another person to obtain a grant of representation to access most of the deceased’s assets and administer their Estate. It is often an emotional time for the person dealing with the Estate and it can be both demanding and time consuming. Sometimes knowing where to start is… Read more »

The A-Z of Charnwood Accountants

Accountants – seems silly not to start here as that’s the day to day job and fundamentally what we are! Business Advisors – We’re not just about the numbers though – a big part of the services we provide focus around general business advisory services. We see the detail behind the scenes of your business… Read more »

5 Ways to tell if your accountant cares about you

For many people an accountant is an expensive and necessary evil much like the taxes they pay them to calculate. But this does not have to be the case. The relationship between a business owner and their accountant should be just that – a relationship. There should be understanding, compassion and assistance available when required…. Read more »

Increasing need for business advice among self-employed as more people become their own boss

The  pros and cons of being your own boss have been highlighted by Charnwood Accountants after new research revealed that almost one in seven people in the UK is now self-employed, Chris Hutton, partner with Charnwood Accountants in Mountsorrel, said working for yourself offers a wide range of benefits – but it also presents a number… Read more »

A Good Year in Business

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Dave McKeon from Charnwood Accountants LLP  recently did a presentation to Network4Business. He set out what a good year in business might look like and how you need to have an expectation of what you require both in the short term and the medium term to measure and plan for this.   The presentation walked business… Read more »