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Time to give landlords a break?

The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) has suggested that landlords should be spared any further tax changes after suffering an increase in Stamp Duty as well as reduced interest relief recently. Read.

Ainsley in the winning team at Hack & Slash Golf

White Maund  were the organisers of this ‘just for fun’ golf day in the beautiful surroundings of Cuckfield Golf Centre. The day consisted of bacon butties, an hour of group tuition with two PGA instructors, 9 hole Texas Scramble competition, buffet lunch followed by presentation for the winning team along with other prizes followed by a… Read more »

A ‘positive and constructive’ start to EU negotiations

Brexit secretary David Davis will start day one of the Brexit negotiations in Brussels today. Watch this space for details of the press conference later with Mr Davis and Chief Eu negotiator Michel Barnier.

EU mobile roaming charges scrapped

From this week customers can call, text or download data on the same basis as they do at home. However, how long will this last for countries choosing to leave the EU? Read.

McPhersons at the Texas Scramble

The McPhersons golf team took part in a charity golf day recently to help fund a new MRI scanner for The Conquest Hospital. They were treated to Huevos rancheros as well as Texas pit roast, raffles, prizes and more. The proceeds of the day will go to help raise the £1 million needed to purchase… Read more »

UK Election result could delay Brexit negotiations

The Conservatives losing their majority could lead to delays in the talks that should have started on 19th June. Read.

Peter goes back to school!

Peter Watters, McPhersons director, spent the afternoon at Sussex Downs College recently helping students understand what working in a practice environment entails and that it’s not just looking at numbers all day. Sometimes, you even get to star in your own movie!

Voters go to the polls

A total of 650 Westminster MPs will be elected, with about 46.9 million people registered to vote – Let’s hope they all show up rather than moaning that they don’t like the result! Remind you of anything? Read.

Congratulations Minnie Bertha’s – voted top 50 chippy!

McPhersons client Minnie Bertha’s was voted by the Fry Magazine as one of the top fifty fish and chip take aways in the country – and the only one in the South East. So if you fancy some traditional fish and chip you know where to go!

The Inheritance Tax main residence additional nil-rate band

A new additional nil-rate band of £100,000 for Inheritance Tax (IHT) on main residences, when bequeathed to a direct descendent, came into effect at the start of the new tax year in April 2017. In 2018, 2019 and 2020, this will rise to £125,000, £150,000 and £175,000 respectively, before rising in line with Consumer Prices… Read more »