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Forward welcomes Paul O’Brien.

As part of the continued expansion and growth of Forward Group we are delighted to announce the arrival of Paul O’Brien who joins the Forward team in the role of Client Accountant.

Forward planning the UK recovery

Now following the UK government’s response to COVID-19 and lockdown we maybe are facing another conundrum – that of taxes!

Simon Voisin – The Inheritance Conundrum.

I read recently that Daniel Craig thinks inheritance distasteful. But what of showing your children a certain life then casting them adrift? I’m sure that Mr Craig isn’t going to leave them impoverished, but it is still a thought-provoking conundrum!  Rod Stewart and Gordon Ramsey apparently both feel the same. Are they hollow words of … Read more

Simon at home

“Times like these” and moving forward with the new ‘norm’

It has been sung – “It’s times like these (we learn to live again)”….. Times of isolation lead to introspection, reflection and general pondering. In my case, how will we build the relationships that are the bedrock of my chosen profession. To be able to have those difficult discussions with our clients, or their trusted … Read more

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Working from home and ploughing forward

Forward Staff have been working from home since the 16th March and it has been an eventful 7 weeks, to say the least! Everyday has been different and far from repetitive.  Our working day starts with a team video call to discuss ongoing work and ensuring everyone is kept up to date and ensure effective … Read more

Richard Perry and Alun Griffiths

Looking forward, becoming UK deemed domiciled.

Forward Group Director, Alun Griffiths, recently had the opportunity to have a Q&A session with Richard Perry, Tax Director at Calibrate Law to discuss the subject of individuals becoming deemed domiciled in the near future. Hello Richard, so tell us about Calibrate Law? I read that you are looking to disrupt the legal industry. We … Read more

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Economic Substance, Corporate Tax residence and the implications of Corona Virus

The continued daily updates of the Coronavirus situation have us all concerned from both a personal and professional perspective. However, what is clear during this time of uncertainty is that we all need to be looking out for each other and adapting our daily lives to accommodate the necessary changes to our usual routine. Coronavirus … Read more

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Budget Announcement 2020 – Forward thinking and bold!

‘Getting things done’ has been the government’s new mantra and Wednesday’s budget was no different. Rishi Sunak, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, delivered the first Budget of the new decade in bold fashion, despite concerns as to the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The message was one of providing reassurance in uncertain times, underpinned … Read more

Daryl Blondel and Alun Griffiths

Moving forward, an interview with Daryl Blondel

Forward Group is delighted to welcome Daryl Blondel to the team and we thought, in between his rigorous induction to the business, we would take a few minutes to conduct a Q and A session with him to learn a little bit more about the ‘real’ Daryl. We love the fact that even on day … Read more