Archive for July, 2013


The Adviser – Summer 2013

Welcome to the Summer 2013 edition of The Adviser, Hart Shaw’s periodic client newsletter. This newsletter aims to introduce The Adviser - Summer 2013.inddyou to the people behind the services at Hart Shaw and give you relevant points of contact for our more specialist services.

Our lead article focuses on preparing your business for sale or succession and the importance of developing a long term plan in order to maximise business value.

We would like to introduce you to our new Business Recovery Partner, Emma Legdon, who was made a partner at Hart Shaw earlier in 2013 after being with the firm for 20 years. Emma’s article on the current state of the economy shows that the recession may not be as bad as feared and that there are positive signs on the business recovery front.

We also introduce our new VAT Adviser, Carla Davis who provides a very interesting article on the history of VAT now that it is in its 40th year of taxation.

Hart Shaw’s Financial Planning department would like to inform company directors to a new tax efficient life insurance product which is now available.

We also have some important news for users of Sage 50 Accounts software.

Our guest article comes from Reynolds Trade Credit, a key business partner to Hart Shaw who discuss the credit insurance market and how this can help with risk management for businesses who are looking to grow in difficult times.

Finally, no newsletter is complete without a plug for our social media forums! If you would like to engage with Hart Shaw on a more regular basis please check out our Blog, LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook feeds. There are some smart phone links on the front page which will direct you to these forums.

As ever, we really appreciate any feedback you can give us about this newsletter, our other communications and the services we provide so if you would like to get in touch please email us at

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