Succession planning: what is next for your business?

Succession planning is an important step to take to ensure the leadership continuity of a business. A time will come when a founder of a privately-owned company reaches a crossroads in their career and faces several difficult decisions about their future. Whether a founder continues to lead the business, sells the business, or retires, appoints a management team, and retains a chairperson position on the board, depends on their aims … Continue reading

Isosceles Graduate Recruitment 2020: We are still (virtually) recruiting!

Like many firms, Isosceles has had a graduate recruitment process in place for several years to attract top talent. Whilst the current global health crisis may have disrupted some firms, here at Isosceles we are working hard to get our clients through and need more talent to achieve this. In our latest blog, we reveal why we continued to recruit during this uncertain time and detail how we have used … Continue reading

How to access the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS)

Estimated Reading Time: 4:00 minutes ‘Furlough’ entered the popular lexicon following the UK Government’s response to the coronavirus crisis. With the pandemic affecting millions, it is expected that employers’ reliance on the UK Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) will only become greater as businesses try to deal with the fallout of the virus. In our latest blog, we explore what it means and why the launch of the furlough … Continue reading

How do you tell if your business is prepared for exit?

Estimated Reading Time: 2:00 minutes We are frequently asked, “what does an exit ready business look like?”.   This article introduces the seven key factors which affect value in the eyes of an acquirer and what a business prepared for exit looks like.  It also reveals how you can assess how ready your business is for exit. For some private companies, an exit may not be an immediate priority, but for venture … Continue reading

Don’t miss out on R&D Tax Incentives for 2017

Year-end 31st December? Don’t forget, with all the election commotion, if your business’ year-end is 31st December; you’ve got only eight weeks to claim for qualifying R&D activity undertaken in 2017.  Use it or lose it! R&D tax credit claims can be backdated for up to two years after the end of the financial year during which the R&D activity itself took place – meaning a claim can theoretically be … Continue reading

Top 10 Holiday Leave Facts for all Employers

As we come up to the most popular holiday time of summer, the August Bank Holiday weekend, we thought today would be the perfect time to remind employers of their obligations with regards to managing annual leave. The UK minimum annual holiday allowance is 28 days for full-time employees, which includes the eight bank holidays. These are the ‘statutory’ days.  Remember that workers do not have an automatic right to … Continue reading

Isosceles Sponsor Cambridgeshire Community Rugby Team

We were delighted to have the opportunity to sponsor the 2019 tour kit of the U16s rugby team at Shelford Rugby Club (with Ensors, YuTree and the Cambridge Building Society) for their post-GCSE tour of Holland.  They took a squad of 17; although two were sadly forced to spectate after sustaining injuries earlier in the season! Andy Taylor, our man in Cambridge, is rightly so their very proud Coach.   … Continue reading

Six Degrees Charity golf day for Macmillan Cancer Support

We were delighted to have the opportunity to participate in the Six Degrees Golf Day charity event in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support, at the New Zealand Golf Club in Surrey at the end of June. Isosceles sponsored the Nearest the Pin Competition and our very own Conor Gleeson was a member of the winning 4-ball. Macmillan Cancer Support is the corporate charity of Six Degrees.  They support people through … Continue reading

Graduate Accountants Programme 2019

Our Search for 2019 graduate accountants has begun! If you know someone who is looking to train to Chartered Accountant (ACA) or Management Accountant (CIMA) status and build a great future as an accountant, please ask them to get in touch today via our Graduate Accountants Recruitment page.  The application deadline is 21st July. We’re not a traditional accounting practice Isosceles is a business and corporate adviser to entrepreneurial technology … Continue reading

Heather scores opening try for Harlequin Ladies at The Game Changer

We are very proud of our Graduate Accountant Heather Cowell; Heather joined us in September last year with her motto “do more with your day”.  Not only is she working extremely hard for her Isosceles clients and studying for her accountancy exams, but she also plays rugby for Harlequins Ladies (she is currently the 2nd top try scorer in the Tyrells Premier 15s) and is an active supporter of women … Continue reading