Setting up in the UK? How to choose a branch or a subsidiary

Posted on: 05 January 2019

For good reason, the UK is the No.1 destination in Europe for overseas companies to set up their European subsidiary.  In an earlier blog why growing US technology companies choose the UK, we highlighted the major reasons for this. Initially, an overseas company may ‘test the waters’ in the UK by operating from its home country, without taxable ramifications, but if successful a point will come when a more structured … Continue reading

What’s it like as a graduate accountant in outsourced accounting?

Posted on: 03 January 2019

I’ve been working at Isosceles as a Graduate Accountant for just over three months now, which is hard to believe as I’ve been welcomed into the team so well that I feel like I’ve been here much longer! I was a little nervous before I joined as my degree was nothing to do with accountancy, I studied International Development with Quantitative Research Methods (I know it’s a mouthful!) at Leeds … Continue reading

Preparing for 2019; employment law changes

Posted on: 20 December 2018

While the outcomes and implications of Brexit discussions continue to be hotly debated, there are some employment law changes coming into effect in 2019 and beyond that employers should be aware of: Statutory Pay Rates Increases to national minimum wage rates: effective 1st April 2019 The national living wage increases to £8.21 per hour. The national minimum wage for workers aged 21-24 increases to £7.70. For those aged 18-20 the … Continue reading

HR GDPR, where should you be six months on?

Posted on: 29 November 2018

The need to protect personal data impacts on HR activities daily; from recruitment and performance management to pay and benefits and the need to know next of kin. While it’s important that employers have a good grasp of data protection principles, the real challenge with HR GDPR will be in making sure that acting on those principles is ‘business as usual’. HR GDPR steps that should have been completed by … Continue reading

Isosceles partner with Incubyte to provide growth mentoring

Posted on: 01 November 2018

We are delighted to announce that Isosceles Cambridge has partnered with Incubyte to provide Incubyte companies with growth mentoring and finance and accounting support. Who are Incubyte? Incubyte is the brainchild of Rob Precious who in his capacity as a serial tech investor and mentor has seen several successful exits and is currently invested in a number of exciting new opportunities. From their incubator in the Cambridge Innovation Park, Incubyte provides … Continue reading

Isosceles’ New High Tech HQ Officially Opened

Posted on: 27 September 2018

  We were delighted to welcome the Rt Hon Philip Hammond, Chancellor of the Exchequer and Conservative Member of Parliament for Runnymede and Weybridge to perform the opening ceremony of Isosceles’ new high tech HQ One, High Street, Egham.     Mike O’Connell, CEO and Founder of Isosceles commented, “It was a great evening with lots of laughter. Very special to be able to share the occasion with our Isosceles … Continue reading

DEAL ALERT Isosceles Cyber Security Client CNS Group Acquired

Posted on: 23 August 2018

We are delighted to announce that our client CNS Group, award-winning cyber security services and consultancy business have been acquired by Six Degrees, a leading cloud-led managed service provider. The acquisition adds the 50-strong CNS Group team and over £7 million of annual revenue to the Six Degrees business together with a market-leading portfolio of security consultancy, compliance, and managed security services. Isosceles has provided outsourced accounting, HR, CFO and due … Continue reading

Need Help Managing Cash Flow? Why Use Invoice Financing

Posted on: 20 August 2018

Managing Cash flow is often easier said than done Managing cash flow during the early-revenue generating years is often easier said than done, and poor cash flow management can quickly bring a business to its knees – even a profitable one! Increasingly our clients are utilising invoice financing to provide regular cash injections, which balances their cash flow and enables them to continue to expand and grow.  While there are many … Continue reading

Will Accounting AI transform the finance function?

Posted on: 26 July 2018

As we move into an age where artificial intelligence is less like something from a science fiction novel and more like a viable means to improve business, the time of calculations carried out laboriously using pen and paper is thankfully well and truly gone. Starting with the introduction of software applications like VisiCalc in 1978 and QuickBooks in 1998, the finance function has gradually moved away from manually calculated spreadsheets … Continue reading

DEAL ALERT Isosceles Investment Client MetaPack Acquired

Posted on: 25 July 2018

We are delighted to announce that our investment client MetaPack, the global leader in e-commerce delivery technology, has been acquired by Stamps.com Inc., the leading provider of postage online and shipping software solutions, in a deal worth approximately £175 million. Isosceles has been a director of MetaPack for over 11 years during which time it has grown from a business turning over £1m and employing 15 people to becoming a … Continue reading