If you run a business involving horses, you’re not alone. Across the UK, there are around 8,000 equine enterprises, directly and indirectly employing an estimated 250,000 people.
But even though you are part of a vibrant, multi-billion pound industry, is it hard to find the professional advice you need, from people who understand the way your business works?
Fawcetts are different. We’ve been looking after the financial interests of rural and equine enterprises for many years, so the tax and business advice we offer is based on years of experience in helping businesses like yours to achieve their maximum potential.
We understand the particular pressures facing equine businesses, and can advise you on the most appropriate steps to meet these challenges.
Our team will take time to get to know and understand you and your business and advise you on all the financial implications of running an equine business, including:
- business start-ups
- choosing the right business structure
- business acquisitions
- tax-efficient operations
- tax allowances and reliefs
- specialist VAT advice
- succession planning.
By working with you to establish where you are now, and where you want to be in the future, we can help you develop strategies to develop, diversify or expand to achieve your goals. We can also help your business to run more smoothly with support services including payroll and accounts.
Whether you work in equine tourism, run a livery stables, stud farm or riding school or work as a trainer, we will tailor our advice and services to meet your needs.
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Former Conservative Treasury Minister, Lord Jim O’Neil has told the BBC that gloomy predictions for the post-Brexit UK economy are likely to be ‘dwarfed’ by global growth figures surpassing expectations.
He said: “I certainly wouldn’t have thought the UK economy would be as robust as it currently seems.
“That is because some parts of the country, led by the North West, are actually doing way better than people seem to realise or appreciate.
“As well as this crucial fact, the rest of the world is also doing way better than many people would have thought a year ago, so it makes it easier for the UK.”
Meanwhile, speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Stephen Schwarzman, CEO of Blackstone Group, said: “It’s a time of enormous ebullience, part of which was created by really good economic growth.”
However, also at Davos, Barclays CEO, Jes Staley warned against excessive optimism about the state of the global economy.
He said: “Equity markets are at an all-time high and volatility is at an all-time low – that is not a sustainable proposition”.
Link: UK growth upgrade could ‘dwarf’ Brexit hit
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