COVID19: Latest lockdown timeline for retailers – can your business reopen on 1st June?

PM Boris Johnson has announced the latest timeline for the lifting of COVID19 lockdown regulations for England – the two dates on the timeline are 1st June and 15th June – but it is not back to business for all businesses just yet.

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COVID19: Free Web Workshops from HB Accountants to help you and your business

We have scheduled two further Web Events for you. These are challenging times and our aim is to support as many people as we can through providing critical information for you and your business to help see you through to the other end of this period.

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COVID19: Grants and funding programmes to assist social enterprises, local organisations & charities

We understand that you might be worrying about the impact that the Covid19 situation is having on your organisation. Are you aware that charities, not for profit organisations, social enterprises and unregistered community groups can apply for grants to help them to continue to deliver much needed support to within their communities?

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Worrying about affording your monthly car finance during the Coronavirus crisis?

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced a package of measures covering motor finance and high cost credit agreements to directly support you if you are facing payment difficulties due to coronavirus. Read on if you are worrying about affording your monthly car finance during this Covid19 crisis.

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HB Accountants announce winners of the “Get Creative” Dino-Egg Colouring-in Spring Art Initiative

HB Accountants & Paradise Wildlife Park invited local KS1 & KS2 school pupils to pick up their pens, pencils, crayons & chalk and put down their gadgets. We wanted to encourage the local children to get involved in our “Get Creative” Design a Dino-Egg Colouring-in Spring Art Initiative.

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Why HB supports Ambition 2019

Taking place at The Spotlight in Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire this November, the Ambition Conference, is designed to inspire local businesses to grow and excel. HB Accountants has been involved with this initiative from the outset and HB’s Keith Grover will be the Chair of the organising committee for the second consecutive year. We asked Keith why he thinks it’s worth the time, sponsorship and effort that he and the team at HB Accountants put in. Here’s what he said:

“This one-day event is important because it specifically benefits local businesses, local people and local charities. It’s designed to boost the performance of your team, company or group. That’s good for jobs, business performance and the local economy.

Ambition Conference Hoddesdon 2019

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HB Accountants are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer

HB Accountants are proud to announce that we are a Disability Confident Employer.

More and more businesses are signing up to Disability Confident every week. What does this mean to you as a business? The scheme helps your business think differently about disability and improve how to attract, recruit and retain disabled workers.

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Our charity – Teens Unite Fighting Cancer

Our official charity this year is Teens Unite Fighting Cancer based in Broxbourne, which we’ve supported for several years. We’re thankful that many of our clients are equally enthusiastic about lending their support to this good cause. Since I joined the HB team earlier this year it’s been a delight to meet the founders of Teens Unite and learn more about the support they provide.

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Team HB’s Vicki, Amy and Callum skydive for charity

On the 2nd August intrepid members of the Team HB Accountants took part in a skydive challenge. Each person took the plunge from 13,000 feet to freefall at 120mph in support of Teens Unite. This locally based organisation in Broxbourne High Street is one of Team HB’s charity partners and supports young people with cancer and other life limiting illnesses, from diagnosis, through treatment, remission and beyond.

Vicki Foster our Office and Marketing Manager, Callum Morgan, Accountancy Apprentice and Amy Armitage, Tax Manager all took part.