Shipleys FM

Tune in to our podcasts for helpful accounting and tax-saving insights from Shipleys LLP and guests.

Hello I’m Dean Hardy, a tax specialist with the accountancy firm Shipleys LLP.

I am always keen to ease the burden of personal and business tax compliance and help people make the most of their tax-free allowances. 

I have a particular passion for delivering advice and planning in plain English, and regularly write articles on a wide range of tax and accounting issues affecting people and businesses.   

In the Shipleys FM podcasts you’ll not only hear my tips, but also…

So do tune in to hear plenty of accounting and tax-saving insights from the Shipleys LLP team and our guests. They’re all designed to improve your business and personal finances

You can subscribe in Apple Podcasts or your favourite podcast player, or simply listen to episodes through this website.

Do also drop me a line with any questions or feedback you have, I’d love to hear from you.

Episode 4: Business tips special – Year end considerations, Interview with Martin Bamford of Bamford Media, Company Cars and other business accounting and tax tips.

Episode 3: Property special – Tax issues for your property(ies), Interview with John Lanning – Director of The Headley Group and Robinson Buckley.  Plus other accounting for property tips.

Episode 2: Charity special – Tax-savvy charitable giving.  Interview with Matt Smithers – Head of Marketing & Fundraising at the Born Free Foundation. Plus other accounting tips.

Episode 1:  Sole Trader or Limited Company?  Interview with David Thompson, Film and TV Producer.  Plus other tax and accounting insights

Current Issues

Offshore Reporting Funds

An overview of the tax treatment of offshore investment funds and the effect on UK investors when the fund applies for ‘offshore reporting fund’ status.

Financial Services Update – June 2022

In this issue we cover the latest compliance and policy developments for the sector, plus the implications of fresh FCA guidance.

Making your inheritance tax allowances count

More and more estates are now subject to paying inheritance tax (IHT), but much can be done to mitigate liability by using the available allowances.