National Minimum Wage

Latest list of employers paying below the national minimum wage (NMW) released

15th December 2017

Last Friday (8th December), the latest list of employers to have paid employees below the National Minimum Wage (NMW) was

dental business unit

Autumn Budget 2017: Dentists should ‘be on their guard’ as Chancellor Hammond makes key dental announcements

4th December 2017

Given the weakness of the Conservative Government as a result of the General Election and the tortuous negotiations with the

Gig economy

MPs publish draft bill to combat gig economy exploitation

24th November 2017

Tuesday (21st November) saw The Work & Pensions Committee and the Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy Committee publish a joint

Budget Reaction Event – The Curve, Teesside University

24th November 2017

On Thursday 23rd November 2017, Tees Valley Business leaders attended a Budget Reaction breakfast meeting at Teesside University to hear

Autumn Budget 2017 Summary

23rd November 2017

More money for housing and limited giveaways in some other key areas, but downgrades to growth forecasts meant limited room

Meet the team

Meet the team

22nd November 2017

Peter Neal, Laura Dean and Dave Bowman (L-R) In early 2015, UNW launched its Strategic Talent team, a niche service specialising

Myco Foods

NPIF invests £250k in Tees Valley food manufacturer

15th November 2017

Darlington based food manufacturer Myco Foods Ltd plans rapid growth after securing £250,000 worth of funding from NPIF – FW

Interest Rate Rise

Interest Rate rise – How could it affect you?

13th November 2017

Following The Bank of England’s announcement that interest rates were going to rise for the first time since 2007, UNW’s

David Ward on tax evasion and avoidance

8th November 2017

UNW tax partner David Ward spoke to BBC Radio Cumbria yesterday about tax avoidance, tax evasion and the so called

Making Tax Digital for VAT

3rd November 2017

Mark Hetherington, VAT partner at UNW, reflects on some of the challenges facing business owners as Making Tax Digital becomes


FRC consults on Gift Aid payments from subsidiaries

23rd October 2017

No sooner has everyone moved to the FRS102 SORP that there is more technical change afoot. Financial Reporting Exposure Draft

Charity Client Focus – Jon Riley (Chief Operating Officer at Seven Stories)

23rd October 2017

The home for children’s literature, Seven Stories’ mission is to save, celebrate and share Britain’s rich literary heritage for children,