2015 ABTA Travel Convention

This year’s theme of Abta’s Travel Convention was “risk and resilience” which, as Abta’s chairman Noel Josephides highlighted, was apt for this year’s hosts Greece given its government and its people would have to continue to show such attributes as it battles its current economic issues. The backdrop for this year’s convention was truly stunning.…

Welcome To The Digital Age Of HMRC

Over the past few years, many mediums that we use on a daily basis have “gone digital”. From television to radio, adding the word “digital” immediately conveys the thought of an upgrade. During the recent Budget, Chancellor George Osbourne announced plans for HMRC to implement a “Digital Tax Account” for individuals and SMEs. Accountants across…

A One Nation Budget

It was built up as a “Budget where the Chancellor could make an impression”, and Mr Osborne certainly did just that! He started his speech by saying he had prepared a “one nation Budget”, but unfortunately its contents has split the opinion of the nation. One thing everyone can agree on is that the current…

Annual Charity Cricket Match

White Hart Associates and MHA MacIntyre Hudson are hosting an afternoon of fun and games in the beautiful surroundings of Old Deer Park, Richmond all in support of the excellent Travel Industry Charity ABTA Lifeline. Feel free to come along and watch two teams of industry professionals playing a hard fought but charitable game of…

MIND THE GAAP

This is a WHA article that recently appeared in ABTA’s frequent newsletter, ABTA today, which provides important and relevant information to all of its members:- FINANCIAL REPORTING STANDARD 102 (“FRS 102”) The purpose of this guidance note is to advise Companies on the changes in accounting and reporting required by the mandatory adoption of FRS…