Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme

Advised a Charity about the new Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme.  Charities can reclaim up to £1250 per year on cash donations from 6 April 2013 without the need for gift aid declarations.  Great news for charities. Elaine Jess, Director

Boston Marathon training continues

On the personal front my training for the Boston Marathon, that I am using to raise funds for the Children’s Adventure Farmwww.caft.co.uk, continues apace.  After 9 weeks of training 6 days a week, I have now run over 350 miles.  Put in context,  that’s from Manchester to half way between Calais and Paris.  By the time I complete the programme …

HM Revenue & Customs Customer relationship manager

“Bigger businesses are likely nowadays to have a customer relationship manager at HM Revenue & Customs. “Customer” I hear you say, who wants to be a “customer” of HMRC, it’s not as if we have any choice in the matter, we can’t “buy” from elsewhere! However, setting that aside, I thought it right to praise HMRC for the collaborative manner …