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IR35 delay – Howes Percival comments

The government has announced that the extension of IR35 to medium and large companies in the private sector is being postponed by a year, to 6 April 2021. The IR35 tax rules are aimed at making sure that where a contractor provides their services through their own limited company and they would be treated as…

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Time to tackle the home admin: As lock down threatens income for millions, here’s how to reduce outgoings

GoCompare looks at six personal finance tasks that could save up to £2,100 GoCompare is urging those concerned about their income as a result of the Coronavirus to act now to reduce their outgoings. As stringent measures come into force to tackle the spread of the virus, such as staying away from pubs, restaurants and…

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DPD takes delivery of 300 Nissan e-NV200 vans to create UK’s largest EV parcel delivery fleet

The largest single UK commercial EV van order to date; CEO hails ‘landmark day’ in the transition to more sustainable transport models; First batch of new Nissan e-NV200 vans heading to DPD depots this week; All 300 vehicles to be on the road by May 2020; DPD on target to have over 500 EVs by…

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Howes Percival hails success of new Corporate Finance Club

New club aims to raise profile of Cambridge corporate finance community   Leading law firm Howes Percival has hailed the first Cambridge Corporate Finance Club event a huge success and confirmed that arrangements are underway for the next meeting of the group in June 2020. The Cambridge Corporate Finance Club provides an opportunity for local…

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DPD wins third green award in three months

Firm honoured at edie Sustainability Leaders Awards for unique all-electric parcel depots DPD has scooped its third green award in three months winning the Transport/Fleet Management Initiative of the Year at the edie Sustainability Leaders Awards, 2020. The award follows a much-coveted Green Apple Environment Award for environmental best practice and a ‘Fleet Heroes’ award…

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Young drivers spend on average £6,071.00 getting their first car on the road

The cost of car insurance for 17-year old drivers has fallen by nearly 50% since 2012 More first cars are now bought using PCP or lease finance than using a personal loan Driving lessons cost an average of £528 A new report out today from GoCompare Car Insurance has revealed that the cost of getting…

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Law firm named in Sunday Times Top 100 ‘Best Companies’ list

Howes Percival recognised for ‘outstanding’ commitment to workplace engagement Leading law firm Howes Percival has been ranked in The Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For list for the first time.  The Sunday Times ‘Best Companies’ list celebrates excellence in workplace engagement and is widely acknowledged as the most searching and extensive research into employee…

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Trio of transactions for Northampton Corporate team

Howes Percival’s Northampton corporate team have completed a trio of high-profile transactions. Howes Percival’s corporate specialists completed the cross-border trade sale of EasyDo Products, a company which designs, manufactures and sells effective household cleaning tools into retail outlets across the world, to an American buyer. EasyDo, with a manufacturing facility based in Wellingborough, manufactures the…

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Car insurance: The most switched financial product of the decade

GoCompare calls for action on renewals to ensure benefits of switching continue     “The Decade of Switching” – 8 out of 10 UK consumers switched provider for at least one financial product in the 2010s Over half of UK adults (56%) switched car insurance provider in the last decade; 39% didn’t switch any of the…

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Howes Percival appoints specialist Commercial Health Partner

Leading law firm Howes Percival has boosted its Corporate team with the recruitment of Oliver Pritchard, a corporate and commercial Partner, who specialises in healthcare and social care.  Oliver was previously a Partner and Head of Commercial Health at Browne Jacobson LLP in Nottingham and is relocating back to Norfolk where he grew up. He…

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