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Sara Campbell, from our Bristol office, has recently signed up to trek the Great Wall of China in September 2012 in order to fundraise for the cancer charity Ovarian Cancer Action. Ovarian Cancer Action is a charity that is close to our hearts. Here at Norton Accountancy a close friend of ours has recently beaten Ovarian Cancer and it has highlighted to us the severe lack of awareness of Ovarian Cancer. Ovarian Cancer Action aims to raise awareness and fund research into treatments. Ovarian Cancer is easily treatable if picked up early and by creating awareness of the disease and the symptoms ...

Norton Accountancy are delighted to announce that we have now officially opened our new office in Newport. The office is conveniently located on Enterprise Way, just off Usk Way (A4042), in the revitalised Newport docks area. It's easily accessible from the M4 and there is ample parking directly outside.   [caption id="attachment_1045" align="alignleft" width="415" caption="Phil Walters & Olie Bright outside Norton Accountancy's new Newport Office"][/caption]    

At Norton Accountancy we have worked with a huge number of new business start ups over the years and we appreciate it's a very challenging period for all involved. To give you a helping hand we are delighted to offer special fixed rate accountancy and tax packages to new business start ups in Bristol, Cardiff and Newport. The packages are designed to minimise costs and hassle and allow you to focus on growing your business. As well as an affordable fixed price package we make the following promise to all new business start ups: We will always treat you as an individual ...

A limited company can offer significant tax benefits as well as reducing the personal risks associated with running a business. Generally a small limited company will pay tax at 20% on it's profit (up to £300k profit), whereas a sole trader will pay tax at 20% and national insurance at 9% on their income up to certain thresholds. What is a limited company? A limited company is a 'separate legal entity' to the owners and people who run it. It has its own status for taxation, finance and general legal purposes. What are my responsibilities as a Director? You are responsible for running the ...