George Hay News
Phil Blackburn and Martin Williams have both recently been appointed as partners to the firm. more
The George Hay team quickly swung into action to provide an expert insight into the 2013 Budget. more
The winners of George Hay’s latest annual quiz are celebrating after ending a ten-year quest for the trophy. more
George Hay held our annual quiz on 5th March with 10 teams taking part. more
Chartered accountants George Hay, which has offices in Biggleswade, Letchworth and Huntingdon, say while the Budget offered limited reward for small businesses, a reduction in Employer National Insurance Contributions should be welcomed. more
Chartered accountancy firm George Hay, which has offices in Huntingdon, Biggleswade and Letchworth, has recruited an additional tax partner. The role is required following substantial growth and new client wins in recent years. more
Chartered accountancy firm George Hay, which has offices in Biggleswade, Huntingdon and Letchworth, is advising businesses of measures in Chancellor George Osborne’s Autumn Statement which could benefit them. more
George Hay has highlighted key issues relating to pay and pensions that will affect all employers at two successful seminars. more
Staff at Biggleswade-based chartered accountancy firm George Hay have swapped their suits for fancy dress costumes to raise money for this year's Children in Need appeal. more
25 years service
Gill Hallybone reached her 25 year milestone with the practice on 1st November. Well done Gill.
Over the past few months we have taken on a number of new staff in various departments, we welcome Kristina Grove to the book keeping team based at Huntingdon, Joe Kokotka as an accounts trainee also at Huntingdon, Helen Huckle as a scanning/filing clerk at Biggleswade and Sophie Northfield as a trainee in our payroll department.
Eddie Fuller achieved a colossal 50 years of service at George Hay on 3rd September after joining the firm in 1962. Eddie is currently a consultant with the practice having previously been a partner from 1986 to 2011. The whole firm celebrated his momentous achieve with a luncheon at Moggerhanger Park. The partners would like to thank Eddie for his contribution to the practice over the years.
Martin Williams a senior audit manager at our Letchworth office married Janka Lajcinova on 15th September. Our congratulations to Martin and Janka.
More Exam Passes
Our congratulations to Daniel Wisby and Frances Granville Smith who both passed their final exams with the Association of Accounting Technicians. Both now intend to study towards The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales qualification.
James Smith and Christine Courtman have both recently been successful in their exams towards the ICAEW qualification. They have passed another level and continue on to the next stage.
The Olympic torch passed our Huntingdon office on 8th July.
25 years service
Julie Couldridge achieved 25 years service to the firm in July starting with the firm on 6th July 1987.
We have had two weddings in June, Emma Wells married Gary Wilsher on 8th June and a week later Christine Homewood married Tim Courtman on the 16th June.
Shakespeare at The George
Once again a group of our guests attended the annual Shakespeare at the George production held at the George Hotel in Huntingdon. This year’s play was Love’s Labours Lost. Our guests enjoyed a buffet meal at the George Hay offices prior to the performance, before heading across to watch the play, we were even lucky with the weather with no rain.
Chartered accountancy firm George Hay held a successful event at Ladies Evening at Huntingdon Racecourse on 29 May. more
Following the Chancellors budget on 21st March the firms Tax Partner, Barry Jefferd, presented a Budget Update Seminar on Friday 23rd March. The seminar was commented to be very informative by attendees.
25 years service
Tony Newman and Claire Morgan both achieved 25 years at the practice on 9th and 23rd March respectively.
The annual George Hay quiz was held on 5th March. Quiz master was Barry Jefferd who had prepared all the questions together with is wife Susan. The winning team this year was Lloyds Bank.
Chartered accountancy firm George Hay, which has offices in Biggleswade, Letchworth, Huntingdon, is urging businesses to carefully study the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement to see if they can benefit from any of his announcements. more
George Hay chartered accountants, which has offices in Biggleswade, Letchworth and Huntingdon, has raised more than £560 for Children In Need by holding a dress up or dress down day. more
George Hay chartered accountants, which has offices in Biggleswade, Letchworth and Huntingdon, has been ranked as one of the top-10 “Best Employers” in the British Accountancy Awards 2011. more
Staff at George Hay are planning to swap their suits for an array of colourful costumes to raise money for this year’s Children in Need appeal. more
While it is not unusual for many businesses to provide work experience placements to students from local schools and colleges, chartered accountancy firm George Hay has hosted a student from a little further afield – more than 6,000 miles away. more
Staff at chartered accountancy firm George Hay have dressed down – and up – to raise funds for this year’s Children in Need appeal. more
Biggleswade-based firm of chartered accountants George Hay continues to expand its team with the addition of a new senior tax manager. more
New businesses excluded from a Government scheme to encourage more start-ups should still ensure they plan ahead to minimise their tax liabilities, according to Biggleswade-based chartered accountancy firm George Hay. more
Biggleswade, Letchworth and Huntingdon based firm of chartered accountants George Hay is advising anyone who receives a letter saying they have paid the incorrect amount of tax to seek professional guidance if they are unsure of their tax liability. more
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