From balancing the books to writing a novel

From balancing the books to writing a novel

It goes without saying that our team are great with numbers, but one of our partners is proving he’s also a whizz with words. Tom Rhodes has just published his first book, The Awakening of Speros, a fantasy tale of magic, adventure and one boy’s fight against a...
Xero accounting software for start-ups and SMEs

Xero accounting software for start-ups and SMEs

If you’re the owner of a business start-up or SME, it can seem as if you’re spinning numerous plates all at once. This can make managing your finances an additional challenge. At Lithgow Perkins, we aim to support our clients as best as we can, and we’re always...
Tailored accountancy service for SMEs

Tailored accountancy service for SMEs

Did you know we offer a tailored accountancy and tax service for SMEs? We recognise that a one-size-fits-all approach may not work for owners of smaller businesses whose needs for support with various aspects of taxation and accounts may vary from month to month. SMEs...
Accountancy apprenticeship scheme expands

Accountancy apprenticeship scheme expands

We’ve expanded our accountancy apprenticeship programme and are delighted to have more trainees at Lithgow Perkins this year than ever before. As one of Harrogate’s oldest accountancy firms, we are proud of our history and keen to maintain our presence in the...
From apprentices to partners

From apprentices to partners

We are delighted to appoint two new partners at Lithgow Perkins, a decade after they joined us as apprentices. Tom Lowry, pictured left, and Tom Rhodes progressed through their training and a series of demanding industry exams to become fully qualified chartered...
Job vacancy: Tax trainee, Harrogate

Job vacancy: Tax trainee, Harrogate

We have a fantastic opportunity for a trainee to join the tax department of our long-established accountancy practice located in the centre of Harrogate. The role is a full-time position covering Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. These hours are flexible, however effective...
Job vacancy: Trainee Bookkeeper, Harrogate

Job vacancy: Trainee Bookkeeper, Harrogate

Lithgow Perkins is looking to appoint a Trainee Bookkeeper to its accountancy team in Harrogate. This is a great opportunity for the ideal candidate to make their first move into the financial sector and to join an excellent and friendly team within a long-established...
Simplified motor expenses for a sole trader or partnership

Simplified motor expenses for a sole trader or partnership

What can you claim in motor expenses for a sole trader or partnership? If yours is one of the tens of thousands of new businesses that started up during the Covid-19 pandemic, the first reporting period end will be very close, if not already passed. And if you use a...
Senior chartered accountant role for Tom

Senior chartered accountant role for Tom

Congratulations to Tom Lowry, who is our newest senior chartered accountant after passing his ACA qualifications recently. Tom, who joined Lithgow Perkins as a school leaver in 2013, has worked in various departments while also studying for different levels of the ACA...
Tax relief when working from home

Tax relief when working from home

By senior accountant Tom Lowry Following the national lockdown announced by the Prime Minister on Monday 4th January, it is important to understand the tax relief and financial support available to you as a UK taxpayer. If you are one of the many millions of people...