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If you are looking for views on a cross section of today’s most important business and tax stories and how they affect SMEs and individuals in the South East then look no further than McBrides.

We aim to provide relevant regional and national comment and provide case studies for journalists seeking commentary from one of our experts.

Our team provide regular media comment during the Chancellor’s annual Budget Statement to the House of Commons and Autumn Statement and can respond quickly to requests for quotes or information on tax changes affecting businesses and individuals.

As McBrides Chartered Accountants legal services partner, Nick Paterno has written for the legal press on accounting matters and regularly advises on financial changes which affect the industry.

Press contact:  Vikki Rimmer, Press Contact, tel:  07886 673 412 , email: vikki@presscontact.co.uk

Speak to our experts or contact our Marketing Team on 020 8309 0011.

Press Releases

Spring Statement 2019 overshadowed by Brexit image

Spring Statement 2019 overshadowed by Brexit

13th March 2019

In response to The Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Spring Statement, given in The House of Commons today at 12:30, Nick Paterno, Managing Partner at McBrides...

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HMRC warns businesses to prepare in the event of a 'no deal'

6th February 2019

The latest guidance to businesses in the event of the UK leaving the EU with ‘no deal’, includes updates on customs procedures, import & export registration...

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With 58 days to go: is Kent business prepared for Brexit?

30th January 2019

As Parliament sent Theresa May back to Brussels and expressed a desire to avoid ‘no deal’ last night, a group of Kent SMEs came together to...

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Sidcup accountancy firm promotes three team members

14th January 2019

McBrides Chartered Accountants in Sidcup has made three new promotions effective from 1 January with two new client managers and a new team leader. Andy Fuller...

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Hextable plasterer wins spot to exhibit as part of McBrides’ Boardroom Art project

5th November 2018

Semi-retired plasterer, Ron Scutt, is a true original; as accomplished with his oils and brushes as he is with his plasterer’s trowel. Ron can paint in the...

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Potential devil in detail for SME business owners in a mixed bag Budget, says McBrides Chartered Accountants

29th October 2018

Some interesting measures were announced for small and medium-sized businesses in Philip Hammond’s Budget 2018 today, with potential devil in the detail on...

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Sidcup accountants make For Jimmy their firm favourite

11th October 2018

McBrides Chartered Accountants held a packed ‘Race Night For Jimmy’ at Sidcup Rugby Club last night and raised a total of £1,510 for the local...

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Bank of England seeks to take heat out of the economy with rate rise

2nd August 2018

As expected, the Bank of England governor Mark Carney today announced an interest rate of 0.75%, an increase of 0.25%. Nick Paterno, managing partner of McBrides...

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McBrides highly commended in the Bexley Business Awards

28th June 2018

We were delighted to be Highly Commended in the Commitment to the Community category in the prestigious Bexley Business Excellence Awards last night (27 June). Our...

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Sidcup accountants raise £4,600 for Jimmy Mizen family charity

29th May 2018

A team from McBrides Chartered Accountants in Sidcup, including friends and family, undertook #WalkingForJimmy on Saturday, 26 May, to raise awareness and over £4,600...

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Interest rates on hold following the Beast from the East

10th May 2018

Mark Carney, the governor of the Bank of England, announced today that interest rates would remain at 0.5%. Nick Paterno, managing partner at McBrides Chartered...

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McBrides expands tax team with new director appointment

3rd April 2018

McBrides Chartered Accountants is expanding its tax services this month, taking on a new tax director who trained and qualified with the firm 17 years ago. Masum...