Finance Article – April/May 19

Your Questions Answered by TaxAssist Accountants

What tax relief is available on a leased car?

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I was thinking about leasing a car as my local dealer has a good deal on at the moment. But I was wondering what tax relief I would get on it, can you talk me through it please? […]

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History Column – April/May 19

How Will We Manage When Brexit Happens? by Val Tonks, Earlswood Historical Society

Like many people I am tired of the scaremongering about how we will manage if we leave without a deal. This is Britain. It wouldn’t be the first time we had to deal with shortages. During the war and after we had to cope with rations, but we coped and made alternative arrangements. We grew our own veg and kept chickens for eggs. We made our own clothes and toys for the children. Everyone made an effort. We did not rely on Europe to provide for us. […]

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Tom’s Column – April/May 19

Have I Really Been Doing This For 10 Years? by Tom Beasley

Ten years ago, a 14-year-old writer made his debut in Your Call magazine. He cracked a couple of jokes about teenage stereotypes and pledged to use his regular column to smash those stereotypes by showcasing a decidedly non-threatening teen in a waistcoat – I have asked Lynne to use that picture on this article; thank me later – who only wore hoodies when it was cold, rather than to intimidate old ladies. […]

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Technology Review – April/May 19

Don’t Be An April (or May) Fool

Beware the tech scams trying to trick you

Unlike April Fools’ Day, which ends at noon, online trickery goes on all day every day. Some fraud is easily spotted but others can be really convincing. […]

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Recipe Chicken and Rice Burritos – April/May 19

Chicken and Rice Burritos

Make these quick and easy wraps for an on-the-go lunch or supper. Wrap tightly in foil to transport. […]

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Gardening: Plant Hunters Article – April/May 19

Fabulous Phlox by Martin Blow

Border Phlox are old fashioned plants with a bright new future as gardeners switch to perennials with great scent, hardy disposition and minimal care requirements. They can give years and years of service in the herbaceous or mixed border and provide a wonderful, scented summer display. […]

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Pets Corner – April/May 19

Buying a Hamster

Although a relatively ‘low-profile’ pet compared with cats and dogs, hamsters need lots of loving care and attention. They typically live for two or three years so are a long-term responsibility, but they bring lots of fun into your home and can make great first pets. […]

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Parenting Article – April/May 19

Treating Head Lice by Kate Duggan

There are few parents of school age children who haven’t received the dreaded head lice letter. For many of us, it’s a pretty regular occurrence. […]

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Motoring Article – April/May 19

Is a Hybrid Car Right For Me? by James Baggott, Author, Car Dealer Magazine

There are good reasons to switch from a petrol or diesel car, such as concerns over environmental impact, tax benefits for low emissions vehicles or simply to save money at the pumps. […]

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Interiors Column – April/May 19

Spring Into Pattern by Katherine Sorrell

Sweetly pretty or boldly dramatic, pattern can transform any room.

From simple geometrics to the catwalk-inspired ‘matchy matchy’ look of all-over pattern, eye-catching patterns seem to be everywhere at the moment. […]

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