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21st February 2017

End of credit and debit surcharges by retailers

On 20 February 2017, Nikki Spoor, head of audit and compliance at WHA posted this blog entry for the ICAEW Travel & Hospitality Group:-   For […]
20th February 2017

ATOL Consultation on PTD – Government publishes its response

  Currently one of the hottest topics in the travel industry, in relation to regulation is the implementation of the new Package Travel Directive.  This has […]
25th January 2017

The Big Tent Event 2017

Travlaw’s Big Tent Event is fast becoming a core event in the travel calendar, with industry professionals meeting to network and discuss important industry topics and […]
22nd January 2017

New VAT legislation leaves businesses feeling Flat

Since its inception in 2002, thousands of small VAT registered businesses have been enrolled and utilising the Flat Rate Scheme to report to HMRC.  Originally designed […]
24th November 2016

WHA Autumn Statement Review

  Since the days of Gordon Brown, there have been two showpiece performances by the Chancellor in the Commons each year: the March Budget, concentrating on […]
23rd November 2016

The Autumn Statement – The Key Facts

Today, Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered his first Autumn Budget. With the shadow of Brexit causing uncertainty for the UK economy’s growth, Mr Hammond has made a […]
16th November 2016

Preview of the 2016 Autumn Statement

“Careful, considered and targeted” are the words uttered by the new Chancellor Philip Hammond, when questioned about potential fiscal boosts in the autumn statement.  Therefore, it’s […]
26th October 2016

ICAEW Travel & Tourism Interview:- Developing your career with Nikki Spoor

Nikki is currently on the advisory committee of the ICAEW Tourism and Hospitality Group. As a part of a series of interviews, Nikki recently discussed her […]
19th October 2016

The Travel Convention – Annual Football Match 2016

WHA were proud to once again co-sponsor, organise and play in the annual ABTA Travel Convention industry football match. A team of industry business professionals made […]
14th October 2016

The Travel Convention 2016

The Yas Viceroy in Abu Dhabi plays host to plenty of glamourous events, therefore it made the perfect backdrop for ABTA to host its annual Travel Convention.  […]
28th September 2016

WHA: Chris Photi featured in this weeks TTG

WHA Head of Travel and Leisure Chris Photi was featured and mentioned in this weeks Travel Trade Gazette. Chris was invited onto a specialist panel who were interviewed […]
21st September 2016

The Gunger Games

At the start of September, industry charity ABTA Lifeline announced the travel industry “tributes” chosen for this year’s Gunger Games. All Leisure Travel Group chief Roger […]
8th September 2016

Travel Weekly Breakfast Briefing – 7 September 2016

On Wednesday 7 September 2016 WHA co-sponsored, with Duff and Phelps, the Travel Weekly Business Breakfast Meeting, held at the Google Offices in Central London. Over […]
30th June 2016

2016 Charity Cricket Match Report

On Wednesday 29 June 2016, White Hart Associates played MHA MacIntyre Hudson in their annual charity cricket match, all in support of the leading cancer research […]
24th June 2016

What Will Brexit Mean For You?

On 23 June 2016, Britain was on the receiving end of a political “Storm Surge”.  Britain’s Sea of humanity, its people, surged in their millions voting […]
3rd June 2016

Significant Companies House Changes

From 30 June 2016, relevant companies will be required to file a Persons of Significant Control (PSC) register to Companies House. The register must have been […]
23rd May 2016

Let’s provide some confirmation

You may or may not be aware that Companies House is changing its Annual Return policy.  An Annual Return is delivered, unsurprisingly on an “annual” basis, […]
27th April 2016

The British Travel & Hospitality Hall of Fame

Head of Travel and Leisure Chris Photi was honoured with entry to the prestigious 2016 British Travel & Hospitality Hall of Fame, at a ceremony held […]
6th April 2016

Key HMRC Dates for 2016 – 2017

We know as a business owner you are working to many deadlines set by H.M Revenue & Customs.  At WHA we pro-actively provide reminders to our clients […]
5th April 2016

2016 Annual Charity Cricket Match

White Hart Associates and MHA MacIntyre Hudson are once again hosting an afternoon of cricket and fun in the splendid surroundings of Old Deer Park, Richmond […]
4th April 2016

Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings – Further Changes

We are sure you will be aware of the Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED) legislation which was introduced on 1 April 2012. What you may […]
17th March 2016

WHA Spring Budget Summary 2016

When George Osborne addressed the nation from Westminster yesterday, he hailed his Big Budget as a “Sweetener” for Small Businesses.  No, we are not referring to […]
16th March 2016

The government delivers a budget for working people now and the next generation

The buzz-phrases used by Chancellor George Osborne included “act now, not pay later” and “A Budget for the next generation”.  To a degree he wasn’t wrong, […]
16th March 2016

Highlights of the Budget

You may or may not have watched or listened to Chancellor George Osborne’s 2016 Budget today, but as a business owner or tax payer you will […]
2nd March 2016

CAA Financial Factor Testing

You may have read in the travel press or on social media that on 1 March 2016 the CAA issued a series of new financial assessments […]
29th February 2016

Will Chancellor to “Batten down The Tax Hatches” With Approaching World Economic Storm?

Chancellor George Osborne has stated in recent days that the “storm clouds” are gathering, and we should all expect a difficult few years with slower growth […]
24th February 2016

Just A Drop @ No.10

WHA’s Head of Travel & Leisure Chris Photi had the privilege to attend a Just A Drop charity function held a Number 10 Downing Street.  This […]
15th February 2016

Travel Weekly Executive Dinner

WHA were headline sponsors for the latest Travel Weekly Executive Dinner, held at the Dorchester Hotel on 28 January 2016.  The event was attended by a […]
4th February 2016

Travel Weekly article – Hall of Fame

As highlighted on the WHA blog forum yesterday, enclosed is a copy of the article from Travel Weekly announcing Chris Photi’s induction into The British Travel […]
3rd February 2016

The British Travel and Hospitality Hall of Fame

Hot off the press from this week’s Travel Weekly, WHA are delighted to announce that Head of Travel and Leisure Chris Photi has been given the Travel […]
2nd February 2016

Will you “Live Up” to the new rules regarding the New Living Wage?

As highlighted in our summer budget back in July 2015, the government announced its intention to introduce a new National Living Wage. Chancellor George Osborne clearly […]
21st January 2016

Travlaw Big Tent Event – Travel Weekly Article

WHA were again mentioned in this week’s issue of Travel Weekly. In an article that outlined the main talking points from Travlaw’s Big Tent Event, Chris […]
15th January 2016

Travlaw BIG Tent Event 2016

The 2016 Travel Industry calendar got off to a great start this year at Kings Place Gallery, Kings Cross, home of the 9th annual Big Tent […]
12th January 2016

WHA In The News

As leading Travel Industry Accountants, WHA has a lot to say about current and future hot topics that effect businesses within this sector.  WHA’s Chris Photi […]
20th December 2015

FRS102 – Are you ready?

You may already be aware that UK companies are about to experience fundamental changes to the framework of their financial reporting. UK Generally Accepted Accounting Practice […]
12th December 2015

Travel Breakfast Briefing

On 10th December 2015, renowned law firm within the Travel industry, Fieldfisher, invited WHA’s Chris Photi and Nikki Spoor to present at their Travel Breakfast Briefing.  […]
27th November 2015

The British Travel Awards 2015

The WHA team and a number of guests attended this year’s British Travel Awards. The BTAs is an independent organisation which awards the top travel companies […]
26th November 2015

WHA Autumn Statement – Fact Sheet

Leading up to yesterday’s Autumn Statement, rumours were spreading like wildfire as to what Mr Osborne had planned for taxpayers, employers, entrepreneurs and pensioners.  Would he […]
25th November 2015

The Autumn Statement – What we know so far

All eyes were on Chancellor George Osborne as he delivered his first Autumn Statement and Spending Review.  Here are the main points from today’s speech:- Effective […]
12th November 2015

The New Dividend Tax Rules – Explained

You will have no doubt heard about the new changes to the taxation of dividends that were announced by the Chancellor in his recent July budget.    […]