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Claire Smyth

Client Manager

Specialist areas

  • Business analysis & support
  • Management reporting
  • Budgets & forecasts
  • Cash flow management
  • Statutory reporting

Claire is an ACCA qualified accountant. Prior to joining WCL Claire worked in practice for a small firm assisting the director and other senior colleagues with the management of staff, review of management accounts, the preparation of year end accounts and corporation tax returns. Prior to this, Claire worked in industry for four years. Claire's hobbies include spending time with friends, eating out, going to the horse races, gym/yoga and going on holiday!

"WCL has a unique offer. They have quickly become our trusted business partners for all things finance and legal. What a great asset to have. I'd highly recommend them"
Manufacturing company owner

Latest news

Companies House – a few changes

Companies House has issued guidance to its customers regarding accessing its services during the ongoing pandemic. Companies House is trying to make access easier utilising electronic means. As such it is encouraging us where possible to meet filing requirements via the online portal. Currently accounts, confirmation statements, certain changes to the company and closure can […]

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Have referees blown the whistle on IR35 rulings?

When the English football season was paused due to Covid-19 you may have been missing your football fix. However, during this time a very important football match was being played out. The two teams? HMRC v Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL) or referees to you and I. What happened pre-match? Premier League referees are […]

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Goodbye Job Retention Scheme, Hello Job Support Scheme

As of 31st October 2020, the Government’s current job retention scheme will cease. Currently employers can claim up to 70% of an employee’s wages who is on furlough subject to the salary cap. However, last week the Chancellor announced a further scheme aimed to continue to assist employers and prevent unnecessary redundancies. What is the […]

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