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23 February 2006
Issue: 4046 / Categories: Forum & Feedback

A new client is currently employed by a company, with which she has no other connection, as an administrator. While on holiday in the Far East, she learned of a new method of holistic treatment. She obtained some information and a little training at the time. Since returning to the UK she has researched the subject and has been 'practising' on friends. She has not charged for this service as she must register with her local authority before starting business.

A new client is currently employed by a company with which she has no other connection as an administrator. While on holiday in the Far East she learned of a new method of holistic treatment. She obtained some information and a little training at the time. Since returning to the UK she has researched the subject and has been 'practising' on friends. She has not charged for this service as she must register with her local authority before starting business.
Apparently she must return to the Far East for a further four-week training course before she will be fully cognisant with the treatment methods.
She has asked me to deal with the accounts etc. when she commences business on her return. My concern is whether there is any claim to the expenses associated with the training abroad.
My initial thoughts...

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