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Please see below for a range of useful blog posts, resources and latest news stories which may be of interest to you.

Videos

27 Sep 2019

Private screening of England vs USA RWC2019

Posted by - Kevin Johns

26 Mar 2019

Prime Staff Conference 2019

Posted by - Kevin Johns

21 Jan 2019

Tim Stimpson - Prime Accountants Group Brand Ambassador

Posted by - Morgan Davies

Resources

3 Sep 2019

Business Planning

As a busy business owner, it can be all too easy to become absorbed in the day-to-day minutiae of running your business. However, it is essential to take a step back to focus on your plans and strategies to help secure the business’s future prosperity and success.

3 Sep 2019

Charities

Registered charities may qualify for a number of potentially valuable tax exemptions and reliefs. However, they are not necessarily immune from tax entirely. Here we outline some of the key areas to consider.

3 Sep 2019

Personal Planning

Tax and financial planning may not be the first activity of choice for many people, but if you want to ensure that you are making the most of your hard-earned cash, and that your family will enjoy financial security into the future, it is essential to plan ahead.

3 Sep 2019

Retirement Planning

Retirement isn’t what it used to be. In many ways it is better: people are living longer and enjoying healthier and more active retirement years. On the financial side, however, trends are not as positive. For a combination of reasons, the goal of a financially secure retirement is becoming increasingly difficult to achieve. This guide highlights some of the issues you need to consider if you wish to enjoy the comfortable retirement you deserve.

3 Sep 2019

Value Added Tax

Value Added Tax (VAT) is a tax chargeable on taxable supplies made in the UK by taxable persons. This guide explores a range of basic VAT planning options and provides an introduction to some of the schemes available for businesses with a smaller turnover.

3 Sep 2019

Exiting a Business

Running a business presents many challenges, and it can be difficult for the busy business owner to find the time to compile a comprehensive business exit plan. However, planning ahead will help to ensure that you maximise the financial benefits for yourself and your loved ones, while allowing the business to pass smoothly to any successors, and making sure that you comply with the appropriate tax and legal requirements. We can help you to plan now for a successful – and profitable – exit from your business.

3 Sep 2019

Inheritance Tax

Inheritance tax (IHT) is currently payable where a person’s taxable estate is in excess of £325,000. Therefore, if you own your own house and have some savings, your estate could be liable.

3 Sep 2019

Year End Planning

Tax planning is about knowing the personal and business taxes you are liable to pay, and acting to minimise them. It is also about maximising your net income, and creating opportunities to invest and save tax-efficiently, for the current and future needs of your business, your family and yourself. While there is no doubt that the tax system is complex, you should not let complexity deter you from a simple goal: keeping your taxes as low as possible. That’s where we can help.

15 May 2019

Prime Accountants Group booklet

Posted by - Morgan Davies

Prime Accountants Group is an independent firm of chartered accountants, forensic accountants, business and financial advisors. We simplify business for our clients, allowing them to spend more time doing what they do best.

2 Apr 2019

Tax Rates 2019/20 Pocket Guide

Posted by - Kevin Johns

Our tax rates pocket guide is now available. Many of these figures are fundamental to our business and personal lives. The main ones are summarised in the guide and we are sure that you will find it a useful point of reference throughout the coming tax year.

14 Mar 2019

Spring Statement Summary 2019

Posted by - Kevin Johns

A summary of the Spring Statement 2019 is now available here. We have produced this to cover the main issues that are most likely to be of interest to you. You will also find useful commentaries to help you understand how the proposed changes may affect you personally.

28 Feb 2019

Year End Tax Planning 2018/19

Posted by - Sarah Grandison

There are many different reliefs and allowances to take advantage of throughout the tax year. As the year-end approaches this guide offers some advice on the core opportunities you should be thinking about. With tips affecting income and investment, for couples, company directors and employees, there will be something for everyone. We also have some essential tips for those making their estate plans.

Latest News

7 Nov 2019

Effective internal communication

Posted by - Nicola Davies

Effective internal communication is key to creating an engaged workforce.Effective communication between a company and its employees enables...

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7 Nov 2019

Making the Most of Alumni Networks

Posted by - Kevin Johns

Whether it’s your University classmates or the colleagues you trained with at your first firm, we all have an alumni network.Your alumni n...

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7 Nov 2019

Collecting unpaid tax for 2018/19 through your PAYE coding

Posted by - Jamie Skelding

Under certain circumstances it is possible to arrange the collection of unpaid tax through your PAYE coding rather than making a balancing p...

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7 Nov 2019

Keep details of your director's loan account and keep it in credit

Posted by - Steve Harcourt

In a recent Tax Tribunal case the judge agreed with HMRC that a detailed breakdown of directors loan account transactions is required, inclu...

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7 Nov 2019

Government funding to help you prepare for customs changes

Posted by - Jamie Skelding

£16m in new government funding is now available to help businesses train staff in making customs declarations, and to help businesses who s...

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Blog

8 Nov 2019

New Starters at Prime

Posted by - Jamie Skelding

Here at Prime we have expanded our team with the appointment of 11 new staff members and the launch of our probate services. We now employ m...

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31 Oct 2019

Solihull College Awards Ceremony

Posted by - Kevin Johns

At Prime we take pride in supporting the local community and local organisations, therefore we once again accepted the invitation to sponsor...

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28 Oct 2019

Lessons from Sport - Leadership

Posted by - Tim Stimpson

How much are you enjoying this Rugby World Cup!! I’m so excited I feel like I’m playing! In my dreams!!But if anyone is unaware, England...

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17 Oct 2019

How would you vote if there was a second referendum

Posted by - Morgan Davies

Thank you to all those that took the time to answer our recent survey on how you would vote if there was a second referendum. We compared th...

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10 Oct 2019

My Return to Forensic Accounting

Posted by - Elizabeth Siggs

Earlier this year, I returned to working in Forensic Accounting after a long gap to prioritise family. I worked in a number of different org...

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