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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

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

31 Oct 2018

Prime Group Video

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.

30 Oct 2018

The Budget 2018

Posted by - Kevin Johns

The Chancellor Philip Hammond presented his second Autumn Budget on Monday 29 October 2018. Our summary focuses on the tax measures which may affect you, your family and your business. To help you decipher what was said we have included our own comments.

Latest News

5 Sep 2019

Strong Customer Authentication

Posted by - Steve Harcourt

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has agreed a plan to give the payments and e-commerce industry extra time to implement Strong Customer...

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5 Sep 2019

Self assessment deadlines

Posted by - Sarah Grandison

Two self assessment deadlines are approaching:5th October 2019 For those individuals who have not previously completed a tax return but need...

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5 Sep 2019

PAYE late filing and late payment penalties

Posted by - Jamie Skelding

HMRC has confirmed that it will continue its risk-based approach to payroll Real Time Information (RTI) late filing and late payment penalti...

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5 Sep 2019

Trusts with small amounts of savings income

Posted by - Glen Callow

In the latest Trusts and Estates Newsletter HMRC has confirmed the continuation of the interim arrangement for interest reporting.In 2016 th...

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5 Sep 2019

HMRC issues Customs EORI numbers

Posted by - John Osborne

In order to try and ensure that businesses are ready to trade post-Brexit, HMRC is automatically enrolling them in the customs system.HMRC h...

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Blog

4 Sep 2019

Case Study: Key Waste Solutions

Posted by - Jeremy Kitson

At Prime we are proud to have assisted many clients through their whole business life cycle. One such client is Key Waste Solutions Ltd, a ...

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29 Aug 2019

Tim's blog: What a summer!

Posted by - Tim Stimpson

You might also be thinking what summer? Where did it go? Especially now the autumn chill and rain has returned and that brief heat wave seem...

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29 Aug 2019

Coventry Business Award nominations add up for Prime

Posted by - Steve Harcourt

We’re hoping to be in prime position to scoop two prestigious awards next month after being nominated in the ‘Company of the Year’ and...

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6 Aug 2019

Prime time benefits for football ref and carer

Posted by - Jamie Skelding

Here at Prime we pride ourselves on offering employees a flexible working environment to promote a healthy work life balance. Semi-professi...

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30 Jul 2019

Prime proud to be backing key Economic Survey

Posted by - Steve Harcourt

Here at Prime Accountants, we place a great importance on what factors are affecting the local economy and, in turn, how that affects our bu...

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