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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.

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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

28 Nov 2019

Probate Services

Help is at hand when you lose a loved one, let us assist you to make the probate process as smooth as possible. Probate is the process of administering a deceased's estate. This involves listing their assets and making sure these are distributed in accordance with their wishes. It also means paying any taxes which are due.

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

11 Dec 2019

Executing your strategy

Posted by - Morgan Davies

Having a good strategy is one thing, executing it well can be a huge challenge.Many business owners and managers are familiar with the scena...

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11 Dec 2019

Reduce debtor days to improve cash flow

Posted by - Jamie Skelding

Cash flow is king in any business. Yet cash flow is one of the areas that many businesses struggle to manage.Customers are reluctant to part...

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11 Dec 2019

The Future of Work

Posted by - Jamie Skelding

There is a lot of jargon out there around “the future of work”. What does it really mean for businesses?There is a lot of buzz around tr...

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11 Dec 2019

More money for social care?

Posted by - Jeremy Kitson

In every General Election since 1997 there have been pledges by the various political parties to resolve the funding of care for the elderly...

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11 Dec 2019

Boris Johnson to delay 17% rate of corporation tax

Posted by - Morgan Davies

Corporation tax is scheduled to be reduced from 19% to 17% from 1 April 2020.However, in a speech to the CBI on 18 November Boris Johnson an...

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Blog

18 Dec 2019

Lausanne 2020 Youth Olympic Games

Posted by - Morgan Davies

Everyone at Prime would like to extend our congratulations to Scott Johns for being selected to represent Great Britain at the upcoming Yout...

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13 Dec 2019

Have you considered the tax consequences of purchasing or transferring commercial property?

Posted by - Claire Lea

As we approach the end of the year we often see clients make significant changes to their business. A typical situation we see this time of ...

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28 Nov 2019

Le Tour in 24

Posted by - Kevin Johns

Prime Accountants Group are excited to announce details of our next charity fundraising challenge…Le Tour in 24  Taking place from 12pm ...

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22 Nov 2019

Feedback from our client satisfaction survey

Posted by - Kevin Johns

We believe delivering a service in accordance to our brand values will provide clients with a high level of client satisfaction. In order to...

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22 Nov 2019

What have Forensic accounting and Kickboxing got in common?

Posted by - Adrian Pym

Nothing at all. Which is why I took up the latter 4 years ago. Four years and eight belts later I am now a Black Belt. Being in my 50’s I...

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