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7 Apr 2020

Le Tour in 24

Posted by - Kevin Johns

27 Feb 2020

Life of Prime

Posted by - Kevin Johns

Resources

7 Aug 2020

Updated Furlough Facts and Guidance

This resource provides the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about furloughed workers. Please do contact us if you need to discuss your situation or have any further questions. This item was correct as of 7 August and provided to us by Halborns Limited.

20 Jul 2020

Coventry and Warwickshire 2020 Q2 QES

Posted by - Steve Harcourt

We are delighted to share with you the latest QES Results Brochure produced by Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Prime. 192 responses were received from businesses covering over 9,000 employees across our region.

2 Jul 2020

Updated Furlough Facts and Guidance

This resource provides the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about furloughed workers. Please do contact us if you need to discuss your situation or have any further questions. This item was correct as of 14 June and provided to us by Halborns Limited.

27 Apr 2020

Updated Furlough Facts and Guidance

This resource provides the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about furloughed workers. Please do contact us if you need to discuss your situation or have any further questions. This item was correct as of 27 April.

4 Apr 2020

Updated Furlough Facts and Guidance

This resource provides the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about furloughed workers. Please do contact us if you need to discuss your situation or have any further questions. This item was correct as of 4 April.

26 Mar 2020

VAT - things worth considering in light of COVID-19

This resource covers Government announcements as at 20 March 2020.

At this challenging time, many businesses will be looking at the impact of the Covid-19 health emergency on their businesses. As well as the potential need to defer the payment of VAT return liabilities, there are several VAT procedures that businesses may benefit from considering, that can easily be overlooked in more normal times.

26 Mar 2020

Furlough Facts and Guidance

This resource provides the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about furloughed workers. Please do contact us if you need to discuss your situation or have any further questions.

24 Mar 2020

Government Support for Businesses & Charities

This resource provided by the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce summarises the support that the Government are offering to businesses and charities that are affected by the current outbreak of COVID-19.

24 Mar 2020

Lay-off / short-time working flowchart

If your business is severely affected by coronavirus you may need to introduce temporary measures to protect your workforce and business. UK employers may be able to take advantage of contractual lay-off and short-time working provisions; use this flowchart to see if you could benefit from this, however specific legal advice should be sought before seeking to make changes to employee terms and conditions.

12 Mar 2020

The Budget 2020

Following the UK’s departure from the EU, Chancellor Rishi Sunak presented the 2020 Budget on Wednesday 11th March against a backdrop of economic uncertainty. Our Budget Summary provides an overview of the key announcements arising from the Chancellor’s speech.

30 Jan 2020

Coventry and Warwickshire QES Q4

Posted by - Steve Harcourt

The Quarterly Economic Survey (QES) is the largest and most representative independent business survey of its kind in the UK. Each quarter more than 6,000 businesses across the UK's Accredited Chamber Network participate in the QES. In Coventry & Warwickshire, we receive between 300-500 responses each quarter.

1 Dec 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.

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.

Latest News

25 Sep 2020

Extension of access to finance schemes

Posted by - Morgan Davies

The application deadline for all coronavirus loan schemes – including the future fund - has been extended to 30 November ensuring even mor...

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25 Sep 2020

Job Support Scheme

Posted by - Jamie Skelding

The Government will launch a new Job Support Scheme from 1 November to support UK employers who are facing lower demand due to COVID-19, an...

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25 Sep 2020

Easing the burdens on business

Posted by - Kevin Johns

There will be a number of measures implemented to reduce the pressure on business finances: VAT DeferralBusinesses who deferred their VAT w...

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25 Sep 2020

Self Employment Income Support Scheme 

Posted by - Steve Harcourt

The government recognises the continued impact that COVID-19 has had on the self-employed and has taken action to provide support. The SEIS...

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14 Sep 2020

Self Employment Income Support Scheme Grants

Posted by - Nicola Davies

HMRC are inviting those individuals that are self employed or a member of a partnership and have been adversely affected by coronavirus to c...

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Blog

8 Jul 2020

Prime's Summer Economic Update Summary

Posted by - Claire Lea

This afternoon the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, presented a Summer Economic Update to announce measures to mitigate the impact of Covid-19 on th...

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1 Jul 2020

Claire Lea promoted to Director

Posted by - Morgan Davies

Prime Chartered Accountants are excited to announce that Claire Lea has been promoted to Director on the 1st July 2020. Claire joined Prime...

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28 Apr 2020

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Claims

Posted by - Jamie Skelding

Last week the online portal for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme launched, allowing businesses to claim back the wages paid to furloughe...

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13 Mar 2020

Life as a self isolator (kind of)!

Posted by - Morgan Davies

I have been off work and working from home following knee surgery a week ago. So now I have some insight to what it’s like being forced to...

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12 Mar 2020

A Budget for investment

Posted by - Claire Lea

Yesterday we partnered with Coventry & Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce for a live interactive Budget event with business leaders in the...

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