20 Jul 2017The government has confirmed that a new Finance Bill will be introduced as soon as possible after the summer recess. The House of Commons returns to Westminster on 5 September 2017. In a joint press release from HMRC and HM Treasury we are told... Read More
20 Jul 2017A new timetable for the introduction of Making Tax Digital (MTD) has been announced. The new regime was due to start from April 2018, but was delayed by the snap general election earlier this year. The government now appears to have listened to... Read More
20 Jul 2017Many director shareholders take a minimum salary and any balance of remuneration as dividends. This tends to reduce National Insurance Contributions (NICs), and in some case income tax. The planning strategy is to pay a salary at a level that... Read More
20 Jul 2017Working out whether you are an employee or self-employed can be a tricky business and HMRC’s view can sometimes be at odds with status defined under employment law. Clearly, although not always, there are tax and NIC advantages for you and the... Read More
20 Jul 2017In July 2015, the then Chancellor George Osborne announced a series of reforms to the non-domicile rules. The new rules were due to come into effect from April 2017, but were removed from the cut-back Finance Bill that was rushed through parliament... Read More
20 Jul 2017The Gift Aid scheme is available to all UK taxpayers, but in order to sign up to the Gift Aid scheme when you make a donation, you must be paying UK income tax. There are clear advantages for charities if you make your donation in this way. The... Read More
13 Jul 2017The Supreme Court has ruled in favour of HMRC over a long running tax avoidance case against a former incarnation of Rangers football club (now in liquidation). The case concerned a tax avoidance scheme under which the club paid remuneration to their... Read More
13 Jul 2017The Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) provides independent advice to the government on simplifying the UK tax system, with the objective of reducing compliance burdens on both businesses and individual taxpayers. The OTS operates on a permanent,... Read More
13 Jul 2017HMRC’s list of exclusions from online filing for 2016-17 continues to multiply. The list of exclusions has been updated with the publication of version 4.0 of the document. There are now a total of 32 live exclusions on the list including 5 new... Read More
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Vada Studios is a very successful music recording facility. The business had outgrown their existing premises, and had a vision to create one of the top residential recording studios in the UK.
A highly successful restaurant, butcher and retail business.
GJA have been the retained accountants for this property investment and development group for over 20 years. Imminently due to dissolve companies.
Proco approached us with an idea of becoming a distributor of a high-end product in the UK, supplying vinyl nationally.
In 2008 Tom Floate left his employer to set up his own business providing website services. Initially forming a partnership with his wife Rachel, they began trading IO Studios from their home office.
Barry the Butcher is a very successful wholesale butchery and retail business.
Grenfell has a broad range of experience and knowledge, working with clients from many different industry sectors. Grenfell is also the senior audit partner in the practice.
Chris works with a diverse profile of owner managed businesses to assist them to grow and retain wealth. Although Chris works with clients from a wide range of sectors, he has particular expertise in property, catering, consultancy and professional services.
Managing Director ACMA
Alex has worked for Grenfell James since 2002 and became a director in 2013. Overseeing our internal operations, he manages the flow of work and ensures we hit our strict deadlines. Alex also manages a portfolio of clients, with expertise in manufacturing and service businesses.
Operational Director MAAT
David has worked for Grenfell James since 2006. He heads up our tax team and is highly experienced with expertise in different industries and sectors.
Tax Director ACCA
Having started his training in industry, Mark qualified in 2006 and joined Grenfell James in 2010. He works as a client manager with a diverse portfolio of clients, with specialist knowledge of the medical profession. Mark is also an Audit manager in the practice.
Audit and Client Manager FCCA
Hannah qualified in 2016, having worked for the company since 2009. She acts as a client manager for a range of businesses, with expert knowledge of the equestrian and rural sector. Hannah also manages our payroll team.
Client Manager ACCA
Mr J McCarthy
Dean. Wootton IT
Roy Ferguson. The Perfect Cosmetics Company.
Regent Square Estates
Mr I Cameron
Paul Stanley. A S Contracts Ltd.
NPD Design Consultants Ltd
Proco Coatings & Laminates
Mckechnies independent tea and coffee bar.
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