18 Oct 2018The Money Laundering Regulations (MLR) are designed to protect the UK financial system and put in place certain controls to prevent businesses being used for money laundering by criminals and terrorists. Many businesses are monitored by the... Read More
18 Oct 2018In a joint statement issued by HM Treasury and the Bank of England it had been confirmed that the £50 note is to continue to be part of the UK currency. The new £50 note will be designed and printed on polymer, a thin flexible plastic that includes a... Read More
18 Oct 2018The annual allowance for tax relief on pensions has been fixed at the current level of £40,000 since 6 April 2014. The previous allowance was £50,000 and prior to 6 April 2011, the annual allowance was as high as £255,000. The annual allowance is... Read More
18 Oct 2018A recent Upper Tribunal case examined whether a sole trader operating a skip hire business was entitled to Income Tax relief on irrecoverable loans made to a company. The company was owned by the sole trader’s father. HMRC had rejected the claim for... Read More
18 Oct 2018If a taxpayer owns a business as a sole trader or in partnership, a capital gain will be deemed to arise if the business is converted into a company by reference to the market value of the business assets including goodwill. This may give rise to a... Read More
18 Oct 2018The Inheritance Tax main residence nil-rate band (RNRB) came into effect on 6 April 2017. The RNRB is a transferable allowance for married couples and civil partners (per person) when their main residence is passed down to a direct descendent, such... Read More
18 Oct 2018The Financial Secretary to the Treasury, Mel Stride has confirmed that the government will publish Finance (No.3) Bill on Wednesday, 7 November 2018. The Bill is so named as it is the third Finance Bill in the current special two-year session of... Read More
18 Oct 2018The introduction of Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT is fast approaching. From April 2019, some 1 million businesses with a turnover above the VAT threshold (currently £85,000) will have to keep their records digitally (for VAT purposes only) and... Read More
15 Oct 2018The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has launched a self-assessment checklist to help small business owners and sole traders to assess their compliance with the GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018. The ICO’s interactive online checklist... Read More
12 Oct 2018Introducing CapC... Read More
17 Aug 2018As a firm Grenfell James have seen a marked increase over the last 12 months in the number of clients approaching us for advice and assistance in obtaining finance both on a residential and commercial basis. Based on our experience and that of our... Read More
22 Nov 2016Pride of Stratford Awards... Read More
08 Nov 2016Parties and gifts.... Read More
19 Oct 2016Charity Fashion Show... Read More
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28 Apr 2016Queens Award For Enterprise... Read More
14 Apr 2016Grenfell James supporting their local community.... Read More
14 Jul 2015Our budget summary outlines the tax changes announced in the Summer 2015 Budge... Read More
20 Nov 2014Two Stratford-upon-Avon accountancy practices have merged with support from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking.... Read More
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.
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
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 I Cameron
NPD Design Consultants Ltd
Proco Coatings & Laminates
Paul Stanley. A S Contracts Ltd.
Mckechnies independent tea and coffee bar.
Andrew Knight. The Howard Arms Ilmington
Dean. Wootton IT
Mr J McCarthy
Roy Ferguson. The Perfect Cosmetics Company.
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