We recently visited Moduflow Fan Systems in Barrow to learn more about how RfM Accountants has supported owners Ron and Beryl Whitworth to sell the family business they built together from scratch. Our video case study provides an insight into what can be done to prepare a business for future sale, attract the right buyers and achieve maximum value.
Ask any business owner what aspect of running their business causes them the most headaches and you will receive a common answer: their staff. From finding the right people to keeping records, drafting handbooks and dealing with issues in conduct, having employees requires specialist knowledge, skills and time that you may not have. As part of our commitment to provide comprehensive support to our business clients, we have introduced a range of HR services delivered via our colleagues at RfM Business Consulting.
Next April brings yet more change for residential property owners. From the start of the new tax year, a new 30-day CGT payment window will be introduced. This change will mainly apply to sales of second homes or rental property.
The pressure on buy-to-let landlords continues to grow and they have more legal obligations than ever before. If you are thinking about getting into buy to let, these 9 top tips will help you stay on top of your responsibilities.
A round-up of the latest business updates from Asia published by our international partner Dezan Shira & Associates.
There are many reasons why you might be selected for a visit from HMRC, including simple bad luck. But while you can’t avoid the tax man – you can avoid the cost of defending yourself during an HMRC tax investigation.*
Making a Will brings peace of mind that your loved ones will receive the inheritance you wish to give them in the future. However, a Will alone does not always protect against the ‘what ifs’: those unexpected yet common life events that could lead to your loved ones losing their inheritance. Here we look at the benefits of using a Trust alongside a Will to make a formidable estate plan.
RfM Business Consulting has launched a new Business Growth Strategy package tailored specifically to the needs of smaller businesses (five people or fewer). We have found that many smaller companies – who are often busy and doing well – don’t have the time or the expertise to develop a plan for how they will move their business on to the next level.
A round-up of the latest business updates published by our international partner Dezan Shira & Associates.
RfM Accountants has partnered with pan-Asia professional services firm, Dezan Shira & Associates, to further strengthen the support we can give to clients trading in new global markets.
A temporary increase in the Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) to £1 million announced in the Autumn Budget 2018 is now in effect. The new allowance – five times the previous cap – will benefit businesses investing from £200,000 up to £1 million in new plant and machinery.
Our colleagues at RfM Preston have found a simple way to make a big difference. Every Friday (for many years now) staff have paid to take part in Dress Down Friday to raise money for a local charity. Derian House Children’s Hospice is the latest good cause to benefit from their ‘casual’ fundraising.
Controversial changes to IR35 tax legislation for contractors in the public sector were introduced in April 2017. In the Autumn Budget, the Chancellor announced that similar IR35 rules will apply to private sector freelancers from April 2020. This could pose a real administrative challenge for the many organisations that engage freelancers on a temporary basis.