Writing a Will is your opportunity to let your loved ones know what you would like to happen to your worldly goods when you die. However, there a number of common mistakes that could lead to your wishes not being be carried out correctly.
Investment in Research & Development is key to economic success and the government has introduced a number of incentives to support businesses that innovate, create and invent. At RfM, we share this view, and are committed to helping eligible clients offset the cost of R&D activity with additional reliefs and R&D tax credits.
If making a Will is something you keep meaning to do but haven’t got around to, we can’t stress the importance of moving it up your ‘to do’ list.
Malcolm Snape is the eponymous owner of William M. Snape Manufacturing and the inventor of a number of revolutionary, patented flood defence products. We spoke to Malcolm to discover what inspired him to specialise in flood defence, the quest to perfect his product, and how RfM supports his business to grow and expand.
It’s no secret that, in today’s climate, more and more first-time buyers are turning to the bank of mum and dad when looking to get their foot on the property ladder. House prices have increased steadily over the last few years, with the average UK property costing a whopping £226,071 as of November 2017 – an increase of 5.1% over the previous year.
Hot on the heels of the launch of RfM Legal Services, we have more exciting news to share with you. You can now call upon RfM for help with a range of mortgage matters, including remortgages* and funding for commercial property.
RfM Partner Gillian Isibor marked the 20-year anniversary of her arrival at the Preston practice… by speaking to us about how the firm has changed during that time, the skills she brings to the leadership team, and her vision for the future.
RfM Accountants is proud to have been featured in this year’s Parliamentary Review, an annual initiative to showcase best practice in all sectors of business across the UK.
This week (5-9 March) is National Apprenticeships Week 2018. During the week, employers and apprentices will come together to celebrate the success of apprenticeships and encourage even more people to choose this pathway to a great career. Here at RfM, we are celebrating the achievements of our current apprentices and more experienced staff who trained via the apprenticeships route.
Getting a mortgage can be a challenge at the best of times. For the UK’s nearly five million self-employed people, the process is even more difficult, but that’s not to say it is impossible… [Read more…]
Inheritance Tax (IHT) at a rate of 40% may be charged on the estate when someone dies, unless it has been left to a spouse or civil partner. When planning to mitigate the impact of IHT, there are a number of key points and tax reliefs to bear in mind.
Many owner-managed companies use dividends as a means to extract cash from the business. The practice of paying dividends has been attracting more and more attention from HMRC. Getting it wrong can have expensive tax consequences – so what is the right way to do it?
Personal finance experts estimate that almost nine out of ten savers may be missing out when a spouse or civil partner dies because they are not aware of the rules for ISAs and the Marriage Allowance.