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Jan 21 2020

Capitalise on the enhanced AIA limit before it expires

Categories: Food & Drink

Food and Drink producers often operate in a capital-intensive business environment. To continue to grow and invest in new plant and equipment, capital allowances are available which reduce the taxable profit, making investments more attractive. On 1 January 2019, the Government introduced an enhanced Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) limit, from £200,000 to £1million. The two-year more

Jan 17 2020

Understanding ‘NHS Earnings’ for the purposes of the GP234 form

Categories: Healthcare

The 28 February 2020 deadline to fill out the GP234 form is fast approaching! If you are eligible to claim for the rental reimbursements from the NHS, the Practitioner Services must receive the completed form by this deadline date. Part of the form requires the dental professional to assess the NHS earnings as a percentage more

Jan 15 2020

Is Xero the cure to your CIS headache?

Categories: Amber AccountingProperty & Construction

Under the Government’s Construction Industry Scheme (CIS), contractors must deduct money from the payments they make to subcontractors to go to HMRC. These are treated as advance payments for tax and National Insurance contributions. CIS applies to businesses involved in the construction industry, and can affect businesses that are not actually in the industry but more

Dec 18 2019

Farming Scotland Conference 2020 – ‘People. Product. Knowledge.’

Categories: Agriculture

We are delighted to confirm that the seventeenth annual Farming Scotland Conference will take place at Carnoustie Golf Hotel, Angus, on Thursday, 13 February 2020. The half day conference is once again sponsored and organised by EQ Chartered Accountants, Bell Ingram, the Royal Bank of Scotland and Thorntons Solicitors, and aims to bring together individuals from more

Dec 17 2019

A Perfect Pairing – Working with Kitchin Group

Categories: Food & Drink

Guests are always looking for that perfect experience and restaurants are under pressure to go above and beyond to meet customers’ expectations. Firmly established as one of Scotland’s most successful and recognisable restaurant groups, Kitchin Group, based in Edinburgh is home to Tom Kitchin and his family. Awarded as Restaurateur of the Year at the more

Dec 12 2019

Selling your veterinary practice

Categories: Healthcare

With the valuation of veterinary practices soaring in recent years, selling your practice can be an extremely attractive option to some owners. However, along with the rapidly changing taxation regime, the sale process is far more complex than ever before. It is unlikely that selling your veterinary practice will be a decision that is made more

Dec 11 2019

Supporting our clients with the growth of their business

Categories: Amber AccountingFood & Drink

As a client’s business portfolio grows, so do the challenges and opportunities, therefore, it is important to have a trusted team of advisors, providing professional and trusted support allowing the business to not only function, but succeed and thrive. That was certainly the case for Brett Lawrence, owner of the award-winning Rocca Deli in St more