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What qualifies for 10% Entrepreneurs’ Relief?

10 Aug 2017

Entrepreneurs' Relief applies to the sale of a business, shares in a trading company or an individual’s interest in a trading partnership. Where Entrepreneurs' Relief is available CGT of 10% is payable rather than the normal main rate of 20%. This... Read More

How to roll-over capital gains

10 Aug 2017

Business Asset Rollover Relief allows for the deferral of Capital Gains Tax (CGT) on gains when you sell or dispose of certain assets and use all or part of the proceeds to buy new assets. The relief means that the tax on the gain of the old asset is... Read More

Holiday lets occupancy rules

10 Aug 2017

The furnished holiday let (FHL) rules allow holiday lettings of properties that meet certain conditions to be treated as a trade for tax purposes. In order to qualify as a furnished holiday letting, the following occupancy criteria need to be... Read More

Claiming back VAT on fuel

10 Aug 2017

HMRC offers a number of alternative methods for claiming back VAT on car fuel where there may be a mix of business and private mileage. They fall into a number of broad categories: Standard scale charge - HMRC operates a useful simplification... Read More

VAT capital goods scheme

10 Aug 2017

The VAT Capital Goods Scheme (CGS) adjusts the initial VAT recovery in respect of certain assets over either 5 or 10 year period. The scheme seeks to agree a fair and reasonable attribution of VAT to taxable supplies and non-taxable supplies relating... Read More

Carry back charitable contributions

10 Aug 2017

Donations to charities are a recognised way to benefit charities and certain tax payers. To facilitate these advantages, taxpayers must ensure they keep a proper record of all donations to back up claims on their tax return. Donations that are made... Read More

The end of disincorporation relief?

02 Aug 2017

Disincorporation involves the transfer of a business from a private limited company to a sole trader or partnership. Disincorporation relief was introduced from 1 April 2013 and is effectively a form of roll-over or deferral relief. The relief is due... Read More

Landlords, what expenses can you claim?

02 Aug 2017

It is important that landlords are aware of the expenses that can be deducted from their rental income. As a rule, these expenses must be wholly and exclusively for the purposes of renting out the property in question. Since April 2017, tax relief... Read More

VAT – what you cannot reclaim

02 Aug 2017

Most VAT registered businesses are entitled to reclaim the VAT they incur on goods and services used by the business. This is known as input VAT. Some of the common areas where VAT cannot be reclaimed include the following: Goods and services... Read More

Tax write downs for business cars

02 Aug 2017

Capital allowances allow businesses to secure tax relief for certain capital expenditure. Qualifying expenditure on cars must usually be allocated to one of two general pools of expenditure. Which pool is appropriate depends on the car’s CO2... Read More

Payroll Manager

26 May 2017

Payroll Manager... Read More

Minimum Wage Increase

29 Mar 2017

Minimum Wage increase... Read More

Client Manager Role

13 Feb 2017

Recruitment for Client Manager... Read More

Pride Of Stratford Awards

22 Nov 2016

Pride of Stratford Awards... Read More

Xmas is coming.....

08 Nov 2016

Parties and gifts.... Read More

Charity Fashion Show

19 Oct 2016

Charity Fashion Show... Read More

Alveston Football Team.

18 Oct 2016

Alveston Football Team.... Read More

Apprenticeship.

04 May 2016

Grenfell James are recruiting an Apprentice.... Read More

JMB Royal Approval

28 Apr 2016

Queens Award For Enterprise... Read More

Grenfell James and Businesses Supporting Stratford

14 Apr 2016

Grenfell James supporting their local community.... Read More

Summer Budget 2015

14 Jul 2015

Our budget summary outlines the tax changes announced in the Summer 2015 Budge... Read More

Budget Report

26 Mar 2015

How does the budget affect you??... Read More

Stratford accountancy firms merge with help from Lloyds Bank

20 Nov 2014

Two Stratford-upon-Avon accountancy practices have merged with support from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking.... Read More

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Case Studies

Grenfell James Associates - The Senior Team

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. 

Grenfell James

Chairman FCA

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.

Chris Wood

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.

 

Alex Enstone

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.

David Murphy

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. 

Mark Agrimi

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.

Hannah Watson

Client Manager ACCA

JP qualfied in 2014, having worked for Grenfell James since 2007. He is a client manager for a diverse portfolio of clients including those in the manufacturing and serivce industries. 

 

Jon-Paul Lawrence

Client Manager ACCA

"I am delighted with the professional and efficient way in which Grenfell James Associates do things. In particular, they return my calls quickly, do the things they say they are going to do and do them when they say they are going to. Since our group was established in 1991 they developed all the financial systems that robustly stood the test of time, coping with many millions of pounds of transactions "

Regent Square Estates

"Grenfell James have been an amazing partner, managing the pressures that come with taking a start up to a multi million pound concern in 18 months is never easy, but these guys were both strategic and responsive with great ideas and exacting execution   "

Roy Ferguson. The Perfect Cosmetics Company.

"Fantastic all round service level. Tax return peace of mind and highly efficient. Thank you. "

Mr J McCarthy

"For our cash hospitality business, prompt, accurate numbers matter, and the ability to call quickly for break-downs and analysis. GJ is always responsive and ready to be on the case. We never feel short-changed. "

Andrew Knight. The Howard Arms Ilmington

"Since taking over the accounting for our two businesses, Grenfell James have taken away any stress we have had in the past with our accounts. They have been very approachable and easy to talk to, enabling us a better understanding of how we need to run our business. "

Paul Stanley. A S Contracts Ltd.

"We have used the services of Grenfell James since the inception of our business. They advised us strategically through the incorporation of our partnership and have taken over our payroll function, aswell as advising us on a continuous basis on accountancy and business matters. The team are incredibly friendly, knowledgeable and their advice is always excellent. "

IO Studios

"I think you do a great job. You are so approachable and flexible in terms of when you can meet us. "

Mckechnies independent tea and coffee bar.

"JP has looked after my accounts for a couple of years now, & I have to say nothing is too much trouble for him. As someone who fully appreciates that I know my business, but will always be guided by those who are experts in their own respective discipline, I have never once sent a request or query & not had a reply almost instantly. Highly recommended!     "

Dean. Wootton IT

"Grenfell James provide an excellent service with all accounting details explained in a very friendly and understandable manner. I have no hesitation in recommending them to any business wanting concise and reliable service at a very reasonable price.   "

Mr I Cameron

"Thank you Grenfell James for providing an excellent service for both me and Proco. Everything you have said and done has been spot on and on time. A great team and very friendly. Regards, from a very happy customer. "

Proco Coatings & Laminates

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