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Your state pension

Earlier this year, a report suggested that half a million people could be paying ‘unnecessary’ tax on their state pension. The issue arises where someone carries on working beyond state…

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VAT: building and construction

A major change in the way that VAT is accounted for in the building and construction sector takes effect later this year. The VAT domestic reverse charge for building and…

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VAT Reverse Charge for Building and Construction Services

The new reverse charge for building and construction services comes into effect on 1 October 2019. Click the link to find out how this affects your business: VAT Reverse Charge

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Making Tax Digital for VAT: your questions answered

Making Tax Digital for VAT (MTDfV), the new regime for VAT record keeping and VAT return submission, is now live. All businesses with taxable turnover over the £85,000 VAT registration…

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Auto-Enrolment Pension Rules

The Pensions Act 2008 brought the requirement for employers to enrol particular qualifying employees in a workplace pension scheme, and to make scheme contributions. This auto-enrolment regime provides for an…

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Keeping the VAT Inspector Sweet

Negotiating the VAT rules is a complex business, considerable risk attaching to errors. But one recent tax tribunal case – which the taxpayer won – made more entertaining reading than…

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Don’t lose out when disposing of your business

Entrepreneurs’ Relief (ER) is a valuable tax relief for those disposing of a business. It can give access to a 10% rate of capital gains tax, subject to a £10…

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Keeping the VAT Inspector Sweet

Negotiating the VAT rules is a complex business, considerable risk attaching to errors. But one recent tax tribunal case – which the taxpayer won – made more entertaining reading than…

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Celebration and Promotion at Hamlyns

This month we celebrate Tanya Dickson’s twentieth year with Hamlyns and Andrew Douthwaite’s promotion to Manager. Celebration and Promotion at Hamlyns.  

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Spring Statement 2019

Philip Hammond presented his Spring Statement on Wednesday 13 March 2019. So, what exactly did the Chancellor say and, more importantly, what did it actually mean? A summary of this…

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New era for capital allowances

Annual Investment Allowance Budget 2018 brought change to the capital allowances regime, including a two-year increase in the Annual Investment Allowance (AIA). This rises from £200,000 to £1 million for…

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Change for charities

Although charity law varies across the UK, charity governance is very much in the spotlight. The Charity Commission for England and Wales (CCEW) recently reported that nearly 40% of small…

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Why Choose Hamlyns?

Personalised Service

We take a unified and unique approach to accountancy; providing an individual service to our clients

Time & Dedication

We take the time to offer proactive and innovative advice that help our clients achieve their long-term goals

Holistic Approach

Our holistic approach offers a combination of professionalism, a personal touch and attention to detail

Quality Assurance

Every one of our professional team is a member of one or more of the ICAEW or the ACCA

What Our Clients Say

Hamlyns treat me as an individual. I don’t feel like “just another client” to be processed.

Diana Boulter
MD, DBA Speakers

Chris and his team gave us precisely the advice our business needed, even before we knew we needed it!

Mike Higgins
Managing Director, Hawkmoor Limited

It’s great that I always get to speak to the same Partner who knows our situation, so I don’t need to keep repeating things.

Johnny Richards
Finance Director, Normandy Garage

When we came to Hamlyns, we were a start up business. In a few years, they’ve really helped us become a major player in our sector.

Frank Pawley MBE
Chairman, Global Travel Management Ltd

We have been working together for over 10 years and our relationship is vital to the success of our business; I would not hesitate to recommend them.

Angela Hall
Partner, Occupational Health Professionals LLP

I appreciate Hamlyns expert and informed guidance and helpful approach.

Managing Director, Arcom IT

Hamlyns took the stress away by anticipating and understanding what I needed.

Managing Director, PromoLogistics Limited

Hamlyns gave me great advice and hand-holding to ensure my exit from the company was quick and clean. I am also thousands of pounds better off. Thank you, thank you.

Douglas Cooke
Former Director