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Capital gains tax and your home

Where a property is someone’s residence for all their ‘period of ownership’, there is no capital gains tax to pay on the sale of a main private residence. But with…

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Chasing late payments

Nearly a quarter of UK businesses report that late payments threaten their survival. The Federation of Small Businesses reports that the problem goes beyond just paying late. It encompasses practices…

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HMRC Business Tax Account: is yours activated?

Making Tax Digital (MTD) brings mandatory change to the way the public communicates with HMRC. Business Tax Account At present, taxpayers can use an HMRC online Business Tax Account (BTA)…

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EMI: An Eventful Year

It’s been an eventful year for Enterprise Management Incentives (EMI). EMI made headlines in April, when HMRC revealed problems obtaining continued EU state aid approval. After some uncertainty, it was…

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Capital Allowances on Commercial Property – Our Partnership with Veritas Advisory

Capital Allowances are a tax relief on the acquisition of certain fixed assets. The relief has the effect of reducing the cost of those assets. In a great number of…

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Income or gains from abroad?

There are new tough penalties on the horizon for UK taxpayers who haven’t told HMRC about foreign income or gains on which UK tax may be due. Story so far…

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New tax year, new tax plans

As we head into the season to submit tax returns for the tax year ended 5 April 2018, it’s a good time to think about saving tax in the current…

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Save energy, save tax – with Enhanced Capital Allowances

Did you know that a business which invests in energy-saving plant or machinery may be able to take advantage of an HMRC tax break? Saving tax For many businesses, capital…

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Employee rights: shared parental leave

Following suggestions that less than half the public is aware of the scheme, HMRC are promoting awareness of Shared Parental Leave (SPL) rights among employees. SPL and Statutory Shared Parental…

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We have updated the Hamlyns App

As a firm we are constantly looking at ways we can improve the service we offer, and we are pleased to announce a major overhaul of our App. Our existing…

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Key Promotions at Hamlyns

We are delighted to announce 5 senior promotions at Hamlyns today. Sam Thomas is promoted to Partner, Amy Penstone-Smith and Karen Hookham to Senior Managers, Tanya Dickson to Tax Manager…

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Extension to the EMI Scheme

It is not widely known that the popular Enterprise Management Incentives (EMI) scheme, which allows tax efficient share options to be granted to employees of small and medium sized enterprises,…

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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