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New Equity Partner at CFW

Karl Hobbins has become one of the Equity Partners at Kettering-based CFW Chartered Accountants & Business Advisers. ACCA qualified Karl first joined CFW a decade ago and has since become a valuable member of the practice team working with family run businesses and specialising in accounting systems and controls; being a champion of digital transformation…Read More

Home working is new normal for new CFW recruits

Joining Kettering-based CFW Chartered Accountants as the UK headed into lockdown was a very new experience for senior accountants Sophie McIntyre and Christina Carrara. Both were new starters in early March and after only a few days at CFW’s offices, were transitioned to home working along with the rest of the CFW team. Sophie McIntyre…Read More

New Capital Gains Tax deadline on residential property sales

From 6 April 2020, Capital Gains Tax due on the sale of residential properties will be payable within 30 days of completion. At the moment, individuals selling a second residential property that’s not their main residence report a gain on their tax return and pay capital gains tax (CGT) by the January following the end…Read More

R&D tax relief – could your company claim?

R&D is an often-overlooked tax relief that’s available for small and medium-sized companies, (SME’s), allowing them to claim for research and development expenditure. The amount of relief depends upon the scheme utilised and it only applies to limited companies, not sole traders, partnerships or LLP’s. The SME scheme allows relief at 230% on qualifying costs…Read More

FCCA Leanne Revie Joins CFW Chartered Accountants

Kettering-based CFW Chartered Accountants & Business Advisers welcomes their latest recruit – Chartered Accountant Leanne Revie, FCCA. Educated in Corby at Our Lady and Pope School and at Tresham College in Kettering, Leanne qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) in 2005 having been an accountancy trainee at CFW. She returns to CFW after three…Read More

Managing Cash Flow for Business Growth

Most businesses want to be successful and grow. While this is a great goal, growth brings its own challenges. It’s easy to focus on increasing sales turnover and not keep a close enough eye on costs and profits. Speed of growth has an impact on resources. Growing too quickly can be dangerous as the business…Read More

VAT Reverse charge

What’s termed the VAT reverse charge, or ‘RC’, for construction services is changing. HMRC has released its first draft guidance and updated draft legislation but so far, the guidance that’s been issued lacks the much-needed detail. More information and clarification are expected. The impact of this new ruling on businesses in the construction industry is…Read More

Smart Move

CFW Chartered Accountants moved into a smart new office building in Kettering this spring, relocating from the heart of Loddington village where CFW had offices for over 25 years. The firm has recruited two new senior accountants and a new apprentice in the last six months and is currently recruiting again. CFW specialises in larger…Read More

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