Increase in Audit Thresholds

After several months of uncertainty, the government has finally concluded that audit thresholds should remain tied to company size thresholds for accounting periods beginning on or after 1 January 2016. More

2016 Charity Partners

We have recently revealed the two charities we will be supporting this year – The Yorkshire Breast Cancer Haven and Special Stars Foundation. More

Smaller charities should focus on legacy income

Featured on Nigel Shaw, Partner, explores the continued rise of legacies as an income source for charities, and urges smaller charities in particular not to miss out on it. More

Garbutt + Elliott advise Yorkshire Repak MBO

Contract packers Yorkshire Repak has been acquired by its management team. A team led by general manager Terry Foy bought the business from its founders Neil and Diane Askham, who started the business in 1985. More

Charitable Legacies

The normal rate of inheritance tax (IHT) payable on a persons’ chargeable estate on death is 40% and this is payable on the Estate after taking into account all exemptions, reliefs and the nil rate. More

Capital Gains Tax changes coming soon

The 2015 Autumn Statement proposed another tax change for beleaguered “Buy to Let” investors but this time the focus will be on capital gains made on the sale of a residential property. More

The Rise of Crowdfunding

Research from Barclays shows that the number of business owners aged 25-34 in the pub and bar sector has increased by a quarter in the last three years – and now accounts for 15 per. More