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Starbucks’ Dutch tax deal: Unfair state aid?

Following allegations that the Netherlands artificially lowered the tax paid by Starbucks through a complex corporate tax structure,  tax partner Graham Morgan...

Tax complicates the Christmas party

GM writes: I run a sole trader business employing eight people. I am organising a staff Christmas party, which will include partners and spouses. Can I get a tax...

Crowdfunding surge: Darren Jordan comments

A recent report from Nesta and the University of Cambridge predicts significant further growth in crowdfunding and peer-to-peer (P2P) lending, anticipating that...

Huffington Post: Mansion Tax

Sir Michael Snyder discusses the likelihood of a Mansion Tax being introduced in his latest blog for the Huffington Post .

Help investors to secure tax relief

JF writes : I am trying to raise capital for my small family business to fund a fresh opportunity. Some new investors have shown an interest in providing the...

How to make your business attractive to potential buyers

Presentation slides from seminar held on 6th November 2014 After years spent putting all your efforts into building your business, you may now find yourself at...

Congratulations to the winners of the Essex Tourism & Hospitality Awards 2014!

As sponsors of the Hospitality Venue of the Year category of the Essex Tourism & Hospitality Awards , Kingston Smith’s Leisure, Hospitality and Travel...

Kingston Smith Fundraising and Management appoints Dan Fletcher as Deputy Director

Top 20 accountancy firm Kingston Smith LLP has appointed Dan Fletcher as Deputy Director of the firm’s fundraising and management consultancy, Kingston Smith...

TIGA: Encourage More Global Traders via Tax Relief for Exporters

Richard Heap, Technology, Media & Telecoms partner with Kingston Smith, comments on TIGA's suggestion that the UK Government should introduce an Export Tax...

Holiday pay and overtime – Judgement is delivered

By Linda Powell The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has decided that holiday pay should include commission and overtime.  The EAT has today handed down...

Pensions windfall? Probably; but not necessarily for the Treasury, says Tim Stovold

Tim Stovold, tax partner at Kingston Smith LLP, queries the much-publicised expectation that the Treasury will receive a windfall next year when individuals are able...

Bank funding with Paul Samrah

In this vodcast get advice on the best way to approach banks for a business loan, with Paul Samrah.