KSFA: Alternatives to pensions

16.05.19 / Insight posted in Articles

Are your clients missing out on the opportunity to save tax efficiently for their retirement? There are many reasons why our professional connections, and their clients, are looking for alternatives to pensions to build a fund for their retirements, but why should you give these alternatives serious consideration? With cuts to pension’s tax relief for…


Recovery Matters – May 2019

13.05.19 / Insight posted in

Ian Robert, partner at Kingston Smith & Partners LLP, welcomes you to the spring edition of Recovery Matters Some have been predicting severe consequences of the UK leaving the EU, including seeing Scotland and Northern Ireland seeking to sever ties with the UK in a bid to retain a dialogue with the EU. There has…


KSFA: Pensions and divorce

24.04.19 / Insight posted in Articles

Pensions are a hugely complicated area of personal financial planning and can be a minefield for legal professionals trying to achieve an equitable division of assets. KSFA can provide all of the guidance and advice necessary to help legal professionals understand the complexities of a couple’s pension arrangements. Need help? Please get in touch to…


Business Advisory Journey

23.04.19 / Insight posted in Brochures

Strategic advice to help you realise your potential At Kingston Smith & Partners, we’re with our clients through the tough times as well as the good times. So if you’re facing challenges – be they performance dips, mounting debt or reduced cash flow – we can help. Our expert restructuring team has decades of experience…


KSFA: Tax year action plan

17.04.19 / Insight posted in Articles

Don’t leave it to the last minute, start planning for 2019/20 tax year now and get the best out of your money! It is always a good idea to review tax planning opportunities to ensure you are maximising allowances and your planning is in line with current legislation. With this in mind, we have prepared…


Research and development (R&D) tax credits scheme

11.04.19 / Insight posted in Practical Guides

The UK’s R&D tax credit regime is one of the most attractive in the world. Since its inception in 2000, the R&D tax relief scheme has had a significant impact on businesses engaging in innovative projects. The government’s ongoing drive to encourage businesses to invest in R&D has resulted in increased rates of tax relief…


Employer Branding – attracting, recruiting and retaining employees

02.04.19 / Insight posted in Practical Guides

Employer branding is the process of promoting a company, or an organisation as the employer of choice to a desired group; one from which a company needs and wants to recruit and retain. The process facilitates the company’s ability in attracting, recruiting and retaining ideal employees, and supports the organisation’s business plan. If employer branding…


Kingston Smith 60 Second Property Poll – the results

01.04.19 / Insight posted in Articles

Thanks very much to all our clients and contacts who responded to our most recent property poll. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or queries regarding the results.


Practical advice for architects

01.04.19 / Insight posted in Practical Guides

After two years of growth in the sector, many practices are approaching pre-recession staff levels. However, memories of the downturn remain fresh and there remains a good deal of uncertainty around the strength and length of recovery. Competition for work is greater than ever and clients continue to demand more for less, so both fees…


Liquidation Toolkit – Directors’ Duties

29.03.19 / Insight posted in Practical Guides

Day-to-day management of a company is delegated to its directors by the shareholders. Directors are often confronted by difficult decisions that can have a dramatic effect on the business and its financial position. In certain circumstances, this can result in directors incurring personal liability for corporate debts should the company be subject to an insolvency…