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A joint report, “India-UK Social Security Arrangements”, by the Confederation of Indian Industry and accountants Kingston Smith reveals that Indian employees working on secondment to British firms must make National Insurance payments to HMRC as well as to the Indian authorities – but cannot claim pension and other benefits here. “There is a fundamental unfairness… Read more

Kingston Smith Corporate Finance Limited, part of accountancy firm Kingston Smith LLP, has advised the shareholders of Louis I Michaels Limited on the sale of the Grade I listed Theatre Royal Haymarket. Access Entertainment, the global division of Sir Leonard Blavatnik’s Access Industries, bought the theatre for an undisclosed sum. The Theatre Royal Haymarket, which is nearing… Read more

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. This document highlights the keys areas to consider.

Education Brochure

19.06.18 / Insight posted in

Our services to schools and the education sector have been developed over many years of experience with a wide range of clients. We believe it is our personal, friendly and dedicated service that sets us apart from others. Above all, we recognise that every organisation is different, with its own specific needs. We take a… Read more

This guide has been produced by the Morison KSi UK member firm for the benefit of its clients and associate offices worldwide who are interested in doing business in the UK. Its main purpose is to provide a broad overview of the various issues that should be considered by organisations when setting up business in… Read more

Whether you’re a football fan or not, there is something about an international tournament that brings out the patriotic spirit in us all! With the World Cup happening in Russia, there isn’t a massive time difference as there has been in previous tournaments. This means that most matches start after 5pm or take place at… Read more

Charity Workshop – Summer 2018

13.06.18 / Insight posted in

Welcome to the latest issue of Charity Workshop, Kingston Smith’s newsletter specifically for the charities sector. In this issue: GDPR – clarifying consent for email marketing Good governance Are you managing your charities tax risks? Government recommends charities seek independent impact evaluation News in brief Fundraising regulation update Significant reporting changes for charities within trading… Read more

HMRC yesterday issued draft legislation introducing “reverse charge VAT accounting” for construction services which will be implemented from 1 October 2019. This is massive news for the sector and will impact directly on all contractors and sub contractors who report through the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS). The changes are being introduced to target what HMRC… Read more

Both of Kingston Smith’s partners who are under 35 have been included in Accountancy Age’s 35 under 35 ranking for 2018. Jamie Sherman and Ian Matthews feature in the list which highlights the brightest young talent in the accountancy sector who have made outstanding contributions to the profession in their career to date. Jamie joined… Read more

Association Matters – Summer 2018

07.06.18 / Insight posted in

Kingston Smith’s latest newsletter specifically for membership organisations and trade associations. In this issue: Trade association and membership organisation governance GDPR – FAQs MemberWise Lunch & Learn invitation – harnessing good governance to maximise your effectiveness (click the link for more information and to book your place) High-profile governance failures in 2016 have brought the… Read more

British and Indian industry leaders say failure to secure a Social Security Agreement threatens investment in post-Brexit UK

21.06.18 / Insight posted in

A joint report, “India-UK Social Security Arrangements”, by the Confederation of Indian Industry and accountants Kingston Smith reveals that Indian employees working on secondment to British firms must make National Insurance payments to HMRC as well as to the Indian authorities – but cannot claim pension and other benefits here. “There is a fundamental unfairness… Read more

Kingston Smith Corporate Finance advises on sale of London’s Theatre Royal Haymarket to Access Entertainment

20.06.18 / Insight posted in

Kingston Smith Corporate Finance Limited, part of accountancy firm Kingston Smith LLP, has advised the shareholders of Louis I Michaels Limited on the sale of the Grade I listed Theatre Royal Haymarket. Access Entertainment, the global division of Sir Leonard Blavatnik’s Access Industries, bought the theatre for an undisclosed sum. The Theatre Royal Haymarket, which is nearing… Read more

Kingston Smith Financial Advisers tax year action plan 2018/19

19.06.18 / Insight posted in

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. This document highlights the keys areas to consider.

Education Brochure

19.06.18 / Insight posted in

Our services to schools and the education sector have been developed over many years of experience with a wide range of clients. We believe it is our personal, friendly and dedicated service that sets us apart from others. Above all, we recognise that every organisation is different, with its own specific needs. We take a… Read more

Doing Business Guide – UK (Edition No. 3)

15.06.18 / Insight posted in

This guide has been produced by the Morison KSi UK member firm for the benefit of its clients and associate offices worldwide who are interested in doing business in the UK. Its main purpose is to provide a broad overview of the various issues that should be considered by organisations when setting up business in… Read more

The World Cup 2018 – how to handle match days

14.06.18 / Insight posted in

Whether you’re a football fan or not, there is something about an international tournament that brings out the patriotic spirit in us all! With the World Cup happening in Russia, there isn’t a massive time difference as there has been in previous tournaments. This means that most matches start after 5pm or take place at… Read more

Charity Workshop – Summer 2018

13.06.18 / Insight posted in

Welcome to the latest issue of Charity Workshop, Kingston Smith’s newsletter specifically for the charities sector. In this issue: GDPR – clarifying consent for email marketing Good governance Are you managing your charities tax risks? Government recommends charities seek independent impact evaluation News in brief Fundraising regulation update Significant reporting changes for charities within trading… Read more

Property Alert – VAT Alert – Major Change in the Rules for the Construction Industry

08.06.18 / Insight posted in

HMRC yesterday issued draft legislation introducing “reverse charge VAT accounting” for construction services which will be implemented from 1 October 2019. This is massive news for the sector and will impact directly on all contractors and sub contractors who report through the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS). The changes are being introduced to target what HMRC… Read more

Two Kingston Smith partners named Accountancy Age’s 35 under 35

08.06.18 / Insight posted in

Both of Kingston Smith’s partners who are under 35 have been included in Accountancy Age’s 35 under 35 ranking for 2018. Jamie Sherman and Ian Matthews feature in the list which highlights the brightest young talent in the accountancy sector who have made outstanding contributions to the profession in their career to date. Jamie joined… Read more

Association Matters – Summer 2018

07.06.18 / Insight posted in

Kingston Smith’s latest newsletter specifically for membership organisations and trade associations. In this issue: Trade association and membership organisation governance GDPR – FAQs MemberWise Lunch & Learn invitation – harnessing good governance to maximise your effectiveness (click the link for more information and to book your place) High-profile governance failures in 2016 have brought the… Read more

EU debate: London’s place in a new world

Starts: June 27, 2018 5.30pm registration | EC2Y 8AA

With just under a year to go until we officially leave the EU and Theresa May’s strategy seems to be ‘slow and steady wins the race’, even if we aren’t sure what ‘winning’ looks like. With 29 March 2019 getting ever closer, business owners are considering how to remain agile and respond quickly to any changes,… Read more

Memberwise Lunch & Learn – harnessing good governance to maximise your effectiveness

Starts: June 28, 2018 11.30am registration | EC1M 7AD

Join us for a Memberwise Lunch & Learn on realising your organisation’s potential simply through applying good governance. As a membership organisation or trade association, you need an effective governing body. This session will show you how to maintain a robust governance framework by embedding the principles of the new Charity Governance Code into your… Read more

West End Summer Party

Starts: July 5, 2018 6.30pm | W1U 3BN

Kingston Smith is delighted to invite you to our summer party in the magnificent setting of The Wallace Collection. Part of our evening is a private viewing of the stunning ground floor galleries. Tread in the footsteps of nobility in the billiard room, dining room and state rooms where Sir Richard Wallace entertained his guests…. Read more

St Albans Summer Party – A night in the museum

Starts: July 12, 2018 6.00pm | AL3 5DJ

Kingston Smith would be delighted if you would join us at the beautiful new state-of-the-art St Albans Museum + Gallery for our summer party. As one of the first to hold an event at this glorious venue, we invite you to come and admire the sympathetic modernisation of this community-centric building. It demonstrates the building’s… Read more

Republic of Ireland – Current Trade and Post-Brexit

Starts: July 12, 2018 9.30am registration | AL10 9NE

The Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with Barclays, is pleased to host this event. Guest speakers from chartered accountants and business advisers Kingston Smith and the British-Irish Chamber of Commerce will share their expert opinions on current trade opportunities with the Republic of Ireland and the UK. Learn what the trading landscape may look… Read more

Managing your ‘problem’ staff

Starts: July 19, 2018 8.15am registration | RH1 1DL

Your people are your biggest asset but managing them well to get the best out of them can be difficult. Managing problem people can be especially daunting for the smaller business. Practical advice on how to navigate your way with this challenge can prove invaluable. As a result, we are hosting an informal round table… Read more

Charity Finance Summit 2018

Starts: October 11, 2018 8.45am | EC2M 3YD

Incorporating the Charity VAT & Tax, Strategy & Risk and Investment conference streams, the Charity Finance Summit has grown to become the key learning and networking event for charity finance teams in the autumn conference season. Debbie Jennings, VAT Principal at Kingston Smith will be talking on the following topics. New HMRC guidance on grants… Read more

‘Maximising value for sale’ part 2

Maximising Value for Sale – Getting your tax position right

Maximising Value for Sale – Getting your legal position right

Maximising Value for Sale – How to get your market position/brand positioning right

Maximising Value for Sale – Attracting Buyers

Maximising Value for Sale – The seller’s perspective

Richard Cummings, Director at Kingston Smith HR Consultancy, considers how businesses can manage organisational changes and the challenges it can present

Richard Cummings, Director at Kingston Smith HR Consultancy, explains the various options for businesses in terms of offering the right salary and benefits

Richard Cummings, Director at Kingston Smith HR Consultancy, explains onboarding and how to onboard new staff effectively

Dinah Regan, Senior Consultant at Kingston Smith HR Consultancy, discusses the important factors to keep in mind during the recruiting process

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