Kingston Smith sponsors Hillingdon Business Expo 2019

22.05.19 / Insight posted in Articles

Kingston Smith LLP, the award-winning top 20 UK accounting and business advisory firm with an office near Heathrow Airport in West London, is delighted once again to be supporting Hillingdon Business Expo. Jonathan Seymour, partner at Kingston Smith, said: “The Business Expo is an excellent initiative and we’re delighted to have been sponsoring this since…


Avoid losing your French property by creating a Will, warns Kingston Smith

21.05.19 / Insight posted in KS Comments

Lynne Rowland, private client tax partner at Kingston Smith LLP, highlights the difference between French and English inheritance tax. “Many English owners of French properties do not realise that if they were to die owning property in France, French law could dictate who inherits it – irrespective of the wishes of the deceased,” says Lynne.…


Kingston Smith named as finalist for Employer of the Year in the Reigate & Banstead Business Awards

21.05.19 / Insight posted in Articles, KS News

Top 20 accountancy and business advisory firm Kingston Smith is delighted to be named as a finalist for Employer of the Year in the inaugural Reigate & Banstead Business Awards. The awards celebrate success and contributions in the Reigate & Banstead community. Paul Samrah, partner at Kingston Smith’s Redhill office, said: “We are thrilled to…


2019 Q1 surpasses same quarter last year for growth equity capital fundraising

21.05.19 / Insight posted in Articles

£574 million of growth equity capital was invested across 120 deals in the first three months of the year, making the quarter stronger than the same period last year. 2018 proved to be a record, with a total of 511 deals worth £2.3 billion recorded despite a lacklustre first quarter which saw £481 million invested…


Kingston Smith advises on sale of leading retail design agency

17.05.19 / Insight posted in Articles

Kingston Smith advised on the sale of award-winning UK retail design agency The Yard Creative (TYC) to forward-thinking investment group RSBG Infrastructure. TYC has become a prominent leader in the brand activation and experience sector during the past 12 years, with high-profile clients including Nike, Fortnum & Mason, Converse, John Lewis & Partners, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield, Max…


Kingston Smith Gatwick Lunch Club to partner with Rockinghorse Children’s Charity

17.05.19 / Insight posted in Articles, KS News

Kingston Smith is delighted to announce that Rockinghorse is joining their Gatwick Lunch Club as a partner. The partnership will not only enable the Club to expand to a wider audience but also raise the charity’s profile in Gatwick and the wider area. David Montgomery, partner at Kingston Smith, said: “We are excited to be…


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…


60 second property poll

15.05.19 / Insight posted in Articles

Welcome to the latest quarterly Property Poll. In this survey we would really like to find out how you feel about high-level factors affecting the UK property market, factors such as confidence in the UK property market as a whole, investment/development plans for 2019, as well as how easy it is to access finance, skills and labour. There…


Kingston Smith advises the Monarch Partnership on its acquisition of Utilitywise’s corporate division

15.05.19 / Insight posted in Articles

Kingston Smith is delighted to have assisted the Monarch Partnership on its acquisition of Energy Intelligence Centre (EIC) and T-Mac Technologies (T-Mac), which comprised the corporate division of Utilitywise, in a buy-out from administrators of their parent company. The deal will help the company achieve its aim of developing end-to-end expertise in energy management and…


The Times: Richer Sounds employees reap the benefits of ownership trust, says Mark Fielden

15.05.19 / Insight posted in KS Comments

Julian Richer, owner of Richer Sounds, will pass control of his company to staff in an employee ownership trust. Richer has previously argued that a happy workforce leads to a more successful business and the £3.5 million he is giving to staff from his shares echoes this philosophy. Tax partner at Kingston Smith, Mark Fielden,…