The annual investment allowance (AIA) is a great help to businesses. The basics are that you get a 100% allowance on any qualifying capital equipment purchases when calculating your taxable profits. At the present the allowance is £500,000. This is due to drop significantly to £25,000 from 31 December 2015. Due to this change it [...]
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We welcome our newest member of the team Georgie. Georgie has been taken on as an apprentice and is studying her AAT at Barnsley College. She has already taken the initiative to pass the first two levels while at school and is looking forward to progressing her career and gaining her AAT qualification. [...]
We are looking to grow our team again! We are looking to take on an apprentice. If you have enrolled or are about to enrol on an AAT course at college and are looking for an apprenticeship please send us your CV to Info@cameron-alexander.co.uk. We would like someone to start as soon as possible so [...]
Due to the continued organic growth from client referrals, we welcomed Charles to the team this week. Charles has over 6 years’ experience working for a good size independent firm of accountants. Charles has completed his AAT studies and is moving on to his ACCA to further his career. He is captain of his [...]
We are recruiting for a Junior/semi-senior accountant. Ideally you will have a minimum of 1 years' experience of working in a practice and had exposure to VAT, Payroll, Book keeping and starting to put a set of accounts together. Good excel knowledge and use of an accounts software packages would be ideal. The role will involve running [...]
We have another new team member at Cameron Alexander. Jade is an AAT qualified accountant who is continuing her studies to qualify as an ACCA accountant. Jade joins us with nearly 5 years’ experience looking after owner managed businesses. Jade has experience in accounts production, tax,VAT, payroll and bookkeeping. When Jade is not working, she is [...]
HMRC are starting their business record checks again. HMRC will be sending out letters to business’ advising them that HMRC will be in conatact via the phone. Questions will be asked to assess if adequate records are being kept. As of 26 November HMRC will start visiting small and medium-sized businesses in London and [...]
Due to the continued organic growth of Cameron Alexander Accountants, we are looking to recruit a semi-senior/senior accountant. The role would involve preparation of accounts for Sole traders, Partnerships, LLP’s and Limited companies. You would also prepare the relevant tax returns for each type of business. There would also be a small amount of [...]
From April 1 for companies and April 6 for other businesses, the amount of AIA that can be claimed on the cost of buying equipment will fall from £100,000 to £25,000. There are some tricky transitional rules for businesses with accounting periods spanning the change, but broadly, where you spend more than £25,000, the [...]
Many of you may be aware of the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and have benefited from using the scheme. From 6th April 2012 there is a new scheme to run alongside the EIS and Venture Capital Trust (VCT) schemes. It is targeted at investments in smaller companies (assets under £200,000, less than 25 employees), but [...]