shaw gibbs - accountants and business advisers
accountants & business advisers

Have a question? Like to know more? - Contact us or Call +44-1865 292200 or +44-20 7436 4773, Mon-Fri 8:15am - 5:15pm

*Initial meeting is free of charge

News

Updated Timeline for Making Tax Digital - news article image

Updated Timeline for Making Tax Digital

by Christy Kennedy

15 Nov 2018

HMRC have released a new statement regarding the implementation of Making Tax Digital.

READ POST
Should the Waitrose Magazine Editor have resigned over ‘killing vegans’ comments? - news article image

Should the Waitrose Magazine Editor have resigned over ‘killing vegans’ comments?

by Kerry Whitfield

2 Nov 2018

People have defended William Sitwell, the former Waitrose Magazine Editor, saying he should not have been made to resign over his comments about vegans.

READ POST
The 2018 Autumn Budget Summary - news article image

The 2018 Autumn Budget Summary

by Fran Kidd

30 Oct 2018

The Chancellor Philip Hammond presented his second Autumn Budget on Monday 29 October 2018. Our summary concentrates on the tax measures which included:

READ POST
Shaw Gibbs launch Third Wednesday in Summertown (TWIST) on 21 November - news article image

Shaw Gibbs launch Third Wednesday in Summertown (TWIST) on 21 November

by Fran Kidd

15 Oct 2018

Shaw Gibbs and Hine Solicitors are pleased to announce the launch of Third Wednesday in Summertown (TWIST), a networking group for businesses based in Summertown.

READ POST
You can’t spend bricks - news article image

You can’t spend bricks

by Tim Davison

10 Oct 2018

As you get older you need less and less capital to last you for the rest of your life – simple enough equation you might think. However, where your capital is tied up in property this becomes a bigger problem, ‘you can’t spend bricks’ as they say.

READ POST
Financial Planning – helping to navigate from A - ? - news article image

Financial Planning – helping to navigate from A - ?

by Ed Gibson

4 Oct 2018

Having been introduced to a lady who was being made redundant we went through the process of gathering information, setting up a cashflow and discussing how she felt life would pan out, it became apparent that actually A to B was not what she wanted.

READ POST
What is a life changing amount of money? - news article image

What is a life changing amount of money?

by Ed Gibson

2 Oct 2018

A lovely couple from the Midlands had sold the business that they had spent thirty years building and running. The question was whether what they had got from the business was a life changing amount of money.

READ POST
Shaw Gibbs Support Financial Planning Week 3-10 October 2018 - news article image

Shaw Gibbs Support Financial Planning Week 3-10 October 2018

by Fran Kidd

28 Sep 2018

UK consumers nationwide are being offered free personal financial planning sessions with the aim of giving everyone a helping hand to achieving financial wellbeing, resilience and life goal planning.

READ POST
Shaw Gibbs named as top 100 accounting firm - news article image

Shaw Gibbs named as top 100 accounting firm

by Fran Kidd

20 Sep 2018

Shaw Gibbs named as top 100 accounting firm for the first time in 2018. The table ranks the top 100 accountancy practices by total UK fee income for the last financial year. Shaw Gibbs, who were one of 16 new entrants have been listed as the 94th largest accountancy practice in the UK.

READ POST
When does online selling become a business? - news article image

When does online selling become a business?

by Lorna Watson

8 Aug 2018

If you sell unwanted personal items occasionally, whether through an internet auction site or online classified advertisements you will not be treated as trading for tax purposes (although you might need to pay CGT if the gain is considerable). However, if your selling activities are more regular than this, you may be classified as ‘in business’ and therefore liable to tax.

READ POST
Should my business be VAT registered? - news article image

Should my business be VAT registered?

by Gary Hamilton

30 Jul 2018

Most businesses will need to be VAT registered if over a 12 month rolling period their vatable turnover is £85,000 or more. This is not always the case through and this is one of the first pitfalls we see business fall into.

READ POST
Shaw Gibbs leads on the sale of Maylarch Environmental Limited to the owners of M&M Waste Solutions Limited - news article image

Shaw Gibbs leads on the sale of Maylarch Environmental Limited to the owners of M&M Waste Solutions Limited

by Cliff Brown

17 Jul 2018

Oxfordshire based Shaw Gibbs advised the shareholders of Maylarch Group on the sale of the company to the owners of M&M Waste Solutions Limited.

READ POST
US Supreme Court online sales tax ruling - news article image

US Supreme Court online sales tax ruling

by Lorna Watson

6 Jul 2018

This week the US Supreme Court ruled in the case of South Dakota v Wayfair Inc, that the state Governments are able to impose local sales taxes on online sales.

READ POST
Shaw Gibbs client MMR Research Worldwide rank in the Sunday Times, HSBC International Track 200 table - news article image

Shaw Gibbs client MMR Research Worldwide rank in the Sunday Times, HSBC International Track 200 table

by Lorna Watson

14 Jun 2018

Congratulations to MMR Research Worldwide who have been ranked in the annual Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 league table

READ POST
Shaw Gibbs do ‘Wreck-it-ralph’ for Twin Town 2018 - news article image

Shaw Gibbs do ‘Wreck-it-ralph’ for Twin Town 2018

by Fran Kidd

24 May 2018

On 25th to 28th May 2018 a Shaw Gibbs team are taking part in the Twin Town Challenge 2018, a fun charity car rally where the teams taking part buy a £500 banger and ‘pimp their ride’, all in aid of Special Effect.

READ POST
Tax implications for cryptocurrency investors - news article image

Tax implications for cryptocurrency investors

by Iain Ferrie

23 May 2018

What are the potential tax implications for trading in crytpocurrencies?

READ POST
That which we call an ISA by any other name would smell as sweet - news article image

That which we call an ISA by any other name would smell as sweet

by Ed Gibson

23 May 2018

There are many ISA options available but what are the benefits of each?

READ POST
Top five considerations in accessing pension freedoms - news article image

Top five considerations in accessing pension freedoms

by Tim Davison

23 May 2018

What should you consider when accessing pension freedoms?

READ POST
As a Sole Trader or a Partner, what business expenses can I claim tax relief on? - news article image

As a Sole Trader or a Partner, what business expenses can I claim tax relief on?

by Gary Hamilton

17 May 2018

To keep it really simple, ask yourself this question; “is the expense ‘wholly, exclusively and necessary’ for the business?”

READ POST
How to value a business for divorce purposes - news article image

How to value a business for divorce purposes

by Clifford Brown

14 May 2018

It is becoming increasingly likely that a business valuation may form an aspect of divorce. This article sets out the considerations in: estimating the current value of business interests, extracting value from a business and how an accountant can help with a valuation.

READ POST
© 2018 Shaw Gibbs Ltd

Your registration