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Ross Northall - Chantrey Vellacott DFK
Investors are increasingly utilising shares in companies to help fund university and private education costs – a leading accountancy firm has said. The average...

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Matthew Fox - Chantrey Vellacott DFK
Hampshire bus company Black Velvet Travel Limited has called in insolvency specialists after running into financial difficulty. Insolvency specialists from Chantrey Vellacott were called...

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Bill Devitt - Chantrey Vellacott DFK
Bill Devitt, head of charities and education at accountants and business advisers Chantrey Vellacott, describes the financial tasks for schools converting to academy trusts....

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Adrian Hyde - Chantrey Vellacott DFK
A liquidator of the company at the centre of Gibraltar’s longest-ever criminal trial says the jailing of convicted fraudsters behind collapsed law firm sends...

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Chantrey Vellacott has strengthened its support for businesses in the Midlands. The firm, which has its Birmingham office on Calthorpe Road, has appointed Adam...

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Debbie Clark - Chantrey Vellacott DFK
Management Buy Outs (MBOs) have always been a popular succession route for shareholders of private businesses, providing loyal managers an opportunity to acquire the...

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eprivate Client Top 25 Private Client Accountancy Firms
Chantrey Vellacott has been named as one of the top 25 private client accountancy firms in the UK. eprivateclient, the leading website and news...

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New home for Dunlop systems
Midlands manufacturer Dunlop Systems and Components has been backed to grow its presence in the UK and export markets when it moves to its...

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Zytek
A Midlands-based automotive specialist is up to full speed when it comes to Research and Development (R&D) tax credits after successfully claiming £500,000. Zytek...

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Cog:ent – The Cognisant Entrepreneurs’ Group
Cog:ent – The Cognisant Entrepreneurs’ Group – has been launched by accountants Chantrey Vellacott together with strategic change consultancy Telos Partners, HSBC and Pitmans...

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Chantrey Vellacott appoints a new VAT director
Chantrey Vellacott has appointed a new VAT director after welcoming back Debbie Jennings to the firm. Debbie spent three years with Chantrey Vellacott before...

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Budget 2014: Take a look at some of the key headlines from the 2014 budget

March 19th, 2014

Budget 2014

This afternoon the Chancellor announced his Budget for the 2014/15 tax year. There are a number of tax issues to report and the Chantrey...

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Martin Hartwell - Chantrey Vellacott DFK
A basic principle of UK tax is that whilst some business expenses are deductible from profits, deduction for ‘capital expenditure’ – the purchase of...

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Jamie Johnson - Chantrey Vellacott DFK
One of the UK’s leading specialist IT and communications consultancies has undergone a partial disposal of the company, allowing for a new investment of...

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Long established chartered accountants and business advisers, Chantrey Vellacott reveal the findings of its first Owner Managed Business Barometer Report. Chantrey Vellacott surveyed over...

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Accountancy firm, Chantrey Vellacott, has been named Property Sector Advisory Firm of the Year in England at The Corporate INTL Awards. The prestigious annual...

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Bill Devitt - Chantrey Vellacott DFK
Charities which have traditionally been given local authority grants are now increasingly being faced with having to act as if they have been procured...

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Steve Levine - Chantrey Vellacott DFK

February 14th, 2014

Tapping into R&D tax credits

Research and Development (R&D) can be costly for any organisation, not only in itself, but also in the fact that payback can take months...

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Chantrey Vellacott offers economic update for owner-managed businesses
Long established chartered accountants and business advisers, Chantrey Vellacott are to reveal findings of its business barometer report at events in London, Birmingham and...

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New £800,000 Wire EDM Cell set to generate Growth for Brandauer
An £800,000 investment in state-of-the-art technology is already paying off for one of Birmingham’s leading precision component manufacturers. Brandauer, which is part of the...

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Double act with revamped REP

December 9th, 2013

Double act with revamped REP

A Midlands accountancy firm has forged a ‘double act’ with Birmingham Repertory Theatre after signing up to support the organisation in its centenary year....

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Ross Northall - Chantrey Vellacott DFK
National accountancy firm Chantrey Vellacott DFK has strengthened its Midlands tax team with the appointment of a new director. Ross Northall is heading up...

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Construction Forum - Chantrey Vellacott DFK
Any recovery in the construction sector will be limited in the long term unless young blood is attracted into the industry immediately, experts have...

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Matthew Fox - Chantrey Vellacott DFK
An experienced corporate recovery and insolvency specialist from Hampshire has joined leading chartered accountants Chantrey Vellacott DFK to strengthen its team in the south....

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Sale of Angal Limited to SmithBaker Limited
A Sussex based company, which has helped raise millions of pounds for charities across the world, has been sold in order to secure the...

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New Partner Of Bloodhound SuperSonic Car - Chantrey Vellacott DFK
Chartered accountancy and business advisory firm Chantrey Vellacott DFK has been announced as a new partner of Bloodhound SSC (SuperSonic Car). Bloodhound SSC is...

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Birmingham Museums Trust - Chantrey Vellacott DFK
Accountants at the Birmingham office of Chantrey Vellacott DFK have been appointed auditors of England’s largest independent museums trust. The firm, which has offices...

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Kevin Voller - Chantrey Vellacott DFK
Chantrey Vellacott DFK are  very pleased to announce Kevin Voller’s promotion to partner in our Thames Valley office with effect from 1 July 2013....

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Northampton 120 Years - Chantrey Vellacott DFK
Chantrey Vellacott DFK, which has ten bases across the Midlands and South, can trace its roots back to 1788 and first opened for business...

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Chemical and Feeds Limited - Chantrey Vellacott DFK
One of the UK’s leading distributors of animal feeds has undergone a management buy-out ahead of celebrating two major milestones. Chemicals and Feeds Limited,...

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Birmingham Professionals Abseil For St Edward’s Trust
People paid to see accountants, bankers and lawyers throw themselves off a tall building in Birmingham! A sponsored abseil took centre stage at a...

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Chantrey Vellacott DFK Announces New Venture With Business Credit Management (UK) Ltd
National accountancy firm Chantrey Vellacott DFK has launched a joint venture with Business Credit Management (UK) Ltd, founders of leading industry website www.creditman.co.uk The...

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Chantrey Vellacott Named Top 25 Private Client Accountancy Firm
Chantrey Vellacott DFK LLP has been named as a Top 25 Accountancy Firm by Private Client Practitioner. Private Client Practitioner’s Top 25 Accountancy Firms...

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2013 Budget

March 20th, 2013

2013 Budget

The expectation that the economic background to this Chancellor’s fourth Budget would be pretty dire had been well flagged in advance – and the...

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Chantrey Vellacott DFK Insolvency Practitioners Have Been Appointed Liquidators Of Cornwall – Media Release
Insolvency practitioners from national accountancy firm Chantrey Vellacott DFK have been appointed liquidators of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly Credit Union Limited. Cornwall...

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Antic Ltd. Placed In Administration – Media Release
The Administrators appointed to take over the running of pub firm Antic Ltd say there is significant interest from parties looking to purchase the...

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Income Now Or Later?

December 19th, 2012

Income Now Or Later?

With the reduction in higher tax rates from April 2013, should you consider deferring some income? The possibility of deferring income to take advantage...

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Private Education Fees: Only For The Super-Rich?
Giving your children the best start in life through private school and university education is expensive – but can be achieved with the help...

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Home Is Where The Heart Is  And Valuable PPR Relief
Principal Private Residence relief is one of the most valuable Capital Gains Tax exemptions – but there are many complications to trip the unaware....

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Plan Ahead For The Child Benefit Clawback
If you or your partner has income in excess of £50,000 and either of you claim Child Benefit, you could be on the wrong...

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Opportunity Knocks? Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme
Has there ever been a better time to invest in businesses? In our opinion, No! With interest rates at their lowest for decades and...

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Skillsfinder Uk Training Limited – Media Release
A national training provider based in Birmingham has been placed into Administration.

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A Guide to Pension Auto Enrolment
Pension auto enrolment came into force on 1 October 2012. Starting with large employers, it will affect all employing organisations over the course of...

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Maximising Pension Contributions – Carrying Forward Unused Relief
We have outlined in previous articles the impact of the new pension regime introduced from 6 April 2011 on pension planning now and into...

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Flexible Drawdown – It’s Not Too Good To Be True
The background For many years it has been possible to take benefits from a pension scheme in a method known as a pension drawdown....

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Are You ‘Pension Healthy’?
The volatility in investment markets over the last few years has prompted many doomsday messages of crisis and destitution for future retirees, caused by...

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Planning For A Tax Efficient Exit: How To Ensure You Maximise The Money In Your Pocket!
At some point every business owner considers what will happen when they decide not to work in their business anymore.  The route to exit...

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Exclusive Financial Advisers To Lifeskills Education
CV Capital is acting as financial advisor to Lifeskills Education Limited in respect of its recommended cash offer for the entire issued share capital...

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Carl Watson - Chantrey Vellacott DFK
Carl Watson of the accountancy firm Chantrey Vellacott DFK tells a Charity Finance Group conference that the figure of £147.3m for the year to...

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Pensions Auto-Enrolment To Be Delayed For Small Businesses
Towards the end of November 2011, Steve Webb, Minister for Pensions, confirmed that the government was delaying auto-enrolment for small businesses for one year...

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New HMRC Taskforces Announced to Crack Down On Tax Evasion
HMRC has announced that they will launch 30 new taskforces to crack down on tax dodgers in 2012/13. Those who choose to break the...

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Management Receivers List – Sustainable Growth Group
On 23 February 2012, Adrian Hyde of Chantrey Vellacott DFK was appointed management receiver of Sustainable Agroenergy Plc, Sustainable Wealth Investments (UK) Limited, Sustainable...

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VAT Recovery for Academy Schools 2012
A new system of VAT recovery for Academy and Free Schools was included within the 2011 Finance Bill.  In a decision announced just prior...

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Relief For Investment In Business Start-ups
Relief for investment in business start-ups The Chancellor announced a new investment scheme, to be called Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (“SEIS”), to provide income...

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