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Criminal Finances Act
The Criminal Finances Act 2017 took effect on 30 September 2017. It makes companies and partnerships, a ‘relevant body’, crimina...Read more >
3 Nov 2017
Autumn Budget Wishlist
With the Chancellor’s first Autumn Budget due to be presented on 22 November, professional bodies and business groups are setting out ...Read more >
2 Nov 2017
HMRC have changed the way in which they will assess some taxpayers removing the need for these individuals to complete a Self Assessment Tax...Read more >
1 Nov 2017
Solihull College awards - 2017
On Monday 6th November, Prime attended the Solihull College's annual gradutaion ceremony, with Kevin Johns presenting the Prime Accountants ...Read more >
10 Nov 2017
Solihull News Column - 9th November 2017
A new report produced by the Chamber and the University of Birmingham’s City-REDI says that HS2 will have a substantial impact on the ...Read more >
9 Nov 2017
Solihull News Column - 2nd November 2017
Being honest, approachable and organised are among the top attributes that employees believe make up the ideal boss. Research published by w...Read more >
2 Nov 2017
After completing a BA Honours degree in Business Studies, Laurence joined Prime (formerly Pilley & Florsham) as the firm’s first Chartered Accountant trainee. He qualified in 1983 and was presented with the Warwickshire Prize for being the highest placed Warwickshire Society student in the Institute's finals.
After qualifying, Laurence left and joined his father in practice in Leamington Spa. When his father retired in 1985, they merged the practice with that of Pilley & Florsham and became the Leamington branch office. Laurence was appointed a partner of Pilleys in January 1986.
While being very much a general practitioner, Laurence has a particular interest in, and a lot of experience of, the effective use of IT in business. As well as continually developing the IT strategy for the Prime Group, Laurence advises clients on their IT requirements. He is a member of the Chartered Institute's IT Faculty. Outside of the office, Laurence is a Governor of a Catholic Secondary School in Coventry and Finance Director of The Albany Theatre Trust.
Laurence is IT and VAO Director of the Prime Group.
Outside of work he has an interest in music and used to play keyboards in various local bands. Amongst his very varied client portfolio, Laurence acts for professional musicians, groups and entertainers.
Photography and videography is also an interest.