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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
Mike started his life in Suffolk. He took a degree in pure mathematics at St. Andrews University. After training at Arthur Andersen and then a small two partner firm in London specialising in the entertainment industry he qualified as a chartered accountant in 1976 being awarded the ‘tax prize for the best paper during his professional exams.
Following qualification Mike gained experience within small accountancy firms before being made partner at Raftery & Co (which later became part of Prime). After 7 years as partner, Michael moved to London and decided to start his own practice specialising in the not for profit sector and bespoke accounts and tax advice for successful professionals both UK and non-UK domiciled. He ran the practice for 28 years moving back to the Midlands 20 years ago. He remained in touch with Prime throughout and merged his practice with Prime in late 2016.
Michael’s clients have won the best in category award for Charity Accounts in two successive years. He was awarded a diploma in Charity Accounting in 2007. Mike was a founder member of the Charity Practitioners forum and its chair from 2014 to 2016.
Outside of work Michael lives in Dorridge and is married with two adult children. He enjoys travelling, yoga and walking.
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