News centre

Please see below for a range of useful blog posts, resources and latest news stories which may be of interest to you.


26 Mar 2019

Prime Staff Conference 2019

Posted by - Kevin Johns

21 Jan 2019

Tim Stimpson - Prime Accountants Group Brand Ambassador

Posted by - Morgan Davies

31 Oct 2018

Prime Group Video

Posted by - Morgan Davies


15 May 2019

Prime Accountants Group booklet

Posted by - Morgan Davies

Prime Accountants Group is an independent firm of chartered accountants, forensic accountants, business and financial advisors. We simplify business for our clients, allowing them to spend more time doing what they do best.

2 Apr 2019

Tax Rates 2019/20 Pocket Guide

Posted by - Kevin Johns

Our tax rates pocket guide is now available. Many of these figures are fundamental to our business and personal lives. The main ones are summarised in the guide and we are sure that you will find it a useful point of reference throughout the coming tax year.

14 Mar 2019

Spring Statement Summary 2019

Posted by - Kevin Johns

A summary of the Spring Statement 2019 is now available here. We have produced this to cover the main issues that are most likely to be of interest to you. You will also find useful commentaries to help you understand how the proposed changes may affect you personally.

28 Feb 2019

Year End Tax Planning 2018/19

Posted by - Sarah Grandison

There are many different reliefs and allowances to take advantage of throughout the tax year. As the year-end approaches this guide offers some advice on the core opportunities you should be thinking about. With tips affecting income and investment, for couples, company directors and employees, there will be something for everyone. We also have some essential tips for those making their estate plans.

30 Oct 2018

The Budget 2018

Posted by - Kevin Johns

The Chancellor Philip Hammond presented his second Autumn Budget on
Monday 29 October 2018. Our summary focuses on the tax measures which
may affect you, your family and your business. To help you decipher what was said we have included our own comments.

26 Jun 2018

Prime VC Portal Instructions

Posted by - Laurence Moore

At Prime we file documents electronically using a system called Virtual Cabinet. This useful guide explains how to register and use the system.

14 Jun 2018

Charity News

Posted by - Mike Jellicoe

Our Charity News includes useful guidance on keeping vulnerable beneficiaries, employees and volunteers safe. We also consider the impact of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), updates on Charitable Incorporated Organisations and other pertinent issues giving you the inside track on the sector's current hot topics and latest guidance.

Latest News

10 May 2019

Scottish Air Departure Tax plans further delayed

Posted by - John Osborne

The Scottish government has further delayed its plans to replace Air Passenger Duty (APD) with Air Departure Tax (ADT). The plans to introdu...

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10 May 2019

'Flexible extension' to Article 50

Posted by - Morgan Davies

Business groups, including the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), have commented on the six...

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10 May 2019

Money Laundering

Posted by - Morgan Davies

HMRC has published a list of businesses that have not met their obligations under the Money Laundering Regulations.As a supervisor of the Mo...

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10 May 2019

'Springtime' tax scams target young people

Posted by - Sarah Grandison

HMRC has warned young people in the UK to 'stay vigilant' in order to avoid falling victim to 'Springtime' tax refund scams.Criminals often ...

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10 May 2019

Government confirms implementation of pensions dashboards

Posted by - Glen Callow

The government has confirmed that the initiative to introduce a pensions dashboard will go ahead.Pensions dashboards will allow those saving...

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30 Apr 2019

Tim's blog: KEEP CALM and Carry On!

Posted by - Tim Stimpson

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief,...

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26 Apr 2019

Birmingham Children's Hospital

Posted by - Kevin Johns

At Prime we have always taken our corporate social responsibility seriously and take pride in the effort our team put into our fundraising a...

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25 Apr 2019

What is Forensic Accounting?

Posted by - Adrian Pym

When considering the role of a Forensic Accountant it is necessary to consider the term "Forensic Accounting", and what a Forensic Accountan...

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24 Apr 2019

Professional Services Week in Solihull

Posted by - Kevin Johns

Solihull Chamber of Commerce and the Chamber’s ProSolihull Forum have joined forces with BPS Birmingham to launch professional services we...

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9 Apr 2019

Kevin hands over the reins

Posted by - Jonathan Stobart

After 2 successful years as Chamber president, Prime director Kevin Johns has now stepped down from his role to make way for the newly appoi...

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