Clayton & Brewill Bake Off 2016

We have rounded off our 70th anniversary year with a ‘bake off’ in aid of the Lincolnshire & Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance. Founded in 1946, Clayton & Brewill is the oldest independent accountancy firm in Nottingham and we were keen to mark the celebrations with a series of fund raising events. Starting with an abseil in April, the celebrations have […]

Business hots up for Pyrotect

Business is hotting up for the fire protection specialists at Leicestershire-based Pyrotect following a successful management buy-out, assisted by Clayton & Brewill’s Doug Perry. We spoke to Pyrotect Ltd MD, Chris Goodison, for an insight into the business. Chris joined the board of directors of Pyrotect as ‘MD designate’ in June 2014, working with Pyrotect’s […]

Splitting rental income between spouses

HMRC is currently paying close attention to how rental income is divided between spouses. Nottingham chartered accountants Clayton & Brewill explains the importance of ensuring the right ownership status for rental properties to avoid falling foul of HMRC. The general rule is that, where rents are received from an asset held in the names of individuals […]

Tax-Free Childcare to launch in early 2017

The government’s Tax-Free Childcare scheme will be launched to parents from early 2017. Clayton & Brewill explain who qualifies and how to claim. Tax-Free Childcare aims to help working parents with the cost of childcare and it will be rolled out gradually from early 2017, with parents of the youngest children able to apply first. […]

Client feature: Are you sitting comfortably?

As we spend ever longer at our desks it perhaps isn’t surprising that more and more of us are suffering from neck pain or a bad back. Clayton & Brewill client Therapy Direct Healthcare works with businesses and their employees to improve health and wellbeing at work, including rehabilitation after surgery or injury and proactive support […]

Thinking of starting a new business?

You’ve done the market research and established that your business idea has legs, so now it’s time to start thinking about the legal and financial aspects that will help you get off onto the best possible footing. At Clayton & Brewill we’ve helped hundreds of people to get started in business, preparing business plans, taking […]

70th anniversary party – photo gallery

Clayton & Brewill chartered accountants celebrated the firm’s 70th anniversary in May 2016 with an event at The Carriage Hall in Plumtree. Partners Neil South, Yvonne Jackson and Doug Perry welcomed clients and friends for an evening of drinks and canapés. Music was provided by saxophone quartet The Sax Chicks and a charity raffle raised funds […]

Clayton & Brewill charity abseil photo gallery

View the photo gallery from the Clayton & Brewill charity abseil in aid of the Lincolnshire & Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance. On 21 April, members of the Clayton & Brewill team together with some of our clients, abseiled an impressive 120 feet down The Roaches in Derbyshire to raise funds for the Air Ambulance as part […]

Clayton & Brewill charity abseil

Ten members of the Clayton & Brewill team together with two intrepid clients will be taking part in an abseil to raise funds for the Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance. We celebrate our 70th anniversary during 2016, making us one of the oldest independent accountancy firms in Nottingham. As part of our anniversary activities, Clayton & Brewill people […]

Spreading income around the family – advice for business owners

Business owners often seek to minimise the tax position of shareholder-directors by involving members of the same family and using personal reliefs and lower rate tax bands of each person. But is this still an advisable strategy in the current anti-avoidance environment? Yvonne Jackson, partner and chartered accountant at Clayton & Brewill offers advice for business […]