Working at Clayton & Brewill: what is a career in accountancy like?

November is national career development month and to mark the occasion, we interviewed our audits and account manager, Adam Rostance, to reflect on how his career has developed at Clayton & Brewill since he joined the firm 10 years ago. Hi Adam! Can you tell us a bit about what drew you to a career […]

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 […]

GPs – should you form a limited company?

Stagnating profits and hefty tax bills mean that our GP and locum doctor clients often ask us if they should consider incorporating their GP practice into a limited company. Yvonne Jackson, head of Clayton & Brewill’s specialist GP team, weighs up the pros and cons of incorporation from a tax and compliance perspective. Tax savings are most […]

Fright hikers raise thousands for charity

Clayton & Brewill’s Neil South and his intrepid team have raised over £2,000 from their endeavours in the Sherwood Forest Fright Hike on 25 October, completing the 30 kilometre night time walk in just five hours. The team was raising funds for Portland College to help buy wheelchairs for disabled athletes at the college. To donate to […]

£10k boost for GP practice

Clayton & Brewill’s GP specialist Yvonne Jackson has helped a GP practice to secure a much needed £10,000 boost to its cash-flow through identifying unclaimed-for drug payments. Yvonne explains. Many small and single-handed GP practices are facing falling income levels and challenging times in terms of cash-flow and some have taken the unwelcome step of dispensing […]

Fright Hikers to raise funds for Portland College

Clayton & Brewill's Neil South has signed up for the Sherwood Forest 'Fright Hike' in a bid to raise funds for Portland College. Definitely not for the faint-hearted, the 30k nighttime trek takes the hikers through the scariest parts of Sherwood Forest in the pitch black as Neil explains: 'I am part of a team […]

Make the most of your capital allowances

Doug Perry of Nottingham chartered accountants Clayton & Brewill encourages businesses to take advantage of the current generous limits for capital allowances. Capital allowances help you to reduce your tax bill, by allowing you to write off the cost of purchasing qualifying items against the taxable income of your business. Since April 2014, businesses have […]

Six tips for farmers and rural businesses

Clayton & Brewill’s farm accountancy specialists share six tips to help farmers pay less tax and manage their accounts effectively. Despite the difficult weather over the past three years, farming has generally survived the recent recession well, proving to be one of just a handful of industries to deliver ongoing growth. Against the backdrop of […]