Preparing for life after the basic payment scheme

Published on 17th September 2019

We can only guess whether Brexit will happen on 31 October and whether direct support payments will be phased out […]

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Inheritance tax planning – the crystal ball

Published on 16th September 2019

We do not advise clients to plan on the basis of tax changes that might never happen. However, a recent […]

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VAT fuel scale charges

Published on 13th September 2019

With the introduction of Making Tax Digital, more of our farming clients have asked us to take over their bookkeeping […]

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Reclaiming input VAT

Published on 12th September 2019

VAT is a tax which many farmers like. Farm produce sales are mostly zero-rated, so no VAT is payable, but […]

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Do you have a partnership agreement?

Published on 11th September 2019

A fear of solicitor fees means that many family farming partnerships are run without a written partnership agreement. This may […]

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Buying a farm

Published on 10th September 2019

Buying a farm is well-established inheritance tax planning for the successful business person, while existing farming families sometimes have the […]

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Simpkins Edwards shortlisted for commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility at North Devon Business, Leisure and Tourism Awards

Published on 9th September 2019

Simpkins Edwards has made it through to the finals of the North Devon Business, Leisure and Tourism Awards in the […]

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An update on holiday pay

Published on 9th September 2019

‘Holiday pay: it comes with the job’ is part of the modern Industrial Strategy, aiming to give employers and workers […]

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Simpkins Edwards help make Barnstaple Sea Cadets’ HQ Ship-Shape and Bristol Fashion

Published on 6th September 2019

Barnstaple Sea Cadets’ HQ has a fresh new look, thanks to Simpkins Edwards. As part of our ongoing commitment to volunteering […]

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Considering the minimum wage

Published on 6th September 2019

Getting minimum wage obligations right can be challenging for employers. A report by the Low Pay Commission found that underpayment […]

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