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We have been providing businesses throughout East Yorkshire with qualified accountancy and taxation advice for over 20 years. From business start-ups to established companies our team will provide you with the advice and expertise needed to assist in helping to drive your business forward.

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Chancellor Philip Hammond Has Delivered The Autumn 2017 Budget

Key Budget Points

The state of the economy

  • Growth forecast for 2017 downgraded from 2% to 1.5% - Productivity growth and business investment also revised down
  • Another 600,000 people forecast to be in work by 2022
Business
  • £500m for 5G mobile networks, fibre broadband and artificial intelligence
  • £540m to support the growth of electric cars, including more charging points
  • A further £2.3bn allocated for investment in research and development,
  • Another 600,000 people forecast to be in work by 2022
  • Existing diesel supplement in company car tax to rise by 1%
  • Short-haul air passenger duty rates and long-haul economy rates to be frozen, paid for by an increase on premium-class tickets and on private jets.
  • VAT threshold for small business to remain at £85,000 for two years
  • Income tax to be applied from April 2019 on digital economy royalties relating to UK sales which are paid to a low-tax jurisdiction, raising about £200m a year
  • Rises in business rates to be pegged to CPI measure of inflation, not RPI
  • A further £2.3bn allocated for investment in research and development

BREXIT
  • £3bn to be set aside over next two years to prepare UK for every possible outcome as it leaves EU
Pensions, tax, savings and welfare
  • Stamp duty to be abolished immediately for first-time buyers purchasing properties worth up to £300,000
  • In London and other expensive areas, the first £300,000 of the cost of a £500,000 purchase by first-time buyers will be exempt from stamp duty
  • £1.5bn package to "address concerns" about the delivery of universal credit
  • Claimants to get one month's payment within five weeks of applying
  • Scottish police and fire services to get refunds on VAT from April 2018
  • Vehicle excise duty for diesel cars that do not meet latest standards to rise by one band in April 2018
  • Tax hike will not apply to van owners
  • Tax-free personal allowance to rise to £11,850 in April 2018
  • Higher-rate tax threshold to increase to £46,350
  • Tobacco will rise by 2% above Retail Price Index (RPI) inflation while the minimum excise duty on cigarettes introduced in March will also rise, as will duty on hand-rolled tobacco
  • Duty on beer, wine, spirits and most ciders will be frozen
  • Duty on high-strength "white ciders" to be increased via new legislation

Payroll Services

We offer a full payroll service for your business, which offers many advantages to you and your business. We will ensure that all requirements under the new Real Time Information (RTI) system are being met by your business. Alternatively we will assist in the setting up of your own payroll service advising on the best software for your needs and how to operate it.

Company Audits

Audits and Independent Reviews still remain the most valuable means of giving your business credibility as they assist in the improvement of management information, provide reassurance for stakeholders and/or trustees, and can identify potential weaknesses and how to alleviate them. Audits and reviews give businesses an independent opinion regarding the completeness and accuracy of their financial statements for a given period.

Banking Advice

Cameron, Ferriby & Co has a long established and respected place in the local banking fraternity and will work with you and your business to establish its banking needs ensuring you are receiving the best service the business banking sector has to offer.

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Take a few minutes to visit our video media page where you can watch a range of selected videos, catch up on Chancellor statements and budget speeches as well as more details on why using an ICAEW Chartered Accountant is important to your business and see what's going on locally in Hull City of Culture 2017 #Hull2017 ... great with a coffee!

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Live Business & Financial News

Rail timetables overhaul aims to boost frequency and reliability Posted on Sunday May 20, 2018

One of the biggest rail timetable overhauls ever in the UK is predicted to create winners and losers.

US and China halt imposing import tariffs Posted on Sunday May 20, 2018

No specific numbers are given, but the deal appears to have ended the imminent threat of a trade war.

New tougher MOT tests come into force Posted on Sunday May 20, 2018

Rules will introduce new categories for defects and tougher tests on diesel emissions.

Chelsea owner Abramovich experiences UK visa renewal 'delay' Posted on Sunday May 20, 2018

A source close to the Chelsea owner says the renewal process is taking "a little longer than usual".

Ocado delivers for 'patient' investors Posted on Saturday May 19, 2018

For years the online retailer was a disappointing loss-maker, but a deal in the US has ignited the shares and confounded critics.

Royal wedding 2018: Who's paying? Posted on Thursday May 17, 2018

Security will be the biggest expense, but precise costs are hard to count.

Glencore shares fall on DRC probe fears Posted on Friday May 18, 2018

A report says the mining giant could face an investigation from the Serious Fraud Office.

Smart luggage firms close because of airline battery rules Posted on Friday May 18, 2018

Two firms have closed this month, citing changes in airline policies on carrying batteries.

Airbnb to report homeowners' income to Danish tax authorities Posted on Friday May 18, 2018

The rental site will report homeowners' income to the Danish tax authorities in the first deal of its kind.

'Girl Fund' to invest in gender diverse companies Posted on Friday May 18, 2018

Legal and General's fund will focus on firms who score highly in areas such as women on boards.

Seven steps to recruiting the right team Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

Clarity or purpose and a rounded approach are essential, finds Bethan Ashmead-Latham.

Steps to minimise supply chain fraud Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

As businesses are becoming increasingly reliant on longer, more complex supply chains, the opportunities for fraud are increasing. Tim Philips looks at what can be done to prevent it.

Choosing the right KPIs Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

With crucial KPIs buried deep in every business, finance professionals speak to Lauren Razavi about how they harness their company’s hidden depths for success.

Benefits of bespoke data analysis Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

Matthew Leitch extols the considerable business benefits of bespoke data analysis.

Retailers in distress Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

With some high-profile businesses hitting the rocks in recent months, it’s time to take a fresh look at how to head off crisis. David Parsley investigates.

Business and Management Faculty 2018 webinars and events Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

Stay up-to-date by attending our webinars and events in 2018. We have a varied programme of CPD lectures offering you the choice of meeting fellow members at our one hour events at Chartered Accountants’ Hall, or listening to our online webinars from the comfort of your office or home.

Reducing the risk of supply chain fraud Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

This webinar, part of a series presented in conjunction with the Fraud Advisory Panel, will go through practical steps to reduce the likelihood of your business suffering from supply chain fraud.

Webinar resources Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

Thank you for registering on to the Business and Management Faculty's webinar, Reducing the risk of supply chain fraud, broadcast on 10 May 2018.

Workplace automation Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

Workplace robotics promises to radically change finance and management. Jon Bernstein examines whether the revolution will lead to integration or replacement.

Brexit - member views Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

Brexit views with Nigel Hastilow and opinions from a range of Birmingham’s FDs.

Money laundering and fraud - steps FDs should take Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

This webinar will cover the aspects of anti-money laundering and the Proceeds of Crime Act of which finance directors need to be aware. Presented by Andrew Harrison of Moneycorp, this punchy short webinar will cover the steps you should take to minimise the risk of falling foul of the law when dealing with customers and suppliers.

Boardroom pay Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

Pay ratios are the latest idea proposed to address public concern over executive remuneration. But will they achieve what proponents intend? David Craik investigates.

Digital financial reporting - an update Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

What can technology offer to boards, investors and those who prepare business accounts when it comes to corporate reporting? A project by the Financial Reporting Council aims to find out.

Business VAT update Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

Neil Warren guides us through the labyrinth of VAT changes over the past year.

Ten easy steps to better IT security Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

Is your business taking its cyber security seriously? ICAEW’s IT Faculty can help you work out how to do even better at protecting your data and systems.

Dynamic pricing - pros and cons Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

With more and more companies adopting dynamic pricing, Xenia Taliotis explores the benefits and pitfalls of the strategy, plus the sectors it is affecting.

Company filing requirements and development update Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

This webinar will provide you with a quick summary of filing requirements and indicate how to legitimately reduce excessive detail of personal information requested.

Practical password policies Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970


Mark Taylor provides us with practical advice on the adoption of effective and efficient password policies for your business.

AAA opinions on business partnering strategy Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

The faculty’s Rick Payne chaired a panel at the American Accounting Association conference to discuss ways finance business partners can play a bigger role in strategy.

Business travel cost management Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

Business travel is a £1trn industry and companies of all sizes are opting for an increasingly smart approach in order to maximise savings, finds Christian Annesley.

How the video game became a million dollar idea. Posted on Friday May 18, 2018

The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst tells us how the video game became a million dollar idea.

'I know all about AK-47s - and now apples!' Posted on Friday May 18, 2018

Errol April is a soldier-turned-apple farmer who believes in redistributing land in South Africa.

'The economic crisis killed my father' Posted on Friday May 18, 2018

Argentina has had to ask the IMF for help again. This has brought bad memories of previous crises to the citizens of Buenos Aires.

'We do custom artwork on our skateboards' Posted on Friday May 18, 2018

Former professional skateboarder Kent Lingeveldt has turned his sport into a business.

Mothers at a shopping centre in Greenwich in London give their verdicts on Mothercare Posted on Thursday May 17, 2018

Mothers at a shopping centre in Greenwich in London say other stores are better at catering for young children.

Are tumble dryers still a fire risk? Posted on Wednesday May 16, 2018

After five million tumble dryers made by Whirlpool were identified as a fire risk, the company started fixing them. But some users claim their fixed dryers have caught fire.

Why is Spanish Iberico cured ham so expensive? Posted on Wednesday May 16, 2018

A single leg costs hundreds of pounds and increasing demand is pushing prices up.

Robert De Niro opens new restaurant Posted on Wednesday May 16, 2018

The Oscar-winning actor and entrepreneur has begun a new business venture in east London.

Victoria Derbyshire debates the issue of higher prices for bigger sizes Posted on Tuesday May 15, 2018

Victoria Derbyshire debates the issue of higher prices for bigger sizes with a plus-size designer and a plus-size model

Royal Wedding: How to dress a Royal groom Posted on Tuesday May 15, 2018

The people who dressed Prince William for his wedding show us what it takes to get a Royal groom kitted out.