Griffin Open Exeter Office

Griffin Open Exeter Office A Devon accountancy firm has opened its second office, three years after opening its first. Griffin Chartered Accountants has taken a two floor suite at Silverdown Office Park at Exeter Airport Business Park, following on from its first in Honiton. Graham Higgins, who founded the company [...]

2019-04-24T10:25:02+00:00September 17th, 2018|Business|Comments Off on Griffin Open Exeter Office

Social Enterprise Structures

Setting up a Social Enterprise - which legal structure should you choose? When setting up a Social Enterprise, you can choose from a number of different legal structures. Your choice will have an impact on the amount of tax you pay, and any grants or investment opportunities. There are several [...]

2018-11-04T16:57:40+00:00February 23rd, 2018|Business, Charities|Comments Off on Social Enterprise Structures

Griffin partners with South West Growth Service

Griffin expertise adds weight to SWGS partnership proposition Griffin Chartered Accountants have become the latest company to join the South West Growth Service group of partners, adding their growing capability to supporting SMEs across the SW peninsula.  The Honiton based firm, founded by Misty Nickells and Graham Higgins, provide exceptional [...]

2018-01-24T14:47:11+00:00January 24th, 2018|Business|Comments Off on Griffin partners with South West Growth Service

Funding supports new gym opening

Funding supports new gym opening A bespoke gym has opened in East Devon after bank funding was arranged by Honiton-headquartered Griffin Chartered Accountants. Health and fitness entrepreneur Craig Bernhardt of B Health & Fitness, who already has a successful gym in Dorset, was initially turned down for funding by his [...]

2018-01-24T15:01:20+00:00January 8th, 2018|Business|Comments Off on Funding supports new gym opening

Are you missing out on R&D tax credits?

Are you missing out on R&D tax credits? There are thousands of pounds being lost in tax relief by eligible companies every year. This reflects the common misconception that Research and Development (R&D) is confined to manufacturing plants, tech giants or research laboratories, when in reality, the ideas and inspirations [...]

2017-10-10T08:37:19+00:00October 3rd, 2017|Business, Tax|Comments Off on Are you missing out on R&D tax credits?

New employees for expanding accountancy firm

New employees for expanding accountancy firm Griffin Chartered Accountants has swelled its numbers by four less than a year after moving into new premises in Honiton - and the company looks set to recruit even more staff before the end of 2017. Of the four, two are qualified accountants. Jo Davey, [...]

2017-08-17T11:27:29+00:00August 17th, 2017|Business|Comments Off on New employees for expanding accountancy firm

373 awards 2017

Griffin sponsor 373 Group Awards 2017 Griffin are delighted to announce that we are sponsoring the 2017 373 Group Business Awards. The event will take place at The Deer Park Hotel, Honiton on 13th July. 373 Group Dubbed the 'South West's friendliest business networking group', the 373 Group meets regularly at venues [...]

2017-06-02T08:35:12+00:00June 2nd, 2017|Business, Events|Comments Off on 373 awards 2017

Spring budget 2017

Spring budget 2017 Whilst the budget was relatively uneventful, there have been some controversial changes aimed at the self-employed and small business owners. However, the main point of controversy, the rise in Class 4 National Insurance Contributions has now been reversed.  The key points are as follows:Self Employed National InsuranceThe budget initially outlined an [...]

2017-03-27T12:59:44+00:00March 10th, 2017|Business, Tax|Comments Off on Spring budget 2017

VAT flat rate scheme changes

Limited cost traders - Flat rate scheme Summary From April 2017, a new Flat Rate Scheme category is being introduced called “limited cost trader”. Any business that spends less than 2% of their turnover or < £1,000 a year on “goods” will fall into this category and will use a [...]

2017-03-08T09:23:42+00:00March 2nd, 2017|Business, Opinion, Tax|Comments Off on VAT flat rate scheme changes