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Lamont Pridmore welcomes Budget measures for SMEs
Lamont Pridmore, the award-winning Cumbrian-based firm of chartered accountants, tax and business advisers, has welcomed measures in this year’s Budget aimed at helping smaller businesses and families.
New managing director at Lamont Pridmore's Carlisle office
Lamont Pridmore, the multi award-winning Cumbria-based firm of chartered accountants, tax and business advisers, has welcomed Peter Brooks as the new managing director of its Carlisle office.
Lamont Pridmore honours outstanding business studies student
Two Cumbrian students have been honoured for their outstanding performance in business studies with a prize from award-winning family-run chartered accountancy firm Lamont Pridmore.
Time to take advantage of annual investment allowance increase
If you are considering investing in new equipment or machinery for your business then now is the ideal time to do so, while generous tax reliefs are available.
More homeowners to face scrutiny from elite tax unit
An elite tax unit focusing on the ‘super-wealthy’ is to lower its threshold to target homeowners with property worth more than £1 million.
Plan now before the end of the tax year
Now that the January deadline for filing self-assessment tax returns has passed, this would be a good time to think about any tax planning you may need to do ahead of 5 April, the end of the current tax year.
Are your business overheads too high?
Reducing your overheads is one of the ways to increase your profits. However, this in itself can prove costly in terms of both time and money which could be put to better use elsewhere in the business, particularly in the current economic climate.
Get the right car to reduce your tax bill
Leasing a business car rather than purchasing what is inevitably a fast-depreciating asset in today's world, has its attractions.
RTI: Is YOUR business ready?
With the introduction of Real-Time Information (RTI) now just a matter of weeks away, now is the time to ensure that your business is fully prepared for the change.
Unique insights into business and finance at literary festival
Expert speakers will throw the spotlight on a range of business and finance issues at this year’s Words by the Water literary festival, which runs from 1 to 10 March.