Insights: Spring Budget 2023 commentary
22nd MAR 2023
The Chancellor’s alliterative theme of the Spring Budget 2023 was the four E’s of Enterprise, Employment, Education and Everywhere. Such ent ...
Insight: UK Chancellor’s 2023 spring budget
15th MAR 2023
Chancellor Jeremy Hunt went one better than 4 of his 5 predecessors today in that he delivered a Budget. Consilium Tax partner Craig Coyle o ...
Consilium advise Electric Heating Company on £3.8m investment
16th FEB 2023
SME specialists Consilium Chartered Accountants have provided corporate finance and tax advisory services to the Electric Heating Company (E ...
Time to plan for the end of capital expenditure super deductions?
15th FEB 2023
Since 1 April 2021, so-called tax ‘super deductions’ have been available on qualifying spend on plant or machinery. With super deductions du ...
Investors’ Relief: the forgotten million-pound opportunity?
14th FEB 2023
For Consilium’s latest insight, Craig Coyle looks at the frequently overlooked Investor’s Relief and the tax benefits it can offer to invest ...
A short guide to Employee Ownership Trusts
17th JAN 2023
When it comes to business disposals, an increasingly popular option is the Employee Ownership Trust. Corporate Finance Partner Linzi Wilson ...
Rising interest rates make late tax payments more costly
9th JAN 2023
Rising interest rates are a challenge for businesses at any point. However, as Tax specialist Duncan McKellar explains they are a major issu ...
Government delays digital Income Tax Self Assessment for self-employed
21st DEC 2022
The UK government announced this week a significant change to Making Tax Digital (MTD) for Income Tax Self Assessment. Self-employed individ ...
Insight: HMRC’s new VAT penalty regime and the increased cost of non-compliance
15th DEC 2022
As VAT specialist Martin Kerr outlines in Consilium’s latest insight report, late submission or payment is about to become a lot more costly ...
Insight: in a time of rising costs, knowing your breakeven point is essential
6th DEC 2022
Our latest insight comes from Accounts and Business Services Partner Derek Shaw as he highlights why business owners need to know their brea ...
Redefining our values (with a bit of help from Scottish Athletics and Gregor Townsend)
22nd NOV 2022
How can the culture of a company be defined? Are company values just a nice thing to have or critical for business success? Tricky questions ...
The Autumn Statement: less growth, more plan?
21st NOV 2022
Consilium Tax Partner Craig Coyle takes a deep dive into the UK Chancellor’s Autumn Statement and the implications for taxpayers and b ...
Tax insight: UK Autumn statement 2022
17th NOV 2022
The UK Chancellor today – 17 November 2022 – delivered his Autumn Statement, in effect a Budget aimed at repairing the damage do ...
Senior management promotions announced by Consilium Chartered Accountants
9th NOV 2022
Scottish firm Consilium Chartered Accountants have announced a round of internal promotions that will further enhance the company’s prospect ...
Dual careers: win on Sunday, study on Monday
7th NOV 2022
Ever wondered with it’s like to be a professional sportsperson while holding down a full-time job? All while sitting some of the toughest pr ...
Consilium advise Instinctive BI on sale to Version 1
1st NOV 2022
Glasgow-based firm Consilium Chartered Accountants have provided corporate finance and tax advisory services to Instinctive BI as part of th ...
Family Investment Company: pass on wealth, keep control & minimise tax
12th OCT 2022
This month’s insight comes from Consilium Tax Partner Craig Coyle as he examines thebenefits of a Family Investment Company, as part of Inhe ...
Anne McCulloch joins Consilium as Senior Tax Manager
11th OCT 2022
Consilium Chartered Accountants are delighted to announce that Anne McCulloch has joined the firm from RSM. Taking up the role of Senior Tax ...
Insight: UK Chancellor’s Growth Plan mini-budget – September 2022
23rd SEP 2022
Billed as the Government’s response to soaring energy costs and inflation, Consilium Chartered Accountants Tax Partner Craig Coyle ass ...
Consilium advise Panoramic Equity on investment in Aluminium & Plastics Systems
6th SEP 2022
Consilium Chartered Accountants are delighted to have provided financial due diligence services to Panoramic Growth Equity as part of their ...
Consilium advise Campbell Thomson Insurance Services on sale to Verso Wealth Management
22nd AUG 2022
Consilium Chartered Accountants recently provided corporate finance and tax advisory services to Campbell Thomson Insurance Services Limited ...
Consilium Q&A: Beth Goodwin, Scotland netballer
2nd AUG 2022
As the 2022 Commonwealth Games continue in Birmingham, we caught up with our colleague, CA trainee and netballer Beth Goodwin for a chat abo ...
Consilium’s star student goes for gold at Birmingham 2022
25th JUL 2022
On the eve of the 2022 Commonwealth Games, Consilium trainee and netball star Beth Goodwin shared her thoughts on representing Scotland and ...
Craig Coyle joins Consilium Chartered Accountants as Tax Partner
19th JUL 2022
Consilium Chartered Accountants are delighted to announce the appointment of Craig Coyle as Tax Partner. Joining the existing Partner team, ...