Richard Meadows (Wisbech)

Following three years at University, Richard took a training contract with a three office practice in Berkshire. After qualifying in 1987, he joined Whiting & Partners' Wisbech office, where he is now a resident partner, working with a broad range of clients, particularly incorporated traders.

 In his spare time, Richard enjoys challenging walks in the country, particularly in the hills and mountains of the west country.
 
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Richard Meadows
4th Apr 2017 New Insolvency Rules

Liquidation Procedures: New administrative rules being phased in. With the new tax year already upon us, clients could be forgiven for thinking that all they need concern themselves with are the plethora of new fiscal rules about to impact on their businesses. However, further perhaps overlooked changes are about to be made to insolvency law…

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24th Jan 2017 Tax Loopholes for Middle England

Securing Entitlement to a State Pension ‘Credit’ without actually paying any NIC. Entrepreneurs that trade through a limited company can set how and how much they are remunerated. It is possible to avoid paying any NIC, yet still obtain a ‘credit’ for that particular tax year for future state pension purposes, by paying a salary…

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1st Nov 2016 Client Money

Solicitors: New rules for handling client money. The consultation period has now closed on the proposed new rules for how solicitors handle their client money: Proposed Draft Solicitors Accounts Rules

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18th Jul 2016 Post BREXIT

BREXIT: What now for UK manufacturing? Now that the dust is beginning to settle following the UK voting to leave the EU, it is clear that it will take some time to determine what the economic infrastructure will be once we do finally reach the point of exit. One immediate effect, however, is the initial…

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3rd Mar 2016 EU Referendum

EU: Good or bad for UK manufacturing? The announcement of the date for the In/Out of the EU referendum has stirred debate as to whether being within the EU is good or bad for UK manufacturing business. There is clearly no simple answer to the question, with various interest groups declaring themselves as yes or…

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26th Nov 2014 Solicitor Audits

Solicitors: Further consultation on proposed changes to Accountants’ Reports on client monies. Following a furore over plans to water down the rules for accountants’ reports on law firms’ financial accounts and safeguards for client monies, the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has launched a second consultation on accountants’ reports, which will be open until 28 January 2015.…

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4th Apr 2014 Reshoring

Are You Considering Reshoring? There are early signs of a growing trend of manufacturing businesses taking a critical look at their production processes. Parts of their production that had previously been outsourced abroad, particularly to perceived low cost suppliers in the east, are now being brought back to the UK. This is being labelled as…

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24th Jan 2012 Top 10 Tax Elections to Minimise Tax

Examples of the most helpful and generous tax elections and claims include: s222(5a) TCGA 1992 (Nomination of main residence) This capital gains tax election, often referred to as ‘flipping’, enables taxpayers, who own and reside in more than one home, to inform HMRC which of these homes is their principal private residence. For those who…

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