Wellbeing in Sport Seminar

Sport teaches us more about life than the art of winning. Olympians, football and rugby players have considerable incentives to perform, strict procedures in place for achieving their goals and are surrounded by a culture of learning and development. Saffery Champness are delighted to invite you to join us for a seminar on Tuesday 18 October, […]

Saffery Champness recognised as tier one Independent Trust Company

Saffery Champness Registered Fiduciaries has once again been listed as a tier one firm in ePrivateClient’s ranking of Top Independent Trust Companies, continuing more than a decade of recognition as one of the top trust companies worldwide by the publication. A definitive industry guide to the leading trust and fiduciary service providers, the ranking has […]

Alumni Event 2022

Saffery Champness are delighted to invite you to our 2022 Alumni event, which has taken a hiatus in recent years due to the pandemic. It’s a great chance to catch up with old friends and colleagues, and we hope you are able to come along. The event will be held at a central London location […]

The Growth Plan 2022 – Tax Announcement

The new Chancellor, Kwasi Kwarteng, announced the much anticipated fiscal statement (mini-budget) on Friday 23 September; his first since coming to office earlier this month. At this webinar, Tax Partner Adam Kay examines the implications of the announcements and how the proposals might affect you. The webinar is relevant to both individuals and businesses. Please note […]

Commentary on the UK’s Mini-Budget 2022

The UK’s 2022 Mini-Budget was very much a fiscal statement focused on immediate (or at least imminent) actions: changes to Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) taking effect immediately, reversal (from 6 November) of the 1.25% National Insurance Contributions (NICs) increase and cuts to income tax, together with a reversal of the previously announced increase in […]

Mini-Budget 2022: At a glance

The Chancellor, Kwasi Kwarteng, delivered the Mini-Budget on 23 September 2022. The key announcements are summarised below.   Individuals From 6 April 2023, the basic rate of income tax will reduce from 20% to 19%. The 45% additional rate of income tax was due to be abolished, but this was reversed on 3 October 2022. […]

VAT Update – September 2022

This month’s VAT Update looks at the problems being experienced by users trying to use the new online VAT registration service which went live in August. There is a report of an interesting case looking at VAT and the sporting facilities provided by local authorities (with some interesting variations in the UK’s various jurisdictions). We […]

Valuable VAT refund scheme for museums and galleries reopens

HMRC have announced that the VAT Refund Scheme for museums and galleries will be open to new applicants in the autumn. The scheme allows museums and galleries to claim refunds of VAT incurred on their costs where they open free of charge to the public for at least 30 hours a week. The scheme was […]

Partner Mark Hill – announcement

It is with profound sadness that we can confirm that our friend and colleague Mark Hill, partner in the firm’s Bristol office, passed away on Sunday 4th September having battled bravely against cancer for a number of years. He leaves behind his beloved wife and their three children, to whom we send our heartfelt condolences at this very difficult time. Matthew Burton, Managing Partner: “Mark fought […]

Two Saffery Champness Guernsey Professionals in ePrivate Client’s ‘Top 35 Under 35’

Saffery Champness Registered Fiduciaries professionals Donna Brehaut and Zac Hanley have been named by ePrivateClient in its 2022 ‘Top 35 Under 35’. The publication’s annual listing highlights the industry’s rising stars by identifying the leading young private client practitioners from across the UK and UK Crown Dependencies. Donna Brehaut, an Associate Director, is a private […]