The Amas Blog…

The Importance of Hiring an Accountant

18.04.18

As bookkeeping software is simplified and more business owners do their own bookkeeping, there is the perception that hiring an accountant is not necessary. But accountants are not bookkeepers, they are trusted advisors. Many believe...

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R&D Tax Credits: Why it applies to you.

11.04.18

A typical client’s success story. Our client is a typical SME with 8 employees and a turnover of £700k. After only 4 weeks of working with them, they received a successful claim award of £44k....

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Register here to check your R&D Tax Credits eligibility

11.04.18

With our £500k of successful R&D Tax Credit claims for our clients in the last quarter and with the average claim in the UK being approximately £46k; it is important to ask yourself how many...

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Register for our digital health check and begin your journey to being digitally compliant

09.04.18

As one of the leading digital accountancies, our aim is to make sure that you are given the best advice to understand what is required to make sure your business is digitally compliant. To achieve...

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Making Tax Digital – Explained

26.01.18

What does HMRC mean by being digitally compliant? In the spring 2015 Budget, the Making Tax Digital (MTD) initiative was first announced. This introduced the requirement for quarterly reporting to HMRC via digital records for small businesses,...

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… Over £500k of funding secured in Ayrshire in the last quarter!

24.01.18

  MINIMAL time and effort required by you – MAXIMUM claim accuracy and value provided by us  As your local funding experts, Amas’s track record in securing funding for local businesses is second to none....

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My Experience in a Modern Accountancy Practice

11.10.17

As a Strathclyde University student studying accounting and finance, an internship is valuable for gaining first-hand experience in the industry and getting a taste at what my future career could be like. Therefore, when Strathclyde’s...

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‘R&D don’t apply to me’: Digital agencies

11.10.17

  A common misconception with agencies is that they believe because the research and development (R&D) work is for their clients, it is them who should be claiming the incentive. However, if the agency is...

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‘R&D don’t apply to me’ – Food Industry

11.10.17

  Even companies that centre around food are eligible for R&D Tax Credits. Whether it be adapting a product due to legislation, like sugar tax, or popular dietary requirement or changing packaging to increase shelf...

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‘R&D don’t apply to me’: Construction Industry

11.10.17

  Most buildings are highly unique in their structure and design in order to work in different areas. This requires innovative thinking to create bespoke solutions for clients and therefore, companies take a constant approach...

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