Call: 01625 578030

  • You talk, we listen

  • Tax planning for your business

  • We care because you care

  • Business accounts are our passion

  • Facebook Griffin Accountants
  • Twitter Griffin Accountants
  • Email this page to a friend

We use Kashflow do you?

  • Griffin Accountants deal with my property rental accounts and personal tax. Their fees are very competitive, the service is excellent real value for money.

    Dr David Teale
    Teale Property Rental

  • Griffin Accountants provide assistance for both my business and personal tax and accountancy needs. They are large enough to have the specialist knowledge I require, yet still small enough to provide a personal service.

    Robert Milne
    Creative Director

  • I have received a first class service. Any queries have been dealt with promptly on a business and personal level. Everyone is polite and profession.

    A Noble
    Noble Construction

  • I have used Griffin Accountants for a few years. My first words of advice to anyone starting a business are to get a good accountant and accounts and tax services are one. Straightforward, quick with good advice, accurate, they do what they say on the tin.

    Jason Cooper
    Cooper Landscapes

  • Griffin Accountants are of great help to us with the use of Kashflow for our book keeping and VAT submissions. They regularly prompt us when the monthly figures are due and always help us with client queries and any complicated invoices and calculations.

    Harry Edwards
    Managing Director
    Focus IT Managed Services Ltd

NMW and NLW increases take effect

Newsletter issue - April 2018.

New rates for the National Minimum Wage (NMW) and National Living Wage (NLW) (aged 25 and over) apply from 1 April 2018, and employers must ensure that they implement them accordingly. The rates are as follows:

  • 25 and over - £7.83 per hour;
  • 21 - to 24-year-olds - £7.38 an hour;
  • 18 - to 20-year-olds - £5.90 an hour;
  • under 18s - £4.20 an hour; and
  • Apprentice rate - £3.70 an hour.

Severe penalties may be imposed for failure to comply with NMW/NLW obligations. Broadly, the penalty percentage which may be imposed for non-compliance is now 200%. The maximum penalty is a hefty £20,000 per worker, although it may be reduced by 50% if the unpaid wages and the penalty are paid within 14 days.

For further information on the NMW, see the GOV.UK website at https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates.

Latest tax tips and news