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We calculate staff & company contributions for your auto enrolment pension scheme as part of our payroll service.

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Our Team

We are the perfect size to offer you a complete and personal services. We have 11 staff some part time, each who bring certain skills to our team.

We are fortunate to have developed a very well qualified and knowledgeable team to advise you. We are unusual for our size as we have a dedicated Tax department who will give expert clear and understandable advice about tax and how to save it. Our staff are appreciated and motivated and most importantly enjoy working with our clients, a point proved by our very low staff turnover.

We understand that our role is to provide good relevant advice to all our clients and have in place and training and CPD plan to make sure all members of staff are able to meet your needs.

Richard Franklin FCA

Richard is the founding partner setting up the firm in the 80s. He has built the company in to what it is today. Many of our clients have been with us for over 20 years. Richard has developed a very client focused team who value personal relationships and are available to help whenever you require. From 2014 Richard has been reducing his work load and allowing Peter to take a more prominent role in the firm.

Peter Franklin ACA

Started training for his ACA qualification in London before moving to Plymouth in 2008 to complete his qualifications at Franklins. He has recently taken over the day to day running of the business being the main contact for the majority of clients. He has a drive to offer innovative yet useful and relevant solutions to client problems. He has a very thorough understanding of tax and advises clients on how to maximise their profits and reduce their tax burden.

Carole Hall MATT

Franklins are very proud to have a dedicated tax manager. Having qualified 15 years ago Carole now advises all of our personal tax clients in simple and plain English. She has meticulous attention to detail and is keen to implement plans and structures which will simplify and reduce your tax liabilities.

Accounts and bookkeeping

We have a perfectly formed team to help and advise you on all things accounts. Be it a very simple sole trader or a large ltd company. Our clients have FREE unlimited access to our staff who will endeavour to answer any queries you may have.

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Potential tax saving from incorporation removed

Until the 3rd December 2014 individuals trading as sole traders or partnerships were allowed a significant tax incentive on incorporation. Goodwill created by the individual could be sold at ...

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Backlash from public tax scandals

HM Revenue and Customs are under pressure. There are large political pressures to increase the level of tax collection to help the government with its plan to reduce the country’...

16th Apr 15 More

VAT on Early Settlement Discounts

To tie in with the EU VAT directive, the long standing VAT rule regarding early settlement discounts is changing from the 1st April 2015. The current method is to calculate the ...

27th Mar 15 More

Auto Enrolment

For many small employers the administration of payroll is about to become more complicated and time consuming. Auto Enrolment will require any qualifying employees to be enrolled in to a ...

19th Mar 15 More

Taking over the family firm

Our existing clients will know that I have recently taken over the day-to-day running of the firm and my father has taken a big step back from the business. Having ...

11th Mar 15 More
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