Robinson Reed Layton has passed its review for Investors in People for the fifth time since gaining the award in 1997.
We have retained our IIP status for the 5th time.
£4,300 Raised in Charity Golf Day
RRL co-hosted a charity golf day at Killiow Golf Club in aid of the Merlin MS Centre and the Cornwall Blind Association.
Choirs can Sing in Perfect Harmony Thanks to Robinson Reed Layton
This year, we will be sponsoring the Cornwall International Male Voice Choral Festival for the sixth time.
HMRC Announce Scrapping of Renewals Allowance
This is bad news for businesses and even worse news for residential landlords.
Exam Success for Wendy
Wendy Peters has just achieved accreditation in Sage 50 Accounts, the accounting software.
Wendy passed her exam after preparing for a year. She can now offer clients more in-depth advice about their bookkeeping.
RRL Sponsor Truro Window Display Competition
Robinson Reed Layton are pleased to sponsor the Best Window Display in Truro for this year’s St Piran’s Day celebrations. The trophywas awarded after the Truro St Piran’s Day Parade on Tuesday March 5th.
Budget Seminar Invite
Budget Seminar Invite
Budget Attendance Slip
Budget Attendance Slip
Holiday Let Owners Face Inheritance Tax
James Bailey said he was very disappointed by the judgement of the Upper Tax Tribunal in the case of Mrs Pawson (deceased), which was announced on 31 January.
Over £500 Raised for Local Charity
Pictured are some of the fundraising staff at Robinson Reed Layton together with Jackie Davis from St Petroc’s Society.
Reed All About It!
The Partners are delighted to announce that Simon Reed has been promoted to the role of Manager.
RRL sponsor RRFC match
We were delighted to sponsor the Redruth RFC National 2 South game against Dings Crusaders today.
The People’s Choice Workshop for Sage 50 Accounts
The People’s Choice Workshop
Death by a Thousand Cuts – Tax Partner Criticises New Tax on Child Benefit
James Bailey voices his criticism of the new Child Benefit tax which comes into effect in January.
Odds on Favourite for Local Firm
Staff at Robinson Reed Layton put their best feet forward to raise funds for a local charity.
More Exam Success
David Horwell has passed his final exams to become a Chartered Accountant.
Vicky Scores Highest Marks in Region
Vicky Reynolds has passed her final exams to become a Chartered Accountant with flying colours achieving the highest marks within the South Western Society of Chartered Accountants in the Business Reporting exam.
Partner becomes Bard
Stephen Gainey became a Bard at this year’s Gorsedh Kernow held at Camelford.
Two New Trainees Join The Firm
Two new graduates have embarked upon careers in accountancy by joining Robinson Reed Layton.
It All Adds Up for Two Trainee Accountants
Two trainee accountants at Robinson Reed Layton have completed their latest exams.
Extracting Management Information From Sage Accounts Seminar
Extract Mgmt info flyer 18.9.12
Two More Promotions
Two more promotions took place on 1 June 2012, Mark Williams became Charities Director and Tracy Lewis became a Manager.
Charity Walk along The Saints’ Way
Partner Stephen Gainey has collected over £500 of pledges for the Cornwall Blind Association following his walk of The Saints’ Way during the Jubilee weekend.
Youngest Ever Partner!
The youngest ever Partner in the firm’s 90 year history was made on 1 June 2012 when 28 year old Nick Skerratt became Partner.
HM Revenue and Customs’ Appeal To Affect Holiday Lets
James Bailey has been informed that HMRC is planning to appeal a decision made last year to allow Furnished Holiday Accommodation to qualify for Business Property Relief, which could have a dramatic effect on the families of holiday let owners.
Sage 5 Top Tips Seminar
Sage 5 top tips
The team at Robinson Reed Layton pored over the relevant press releases on Budget day in preparation for the next day’s Budget Briefings.
The briefings were well attended by local businesses, charities and individuals keen to learn how the new Budget affects them.
Real Time Information (RTI)
Did you know that you may be approaching the last frantic payroll year end to worry about getting the P35 to the Revenue by the 19 May?
No, your eyes are not playing tricks, but it may not be as good as it sounds!
Happy Homecoming for Local Tax Consultant
Truro accountant Dan Orasnjak has re-joined Robinson Reed Layton as a tax consultant.
Having qualified as a Chartered Accountant with the Cornish firm in 2011, Dan then moved to another regional firm of Chartered Accountants before returning to Robinson Reed Layton’s tax team last week.
He is pleased to be back.
New Taxation Decision on Furnished Holiday Accommodation
Tax Partner James Bailey has welcomed a recent decision by the Tax Tribunal.
‘This is potentially very good news for landlords of furnished holiday accommodation,’ said James.
New Sage Adviser
Wendy Peters has been appointed as a Sage adviser to Robinson Reed Layton, Cornwall’s only Sage Accredited Accountant Partner.
She has fifteen years worth of commercial experience and her indepth knowledge of the popular accountancy software will strengthen the firm’s busy Sage team.
Christmas Greetings to Charity
Robinson Reed Layton is giving Cornwall Hospice Care a gift this Christmas instead of sending Christmas cards to clients and has once again decided to give a donation in lieu of cards for both charitable and environmental reasons. The firm will send greetings in email correspondence leading up to the New Year. James Bailey, Tax Partner [...]
20 Years at RRL
We are celebrating the employment of two members of staff for over twenty years.
Redruth RFC Scores Sponsorship from RRL
Robinson Reed Layton is continuing to sponsor Redruth RFC for the eleventh year running and recently sponsored the match against Taunton.
Bushcraft Adventure Donated to Local School
Students from Pencalenick School can enjoy a day of bushcraft fun thanks to a local firm of chartered accountants and chartered tax advisers. Robinson Reed Layton won the BF Adventure Corporate Challenge earlier this year and have given their bushcraft prize to the school.
Odds on Favourite for RRL
Staff at Robinson Reed Layton put their best feet forward to raise funds for a local charity
Flying Colours at Cornish Accountancy Firm
Two members of the firm have passed the Professional stage of their Chartered Accountants (ACA) exams.
RRL Win the BF Adventure Title
Robinson Reed Layton beat six other teams to win the BF Adventure Corporate Challenge for a second year running last Friday.
RRL to Defend its BF Adventure Title
Robinson Reed Layton is defending its title as the winners of the BF Adventure Corporate Challenge. The event takes place on Friday 20th May at the charity’s outdoor centre near Penryn. Last year the challenge raised £2500 for BF Adventure’s work with disadvantaged people.
Budget Briefings Raise £460 for Cornwall Hospice Care
Robinson Reed Layton helped to raise £460 for Cornwall Hospice Care through its recent Budget briefings.
Once again the Budget announced items which will affect forthcoming tax years, whilst items already announced in previous Budgets will be coming into effect in April 2011 such as the 1% increase in National Insurance rates, changes in National Insurance and Income Tax thresholds and new regimes for tax relief and annuities in respect of pensions.
The Budget’s Journey to Cornwall in Times Gone By
Tax Partner James Bailey reminisces on how the Budget documents used to arrive in Cornwall.
Local Accountancy Firm in Tune with International Choral Festival
21st April 2011
Local chartered accountants and tax advisers Robinson Reed Layton are sponsoring the Cornwall International Male Voice Choral Festival (CIMVCF) for the fifth time.
£1,000 Within Sights for Local Charity
7th April 2011
Robinson Reed Layton is delighted to have raised £960 to date for Cornwall Blind Association by successfully completing the Stride for Sight on 19th March.
Early Wedding Present for RRL’s New Manager
Robinson Reed Layton is delighted to announce that Nick Skerratt has been promoted to the role of Manager in the Cornish accountancy firm.
Local Accountants Have Spring in Their Step for Local Charities 2
10th March 2011
Later in the month Robinson Reed Layton staff are putting their frying pans down and their best feet forward to raise funds for one of their clients, the Cornwall Blind Association.
Local Accountants Have Spring in Their Step for Local Charities 1
Robinson Reed Layton is well known for the chartered accountancy and tax advice it provides for local non-profit organisations but this month the staff are springing into action to raise funds for local charities through two events.
Sponsorship Adds Up For Redruth RFC
Robinson Reed Layton is sponsoring Redruth RFC for the tenth year running and has invited 120 guests to the club’s match against Stourbridge on Saturday 5th March at what is being billed as ‘the biggest St Piran’s Day celebration.’
‘Doing the Books’ for Local Writers
3rd March 2011
A number of local writers have asked Robinson Reed Layton to help them with their financial affairs. A broad range of writers from historical and political novelists to writers and illustrators of children books are receiving accountancy and tax advice from the Truro-based firm.
New Platinum ACCA Training Office Status
Robinson Reed Layton has been awarded a top accolade for its staff training and has achieved platinum approved status for its trainee development with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
More Exam Success at Robinson Reed Layton
Richard Lenihan and Daniel Orasnjak, of leading Cornish accountancy firm Robinson Reed Layton, have something extra to celebrate this Christmas, having both passed their final exams to become qualified as Chartered Accountants.
Not all bad news on Furnished Holiday Accommodation
James Bailey, the Tax Partner at the well-known Cornish accountants Robinson Reed Layton, said that the announcements on 9 December concerning changes to the rules for Furnished Holiday Accommodation (FHA) had some small measure of good news mixed with the expected bad news.
Christmas Greetings to Charity
25th November 2010
The partners and staff all wish you a very Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year – this year we have decided not to send Christmas cards to clients and instead we shall be making a donation of our estimate of the cost of cards to Cornwall Hospice Care, from whom we usually buy the cards.
Charity Day Is Odds On Favourite
If you were visiting Robinson Reed Layton’s offices in Truro on 22 October you would have been in for a surprise at staff members’ socks!
Winners, By All Accounts!
A team from Robinson Reed Layton is the new winner of the BF Adventure Corporate Challenge. The day of outdoor adventure raised £2500 for the charity’s work with disadvantaged people and to go towards extra indoor space.
Companies Must Get Their Accounting Inline For Online Tax Returns
12th October 2010
A leading local firm of chartered accountants and chartered tax advisers is warning about the impending change for any organisation that files company tax returns.
Coodes & Robinson Reed Layton Help Reduce IHT Handicap
Two leading Cornish businesses are holding a free seminar next month to inform guests about effective Inheritance Tax (IHT) Planning, with a charity golf putting competition to help the event to get into full swing.
Outstanding Exam Success
The Partners at Robinson Reed Layton are delighted that three of our Chartered Accountant students have passed exams at their recent sittings.
Robinson Reed Layton scoops Sage Accountant Partner of the Year Award
Robinson Reed Layton has won Marketing Accountant Partner of the Year Award 2010 which was presented at Sage’s first ever Accountant Awards held recently at the British Museum in London.
New Holiday Letting Tax Proposals “Illogical”
James Bailey, Tax Partner, today condemned the proposed changes to the tax treatment of Furnished Holiday Accommodation as “illogical”.
Successful IIP Re-accreditation
The Partners are delighted to advise that the firm was successfully re-accredited for its Investors In People status recently.
Director Appointed to Newly Incorporated Company in 96th Year!
An engineering and steel supplies business which has been a Partnership for nearly a century, appoints a new Director as it makes the historic move to an Incorporated Company.
Sharing Benefits With South West Businesses
We are delighted to have been recognised as the only accredited Accountant Partner in Cornwall by a leading supplier of business software and services, whilst a member of the team has qualified to offer specialist advice.
Robinson Reed Layton Get Local Response To Budget
Robinson Reed Layton, a leading firm of accountants based in Truro, today delivered their take on the Emergency Budget to an audience of clients and business friends at a Breakfast at Truro College, and again at a Lunch at the Cliffhead Hotel in Carlyon Bay.
In the Pink, not the Red!
On Sunday 9 May a team of 7 ladies from Robinson Reed Layton braved the unseasonably cold weather and took part in the Race for Life in Falmouth.
Robinson Reed Layton confirmed as top Sage software experts in Cornwall.
Paul Reed, Senior Partner at Robinson Reed Layton, has welcomed the news that the firm has been confirmed as the only Sage Accredited Accountant Partner in Cornwall.
Furnished Holiday Lettings
Tax Partner James Bailey today welcomed the announcement on 12 March by Shadow Chancellor George Osborne, that a future Tory government would “take action to undo the harm” that will be done by Alistair Darling’s legislation to abolish the beneficial tax treatment of landlords of “furnished holiday accommodation”.
Those Flippin’ Accountants!
Robinson Reed Layton’s team of Tom Mullard, Tracy Lewis, Vicky Reynolds and Dan Orasnjak entered the Rotary Club Great Truro Pancake Race on Shrove Tuesday, under the team name of “Flippin’ Accountants”.
Due to the adverse weather conditions, because a lot of our staff come from a wide variety of places throughout the County and are having travel problems, we are not as fully staffed as usual.
The Mad Hatters Raise Funds
The “Dress Down Day” in aid of Cornwall Hospice Care really went to the heads of the staff at Robinson Reed Layton, who added their own twist to the occasion by declaring it a “Mad Hatter’s Tea Party”, and requiring all to wear a hat on pain of a £5 fine for being caught bareheaded!
Like Father, Like Son….
Paul Reed, the Senior Partner in Robinson Reed Layton, is shown congratulating his son Simon on passing his final exams for his Chartered Accountant qualification.
Something to celebrate
Becca Walkden and David Mattingley both have something to celebrate, having both passed their final exams to qualify as members of the Association of Accounting Technicians.
Ruling Shoots Down Tax Claim
Robinson Reed Layton have won a battle with HM Revenue & Customs which means good news for gamekeepers and their employers.
Business of the Month – Negys a’n Mis
The firm has been chosen as the first “Business of the Month” by the Cornish Language Partnership.
Budget boost to marathon runner
The island race was established in 2000 when Pete Hingston, chef and father of 11-year-old CF sufferer Jade, was unable to get to London to take part in the capital’s famous marathon. Peter was so keen to run to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust that he decided to do a marathon on the same day around Tresco instead.
Budget for breakfast
Cornish business leaders had an early opportunity to digest the finer points of Chancellor Alistair Darling’s Budget at a breakfast presentation hosted by Truro Chartered Accountants Robinson Reed Layton on Thursday.
Something to sing about
A young Truro trainee has secured an elite scholarship with one of the world’s best known choirs.
Diploma in Charity Accounting
We are delighted to report that our Charity Partner Richard Robinson and Charity Manager Mark Williams have both attained the Diploma in Charity Accounting issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Double success in top-level tax exams
We are delighted to announce that two of our Chartered Accountants, Jo Lawless and Nick Skerratt, have passed their exams to become Chartered Tax Advisers.
Ch-ch-ch-ch changes …
How do you work for a hatful of different firms, and still get an award for 40 years’ loyal service?
Institute recognises Truro man’s services to charities
Leading South West accountants Robinson Reed Layton were in the pink last week as they celebrated a prestigious award to their Charity Partner, Richard Robinson.
Stithians Show July 14 2008 Stand K120
We are taking the opportunity to demonstrate our nationally recognised Sage expertise on stand K120 at Stithians Show on July 14th.
New Tax Partner
The partners are delighted to announce that with effect from 1 June 2008, James Bailey is the firm’s new Tax Partner.
Tracy Lewis from Robinson Reed Layton received the best Christmas present ever, when she learned that she had passed the finals of her chartered accountancy exams.
Chartered and AAT Success
Nick Skerratt, and Richard Lenihan have achieved success in a range of professional accountancy exams.
Accountants Make Investors In People Count
Robinson Reed Layton is celebrating its fourth confirmation of Investors in People recognition in a row.
Budget Briefings ‘Run’ Well For Marathon Charity!
Robinson Reed Layton once again ran our Budget Briefings on the day after the Chancellor’s announcements.
The Partners are pleased to advise that Jo Lawless has successfully passed her exams to become a qualified chartered accountant.
Popular Charity Seminar
Around 50 delegates from Cornwall’s charity sector attended a seminar hosted by Robinson Reed Layton at the Penventon Park Hotel, Redruth on 24th October 2006.
Accounting Technician Exam Success
Robinson Reed Layton and its associate management accounts and payroll business, DCN, are celebrating successes in recent Accounting Technician exams.
Chartered exam success
Nick Skerratt and Tom Mullard have both successfully completed key stages of the Chartered Accountancy professional examination.