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James Cowper Kreston

James Cowper Kreston is a leading firm of accountants and business advisers, with offices in Oxford, Reading, London, Newbury, Henley and Southampton. The firm has a client base of over 5,000 businesses and private individuals. James Cowper Kreston delivers focused, innovative advice to a diverse range of businesses, ranging from start-up ventures to blue chip plcs. It also provides private client tax services to individuals. James Cowper Kreston is a member of Kreston International, the global network of independent accountants and business advisers, giving its clients access to advisers across the globe. James Cowper Kreston is ideally placed to provide informed local, national and international advice.

2 Chawley Park
Cumnor
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX2 9GG
01865 861166

Press Release

James Cowper Kreston – Webinar – Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Phase 2 Plan

The Chancellor announced on Friday 12 June the finer details on how the second phase of the CJRS will work beginning on 1 July. The new measures are set out to allow employees to gradually return to work having been furloughed under phase 1 of the CJRS. During our latest webinar Nick Butler, Partner and […]

Sue Staunton

Accounting

Oxfordshire

17th June 2020

Press Release

James Cowper Kreston Webinar – Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Phase 2 Plan

The Chancellor is set to announce tomorrow (Friday 12 June) the finer details on how the second phase of the CJRS will work beginning on 1 July. The new measures are set out to allow employees to gradually return to work having been furloughed under phase 1 of the CJRS. During our latest webinar Nick […]

Sue Staunton

Accounting, Employment

Oxfordshire

11th June 2020

Press Release

James Cowper Kreston: Webinar – Accounting issues

The Covid-19 global pandemic brings with it many accounting challenges and issues that may arise in the preparation of a Company’s latest financial statements. In this webinar we will explore some of the key issues that may arise and those which will need consideration by finance teams and Directors during the preparation of the financial […]

Sue Staunton

Accounting

Oxfordshire

9th June 2020

Press Release

James cowper kreston

James Cowper Kreston: Coronavirus – Practical Advice (updated 1 June)

Further to recent announcements we have updated our Practical Advice Document with the latest guidance for you. Our latest update covers further guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme following on from the announcement on 29 May. The CJRS will be closed to new entrants from 1 July meaning employers cannot furlough any employees for […]

Sue Staunton

Accounting

Oxfordshire

5th June 2020

Press Release

James cowper kreston

James Cowper Kreston Webinar – Managing businesses after lockdown

It is important for any business to understand how to manage the impact of Covid and understand the steps that need to be taken as the country begins to ease restrictions. During this webinar we will be covering the following: • The impact of Covid on different sectors and the staggered restart to work of […]

Sue Staunton

Accounting

Oxfordshire

5th June 2020

Press Release

Coronavirus – Practical Advice (updated 13 May)

Further to recent announcements we have updated our Practical Advice Document with the latest guidance for you. Our latest update covers further guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme including information on the extension of the scheme. We have also included further guidance on the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme and Bounce Back Loans. Here at […]

Sue Staunton

Accounting

Oxfordshire

13th May 2020

Press Release

Coronavirus – Accounting Issues

The Covid-19 global pandemic brings with it many accounting challenges and issues that may arise in the preparation of a Company’s latest financial statements. We have created an accounting issues document which explores some of the key issues that may arise and those which will need consideration by finance teams and Directors during the preparation […]

Sue Staunton

Accounting

Oxfordshire

6th May 2020

Press Release

James Cowper Kreston’s Joint Managing Partners take the helm

Further to the announcement on the 26 February, Alex Peal and Sue Staunton have today (1 May) taken up their roles as Joint Managing Partners. “When we first discussed the role, never in our wildest dreams did we think we would be working in the way we are at the moment” says Alex. “Never has […]

Sue Staunton

Accounting, Business Advice

Oxfordshire

4th May 2020

Press Release

Bounce Back Loans

Yesterday the government announced further support for SME’s across the country with the introduction of ‘Bounce Back Loans’. What we know so far: • The Bounce Back Loan scheme will help small and medium-sized businesses to borrow between £2,000 and £50,000. • The government will guarantee 100% of the loan and there won’t be any […]

Sue Staunton

Accounting

Oxfordshire

28th April 2020

Member Event

James Cowper Kreston: Webinar – Managing your cashflow and forecasting

It is important for any business, but especially during these unprecedented times, to understand the cashflow within the company and the impact that different circumstances could have on the financial health of the business. Manual cashflow forecasts are commonly used but have their limitations – a key one being that they can quickly become out […]

Sue Staunton

Accounting

Oxfordshire

28th April 2020

Press Release

James Cowper Kreston: Webinar – Managing your cashflow and forecasting

It is important for any business, but especially during these unprecedented times, to understand the cashflow within the company and the impact that different circumstances could have on the financial health of the business. Manual cashflow forecasts are commonly used but have their limitations – a key one being that they can quickly become out […]

Sue Staunton

Accounting, Business Advice

Oxfordshire

28th April 2020

Press Release

Coronavirus – Practical Advice (updated 22 April)

Further to recent announcements we have updated our Practical Advice Document with the latest guidance for you. Our latest update covers further guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme including the details for claiming the grant. We have also included information on the help for R&D and Start up Companies. Here at James Cowper Kreston […]

Sue Staunton

Accounting, Business Advice

Oxfordshire

22nd April 2020

Member Event

James Cowper Kreston: Webinar – Corporation tax

Corporation tax can be a significant cost to many businesses and, at a time when cashflow is tight, companies might be wondering how best to manage their liabilities. Join our business tax partner Sharon Bedford on 23 April who will be discussing the potential corporation tax implications of Covid-19 including: • Deferrals of corporation tax […]

Sue Staunton

Accounting

Oxfordshire

20th April 2020

Press Release

James cowper kreston

HMRC will accept requests to suspend payment of deferred import VAT and customs duty

HMRC announced on Friday 10th April that they will consider requests from UK VAT registered businesses who import goods from outside the EU, to suspend the monthly March deferment account payment for import VAT and customs duty, which is due this Wednesday 15 April. The timing of the announcement does not provide much time for […]

Sue Staunton

Accounting, Business Advice

Oxfordshire

14th April 2020

Press Release

James Cowper Kreston shortlisted for national tax award

James Cowper Kreston, one of the leading firms of accountants and business advisers in the Thames Valley and Southern England is delighted to announce that its tax team has been shortlisted as a finalist for a Tolley’s Taxation Award 2020 in the category of ‘Best Tax Team in a Regional Practice’. “We are thrilled to […]

Sue Staunton

Accounting, Business Advice, Business Services

Oxfordshire

8th April 2020

Press Release

James cowper kreston

Coronavirus – Practical Advice (8 April)

Further to recent announcements we have updated our Practical Advice Document with the latest guidance for you. Our latest update covers further guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme including the details needed for making a claim and more information for other eligible individuals. We have also included the rules around personal guarantees for the […]

Sue Staunton

Accounting, Business Advice, Business Services

Oxfordshire

8th April 2020

Press Release

James cowper kreston

Webinar – Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

The Chancellor has set out a new scheme to support people and businesses through the disruption caused by COVID-19. The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is a temporary scheme open to all UK employers for at least 3 months starting from 1 March 2020. During our latest webinar Nick Butler, Partner and Managing Director of JC […]

Sue Staunton

Accounting, Business Advice

Oxfordshire

3rd April 2020

Press Release

James cowper kreston

James Cowper Kreston: Coronavirus – Practical Advice (updated 1 April)

Further to recent announcements we have updated our Practical Advice Document with the latest guidance for you. Our latest update covers further guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme including the application to limited company directors as well as the updated HMRC helpline number. Here at James Cowper Kreston we are here to support you […]

Sue Staunton

Accounting, Business Advice, Business Services

Oxfordshire

1st April 2020