Richard Simmons

Richard Simmons joined the London office of UHY Hacker Young in 1980, having qualified as a chartered accountant with a major international accounting firm. He became a partner in the audit department in 1984 and worked on flotations, acquisitions and mergers.

Richard joined the Brighton office of UHY Hacker Young in 1992 where he is a general practice partner looking after a large client portfolio as well as advising on public company flotations.

He has served on several committees of the South Eastern Society of Chartered Accountants and was the Chairman of the Brighton and Central Sussex Group of Chartered Accountants.

Richard is chairman of West Hove Golf club and is a season ticket holder at Brighton & Hove Albion.

Richard's wife Ruth is a pharmacist with Boots the Chemist. Their elder daughter Kaz is a jazz singer and their younger daughter Debbie is an actress.

Latest news

Aberdeen has UK's biggest increase in disposable income since the credit crunch

The average household disposable income for the UK’s Top 40 towns and cities has risen by just £1,761 over the same period to £14,068. 
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Employment Allowance: Up to £2,000 off your Class 1 NICs

From 6 April 2014, Employment Allowance maybe available to you if you are a business or charity that pays employer Class 1 NICs on your employees’ or directors’ earnings.
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Biggest year for IPOs on AIM since 2007

The Alternative Investment Market (AIM) has delivered the biggest year for IPOs since 2007/8, with the 76 companies that floated in the last 12 months raising £2.2billion.
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Budget 2014: what does it mean for the legal sector?

Of particular note was the confirmation that the new rules applying to LLPs will go ahead from 6 April 2014.  Additionally, there were other announcements that could be of relevance to the sector.
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UK and Ireland have highest death duties of all major economies

The UK government would typically take 25.8% from the estate of an individual passing on assets worth US$3m* to their heirs, well above the global average of 7.67%.
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Budget 2014: what does it mean for the charity and not-for-profit sector?

Amongst the Budget 2014 detail there were some announcements which affect the charity and not-for-profit sector, with some charities in specific benefiting from the proposed budget.
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Banksy's larger than life Lab Rat finally finds home big enough

Banksy’s rediscovered ‘Lab Rat’ painting has finally found a home big enough to house it, and now hangs in our London office.
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HMRC's tax take from Capital Gains Tax investigations jumps by a third this year - hitting record highs

Our research shows buy-to-let landlords and multiple home owners are under particular scrutiny.
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Starting 2014 with a strengthened national presence

We are starting 2014 with a strengthened national presence, following a series of acquisitions, re-brandings and the appointment of new hires.
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Download our brochure for details of how our highly experienced, partner-led team can help with your FCA compliance requirements.
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Auto enrolment: workplace pensions

Our financial management specialists can help assist you in preparing your business for auto enrolment and ensure you comply with all your duties as an employer.
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Compliance services for the legal sector

Our legal sector specialists at UHY have the technical understanding of the SRA Accounts Rules 2011 combined with legal sector experience to enable us to support you with your compliance needs.
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UHY Insights: Cyber Security, March 2014

Following our recent FD Forum we wanted to share with you the UHY Insights paper on Cyber Security which highlights the importance of protecting the critical information assets.
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UHY Hacker Young Associate Accountant Scheme

Designed exclusively for sole practiitioners who want to provide 'big firm' services without employing more staff.
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A new breed of accountant for the new economy

Helping to move you and your business from where you are now, to where you want to be.
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Patent Box

Businesses which have avoided designing their own products in the past now find it an attractive venture.
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Taxflash: Partnership crackdown

If your partnership or LLP has a range of capital and profit sharing arrangements, you will need to review the robustness of your position.

 
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Company Secretarial services

A guide to the company secretarial services that we can provide for your business to help you avoid the pitfalls and to remove the administrative burden of running your company.
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