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- Get Back Into Work With The Kickstart Scheme
In September last year, the government announced a new initiative to help people aged between 16 and 24 who are claiming Universal Credit or at risk of long-term unemployment, to get back into work by introducing the Kickstart Scheme.
- Key Digital Tools To Help Improve Your Law Firm
A few years ago, if you walked into a small or medium-size law firm, you would have seen piles of files stacked on desks - this is no longer the case. The firms that were somewhat reluctant to embrace technology had to make some big changes in 2020.
- Tax From The Trenches: Beware Of The Cheap Fee Quote
I had a telephone call with a lady a few weeks ago. She had seen several of my blogs and YouTube posts about the Let Property Campaign and proceeded to tell me that she had rented out two properties for around ten years...
- The Property Industry's Role In Recovering From A Recession
The UK economy swerved a double-dip recession earlier this year, but still shrunk at its fastest rate in 300 years. However after we have received optimistic plans, what role will the property industry play in the recovery?
- UK Producers & Manufacturers Set To Take Market Share
Following the end of the Brexit transition period on 31st December 2020, many UK producers and manufacturers have had various issues to deal with however, they should look at this as an opportunity to further build their footprint in the marketplace.
- Budget 2021: Tax Rates And Allowances
The Budget announcement can often be a confusing and overwhelming day, but we are here to put your minds at rest and explain in jargon-free text, how these changes will affect your business!
- Budget 2021: Summary Highlights
Rishi Sunak delivered his second Budget speech to the House of Commons on Wednesday. Coming almost exactly a year after the first Covid-19 lockdown, it had the potential to be the biggest fiscal announcement since the Second World War.
- RECAP: What's In The Briefcase? Budget 2021 Panellist Discussion
We all know that the Budget can be full of information that takes a long time to digest. That’s why went LIVE for ‘What’s In The Briefcase?' at 9:30am on the 4th March. Catch up on what you missed!
- Budget 2021: Response For Recruitment Industry
Well, I have never experienced a budget where there were so many leaks before the actual event that it was pretty much an anti-climax, however, there were a few big announcements that need to be mentioned that will affect the recruitment sector.
- Budget 2021: Response For Charities
I believe we all expected the Budget to focus on Covid-19 and the economic recovery, I was surprised by the lack of specific support designed to help the Charity sector. However, there were some announcements for the charity sector.
- Budget 2021: Response For Property Industry
On the 3rd March we were introduced to the 2021 Budget. Rishi Sunak made two major announcements in his budget which were aimed at stimulating the housing market following the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
- Budget 2021: Response for Leisure & Entertainment Industry
With the hospitality and retail sectors being the hardest hit by restrictions brought on by the pandemic, the chancellor announcing the Restart Grants to help reinvigorate those industries to help them reopen as lockdown lifts, was great news!
- Tax Relief: Building a Home Office
I’ve been asked so many times now about either converting a garage or shed into an office or putting a new office as an outbuilding at home, as there are some amazing designs out there that make working from home a very pleasant working environment!
- Online Portal To Defer VAT Opens
As new lockdowns were introduced, businesses remained unable to trade as usual and have struggled with cashflow. HMRC has announced that those who require more time to pay can apply to pay their outstanding VAT by January 2022.
- How Will A Quick Response Rate Improve Customer Loyalty?
It’s an often-quoted fact that it is far more expensive to win a new customer than it is to retain an existing one. I’ve heard it said that it is anywhere from 5-10 times more costly which we can assume means that no one really knows!
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