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- Navigating Your Business Through A Recession
There is no doubt that on the back of the worst year the UK economy has faced in decades, we are facing a recession that will prove a challenge for many businesses up and down the country - many business owners must be dreading the thought of 2021.
- Our Daily Tips for a Successful Christmas Break
It’s that time of year again. It's my personal favourite time of year as every coffee brand in the UK is competing against each other to determine who can produce the perfect seasonal coffee (my vote is Costa!).
- Tax From The Trenches: Stand Your Ground
This months blog is about a win we secured at the Tax Tribunal earlier this month. The case in interesting for a variety of reasons, but the most important lesson we can learn is to stand your ground when faced with an unreasonable HMRC officer.
- *Building* A Better Future - 2021 Tips For The Construction Sector
There have been numerous reports released over the last few months assessing the impact of COVID on the construction industry and forecasting the recovery in 2021 and beyond. So looking ahead to next year, what changes can we expect in the industry?
- Things To Remember In 2021, If You’ve Utilised The Covid-19 Business Measures
Can we all do a re-take of 2020? Enough dreaming and let’s be realistic! If you are one of the businesses who took advantage of government offers, don't forget these will have to be repaid over the course of 2021.
- 5 Essential Tips for SMEs and Start-ups
Having now worked in Practice for over 20 years, I have supported and advised many business owners, across a range of industry sectors. I have...
- What Does 2021 Look Like For Recruitment Agencies?
As I deal with a large number of recruitment companies I thought I would give you my personal opinion of what 2021 will look like for those companies and a few tips of what they should do now to be fully prepared for what is going to be very tough.
- Capital Gains Tax: When ‘Simplify’ Really Means ‘Multiply’
The Office of Tax Simplification has just released its proposals to simplify the Capital Gains Tax (CGT) regime by bringing the rates at which tax is paid on gains in line with those charged on income tax.
- Spooky Business Stories
Halloween is normally a time for festivities. High spirits in the office in anticipation for who will be crowned ‘Best Halloween Costume of The Year’. But unfortunately this is no normal year.
- Profit First Success for Small Businesses
I have been singing the virtues of the Profit First ethos for a while now and it appears that more businesses are seeing the potential benefits of implementing such a system to manage their cashflow and ultimately to grow the profits.
- Xero Add-Ons That Will Have a Huge Impact on Your Business
Running or managing a business is hard at the best of times, throw in COVID-19 and the task gets monumental! Responsibilities of business owners have got that much harder. For business owners, managing resources available effectively is the key.
- How Will Amazon Prime Air Shape The Future of Shopping?
For a number of years, we have all become accustomed to using Amazon Prime and having the ability to order something with the expectation of next day delivery. In essence consumers are now impatient and won’t settle for anything less.
- HMRC Receives Airbnb Letting Data
It’s important for Landlords to realise that HMRC will know about their lettings through Airbnb, so full disclosure of all their taxable property income is essential, including for all prior years.
- How to Ensure a Covid Friendly Construction Site
The construction industry, which was hard hit by the lockdown as the majority of sites had to shut their gates, has slowly started to return to some sort of normality over the last few months as sites start to reopen...
- How Will Increasing Corporation Tax to 24% Affect Businesses Over the Next Year?
The question small business owners may well ask is how are they going to afford higher tax bills when many are already struggling to make ends meet as a result of substantially reduced income streams over a number of months since lockdown started.
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