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5 important business negotiation strategies

Negotiation can be tricky, which is why many of us don’t really like doing it. But if you have a small business, you probably can’t avoid it. Here are 5 important business negotiation strategies. Business negotiation is a world of contradictions. You’ve got to be firm but flexible. Open and sharing, but a little cagey.…Read More

Long-service awards and how to reward your staff

Do you want to reward a long-serving employee for their hard work? A long-service award could be the most tax-efficient way to reward your people. #longservice #businesstips Rewarding your valued employees is a great way to keep them happy, engaged and motivated. When a member of staff clocks up an employment milestone, you want to…Read More

E-invoicing protects you against invoice fraud

Invoice fraud is on the rise, but you don’t need to leave yourself vulnerable to scammers, E-invoicing is the secure way to send and receive invoices, backed by a government platform. Is your business using e-invoicing? It’s a fantastic way to protect yourself and your customers from invoice scams, and it can help you get…Read More

What’s better for my tax position: cohabiting, marriage or civil partnership?

Did you know that your marital status can have an impact on your tax position? Book a financial health check with us to find out how your relationship status may affect the tax you pay. #tax #civilpartnership Are you cohabiting, married or in a civil partnership? The nature of your personal relationship can have a…Read More

Quick tips: What are statutory payment rates?

The rates of statutory payments like sick pay and maternity pay went up at the start of April 2022. Are you ready to incorporate these changes when running payroll? #payroll #SSP #SMP #businesstips When you’re an employer, there are various times where you’ll have to pay your employees during a leave of absence. They might…Read More

How the increased minimum wage will affect your business costs

Business costs are on the rise? Have you factored in the rise in the National Living Wage? Talk to us about managing your business costs and remaining profitable. #costs #minimumwage #businesstips Business costs are on the rise as we near the second quarter of 2022. Supply chain costs are increasing, energy prices are rising and…Read More

How an accountant supports your business development

Accountants don’t just look after the financial side of your business. With our expertise behind your business development, we can help you turn your strategic ideas into real success stories. #businessdevelopment #BD As your accountant, we won’t just look after the financial side of your business, we can also advise you on the strategic side…Read More

Spring Statement 2022: Your summary of the key points

Did the Spring Statement have good news for your business? Our budget summary highlights the key announcements and measures for UK businesses. #SpringStatement #SpringStatement2022 #business #smallbusiness The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, delivered his Spring Statement on 23 March. Faced with the task of creating a ‘strong economy’ for the UK, against the challenging background of high…Read More

Budget Newsletter 2022

Hi Everyone, One year ago, in the last Spring budget we had a budget full of Covid related support measures and extensions to the existing ones as well as a glimpse into how this may all start to be repaid in the future with an announcement of rises in corporation tax for Companies with profits…Read More

High inflation: What does it mean for your business?

Inflation is hitting hard – what does it mean for your business? The downsides, a couple of potential positives, and how to get in touch to figure out how much you should raise your prices. High inflation is hitting businesses and households hard in 2022. Across the world, inflation is running high, thanks to factors…Read More

Business tips: Hiring employees for your startup

As your startup gets off the ground, you’re likely to need to hire your first employees. We share some tips for hiring your initial startup team. When setting up your new venture, the people you hire may well become the most important assets in your business. They’re your trusted workforce, the face of your new…Read More

What is rent-a-room relief?

Thinking of renting out a room in your house? We can explain the benefits of claiming rent-a-room relief to simplify the tax and admin implications. #tax #accounting #renting #rentaroom Renting out a spare room in your house is one way to bring in a little extra income. But did you know that you can claim…Read More

Quick Tips: Registering for Value-Added Tax (VAT)

Starting a business? Not sure if you should register for VAT? Talk to us and we’ll explain the most appropriate time for you to register for VAT. #tax #accounting #businesstips #VAT When first setting up your business, there are multiple decisions to make – and a key consideration will be whether to register the business…Read More

Quick Tips: Making use of the Marriage Allowance

The Marriage Allowance lets you transfer £1,260 of your Personal Allowance to your husband, wife or civil partner. This reduces their tax by up to £252 in the tax year… which adds up! Talk to us about the marriage allowance. #tax #accounting #VAT When you decide to get married, tax planning is probably fairly low…Read More

Making sure your new business finances are in order

Do you know your P&L from your balance sheet? If not, we’ll get your startup up to speed on all the basics of company accounting. #businessadvice #startup Getting your head around the basics of bookkeeping, accounting and good financial practice may not come naturally to all business owners. But the better you understand the numbers,…Read More

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