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Why are some expenses not allowed for tax?

Do you know which business expenses are allowable and which are not? We’ve explained the key allowable and disallowable costs, so you can maximise your tax planning. #tax #expenses As a business owner, you’ll be looking for every opportunity to claim back expenses and minimise your tax liability. But not everything that falls under expenses…Read More

Weighing up a big investment in your business

It’s expensive to invest in a new website, payment platform, project management software or automation. Should you take the plunge? We can help you weigh up the costs and benefits. Are you considering investing in a new way to make your business more productive or streamlined? With a tight labour market, everyone’s time is at…Read More

What to do when employing staff

Thinking of taking on your first employees? We’ve got a breakdown of your main responsibilities as a new employer and how we can help with the payroll. #employer #staffing #payroll #smallbusiness As your new business grows, you’ll inevitably need to take on some employees. Having more hands at the pump helps you scale up, delegate…Read More

Keeping on top of small business cash flow

Stay on top of cash flow with cloud accounting software. It’s a decision that can save you time that you can spend on other areas of your business. Talk to us, we can help. #accounting #smallbusiness Money in, money out. Cash flow is one of the most important measures of your business’s health. But how…Read More

Business tips: Improving your credit score

Did you know the impact that a poor credit score can have on your business? We’ve highlighted 5 ways to improve your credit rating and reduce your risk level. #creditscore #startup #entrepreneur #SmallBusiness Your company’s credit score is important. To be able to borrow from lenders, or negotiate trade credit with your suppliers, your business…Read More

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

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