The year is 2017 and we, as a human race, have made some impressive leaps in the past few decades. We’ve eradicated certain diseases, we’re creeping closer to effective cancer treatments and on the verge of curing Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and dementia. Great stuff!
Last week the Government launched the new Lifetime Isa, offering a maximum £1,000 cash for FREE every year – yep, you read that right! So what do you have to do to get in on all of this free cash flying around, and is it right for you? Read on to learn more…
Today (8th March 2017) Philip Hammond announced the Spring Budget at the House of Commons. This year’s Brexit-conscious budget will have a significant impact for SMEs, contractors, freelancers and the self-employed. In this blog we’ll be taking a closer look at 7 key points that your business needs to prepare for.
For most contractors, the VAT Flat Rate Scheme will be increasing to 16.5%. You need to consider de-registering from the VAT Flat Rate Scheme at the right time to minimise your losses, read on to find out how.
Whether you voted ‘Remain’ or ‘Leave’ the verdict is in and a course of action has begun which will forever change the way we do business in the UK. But what does Brexit mean for Contractors, Freelancers and SMEs. In our latest blog, we take a look at the good, the bad and the unknown that may affect contractors, freelancers and SMEs in the UK.
…to the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act, and if you’re a small business, you need to know about it!
On the 30th June 2016 the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment act 2015 comes in to force. You might be wondering, what the heck is the Small Businesses, Enterprise and Employment Act and why haven’t I hear about it?
Originally due to be released in 2015, the Trivial Benefits Exemption has finally arrived. This is a great new way to pass on those small gestures that can help employees feel better cared for – and employees who feel cared for are generally happier.
How long do you have before retirement? How many pay cheques? Let’s say you’re planning to work for 20 more years before you retire, that’s only 240 pay cheques! Fewer than you thought, isn’t it?
They say it takes money to make money, but what if a few simple changes could help you make money whist reducing those pesky outgoings? In this blog, we take a look at a few ways that most small businesses can save money and improve their profits in this financial year.
Tax law provides that any expense claimed by a business should be a ‘wholly, and exclusively for business purposes, but how do you know where to draw the line. That morning coffee at the train station may be business critical to get you up and going in the morning, but how do HMRC see it?