4 steps to fill that skills gap


4 steps to help you fill that skills gap the right way It’s a situation you never want to be in: that sinking feeling that the person you’ve hired is just the wrong person for the job; the horrible realisation that you’ve just wasted valuable time and money and now need to go through the […]

5 reasons your accountant isn’t just your accountant

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5 reasons your accountant isn’t just your accountant In the old days, accountancy services, were just that – services which dealt with your accountancy issues, such as VAT, Bookkeeping, Corporation Tax, Self-Assessment etc. But times have changed. While you can still find a local accountant, who will just do your books, nowadays you’re more likely […]

You should embrace Making Tax Digital


5 reasons you should embrace Making Tax Digital There is no doubt by now, that if you’re a VAT registered business with a taxable turnover above the VAT threshold, you’ll be fully aware of Making Tax Digital. MTD became mandatory on 1 April 2019. MTD doesn’t come without its challenges and not every business is […]

Business outsourcing for your business


How business process outsourcing could save your business A lot of smaller businesses think that ‘outsourcing’ is only for big companies. After all, why would a company with just 2 directors need outsourcing? Well, how about cutting costs? Increasing your efficiency? Growing your business? As a small business owner, it’s very easy to fall into […]

Tax Efficient Employee Incentive Schemes


Grow your business quicker: tax efficient employee incentive schemes that actually work You may think that incentive schemes are just for big companies with lots of staff, but as soon as you get another employee (other than your other half!), then you should start thinking about how to reward employees. Why? Because you want them, […]

Reducing Corporation Tax the legitimate way


Reducing your Corporation Tax, the legitimate way Over the last two blogs, we’ve looked at some pretty major ways of getting Corporation Tax breaks and how to reduce your tax liabilities. And while they are definitely worth thinking about, we know some of you are more interested in the easy things you can do to […]

5 reasons why you should be your company’s landlord


5 reasons why you should become your company’s landlord Most of you will probably have heard of buy-to-let: you buy a property and rent it out to someone else. But have thought about renting that property back to your own company? Okay, you might not be able to go out and buy offices, but the […]

Corporation Tax breaks


Limited companies and Corporation Tax breaks: Part 1 – Building a pension pot One of the advantages of running your own limited company is the number of Corporation Tax breaks you can get. The problem is that most of us are too busy running a business to put the necessary time and research into working […]

Free gift for every self assessment


HMRC gives away a free gift for every self assessment tax return submitted on time? Okay, that’s not true, but now we’ve got your attention, let’s talk about how you can get HMRC self assessment ready and stop it being the bane of your life. Take responsibility Let’s get the scary stuff out of the […]

Why real-time bookkeeping is your key to business growth


Why real-time bookkeeping is your key to business growth We get it. You didn’t set up a business to spend your days crunching numbers, dealing with tax returns or panicking about getting all your paperwork to your tax accountant on time. Well, real-time bookkeeping means you don’t have to. Today’s online accounting software, means your […]