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July 28, 2018

Big changes on the horizon for IR35

If you are a contractor or engage contractors, you must read this update on planned IR35 changes! What’s the background? The “IR35 rules” were introduced to […]
April 12, 2017

What Can A Finance Director Do For My Business?

April 3, 2017
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Dividend Tax Attack

DIVIDEND TAX ATTACK Whilst the recent Budget may have been relatively boring, the reduction in the amount of dividend income that can be enjoyed tax-free was […]
April 15, 2016


Selling your business – when is the right time? You’ve worked hard for many years to get your business to where it is today. You will […]
February 24, 2016

Changes to the taxation of Dividends from April 2016

The announcements made in the last Budget came as a major surprise to most people and are potentially very impactful for small business owners. At present […]
November 27, 2015

Changes in Dispensation and P11d reporting April 2016

Good news, Changes in Dispensation and P11d reporting – effective 6 April 2016! Form P11D is the end-of-year tax form, covering the benefits and expenses that […]
September 17, 2015
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February 24, 2015
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Paying Yourself as a Business Owner/Director

As the number of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) continues to swell, it seems fair to suggest that the entrepreneurial spirit is positively flourishing in […]
January 7, 2015

Common Pitfalls when Starting a Business

With the New Year already well under way, now seems like an appropriate time to think about new beginnings, and the prospects for the coming twelve […]
December 18, 2014
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Auto Enrolment Update

PENSIONS AUTO ENROLMENT – WE CAN HELP! You may have already been approached by some of your staff who have seen the recent ‘We’re All In’ […]
December 3, 2014
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Employee Incentive Plans That Work

Keeping your workforce motivated and driven to succeed may seem like a task well within the capabilities of any good manager. Surely all that is needed […]
November 26, 2014
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Debt or Equity?

With SMEs still accounting for the larger portion of Britain’s economic activity, and with the current entrepreneurial boom seeing more people than ever going into business […]
November 19, 2014
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Salaries and Dividends: A Comparison for Limited Companies

Planning the most efficient ways of managing company finances is one of the key skills that anybody operating a business will want to master. It is, […]
October 7, 2014

Important changes to payroll processing

With effect from October 2014, several important changes are being made to payroll processing. This quick guide runs through the essentials, ensuring you are up to […]
August 14, 2014

Profit and Cash flow: Different Measures of a Healthy Business

Looking for signs of success within your business is not an act of vanity: it can help to inform and shape your future business decisions. But […]
July 31, 2014

Choosing the right structure for your business

Despite the recent economic downturn in the United Kingdom, record numbers of people are making the decision to start their own business. Gaining financial backing, locating […]
July 24, 2014

What to look for in a Part Time Finance Director

Having made the decision your business needs the services of a part-time Finance Director, your next task should be to focus and clarify the selection process […]
July 1, 2014

The difference between Management Accounts and Annual Accounts

Business owners and non-financial managers in the SME sector sometimes question the difference between management and annual accounts. In reality, there are some very important distinctions […]