business strategy

Creating a great business strategy

Apr 23, 2018

  When many of us think about business strategy, academics and expensive business consultants tend to spring to mind. The good news is that creating a really great business strategy doesn’t have to be complex. Put simply, a strategy is what ...

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New arrivals

Mar 20, 2018

We would like to congratulate Phil Welsby and his wife Michelle, on the arrival of their twin girls Elise Vee and Esther Minnie who were  born on Tuesday 13th March weighing 5lb 9oz and 5lb 4oz. Congratulations from the Walker Begley Team!...

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payroll

National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage set to increase in April

Mar 05, 2018

The hourly rates payable to employees under the National Living Wage (NLW) and National Minimum Wage (NMW) are set to increase across all categories in April 2018. Employees must be at least school leaving age to apply for the National ...

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pensions

Minimum Pension Contributions set to Increase

Mar 05, 2018

  Employer and employee Minimum Pension Contributions are set to increase from April 2018. These changes will apply to all employers who have put their staff in a pension scheme for automatic enrolment. To ensure you comply, you will need to ...

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business technology

Advances in Business Technology

Mar 03, 2018

  One of the biggest challenges businesses face right now is the pace of technology. Only a few years ago producing accounts for our clients was often a long drawn out procedure involving the gathering of information (usually physically), the production ...

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improving your business

Doing the right things in your business

Feb 01, 2018

  Having been bogged down with tax return compliance work, our business now rises and changes like a chameleon into business planning and advisory mode. Lots of clients have March year ends (to almost coincide with their own fiscal year end ...

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Did you or a member of your family invest in the 3-year pensioners bond in January 2015?

Jan 11, 2018

From the 15th January your National Savings & Investments’ three-year 65+ Guaranteed Growth Bond will begin to mature as this will mark the end of your fixed term. This bond paid a fixed interest rate of 4% on all contributions ...

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Refresh your business plan for 2018…

Jan 11, 2018

As 2018 begins, now is the perfect time to think about updating your business plan for the year ahead. Just as you would with a New Year’s resolution for yourself, think about what you’d like your business to achieve over ...

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business fitness

Business Fitness

Jan 09, 2018

Have you joined a gym since the turn of the year? I play a bit of social tennis at the David Lloyd club and I don’t think I’ve ever seen it as busy. Lots of new members with New Year ...

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Landlords: Protect yourselves from higher tax bills

Dec 04, 2017

  We recently spoke at the Landlords Seminar about how Landlords can take steps to reduce their tax bill, below we highlight the key points discussed: Since 2016, various changes in income tax, capital gains tax and stamp duty land tax have been ...

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