Business Advice


Starting a new business? What you need to know

Jun 11, 2024

If you’re preparing to start your new venture, there are steps you need to take to make your launch as smooth as possible and comply with commercial law.   Planning ahead can help you avoid contravening important regulations and minimise your financial ...

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Ten top tips for boosting your budget

May 24, 2024

Effectively managing your budget is crucial for business success, especially in challenging economic times. Speaking with an accountant can significantly enhance this process by identifying further efficiencies and effectively managing cost savings. Here are our top ten tips for boosting your budget ...

Acc A (09.05.24)

How SMEs can benefit from £6.4 million AI training fund

May 09, 2024

The Department for Science, Innovation and Technology (DSIT) has recently introduced a vital initiative targeted at small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the Professional Business Services sector. This scheme, the Flexible AI Upskilling Fund, commits £6.4 million to bridge the skills ...


Is it time to scale up your start-up?

May 02, 2024

Scaling your start-up is a crucial decision for business owners, as it can directly impact the business's long-term success. Typically, growth involves increasing revenue and resources at a consistent rate, whereas scaling entails identifying ways to grow more quickly and efficiently. ...


How your business can benefit from using Management Accounts

Apr 25, 2024

Management Accounts consist of regularly updated reports for both internal managers and external stakeholders or investors. These reports deliver essential financial data that demonstrates your business’s operational effectiveness. While not compulsory, Management Accounts facilitate improved decision-making and enhanced monitoring of your progress ...


Ahead of the 6 July deadline, remember that P11D rules are changing

Apr 23, 2024

If you choose to offer certain benefits to your employees, then you may incur additional Class 1 National Insurance (NI) liabilities which must be reported to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). This applies to benefits known as ‘benefits in kind’ (BIKs), ...


Why are business plans so important?

Apr 18, 2024

Many believe that business plans are only necessary for start-ups and new enterprises. Maintaining an active business plan throughout the life of your business can ensure its continued success. Creating a business plan may seem daunting, but with clear priorities and guidance ...


Due a tax rebate? Keep an eye on your account

Apr 09, 2024

In a new initiative designed to reduce paper use and unnecessary confusion, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has announced a significant change to the way that taxpayers are notified of a repayment. From 8 April 2024, HMRC will no longer send ...


April Fool’s Day is passed but you could still get scammed

Apr 02, 2024

April Fool’s Day, a time of jokes and jests, may have been and gone...  But it just so happens that April Fool’s Day falls just before the start of the new tax year (6 April) when numerous businesses will be targeted ...


Is your partnership tax-efficient?

Mar 28, 2024

Tax efficiency is one of the major deciding factors between different types of companies, particularly for growing businesses which need to minimise costs. A partnership is one of three main company types that you might choose from, in which two or ...


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