Tag: small business

The tax deadline is looming…

tax deadline

….we all know that businesses need to pay tax, but how many sole traders and small businesses are actually properly advised on what they should be paying? If you’re trading as a sole trader or partnership you are eligible to

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How To Pick The Perfect Business Name – Don’t Over Think It…

business name

What is the most difficult element of starting your business? Coming up with the concept, writing a business plan, raising funding? No!!! it’s how to pick the perfect business name. Get it right and people will instantly remember you, get

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Accounting Tips That Will Keep Your Small Business on track

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The life of a small business isn’t easy, your day is packed with jobs and other activities that need to be done, but they may not always be how you would like to be spending your time – keeping on

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Will You Pursue Your Business Idea in 2019?

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Many would be business owners take the opportunity of a new year to pursue their entrepreneurial dreams. If you are going to use 2019 to launch your new business then it’s important to remember that finances are a necessary part

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Be Careful of This Phone Scam…

Phone Scam

In these days of hackers, cybercrime and phishing scams we are all very aware of the risks online from scam artists intent on getting their hands on our money. But are we as vigilant when it comes to telephone contact?

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When is a cake, not a cake?

VAT registration

When it is a biscuit! True… No VAT is charged on plain biscuits or cakes. But when a biscuit is covered in chocolate it becomes a luxury and standard rate VAT at 20% is added to the price. Mcvities, famous

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Tax-Saving Tips for Small Business Owners

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Anyone running and owning a small business will tell you this one thing “be careful with tax – it’s not straightforward!”, in fact, it can be a real minefield for the unprepared. However, taking time and working closely with a

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Which road should your business take?

business

Starting a business isn’t easy, your wish may be to create a lifestyle and have unlimited income opportunities, but let’s face it in order for that to happen you need focus and motivation, without these you just won’t know which

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Get those invoices paid quicker!

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The problems faced by small business due to late payments have been very much in the news lately, as a business owner you are very aware of the importance of getting paid on time and that payment delays can seriously

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HMRC – Credit Card Crunch!

credit card

HMRC will no longer be accepting credit card payments when you pay your self-assessment bill. From January 13, self-employed, sole traders and company directors will no longer be able to use their own personal credit card to pay their self-assessment

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