Face your fears – Learn to say no!

There comes a time when a business owner will be longing for more free time, because there’s no doubt that time is your biggest asset. As someone who owns their own company, you’re incredibly busy, and if you are a sole trader, your time is in constant demand as you...

Is your business ready to expand?

It’s not selfish to start up your business with the view to expand after a certain period of time. However, in some cases, expanding before your business is truly ready can cause serious pain for you. The money is rolling in, the customers are lining up, your...

Did You Miss the Changes to the PSC Register Regime?

Earlier this year, the government made some changes to the ‘people with significant control’ (PSC) register regime, as part of wider anti-money laundering measures. As a busy business owner, you may have missed this. After all, you’ve got plenty to concern yourself...

Changing Your Company Car? What About a Hybrid Next?

The next Finance Bill will include legislation to reduce significantly the taxable benefit on the provision of low CO2 emission cars from April 2020. From 2020 there will be a 2% benefit in kind for company cars that emit no CO2 such as electric and hydrogen powered...

Reporting VAT Online – Aren’t We Doing That Already?

Last month we reported that the government had announced the delay of Making Tax Digital for Business (MTDfB) to 2020 at the earliest but that quarterly VAT reporting, using the new system will be mandatory from 2019. Surely we are doing that already you might say....