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...

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...

Is Your Company Carrying Out Research and Development?

Many companies are still missing out on valuable tax breaks for expenditure on research and development (R&D). Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have recently updated their guidance on claiming R&D tax credit relief and have reminded companies that it is possible to...

New Company Loss Rules to Go Ahead

The Finance Bill due to be debated in early September will finally include the new rules for the set off of company losses that were originally announced in March 2016. As a result of the first Finance Act being rushed through due to the snap General Election the...

Agile Working and Technology

As agile working becomes more common, technology has had to adapt to ensure that employees can be productive, regardless of where they are physically located. Many potential new recruits expect some degree of agile working and the leading businesses have already...