Tax relief for energy saving technology

For a number of years there has been a generous 100% tax break for businesses that install energy saving technology in their premises. This is in addition to the £200,000 annual investment allowance for plant and machinery. The technology that qualifies for this 100%...

Managing the gig economy

The so-called “gig economy” is starting to change the way we think about our workforce. As the world of work becomes more flexible, an increasing number of professionals are opting to become independent contractors who market their skills to businesses, for as long as...

Key Trends to Watch in 2018

Technology and innovation are driving the evolution of most businesses these days. Here are some of the key business trends to watch out for in 2018. Blockchain and cryptocurrencies A blockchain is a digital, decentralised, public ledger of all cryptocurrency...

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...

Microsoft Surface Laptop

Microsoft has just launched a laptop version of its Surface tablet. From a business user’s perspective, this has been designed for now, rather than the technology that is likely to be popular in 5 years’ time. By designing the Surface laptop around the concept of what...