What is effective multi-tasking?

In today’s fast-paced business world, here are some tips to help you to be more effective at multi-tasking. Over the past 10 years or so businesses have become leaner by reducing employee numbers, focusing on efficiency and increasing the demands on their staff. An...

Tax planning tips to minimise the high income child benefit charge

The substantial increase in the higher rate threshold to £50,000 is good news for many taxpayers. However, that same figure is the point at which child benefit starts being clawed back and there has been no increase in that threshold since the High Income Child...

How to extract profit from the family company

The start of the new tax year means that shareholder/ directors may want to review the salary and dividend mix for 2019/20. The £3,000 employment allowance continues to be available to set against the employers’ national insurance contribution (NIC) liability...

3 risks to consider before you start your own business

  Let’s be completely honest right off the bat: starting a business does come with risks. Taking the leap to go into business for yourself and not for someone else is both exhilarating and terrifying. You’re the one in control – exhilarating! But you are...