Gifts of up to £50 to employees

From April 2016 new rules were introduced to allow employers to provide their directors and employees with certain “trivial” benefits in kind, tax-free. The new rules were brought in as a simplification measure so that certain benefits in kind do not now...

Get your business ready for 2019!

What should you be doing over the next few months to strengthen your business and get it ready to take advantage of any upturn? The most profitable businesses we act for have two key things in common: They plan and budget ahead and monitor how they are doing monthly...

Building a sustainable business

There is a trend towards businesses that seek to be more sustainable. These firms seek to have a minimal negative impact on the global and local environment, the economy, society and the communities in which they operate. Sustainable businesses are focused on the long...

Confirmation bias

Most business people these days have too much information and not enough time. We don’t have the time to weigh up every facet of every decision. This tends to encourage us to take shortcuts where we can. As such, we often go into a meeting or a negotiation with an...

Co-working spaces – can they work for your firm?

Co-working spaces were once the preserve of freelancers and creative types. Now medium to large sized businesses are getting in on the act too. The modern workplace is evolving. First we had flexible working. Then we had remote working. Now we are seeing an increased...

Getting your whole firm to make the most of social media

Most, if not all, of your staff will have social media accounts. What if you could get all of your staff to like and share your business’s social media posts? Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and many more social media platforms are driving customer...