Avoiding Burnout

In today’s “always-on” society, business owners and managers are under more pressure than ever.  Stress related workplace burnout is now recognised by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as an official medical diagnosis. Here are some tips to help to avoid burnout....

How likely are your customers to recommend you to a friend?

  How likely are your customers to recommend you to a friend? On a scale of 1 – 10, how likely are you to recommend Tyrrell and Company to a friend? This question is the basis for calculating your Net Promoter Score (NPS), and let’s face it, it’s the...

High income child benefit charge and state pension

We recently looked at tax planning to minimise or eliminate the high-income child benefit to keep both husband and wife (or civil partners) looking after a child below the £50,000 threshold. Where the income of one of the individuals exceeds £60,000 such that the...

New workplace pension limits from 6 April 2019

The amounts that employers and workers will be required to pay into workplace pensions are due to increase from 6 April unless the worker opts out. The new limits will be 5% from the worker and 3% from the employer. The total minimum contribution will, therefore,...

No deal Brexit – what about VAT?

The Government and HMRC have updated its collection of high-level guides called “partnership packs”, intended to help businesses involved in importing and exporting prepare for changes to customs procedures after 29 March 2019 in the event of a “no deal” scenario. If...