Business Loans; What you should look out for

When you decide to apply for a business loan, the first thing you need to do before taking on new debt is to decide on the purpose of the loan, the amount you would like to borrow and how much …

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Open your Help to Buy ISA before the 30 November 2019 deadline

If you are planning to buy your first home, and you haven’t already set up a Help to Buy ISA, you only have until 30 November, as after this date the scheme will no longer be available to new savers. …

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Managing Your Cash Flow

Cash flow is the movement of cash and cash equivalents into and out of a business. The ability to generate a positive cash flow is vital to the survival and prosperity of a business. Here are some tips to help …

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Is Your Business Brexit Ready?

While there is still no certainty around Brexit and how things will unfold, as things stand the UK is due to leave the EU in less than 30 days with or without a deal. With the deadline fast approaching businesses …

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EORI number and what it means for your business

Brexit will mean a lot of changes for many businesses especially for those who import or export goods outside of the UK, these businesses may now be required to have an EORI number to deal with customs on these goods. …

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Changes in the Construction Industry: VAT Reverse Charge

Do you currently supply or receive services that are reported under construction industry scheme? If so, from 1st October 2020 the way VAT is collected in the building and construction industry is majorly changing. Initially, the domestic reverse charge for …

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Approved education for 16 year olds and your benefits

The month of August can be a very stressful time for young people waiting for exam results, and for their families. The results received will of course have an impact on the next steps taken in life, but it is …

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“What a mistake-a to make-a?”

The quote is from Alberto Bertorelli, a character in the not so politically correct comedy “Allo Allo” but if Alberto was to appear on your shoulder like a parrot each time that quote would apply in life, well I think …

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Directors and filing obligations with Companies House

Not only is a director required to manage the day to day running of the company and make management decisions but they are also legally responsible to file information with Companies House in a timely manner. We will look briefly …

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Second Payment on Account due 31 July – Do You Need to Pay it?

If you are in the self assessment tax system then you may be due to pay your second payment on account for the 2018/19 tax year by 31 July 2019. However many people are not aware that you may not …

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