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Our blog posts are inspired by real questions from real clients, by breaking developments in tax and finance, or simply by things we need to get off our chests. You’ll find explainers, intelligent commentary and forthright opinion pieces, on everything from the Budget to the business expenses. It’s all designed to put you in the know so you can make smart decisions, or to get you thinking. And if there’s something you’re curious about that’s not covered here, drop us a line and we’ll see what we can do.
Hiring your employee is an exciting, but daunting experience. Here are our top tips to think about before you hire employee number one.
Actually building new houses, rather than doing up existing ones, is one of the most rewarding aspects of the property game – and it’s got some serious tax benefits, too.
If you work for yourself, you’ll need to set up your own pension scheme and save towards retirement. The sooner you start doing this, the better.
2020/21 saw the second biggest inheritance tax take ever and projections suggest it will bring in more and more. How can you reduce your inheritance tax bill?
There are a few common mistakes to avoid if you want to take your trade business to the next level, from costing poorly to neglecting your professional image.
Capital gains tax receipts are on the rise, reaching a new record level for the last tax year according to the latest HMRC statistics. Should you be worried?
The company car is one of the most convenient benefits you can offer, and business owners can deduct some, or in some cases all of the cost before tax.
Making Tax Digital is marching on, with new developments planned for VAT reporting, income tax and eventually corporation tax. Here’s how you can prepare.
As a business owner, there are a handful of figures you should know about your business in order to make good decisions. Your gross margin is one of them.
How do I change my accountant? Is it worthwhile? Is it stressful? We don’t think so, see our simple guide to get started.
The UK mortgage system is set up for people with regular paycheques, presenting a minimum risk to lenders. So what are your options for getting on the housing ladder if you’re self-employed?
If you listen to entrepreneurs on social media, you’d think every day was perfect, but we all know that’s not true. Here are some practical strategies I’ve learned to manage the difficult days in business.
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