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July 10, 2023

More action to counter fraud


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The government has announced a new initiative to counter fraudulent activity, particularly in the financial sector.

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June 19, 2023

The Ofgem price cap returns


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From 1 July, the energy price cap set by energy regulator, Ofgem, will fall from £3,280 to £2,074, helping home-based employees and any small business owners who work out of residential accommodation.

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sustainable
May 26, 2023

Can sustainable businesses still be highly profitable?


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Sustainability and their environmental impact are moving higher up the business agenda. Building a green solutions agenda into your business model and plans can not only help the environment but may lead to a more profitable business.

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February 17, 2023

How do you prepare a company for sale?


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Preparing your business for sale will ensure a smoother sales process and increase the value of your business. There is no doubt that early preparation is key.

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associated company rules changing
January 13, 2023

Associated company rules changing the 1st April


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Small company owners should by now be aware of the corporation tax changes taking effect from 1 April 2023, but with the associated company rules changing at the same time, don’t be caught off guard.

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Business Rates
December 28, 2022

Business rates revaluation in 2023


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From 1 April 2023, business rates in England and Wales will be updated to reflect changes in property values since the last revaluation in 2017. Although many businesses will see increased bills, others will see reductions. A package of targeted support will help with the transition.

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mixed use properties
November 24, 2022

Finding the right mix in mixed use properties


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A recent tribunal found in HMRC’s favour when a residential property was questionably deemed mixed use. On the purchase of mixed use properties, stamp duty land tax (SDLT) is paid

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currency risk
November 16, 2022

Why manage currency risk in 2023?


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In this year alone, the UK has seen the pound devalued by over 25% against the US dollar, forcing businesses exposed to overseas supply chains to re-budget and reforecast, often

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new employment record
November 2, 2022

Over-65s set new employment record


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Over-65s set new employment record The latest data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reveals that more people than ever are working beyond age 65. Source: ONS 9/2022. One

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Company insolvencies
August 31, 2022

Company insolvencies on an upward trend


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Although showing a slight improvement from March, the number of company insolvencies in April of this year was more than double the number from April 2021.

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profit plateau
August 22, 2022

How to break through a profit plateau


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Many businesses can hit a profit plateau at different stages of their growth and business lifecycle. As a business owner, working out how to break through a profit plateau and

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Inflation and rising costs
July 17, 2022

Inflation and rising prices – the impact on business and how to deal with it


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While many businesses have bounced back during the beginning of 2022, rising inflation, high energy costs, the invasion of Ukraine and little help for UK businesses in the Spring Statement

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