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The Hidden Costs of VAT

December 2014

Do you use overseas providers for any of your needs such as advertising? If so, are you accounting for VAT correctly in respect of these services? Take for example providers that are based in the Republic of Ireland and therefore do not have to charge VAT on the services that they supply to other VAT […]


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New EU Regulations On Digital Products and Services

December 2014

New EU Regulations On 1st January 2015, changes will be made to the European Union (EU) VAT place of supply services rules, involving business to consumer supplies of digital services (broadcasting, telecommunications and e-services). From this date, the place of taxation of these digital services will be determined by the location of the customer who […]


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Low Carbon Freight Dividend Project

December 2014

The Low Carbon Freight Dividend is an £8.4 million funded project that offers incentive to move containers via rail or coastal shipping as opposed to being moved using the road network. If you’re an eligible SME, you are offered a grant of up to 30% for not using the roads. The maximum payment per container […]


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A Guide To Auto Enrolment

November 2014

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Auto Enrolment is just around the corner for a significant number of businesses and as with most new legislation coming into effect – the rules are complicated.


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Employment Allowance Update

November 2014

You may have recently seen a television advert run by HMRC promoting employment allowance. Employment allowance is legislation that allows businesses to claim, as of April 6th 2014, up to £2,000 a year in class 1 national insurance contributions. If your class 1 NIC contributions are less than £2,000 you will not have to pay […]


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Why An Accountant Should Be a Member Of Your Business Start-Up Team

November 2014

Here’s why every business start-up needs an accountant on board Starting a business is no easy task. From developing the concept, honing your pitch and getting people on board, your first day of trading can sometimes seem too far in the distance to become a reality. This year to date, there have been 505,107 start-ups […]


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Service Buster: Inheritance Tax & Estate Planning

October 2014

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What Can We Do? Inheritance Tax is applicable to those whose estate, including assets held in trusts and gifts made anytime up to 7 years prior to the owner dying, exceeds the sum of £325 000 (correct as of 2014): and, naturally, as experienced and highly qualified accountants, we are experienced at minimising inheritance tax […]


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Advice On Cloud Accounting Software

September 2014

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Advice on Cloud Accounting Software Research has shown that many of our clients are not aware of what “cloud accounting software” means and how it may be suitable for their business. This article aims to address that and give people some good general advice on cloud accounting software, and the benefits to businesses of using […]


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Service Buster: Strategic Planning & Business Development

September 2014

What Can We Do For You As a business owner, it is highly likely that you spend a lot of time thinking about the future. You may be thinking about a long-term plan of sustainability or even an expansion. We can assist you with either and will stand alongside you every step of the way. […]


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RTI Penalty Regime Changes Announced

September 2014

Changes to the RTI penalty regime have been announced.   It’s good news for small employers (less than 50 employees) who now will not be charged penalties for late reporting of RTI until 5th March 2015. Last month there was an extension for Micro employers (1 to 9 employees) which means that penalties for them […]


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