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Am I Eligible to Claim for R&D Tax Credits?

April 2020

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Research and Development tax credits, commonly referred to as simply ‘R&D’ is a government incentive designed to drive forward innovation across multiple industries. This is an opportunity for you to reduce your corporation tax bill or receive a refund from HMRC based on the working hours your business dedicates to R&D. We often find that […]

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How an Accountant Can Save You Money

February 2020

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Many people view paying an accountant as just another outgoing, another necessity that is paid begrudgingly along with utility bills, tax, business rates and the like. This perception is fundamentally wrong as so much of an accountant’s role is geared towards saving businesses money. In most cases, a good accountant will save a business more […]

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Why Your Business Should Take Card Payments

January 2020

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The truth is, most customers expect to be able to pay by card these days, even just for small purchases. More and more customers are now opting for the speed and convenience of card payments, meaning businesses that remain cash-only are at risk of being left behind. With the advent of contactless and the ability […]

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Our Comprehensive Guide to IR35

January 2020

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IMPORTANT UPDATE: Chief treasury secretary Steve Barclay announced on 17th March 2020 that the introduction of the new IR35 private sector reforms will be delayed by twelve months from 6th April 2020 to 6th April 2021 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The article below has been updated to reflect this. For more information […]

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Five Small Business Tips From a Business Advisor

January 2020

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Do you know the benefits of getting the right help from a business advisor? At Aston Shaw, we work closely with our clients to get to know their business and understand their needs. We don’t offer ‘one-size-fits-all’ solutions. Our dedicated client managers spend the time getting to know you and your business, becoming your one […]

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New Year’s Resolution: Reduce Your Business Costs

December 2019

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With Christmas just around the corner, we look forward to the festive season and the New Year ahead. At this time of year, many of us start thinking up New Year’s resolutions though unfortunately, these aren’t always easy to stick to! However, there’s one New Year’s resolution you can make this year that’s very easy […]

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Do I Have to Pay UK Tax on Foreign Income?

December 2019

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We get asked this question a lot. So often in fact that we decided it’s a subject worth covering in a blog. In most cases, there is a simple answer to this question. If you are not a UK resident, you won’t need to pay tax in the UK. If you are a UK resident, […]

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Gas Price Slump Means Savings Can Be Made

November 2019

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Our Business Cost Reduction Team are avidly working to make clients aware that big savings can currently be made on their business’s gas contract renewals, as prices have dipped to an amazing 18 month low. The reason for this dramatic price drop is in part due to Europe being predicted to have a fairly mild […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Get a New Company Car Until April 2020

November 2019

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If you’re thinking about changing your company car/cars in the near future, you may want to wait until 6th April 2020 when some new tax rules come into effect. These new tax rules will significantly favour low and zero-emission vehicles, so if you start driving a green car from April 2020, you’ll be benefiting from […]

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Why It’s Time to Upgrade Your Telecoms System

October 2019

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As accountants and business advisors, we know better than most how important communication is for businesses. We’re living in a digital age where it’s likely you spend more time communicating with your customers and colleagues via email or telephone than you do in person. This modern way of working calls (pun intended) for a modern […]

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