5 Business New year Resolutions for 2018

5 Business New year Resolutions for 2018

It’s that time of year again—you’ve hopefully enjoyed your Christmas break, and now it’s a new year and you’re getting back into the swing of things. Of course, being a business owner, you’re also doing some reflection. How did 2017 go for you? The start of the year... read more
Small business budget update…

Small business budget update…

As reported last month, whilst the budget confirmed no change to the rate of corporation tax (maintained at 19%), HMRC will be freezing indexation allowances on corporate capital gains for disposals after 1 January 2018. In addition, from April 2018, business rate... read more
Are you ready for GDPR?

Are you ready for GDPR?

Is your business ready for GDPR? Counting down to 25 May 2018… The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) replaces the current Data Protection Act 1998 from 25 May 2018 (in the UK and across the EU). If your business uses email marketing, sends direct mail or makes... read more
Xero versus Quickbooks: which should you choose?

Xero versus Quickbooks: which should you choose?

Ok, so my first important point to make here is they there are other options than the two I discuss in this article and to be fair, you can’t go far wrong by picking either one of them. But which one is better? That will depend a lot on you and your business but I... read more
How did the budget affect you?

How did the budget affect you?

Against a backdrop of downgraded growth prospects and dismal productivity expectations, the Chancellor managed to present an upbeat budget with bullish forecasts for investments and the house building market. We review the key announcements and how they may affect you... read more
Why you should be working smarter NOT harder

Why you should be working smarter NOT harder

To achieve greater productivity, you need to work smarter, not harder. Working smarter not only boosts productivity, it forces more creativity, and saves precious energy for the things that really matter, like your family. You should be working to live, not living to... read more
The Pros and Cons of Working from Home

The Pros and Cons of Working from Home

Working from home is not as uncommon as you might think, in fact it is becoming more and more popular with employees and employers. Home working does have its advantages but also has some pitfalls that you should be aware of before you or an employer considers this... read more
Is Your Business Ready for Christmas?

Is Your Business Ready for Christmas?

Is Your Business Ready for Christmas? You would expect most businesses to be ready for this time of year, but it’s amazing how fast time slips away, and you find yourself in the season to be jolly. For some, Christmas is a welcome time of year, being the busiest time... read more
Growing your Client Base

Growing your Client Base

One in Three businesses say their biggest concern is generating new business. Therefore, it is vital that you keep generating leads and retaining existing clients to keep the business alive and to ensure growth. Use Social Media Social media is a powerful tool and... read more
What is the best bank for my business?

What is the best bank for my business?

There are many things you need to consider when starting out with your business venture, but top of your to do list will be to select a bank that will not just hold onto your revenue but also provide the support and give you the best possible deal you will need as... read more
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