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Partner With Your Accountant To Improve Your Business
04 Jan 2018

Partner With Your Accountant To Improve Your Business

Client - INNOVAT is a graphic design studio. The business employs 20 talented people and is the brainchild of entrepreneur and owner, Richard Brown.

Mentoring for Growth
19 Dec 2017

Mentoring for Growth

A business advisor can help you take your business from where it is now to where you want to be.

Turn your Resolutions into Results
15 Jan 2018

Turn your Resolutions into Results

Do you want to find out how to turn your resolutions into results? Watch the short video below!

Maximising Return on your Marketing Investment
13 Dec 2017

Maximising Return on your Marketing Investment

Measuring return on investment is critically important as you consider your marketing spend. Do you know which marketing activities work and which don't?

How A Cost Accounting System Improved Efficiency And Profit
11 Dec 2017

How A Cost Accounting System Improved Efficiency And Profit

Ann Marie owns a manufacturing business which makes a high-end product. She varies her design from time to time so there are many versions of her primary design.

How To Know What It Costs To Create One Widget
04 Dec 2017

How To Know What It Costs To Create One Widget

Cost accounting is about calculating the total cost involved in the process of production. In a nutshell: “What it costs to create one widget!”

Sole Trader or Incorporated?
05 Jan 2018

Sole Trader or Incorporated?

From April 2018, the £5,000 tax-free dividend allowance is reducing from £5,000 to £2,000.

Does your Employer Still Pay for your Private Fuel?
08 Jan 2018

Does your Employer Still Pay for your Private Fuel?

As we are approaching the end of yet another tax year, it is worth repeating our suggestion that highlights the cash benefit to company car drivers and their employers, of reimbursing the cost of fuel provided for private motoring. The rates have been updated for 2017-18.

CGT Opportunities
08 Jan 2018

CGT Opportunities

This is also an appropriate time of the year to consider your capital gains tax position if you have already disposed (or are considering a disposal) of an asset subject to CGT before 6 April 2018.

Getting Ready for Making Tax Digital (MTD)
11 Jan 2018

Getting Ready for Making Tax Digital (MTD)

As our regular readers of our newsletter will be aware, the government has back-tracked on their original proposal to digitise taxpayers’ affairs.

Biker Club Wins VAT Case
15 Jan 2018

Biker Club Wins VAT Case

Many clubs offer members a range of services for their membership fee. For example, membership may include a members’ magazine. Ordinarily, a magazine subscription should be zero rated for VAT purposes, but when the magazine element is bundled into a general club subscription - that is standard rated for VAT - problems can arise.

Unexpected VAT Charge for UK Importers
17 Jan 2018

Unexpected VAT Charge for UK Importers

With no agreement on tariffs, the UK will be treated as any other non-EU trading nation post Brexit. Consequently, UK importers would be required to make an up-front VAT payment in addition to any customs duties. This VAT payment will rank as input VAT that can be reclaimed from HMRC.

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