by Steve Wiltshire Will 2021 be the year you do your own thing? Starting your own business can be an exciting – but daunting – time. One of the first and most important decisions to make is how you are going to structure your business. The reason this decision is so important is that it … Continue reading I want to break free.
By Steve Wiltshire What a momentous day. Today we heard the news that so many of us have been hoping to hear for so long – that a vaccination to protect us from Covid-19 is safe and will shortly be available. At the end of what has felt like a very long tunnel, perhaps we … Continue reading Help! I need somebody. Not just anybody.
by Steve Wiltshire I mowed my lawn last week. Amidst all the gloom surrounding the crisis currently facing the world, how lovely it has been to see some sunshine over the last few weeks. I love this time of year, when lighter evenings and brighter, warmer days make us feel more inclined to be out … Continue reading The grass really is greener on the other side
by Steve Wiltshire This week, HMRC will begin to contact people who may be eligible for the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (‘SEISS’). The scheme, which will provide a taxable grant worth 80 per cent of a self-employed individual’s average trading profits up to a maximum of £7,500, will be paid in a lump sum by … Continue reading Help is on the way: The Coronavirus Self Employment Income Support Scheme
by Emma Hooper The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme went live yesterday, with over 140,000 businesses applying for the support within 24 hours. The scheme is available for businesses that, as a result of Covid-19, cannot maintain their current workforce and would be forced to make employees redundant as a result. These employees need to be … Continue reading Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Portal – it’s Live!
by Lydia Westmore The outbreak of Coronavirus will inevitably impact all of our businesses. In the short term, the current situation is likely to have a significant impact on cash flow, with loss of revenues and productivity. Government support for impacted businesses is coming, but careful management of your short-term cash flow is essential for … Continue reading Coronavirus: Managing your cash flow
by Steve Wiltshire Starting your own business can be an exciting – but daunting – time. One of the first and most important decisions to make is how are you going to structure your business? The reason this decision is so important is that it has a variety of consequences – not only related to … Continue reading New year… new business?
by Steve Wiltshire Starting your own business can be an exciting – but daunting – time. One of the first and most important decisions to make is how are you going to structure your business? The reason this decision is so important is that it has a variety of consequences – not only related to … Continue reading Getting your structure right
Have you come across Research and Development relief (R&D) before? If you own or run a company, this relief could be hugely advantageous to you. HMRC are really keen right now to help companies in developing new and exciting products; these range from anything to developing mobile phone apps to creating a new part for … Continue reading Research and Development – it’s not all lab coats and test tubes
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