Panthera News


When Is It Time To Relocate Your Business?

When Is It Time To Relocate Your Business?
Friday, November 23, 2018

Your business’s physical location determines which employees can work for you, which suppliers you are working with, and how much you are paying in business rates. How do you know where the best place is for your business to be located? Read More


How To Deal With Employee Weaknesses

How To Deal With Employee Weaknesses
Wednesday, November 21, 2018

One of the classic questions faced at interviews by prospective employees is “What is your greatest weakness?” Your employees can’t be perfect because nobody is. The key is finding out how you can address their weaknesses and help your employees overcome them.  Read More


The Importance Of Providing A Clear Career Path For Your Employees

The Importance Of Providing A Clear Career Path For Your Employees
Tuesday, November 13, 2018

From retail stores to recruitment firms, there is a very similar “agreed upon” career path for the employees at most businesses. This means that almost all staff know what their promotion prospects are and, in most cases, they know what they need to do to give themselves a chance to be considered for a higher role.  Read More


Non-Bank Funding For Young Businesses

Non-Bank Funding For Young Businesses
Friday, November 09, 2018

Ever since the credit crunch in 2008, lending to businesses has changed. It still seems to many that the banks have clammed up and that they are as precious with their money as a 5 year old who has just opened their Christmas presents haul to find the toy s/he has been nagging their parents about for the last year. Read More


Autumn Budget 2018 – In a Nutshell

Autumn Budget 2018 – In a Nutshell
Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Recently, the Chancellor of the Exchequer delivered the last Autumn budget before Brexit. We weren’t expecting anything revolutionary because of how close it is to the hoped-for successful conclusion to negotiations with the EU. However, what was announced in the budget will certainly have an effect on your personal finances and likely an effect on your business finances too. Read More


Setting a Marketing Budget

Setting a Marketing Budget
Thursday, November 01, 2018

In many businesses, the end of the year signals a fresh start. Perhaps you’re taking some much-deserved time off around the festive season to spend time with family and friends, and your employees can enjoy a little time to relax. Read More


What are patent boxes?

What are patent boxes?
Tuesday, October 30, 2018

The patent box regime was introduced by the UK government in 2013. A patent box is used to reduce the size of your corporation tax bill on the profits you make directly from patents that you successfully exploit commercially. This is part of the UK government’s drive to increase commercial research and development as the country prepares to leave the European Union.  Read More


Self-employed tax cut scrapped

Self-employed tax cut scrapped
Friday, October 26, 2018

The government recently announced that it was to scrap a reform to National Insurance for the self-employed after discovering that some self-employed people would be left worse off. Read More


VATman visits – should I be concerned?

VATman visits – should I be concerned?
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

We all know that strange feeling we get when you’re driving and you spot a police car behind you. Even though you’ve done nothing wrong, there’s always an underlying feeling of guilt and that you might have done something wrong. That’s exactly the same feeling that law-abiding business owners across the country feel whenever they are visited by HMRC. Read More


Top 8 poor excuses for late payment submission

Top 8 poor excuses for late payment submission
Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Within nine months of the end of your business’s financial year, you’ll need to file full statutory annual accounts with Companies House. This goes for all limited companies in the UK and there are very few excuses you can use for missing this deadline. Read More