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VAT Annual Accounting Scheme

VAT Annual Accounting Scheme
Thursday, June 28, 2018

If your business is VAT-registered, are you on the right scheme? There are a number of different schemes you can join and, in this article, we’ll be looking at the pros and cons of the VAT Annual Accounting Scheme and VAT in general. Read More


How to Take Time Off as a Business Owner

How to Take Time Off as a Business Owner
Tuesday, June 26, 2018

If you’re a “normal” employee, then you can expect to receive at least 28 days of annual leave to enjoy. However, this isn’t the case for the self-employed. With all the stress that comes with running a business, sometimes you need to take a well-earned rest. But, how do you it? Read More


What to Do If You Can’t Pay Your Taxes

What to Do If You Can’t Pay Your Taxes
Thursday, June 21, 2018

Accountants save you a lot of money on tax because they understand which reliefs you are entitled to or which expenses you can claim for. But what can you do if you don’t have enough money to pay your taxes even after your accountant has thoroughly worked on your numbers? Read More


Are You Working On or For Your Business?

Are You Working On or For Your Business?
Tuesday, June 19, 2018

One of the most common reasons that people start their own business is to work for themselves. But all too often, being your own boss turns into being your own employee. Read More


The Business Case for Flexible Working Hours

The Business Case for Flexible Working Hours
Wednesday, June 13, 2018

When you open up flexible working hours as a possibility to your employees, are you just giving them more time off? Or are you creating new possibilities for your business? Allowing your workforce the freedom to decide how and when they work can come in a variety of different ways – and they have a variety of different benefits too. Read More


Intrapreneurs and your business

Intrapreneurs and your business
Thursday, June 07, 2018

The early days in a business are always an exciting time. Developing new ideas, exploring exciting sales possibilities and testing out fresh marketing opportunities – creativity and innovation is never in short supply when your business is first starting out.  Read More


6 ways to keep cashflow steady

6 ways to keep cashflow steady
Tuesday, June 05, 2018

The amount of cash in your business moves up and down, normally on a daily basis. No matter how much money is in your account, employees need to be paid, suppliers chase for payment, and HMRC like to dip into it on a regular basis. Keeping on top of all of this is the key to running a successful business. Read More


Absenteeism and how to deal with it

Absenteeism and how to deal with it
Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Chronic absenteeism can kill a business by a thousand cuts. Absenteeism affects your ability as a company to make sales, look after customers, comply with regulatory requirements, and more. You plan your workday and the workdays of your staff based upon the resources that you believe you’ll have available to you. If those resources aren’t there (and you only find out ten minutes before opening), chaos can often ensue as the people who do actually turn in have to do far more than they were expecting. Customers wait longer on the phone, orders don’t get dispatched, staff get stressed – it’s really not very good. Read More