Panthera News


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


How long do I need to keep my accounting records for?

How long do I need to keep my accounting records for?
Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Running a business incurs a lot of paperwork. In fact, for most new business owners, the amount of information and documentation they have to retain comes as an unpleasant surprise. Making Tax Digital will make it even more unpleasant, we regret to inform you. Read More


Costs that businesses can’t claim VAT back on

Costs that businesses can’t claim VAT back on
Friday, October 05, 2018

Particularly for smaller firms, Value Added Tax (VAT) causes stress and headaches for their owners because of the perceived complexity of the tax. And to be fair, if that’s how you feel, you have a point. It’s not an easy tax to administer and it’s going to become more complicated with the shift to Making Tax Digital in April 2019. Read More


VAT and no Brexit deal

VAT and no Brexit deal
Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Whether you voted to remain or to leave the European Union, the drama (for want of a better word) involved in exiting the trading and political bloc has not stopped since June 2016. As part of its preparations for a no-deal post-EU world, the British government have been producing various white papers with the intention of giving UK businesses time to prepare for such an outcome. Read More


5 Ways to Reward your Staff for Profit Gain

5 Ways to Reward your Staff for Profit Gain
Thursday, September 27, 2018

When you reward your staff, you are showing them that their efforts are not in vain. It can be very easy for a staff member to treat their job as just another clock-in-clock-out 9-5. This means that they won’t go above and beyond their roles. And most importantly, you aren’t getting as much out of your team as you could be. Read More


What is Accounts Receivable?

What is Accounts Receivable?
Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Accounts receivable describes the money that is owed to you by your customers for the products or services that you have already sold to them. Typically, this is the money that is agreed upon when you commence doing business together.  Read More


The 24 month rule

The 24 month rule
Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Keeping on top of all of your business’s expenses is important for contractors in every industry. Contracting is an industry under fire with a gradual erosion in the number of tax benefits you can take advantage of every year. Work with Panthera to make sure you claim back everything you can to increase your take home pay. Read More


What is Time Off in Lieu?

What is Time Off in Lieu?
Thursday, September 13, 2018

What is time off in lieu? Read More


How to Manage Success in Your Business

How to Manage Success in Your Business
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Every business owner dreams of being successful, but if you’re not prepared, success can be as hard to handle for you and for your business as the leanest of lean months. Making sure you know what to look out for and what you can do to keep your business growing can be the difference between sinking and swimming – and that’s no exaggeration. Read More