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Tax Efficiency

How to Run a Tax Efficient Business

13th September 2021

Running a tax efficient business is crucial to your success. When you find legitimate ways of reducing your small business tax bill, it can increase your margins. This in turn improves cashflow and strengthens your business model.

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Where Did the 2% Inflation Target Originate?

13th February 2024

Central banks all over the world have been striving for years to reduce inflation to 2%, but the figure isn’t based on any academic research. In fact, a growing number of economists and financial experts have

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How do Capital Allowances Work for Holiday Lets?

12th January 2024

Capital allowances for furnished holiday lets can be confusing to say the least. However, it pays to have an understanding of how the tax system works. There are various expenses and allowances that you can offset

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Festive Finances: A Guide for SMEs

08th December 2023

In the run-up to Christmas, businesses are more likely to experience cashflow issues, so it’s important to ensure smooth management of your finances at this time of year. The festive period is traditionally hectic, bringing with

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Chances of a Recession are 50/50

10th November 2023

Britain could be heading for a recession after all – despite hopes the threat had been averted in March this year. News from the Bank of England that there’s a 50/50 chance of a recession by

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When Should Small Businesses Raise Their Prices?

09th October 2023

The current economic crisis of high inflation, interest rates, energy bills and food prices is causing a lack of confidence about trading prospects for many businesses.

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The Crucial Role of SMEs in the UK Economy

12th September 2023

With more than six million small businesses in the UK, they have a significant impact on the nation’s economy.

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Interest Rates and Inflation

22nd August 2023

It’s hard to avoid news of increasing interest rates and high inflation these days.

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Most Common Small Business Accounting Mistakes

03rd August 2023

When you've founded your own small business, whatever the profession, the amount of administration tasks, such as bookkeeping and tax returns, can come as a shock.

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The Tax Gap

19th July 2023

Years ago, almost nobody would have discussed the UK Tax Gap. Yet now, each year in June, HMRC publish their Tax Gaps Report, in part as a result of the global financial crisis which put such matters on the public and political agenda.