Jonathan Vowles Chartered Accountants

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Residential Property Tax: What Can I Expect To Pay When I Sell?
Capital Gains Tax can be awkward ...

    

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10 Top Tips To Improve Your Business Cashflow
Cash is always king ...

    

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The Next Pensions Tax Grab Is Underway!
The problem with pensions is the tax man ...

    

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The Importance Of Shareholder Agreements
What happens when things go wrong?

    

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6 Top Tips For Choosing An Accountant
How do you find the best one?

    

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Business Failure: Why Does It So Easily Happen?
Because they forget that cash is king ...

    

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Are You Burning Money?
Time for a business review ...

    

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How To Get Your Business Finances Working Smarter!
There's an app for that ...

    

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The Pensions Regulator Has Teeth! Big Teeth!
It may seem boring but it's very important ...

    

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Why Your Business Needs Management Accounts!
Call them performance management reporting if you'd like ...

    

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How My Children Managed To Put Viagra Onto My Shopping List!
I was so glad that I hadn't turned on automatic ordering ...

    

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Use Key Performance Indicators To Improve Your Business
What gets measured and tracked gets managed ...

    

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What Do The New IR35 Rules Mean For You?
Are you a day-rate contractor?

    

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Where Have All The Bank Managers Gone?
And what to do if you need funding ...

    

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Improve Your Profitability, Improve Your Life!
A useful how-to seminar for every business owner ...

    

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How To Get Financial Fact In Your Business
And get a solid grip ...

    

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Cashflow Forecasts: The Single Most Important Financial Tool
Every business needs one ...

    

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How To Cash Out Your Contractor Company
There are reliefs available ...

    

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How Can You Check You Aren't Paying Too Much Tax?
JVCA can review your tax position ...

    

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What Does My Dog Playing On A Beach Have To Do With Your Business?
Its a bit of a strange question, but bear with me ...

    

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The Best Gift A Great Accountant Can Give You Is Time!
More time equals a better work/life balance ...

    

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A Company Car For Less Than The Cost Of A Cup Of Coffee Per Day?
Tax changes in April 2020 mean you can ...

    

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Even The Taxman Likes Puppies!
But they don't like black market breeders ...

    

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How To Grow Your Business: Lesson One
Keeping the cash rolling in ...

    

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How To Improve Your Sales Turnover
It's down to two core components ...

    

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Business Planning: Why Is Your Business Here?
And what do you want to achieve with it?

    

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What Is The Best Way To Pay A Director?
It's all about tax rates and remuneration ...

    

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The Loneliness Of The Business Owner
Getting stuck in the boss trap ...

    

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Show Me The Money!
And improve your cashflow ...

    

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How Do You Make Your Business Accounts Work For You?
A good car analogy is always useful ...

    

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Is Your Business A Zombie Business?
Go back to basics and save yourself ...

    

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Oh No! My Tax Return Is Wrong!
Help! What can I do?

    

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How Does Moving Online Help Your Business?
It isn't a silver bullet ...

    

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How To Explode Your Sales!
And improve profitability ...

    

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What Do You Want For Your Business By This Time Next Year?
Success? Growth? More fun? Same old, same old?

    

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HMRC: The Best (And Worst) Excuses For Filing Your Tax Return Late
Is your mother-in-law a witch?

    

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Is This The Year You Start A Business?
Set yourself up for a win ...

    

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Have You Made Any New Year's Resolutions?
What about for your business?

    

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Making Tax Digital Is Coming!
It's nothing to be scared of ...

    

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How To Grow Your Business: Lesson Two
You need to be online ...

    

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Death And Taxes: Specifically, Inheritance Tax
What tax reliefs are available?

    

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Autumn Budget 2018: Was It Good For You?
Will the details back up the announcements?

    

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Autumn Budget: Is The VAT Threshold Going To Reduce?
What's the Chancellor going to announce?

    

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Small Business Saturday 2018
Support your local economy ...

    

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Stamp Duty And Property Developers
You can benefit from knowing the rules ...

    

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Is Your Businesses Just Trying To Survive?
It's all about knowing what to change ...

    

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It's Time to Ban Excuses
And get on with it ...

    

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Buying A Commercial Property In The United Kingdom
What can go wrong, and what do you need to be careful of?

    

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Top Tips For Improving Your Charity Fundraising!
The third sector is big business ...

    

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What Is The Point Of HMRC's Tax Gap Estimates?
Mind the gap ...

    

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Do You Have An Overseas Property Or Bank Account?
Uh-Oh! Is The Taxman About To Get You?

    

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Do You Pay Enough Tax?
This is not a stupid question ...

    

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Are You Having A Proper Holiday This Summer?
If not, then your business may be underperforming ...

    

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Are You A Passive Reactor Or An Purposeful Achiever?
Start by thinking about what you want to achieve ...

    

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Starting A Business: Questions To Ask Before Quitting Your Job
The 6 big questions to answer before going for it ...

    

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What Can Your Business Do If Your High Street Is Dying?
Embracing online ...

    

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I Think Every Business Deserves A Cashflow Forecast
But sometimes creating one can be difficult ...

    

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How To Succeed In Life And Business!
There are just four simple rules ...

    

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How To Be Financially Empowered!
It doesn't have to be complicated or scary ...

    

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What Are The Signs Of A Healthy Business?
Monitoring your vitals ...

    

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Is Your Business In Danger Of Drowning?
Don't be like Bert ...

    

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Management Reports: Bill Gates Once Said
How to deliver better results ...

    

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How To Prepare Yourself To Sell Your Business
What do you want to achieve?

    

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You've Got To Have A Business Plan
You do have one, yes?

    

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Do Women Make Better Business Owners?
Research says they do ...

    

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Are You Planning To Get Or Change Your Company Car?
Here are my top tax tips ...

    

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Changes To Auto-Enrolment In 2018
Boring, but important ...

    

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Property Millionaire Secrets Part 2 - Serviced Apartments!
Build your portfolio quickly ...

    

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Thinking Of Having A Business On The Side?
Getting your side-hustle on ...

    

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How To Get Your Company Car 4% Cheaper In 2018!
Do you know about RDE2?

    

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Top 10 Questions To Ask When Starting A New Business
If you don't ask them, you're probably not going to succeed ...

    

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Is Starting A Business The Answer To Redundancy?
It is, if you do it right ...

    

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The Business Fundamentals Every Successful Business Needs!
How many have you got right?

    

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Property Millionaire Secrets Part 1 - How to Build Your Portfolio!
Buy-to-rent or rent-to-rent?

    

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How To Turn Your VAT Deadlines Into A Business Opportunity!
It's a great opportunity to review your business ...

    

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How To Get Started With Cryptocurrencies Like Bitcoin
Only invest what you can afford to lose ...

    

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Are You Thinking Of Starting A Business In 2018?
You are not alone ...

    

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The Hallmark Of A Great Entrepreneur Is Positive Responsibility
And the seven challenges that make success hard ...

    

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Want To Start Your Own Coffee Shop?
Oh, who wouldn't want that ...

    

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What Are You Doing To Improve Your Business?
What about improving yourself?

    

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Why Aren't You Working Smarter Not Harder?
Here are a few ways to start ...

    

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Get your Business Ready For 2018
With goal and cashflow planning ...

    

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Small Business Saturday Is The 2nd December 2017
Shop small and local ...

    

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Quick Tax Saving Tips For SME Limited Companies
Saving both you and your company money ...

    

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Why Are The Paradise Papers So Important?
Is it just about ethics and morals?

    

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Are You Planning For The Impact Auto-Enrolment Will Have?
Easter 2018 is fast approaching ...

    

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Is There £662 Out There With Your Name On It?
It's simple to claim too ...

    

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Get and Give a Million with JVCA!
Let's make an impact ...

    

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What Every Business Owner Needs To Know About Brexit
Like it or not, it's going to happen ...

    

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DIY Accounting Is Getting Easier!
But you'll still need some help ...

    

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Auto Enrolment: Boring, But Very Important!
Is your business compliant yet?

    

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Is IR35 Going The Same Way As The Boston Tea Party?
No taxation without representation ...

    

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How To Avoid E-Commerce Taxation Pitfalls
Don't get landed with a big tax bill ...

    

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Are You Going To Work Abroad?
Have some free tax advice ...

    

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Sun, Sea, Sand And Spreadsheets!
Did you get a holiday this year?

    

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Why Your 'One Thing' Is Important!
It's not easy to be self aware ...

    

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Company Purchase Of Own Shares
Income Tax or Capital Gains Tax ...

    

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Business Marketing: You Want Everybody To Love You, Right?
Well no, actually you don't ...

    

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How To Get Debt Free ... Quicker!
It's all about mathematics ...

    

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Four Top Tax Tips for High Earners
We can all learn from these ...

    

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Selling Your Business: Do You Stick Or Twist?
Actually, that depends ...

    

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Will This Be Your Final P11d Deadline?
Here comes payrolling of benefits ...

    

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Tax-free Childcare 2017 Style
You could be better off ...

    

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Your Checklist For Changing Your Company Name
There's a lot to consider ...

    

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Making Tax Digital: The Awful Truth
For sole traders and partnerships ...

    

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Are You Thinking About Your Befores And Afters?
Not dinner, but business ...

    

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The Finance Act 2017: Do We Live In Uber-Exciting Times?
Or is it all a bit of a yawn?

    

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We Can Help You Set Up Your British Subsidiary
It's a great place to do business ...

    

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What Is Your Business Worth?
It's a really interesting question ...

    

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What Is Your Remuneration Plan For 2017/18?
There's lots to think about ...

    

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Are You On The Flat Rate Scheme For VAT?
You might not want to stay on it ...

    

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Is Cybersecurity The New Black?
Even small businesses need to protect themselves ...

    

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How To Get Business Finance in 2017
There are a number of options ...

    

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Planning For A Start-Up Or A Growth Business?
Come along to a free seminar ...

    

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Are You Responsible? Financially Responsible? Are You Sure?
The landscape of personal finances has changed ...

    

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Top 5 Things To Get Right When Selling Online
Or you could be quickly out of business ...

    

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What Makes A Good Networker?
Having better conversations ...

    

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National Minimum Wage: 10 Ridiculous Excuses For Not Paying It
You don't want a criminal investigation, do you?

    

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21st Century Business Information
For future looking businesses ...

    

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Which Is Best: Subcontractor or PAYE?
Well, that rather depends ...

    

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Will You Benefit From The Trump Effect?
Or will you end up like Hillary?

    

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How To Improve Your Business In Just Four Weeks
Customer service is what it's all about ...

    

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The UK's Quiet Business Revolution
From a job to self-employment ...

    

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EIS, SEIS & SITR: Thinking Of Investing In A Business?
You could get a tax refund ...

    

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Holiday Marketing: What Are You Going To Do?
It's not just retailers who need to plan ahead ...

    

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VAT Might Be More Expensive For Small Businesses In 2017
And what to do if it is ...

    

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Why The Chancellor's Autumn Statement Is Irrelevant!
Very little has changed for businesses ...

    

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Zen And The Art Of Business
And it's a science too ...

    

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What Is Your Why?
The road to success ...

    

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Are You Killing Your Own Business?
Growing the how of what you do ...

    

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Auto Enrolment Workplace Pensions
Boring, but very important ...

    

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What Is Your Business Success Strategy?
Are you a disruptor or just do the impossible?

    

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Can The British Cycling Team Help You?
It's all about marginal gains ...

    

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Business Communication Is So Very Important
For all businesses, not just startups ...

    

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Having Fun At Work, But With Serious Intent
Work doesn't have to be tedious ...

    

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Sometimes, In Business, It Helps To Be Famous
At other times, you just need customers ...

    

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Cash And Sales: The Keys To A Successful Business
Do you know your numbers?

    

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How To Make A Pop-up Shop Work For You
From one day to a couple of months ...

    

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HMRC: The Awful Truth About Making Tax Digital
Sole traders and partnerships beware ...

    

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Will Your Holiday Make You Want To Start A Business?
Time off has inspired many entrepreneurs ...

    

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The UK Economy Improves When Small Businesses Succeed
And why we should celebrate them ...

    

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How Much Tax Do The Rich Pay Anyway?
A lot more than you may think ...

    

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What Drives People To Start A Business?
And what keeps them going?

    

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Businesses Really Are Running The World
They have influence over how we live our lives ...

    

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The Right Information Is The Key To Your Success
Finding your competitive edge ...

    

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The Digital Revolution Of Cloud Accounting
Welcome to the future ...

    

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A Few Interesting Statistics About Self-Employment
Not a lot of people know this ...

    

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Why DIY Corporation Tax Returns Are A False Economy
There's a lot more to it than you think ...

    

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Cyber Security Or Cyber Crime: Which Do You Want?
It starts with physical security ...

    

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10 Key Questions Every Charitable Trustee Should Ask
To ensure you're doing the right thing ...

    

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Don't Be A Business God!
It's the easiest way to fail ...

    

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Do I Need A Property Investment Company?
Well, that all depends on your circumstances ...

    

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Jonathan Vowles: Being A Good Boss
My inspiring dad ...

    

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Using The Language Of Business
Planning for your future ...

    

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In 1492, Columbus Sailed The Ocean Blue
And what a business start-up to get involved in ...

    

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Budget 2016: Can Britain Face The Challenges Ahead?
Mr Osborne certainly seems to think so ...

    

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Pre-budget Dividend Tax Planning For March 2016
Are you going to be paying more?

    

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Where Is The Best Place To Start A Business?
Start it here ... or there?

    

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Are You Thinking Of Starting A Business In 2016?
The UK is open for business ...

    

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Tips Are For Life, Not Just For Christmas
But how are they taxed?

    

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IR35: Tax Relief On Travel And Subsistence
A double whammy for subcontractors?

    

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Tax Fraud Costs The UK Economy £16bn A Year
So watch out if you run a small business ...

    

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The UK's New Flat-Rate State Pension
Are you looking forward to it?

    

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The Taxman's latest Figures Show £15.7bn Lost Illegally!
Tax evasion is rife in some areas ...

    

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HMRC Tax Investigations: Should You Be Worried?
It's easier to get investigated than you think ...

    

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Five Top Tips For Crowdfunding Success
For both businesses and individuals ...

    

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HMRC And The Common Reporting Standard
How the taxman can find out what you've got ...

    

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What Sort Of UK Tax Investigations Are There?
From status enquiries to criminal prosecutions ...

    

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What Does The 2015 Autumn Statement Mean For You?
Will it bring you fresh opportunities?

    

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Salary Sacrifice: Get A Tesla S And Save On Your Tax!
Yes, you heard me right ...

    

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Start-Up Saturday And Global Entrepreneurship Week 2015
Would you like some free business advice?

    

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Where Do You Start With A Blog?
At the beginning I guess ...

    

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