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25/06/2019

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

     

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18/06/2019

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

     

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11/06/2019

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

     

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04/06/2019

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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28/05/2019

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

     

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21/05/2019

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

     

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14/05/2019

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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07/05/2019

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

     

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30/04/2019

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

     

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23/04/2019

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

     

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16/04/2019

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

     

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09/04/2019

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

     

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02/04/2019

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

     

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26/03/2019

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

     

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19/03/2019

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

     

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12/03/2019

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

     

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05/03/2019

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

     

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26/02/2019

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

     

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19/02/2019

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

     

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12/02/2019

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

     

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05/02/2019

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

     

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29/01/2019

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

     

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22/01/2019

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

     

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08/01/2019

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

     

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25/12/2018

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

     

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04/12/2018

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

     

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13/11/2018

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

     

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30/10/2018

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

     

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23/10/2018

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

     

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09/10/2018

Small Business Saturday 2018
Support your local economy ...

     

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02/10/2018

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

     

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18/09/2018

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

     

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11/09/2018

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

     

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04/09/2018

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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28/08/2018

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

     

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21/08/2018

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

     

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14/08/2018

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

     

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07/08/2018

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

     

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17/07/2018

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

     

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10/07/2018

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

     

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03/07/2018

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

     

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19/06/2018

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

     

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05/06/2018

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

     

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29/05/2018

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

     

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22/05/2018

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

     

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15/05/2018

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

     

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08/05/2018

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

     

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01/05/2018

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

     

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24/04/2018

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

     

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17/04/2018

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

     

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10/04/2018

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

     

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03/04/2018

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

     

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27/03/2018

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

     

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20/03/2018

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

     

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13/03/2018

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

     

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06/03/2018

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

     

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27/02/2018

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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20/02/2018

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

     

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13/02/2018

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

     

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06/02/2018

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

     

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30/01/2018

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

     

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23/01/2018

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

     

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16/01/2018

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

     

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09/01/2018

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

     

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02/01/2018

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

     

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26/12/2017

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

     

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19/12/2017

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

     

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12/12/2017

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

     

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21/11/2017

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

     

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14/11/2017

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

     

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07/11/2017

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

     

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31/10/2017

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

     

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24/10/2017

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

     

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17/10/2017

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

     

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10/10/2017

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

     

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03/10/2017

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

     

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19/09/2017

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

     

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12/09/2017

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

     

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05/09/2017

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

     

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29/08/2017

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

     

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22/08/2017

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

     

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15/08/2017

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

     

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08/08/2017

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

     

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18/07/2017

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

     

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11/07/2017

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

     

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04/07/2017

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

     

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27/06/2017

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

     

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20/06/2017

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

     

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13/06/2017

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

     

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06/06/2017

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

     

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30/05/2017

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

     

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23/05/2017

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

     

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16/05/2017

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

     

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09/05/2017

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

     

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25/04/2017

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

     

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18/04/2017

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

     

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11/04/2017

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

     

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04/04/2017

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

     

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28/03/2017

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

     

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21/03/2017

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

     

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07/03/2017

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

     

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28/02/2017

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

     

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21/02/2017

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

     

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14/02/2017

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

     

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31/01/2017

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

     

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24/01/2017

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

     

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17/01/2017

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

     

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10/01/2017

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

     

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03/01/2017

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

     

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20/12/2016

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

     

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13/12/2016

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

     

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06/12/2016

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

     

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29/11/2016

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

     

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22/11/2016

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

     

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15/11/2016

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

     

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08/11/2016

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

     

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01/11/2016

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

     

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25/10/2016

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

     

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18/10/2016

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

     

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11/10/2016

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

     

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05/10/2016

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

     

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27/09/2016

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

     

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06/09/2016

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

     

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30/08/2016

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

     

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23/08/2016

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

     

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16/08/2016

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

     

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09/08/2016

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

     

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02/08/2016

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

     

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26/07/2016

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

     

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19/07/2016

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

     

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12/07/2016

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

     

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05/07/2016

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

     

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28/06/2016

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

     

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21/06/2016

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

     

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14/06/2016

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

     

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07/06/2016

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

     

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24/05/2016

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

     

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17/05/2016

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

     

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19/04/2016

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

     

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12/04/2016

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

     

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29/03/2016

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

     

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17/03/2016

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

     

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15/03/2016

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

     

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08/03/2016

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

     

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01/03/2016

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

     

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16/02/2016

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

     

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09/02/2016

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

     

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02/02/2016

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

     

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26/01/2016

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

     

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12/01/2016

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

     

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05/01/2016

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

     

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29/12/2015

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

     

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22/12/2015

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

     

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15/12/2015

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

     

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01/12/2015

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

     

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10/11/2015

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

     

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27/10/2015

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

     

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20/10/2015

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

     

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