Strategies for Exports After Brexit

The UK has left the EU, and for British exporters, that presents both opportunity and uncertainty. While the new trade agreement places no tariffs or quotas on goods traded between the UK and EU from 1 January 2021, it may [...]

2021-01-18T16:59:25+00:00January 18th, 2021|Business|

How to Manage Cashflow in Your Business

Even before the pandemic, cashflow problems were among the main causes of business failure. The danger is they can be hard to spot if other financial measures, such as profit, are looking positive. In many cases the signs aren't obvious [...]

2020-12-02T16:23:47+00:00December 2nd, 2020|Business|

Winter Economy Plan

On 24 September 2020, Rishi Sunak announced his 'winter economy plan'. This is not an extension of the furlough scheme, which still ends on 31 October 2020 as planned. The replacement 'job support scheme' will run for six months between [...]

2020-10-05T11:41:57+01:00October 5th, 2020|Business|

How Much Is Your Business Worth?

Whether you're making exit plans or you want to give confidence to investors, knowing the value of your business is a vital step. As a starting point, it's important to work out what it is you're actually selling. Is it [...]

2020-09-01T16:43:31+01:00September 1st, 2020|Business|

Post COVID-19 Support for Businesses

The economic update announced by the Chancellor on 8 July, contained several measures focused on a "three-point plan for jobs". Those three points - to protect, support, and create jobs - come as part of a "second phase" of support, [...]

2020-08-04T11:26:48+01:00August 4th, 2020|Business|

Planning Redundancies

With redundancies on the rise due to coronavirus, it is important to understand how termination payments work. You might have a £30,000 tax-free figure in the back of your mind, and at first glance you are not wrong. However, new [...]

2020-06-08T18:14:19+01:00June 1st, 2020|Business|

Working From Home (#Wfh) During COVID-19

For the majority of us, lockdown has presented many challenges, one of which is working from home. While the self-employed have long been used to deducting certain expenses incurred through working at home, the same is not true for employees. [...]

2020-05-06T12:00:51+01:00May 6th, 2020|Business|

Different Types of Business Structures

When starting a new business, what structure is best? Sole trader, partnership or limited company? As your business grows, it is important to evaluate whether the structure you started with is still the right one. There are other questions to [...]

2020-03-09T07:41:30+00:00January 10th, 2020|Business|

Low Risk Ways to Start a Business

So you've got business idea, and you think it might be a runner. Is now the right time given the current uncertainties? And where do you go from here? There are certain things that you can do to get your [...]

2019-12-06T17:45:00+00:00December 6th, 2019|Business|
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