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7 Gifts From Dragons Den For You This Christmas

7 Gifts From Dragons Den For You This Christmas

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Kelly Hoppen from Dragons Den provides her top tips to help make you and your business be more productive.

Kelly's Top 7 Productivity Tips

  1. Play to...

Spotlight On Community

Spotlight On Community

Monday, December 04, 2017

Seva (defn "selfless service")

Sikh temples have been supporting their local communities for generations.

Langar (defn community kitchen)

Just one way they do this is providing a free meal to anyone and everyone.

Every Wednesday, in all weathers, you will find the kitchen out in the community open...


A Couple Of Things From This Weeks Budget Which Might Affect You

A Couple Of Things From This Weeks Budget Which Might Affect You

Friday, November 24, 2017

1. Dividend Tax

Company directors and private shareholders will have their tax-free allowance on dividends cut from £5,000 to £2,000 from April 2018.

2. National Insurance Contributions

Class 4 NIC, paid by self-employed workers with profits of more than £8,060 a year, will...


3 Important Numbers You Should Know Every Month

3 Important Numbers You Should Know Every Month

Friday, November 10, 2017

ABC, Easy As 1 2 3

All businesses should know the following important numbers every month;

1. Sales - always drive cashflow and profits

2. Profits - show if sales targets are being achieved and costs are being kept under control

3. Cash -...


Don't Be Late, Don't Get A Penalty

Don't Be Late, Don't Get A Penalty

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

31 January is fast approaching.

Have you lodged your tax return yet?

Don't be late

Over 840,000 tax returns were late last year.

Don't get a penalty

I'm sure you can think of better things to do with £100 than pay a penalty to Hmrc.

Do get organised soon

Please...


Calling All Taxis

Calling All Taxis

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

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Be Ahead Of Any January Tax Woes

Be Ahead Of Any January Tax Woes

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

As the wintery weather takes grip during a time of year when finances can be stretched , it may seem a cruel fact of life for Self Employed people in the UK that January is the month where income tax needs to...


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