Category: Employers

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Ever Changing Government Support Schemes for You the Employer

As a Business Owner and employer I’m sure that you’ll agree that with all of the changes that the changes the government has to keep making it can make things a little difficult to keep track of. To try and make things a little easier we have put together some …

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Back to the Office – Are you Ready? (Part One)

So after nearly 6 months of very unprecedented times, the time is now coming when we’re all starting to think about getting back to ‘normal’ or whatever the new normal is. For a lot of us, that means getting back into the office and a more normal way of working. …

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Pre Start Up Costs – What are they & what can I claim?

Starting your own business is a scary step. Whether it’s a profession you’re familiar with or completely new territory the decision to make the move into self-employment is daunting. Before you start your business one of the things that could be on your mind will be pre start-up costs. What …

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Running a Business – Why do I need to keep good financial records?

There are many reasons that keeping your accounts organised is beneficial, the main one being that you will be compliant. HMRC can impose penalties on businesses whose accounts are not in good order and up to date. This penalty is generally in the region of between £250 and £500. However, …

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VAT – Do I need to register my business?

One of the most commonly confusing and daunting topics among business owners is VAT registration. In our many years of practice as bookkeepers, we have dealt with a large clientele and the question that very often arises is whether registering for VAT is the right decision for their company. Even …