Time to put your records in order

Time to put your records in order

It isn’t easy finding the time to put your records in order or sort out your business expenses. We can help with this selection of online support. The following live webinars are interactive. Simply ask your questions using the on-screen text box. Record keeping for the self-employed: Whether you use traditional or cash basis accounting methods, […]

The seven deadly sins of crowdfunding – what is stopping investors investing in your company?

The seven deadly sins of crowdfunding – what is stopping investors investing in your company?

Crowdfunding is a time-consuming endeavour. And there’s nothing worse than spending your precious time on activities that are at best ineffective, at worst actively putting investors off the idea of funding your business. So what common mistakes do entrepreneurs often make when looking to raise money for their business? Not knowing your numbers How did […]

Regulators Warn Public Of Pension Scammer Tactics As Victims Report Losing An Average Of £91,000 In 2017

Regulators Warn Public Of Pension Scammer Tactics As Victims Report Losing An Average Of £91,000 In 2017

A new campaign to tackle pension scams launches today as the latest figures reveal that victims of pension scammers lost an average of £91,000 each in 2017. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and The Pensions Regulator (TPR) have joined forces to urge the public to be on their guard when receiving unexpected offers about their […]

Staff Uniform Costs

Staff Uniform Costs

Staff Uniform Costs The National Minimum Wage (NMW) has been the hot topic of discussion in recent headlines, discussing the latest government list that has named and shamed employers who have failed to pay their workers the NMW. With some employers being in the news for simply not paying their staff the minimum hourly rate, […]

Pension Auto-Enrolment

Pension Auto-Enrolment

We want to stress how important this message is for members and non-members with reference to Pension Auto-enrolment Please don’t ignore any letters that you may receive from The Pensions Regulator, especially Compliance Notice’s as these usually relate to fines and penalties and these will simply not go away until they are dealt with. Penalties can […]

Self Assessment Help and Support

Self Assessment Help and Support

HMRC has a variety of useful online support if you need help with your tax return. HMRC’s YouTube channel has a range of short videos on ‘Self Assessment’ covering topics such as:  Expenses if you’re self-employed  Paying your Self Assessment tax bill  Viewing your calculation For more information dip into the ‘business expenses for the self-employed’ e-learning […]