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Personal Tax changes 2019 – 2020

29th March 2019
29th March 2019

Next week sees the start of the new tax year 2019 – 2020, so we have summarised the key personal tax changes that will come into effect.

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Are you a creature of habit?

22nd March 2019
22nd March 2019

One third of Brits eat the same lunch every day.  17% of us have had the same lunch for 2 years.  Whilst there’s obviously nothing wrong with liking cheese and onion sandwiches every day, being a creature of habit in business can be a good thing.  It’s reminded me of the 7 Habits of Business Success:

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Happy Birthday, Internet!

13th March 2019
13th March 2019

The internet is 30 years old – and it’s probably never been more dangerous, with almost daily warnings of various scams, hacks and hoaxes.  Ensuring you are safe online has never been more difficult – so as we bite into a slice of birthday cake, here are our top tips to help you stay safe online, without the need for specialist technical knowledge:

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The Future of Work

22nd February 2019
22nd February 2019

A recent study from the NFU on the Future of Food predicts a large increase in the use of robotics in agriculture, which got us thinking about how that will change the pattern of work in our part of the country which is so dependent on the farming sector for employment.

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Making Tax Digital and the Self Employed

15th February 2019
15th February 2019

The HMRC introduction of Making Tax Digital (MTD) will impact on all tax payers, with a phased introduction from April 1st this year.  Here, we look at how MTD will affect the self-employed.

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Making Tax Digital and Individuals

29th January 2019
29th January 2019

Making Tax Digital (MTD) is a major new initiative from the HMRC which will fundamentally change how tax is paid.  In the third of our series of articles, here we look at what MTD means for individuals…

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Blue Monday

21st January 2019
21st January 2019

Today is Blue Monday – apparently, the most depressing day of the whole year.  Here, we look deeper into why today is so significant, and what it means for businesses…

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Making Tax Digital and VAT

11th January 2019
11th January 2019

If your business is registered for VAT, there are some far reaching changes happening which will be implemented for most businesses this April.

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What is Making Tax Digital

14th December 2018
14th December 2018

Making Tax Digital (MTD) is a major initiative the Government are introducing which will change the way individuals and businesses pay their tax.  It will impact on every tax payer and business in the country.  We’ll be writing a number of blogs posts on MTD so you know exactly what it means to you.  First of all, we’ll tell you what is planned to happen…

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Are you claiming Employment Allowance?

30th November 2018
30th November 2018

If you are an employer and paying National Insurance for an employee, you could get up to £3,000 off your National Insurance bill by claiming Employment Allowance.

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