Tag Archives: SME

  1. Making Tax Digital or MTD

    You may have heard or seen stories relating to some major changes that have been proposed by the government and H M Revenue and Customs. So what is MTD? It is a bold and innovative initiative to bring the UK tax system up to date for the new digital age, or so ‘they’ say. They…

  2. VAT Returns – Remember to Keep Records

    It’s a basic check that needs to be done every year – reconciling the sales reported on your VAT returns to those in your annual accounts. HMRC will do this, so if there are differences, the tax inspector is likely to ask questions. There are several reasons why the sales reported in your accounts may…

  3. Changes to Dividend Tax Rates

    In the summer Budget there was an announcement about changes to dividend taxes from April 2016. All taxpayers will have a dividend allowance of £5,000 a year at the new tax rate – which is better for many small investors seeking income from their shareholding.

  4. New Business Growth and Improvement Programme

    Do you feel you need help to give your business a jump start? Or perhaps you’ve been trading successfully for some time but now need direction about how to grow further?

  5. Are You a Pressure Cooker?

    Are you about to explode because of the stress of running your business? More than two-thirds of entrepreneurs say running a business is more stressful today than it’s ever been.

  6. Lack of Mentoring Could Be Harming Business Growth

    We’ve discovered that a lack of mentoring in the UK is holding back five million small and mid-sized British businesses (SMEs) from achieving growth and contributing to the economy. These business are twice as likely to fail in five years’ time than those who follow the advice of an experienced advisor.