Small Business Owner

Questions that every business owner should ask their accountant

Your accountant is far from just a number-crunching machine! They have specialist knowledge regarding taxes, expenses, allowances and so much more. In this blog, we’ll outline some of the key questions that you should be asking your accountant to ensure your business is as efficient as possible. Can I make [...]

2024-04-24T09:25:43+01:0024 April 2024|

The Autumn Statement 2023

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has just finished delivering his Autumn Statement 2023, which he’s hailed a ‘huge boost’ for British competitiveness in his statement for growth. A series of measures were announced with the ‘overall impact of £20bn a year within the decade – the biggest ever business boost for [...]

2024-01-15T10:28:45+00:0022 November 2023|

Can you claim your festive celebration as a business expense?

The festive season is approaching and many Limited Company directors are starting to prepare for their yearly celebrations. Fortunately, HMRC recognises staff entertainment as a valid business expense, but your festivities need to follow certain rules to qualify for tax and National Insurance exemption. What are the rules?  To be [...]

2024-01-15T10:28:45+00:009 November 2023|

The Spring Budget 2023

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt delivered a ‘Budget for Growth’ after the Office for Budget Responsibility forecast a stronger than expected performance from the UK economy this year with inflation continuing to fall. Driving business investment The Chancellor announced a £27 billion transformation of capital allowances from April this year, which will [...]

2024-01-15T10:28:46+00:0016 March 2023|

BREAKING NEWS – today’s announcements from Jeremy Hunt

Jeremy Hunt, The Chancellor of the Exchequer, has today scrapped the majority of tax cut plans that were announced in the government's ‘growth plan’ mini-budget by Kwasi Kwarteng on 22 September 2022. As part of his ‘Growth Plan’, Kwarteng had set out a number of tax cuts designed to support [...]

2024-01-15T10:28:47+00:0017 October 2022|Tags: |

MINI BUDGET SEPTEMBER 2022

The mini budget – an overview The (not so) mini-budget delivered by new Chancellor, Kwasi Kwarteng last Friday, had a lot more in it than anyone expected, and lots of great news for small businesses. Here are the headlines: Corporation Tax planned increase from 19% to 25% has been scrapped [...]

2024-01-15T10:28:47+00:0026 September 2022|Tags: |
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