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A Guide For Small Business Owners On Hiring And Managing Staff

Running a small business has its ups and downs. It can be a success, provided that the right environment is established for the business officers to work, or face a downfall owing to disrupted management of the staff and work… Continue Reading →

Why Companies Need a Document Archive

The paperless office predicted back in the 1970’s still seems a long way off as organisations are required to store more and more documentation for legal or regulatory reasons such as privacy laws. And whilst many documents can be stored… Continue Reading →

Marketing Strategies to Boost Your Bottom Line

Are your sales figures consistently below your forecasts? Do you feel there’s something else you should be doing to improve you company’s bottom line? Effective marketing strategies are at the heart of every successful business, but not all marketing techniques… Continue Reading →

The Secrets To Managing A Small Business

Updated 9 November 2016 No matter how much experience you have had, nothing can prepare you for the unique challenges running your own small business can bring. Many small business owners skip the planning stage and jump straight in with… Continue Reading →

A guide to taking on your first employee

Many small business owners can start up and function for a while with just the directors and maybe some occasional help from friends or family but eventually, if you want your business to grow you will need to consider taking… Continue Reading →

A Beginner’s Guide to National Insurance Contributions (NICs)

Taxes… they are never ending. National Insurance is basically just another tax. National Insurance Contributions (NICs) were set up in order to fund a number of state benefits, including the state pension, the NHS and additional welfare schemes. Your contributions… Continue Reading →

Biggest Tax Mistakes Made By Small Businesses

Tax mistakes can be extremely costly, especially for small businesses. From forgetting employee benefits to submitting the tax return late, here a group of accountants in London take a look at some of the common errors made.     Tax… Continue Reading →

5 things you need to know about starting a business

Whilst professional training can provide highly valuable information for those starting a business, there are some key elements of running a business that can only be learnt through experience. There are 5 little secrets that you will probably discover for… Continue Reading →

What does the new tax year mean for small businesses?

  The new tax year is upon us. This month we welcome the new tax rates and regulations that come with every fresh tax period. As predicted, HMRC have introduced legislation that we all need to be aware of. This… Continue Reading →

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