Are you prepared for a call from HMRC?

Tax investigations are stressful, intrusive and expensive. The requests for information and documents usually take many hours to compile ready for onward submission to HMRC and then there are all of the follow up questions…

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Is your brand protected?

A small bakery, an online craft store or a consultancy service all have at least one thing in common- their brand is one of their most important assets. Regardless of what your business is, your brand is your identity, your reputation, and you should do what you can...

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Five top tips for the self-employed

If you have recently gone self-employed you are most likely suffering from an overload of information!  We don't want to add to that, but thought we would put together some helpful tips that perhaps aren't as commonly mentioned and in amongst the whirlwind...

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The best way to keep your records organised

Paper work is unfortunately one of those things that you can’t always get away from, but there are many solutions available to help keep the ‘tearing your hair out' at bay! Organised records are undoubtedly a key part of a business’s success, through being able to...

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Self employed? A guide to claiming home expenses

If you are self-employed and work from home you are able to claim a proportion of your household costs as a business expense. There are two ways of doing this: Firstly, you can divide your household expenses into business and personal. Household expenses that you can...

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