The Downward Spiral – How to Spot it Early and Recover

Running a business is challenging, cash rarely flows in a steady stream and costs can rise sharply and unexpectedly making managing liquidity difficult. The majority of businesses will go through peaks and troughs of growth. But how to distinguish between a temporary dip and a terminal decline? Being aware of potential dangers from a very […]

The Dangers & Frustration Of Holding Cash In Your Business

Holding too much cash in your business has a number of possible implications, not only are cash returns poor and inefficient, holding significant surplus cash funds can impact on shareholders being unable to benefit from a range of important tax reliefs. Companies holding high levels of cash may find that business owners are unable to […]

Benefits & Incentives For Employees: Tax & National Insurance Position

Benefits &  incentives for employees can form an attractive element of any employment package and can be a way to not only reward employees for their efforts but can be a way of retaining existing staff, boosting productivity and increase morale and loyalty of your workforce. Furthermore it may also persuade people to join your […]

Research & Development Tax Relief

One way to minimise a company’s corporation tax liability is to consider whether it has undertaken any research & development projects during the year. Research & development tax relief provides innovative businesses with a valuable tax incentive to help fund their research & development activities and other business requirements – and it’s not just available […]

Remuneration Planning – Consider Your Tax Position

For those trading through a limited company, your current remuneration package may be a small NI level salary with the balance of your remuneration from your company being received via dividends. The small level salary provides you with a qualifying year for state pension but is set at a level that there is no national […]

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