Vale & West Chartered Accountants Blog

Open banking allows accountants to deliver added value for clients

Vale & WestJun 28,2022
Banking,Blog,Business Blog,SME,SMEs,SMEs / Business

A new survey has found that more and more SMEs are turning to open banking to make their businesses more efficient, a move that offers accountants opportunities to deliver added value to clients.

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How hospitality can cope with strikes and staff shortages

Vale & WestJun 24,2022
Blog

The leisure and hospitality industry’s recovery post-pandemic is still being blighted by a shortage of staff.

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Businesses can make big tax savings when disposing of assets

Vale & WestJun 22,2022
Blog,Business Blog,Finance,SMEs,SMEs / Business,Tax

With business costs rising as inflation soars, we want to remind companies about the tax incentives that can save businesses thousands of pounds.

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Could you be missing out on tax savings?

Vale & WestJun 21,2022
Blog,Tax,Tax Blog

With the soaring cost of living squeezing pockets, no one wants to be paying more tax than they should be.

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New hospitality champion to help deliver on training and education

Vale & WestJun 17,2022
Blog

While the hospitality industry enjoyed an early summer uplift with the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations getting the tills ringing, recruitment within the sector remains a problem.

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Pay boost for millions as National Insurance threshold rises

Vale & WestJun 15,2022
Accountancy,Blog,Personal Tax,Personal taxes and finances,Tax

Further changes to National Insurance Contributions (NIC) kick in from July this year and will be a welcome boost for most taxpayers who suffered an increase in April.

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Subcontractors: Be aware of your Construction Industry Scheme obligations

Vale & WestJun 14,2022
Blog,Business Blog

If you work for a contractor, you must be on top of your obligations under the Government’s Construction Industry Scheme (CIS).

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Small but mighty: the SMEs powering the UK economy

Vale & WestJun 9,2022
Blog,Business Blog,SME,SMEs,SMEs / Business

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) contribute massively to the UK economy, accounting for more than £2 trillion in turnover, new research has revealed.

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Jubilee provides extra bounce as business revenues on the rise

Vale & WestJun 8,2022
Blog,Business,SME,SMEs / Business

A royal Platinum Jubilee bounce is helping drive UK business ahead, as 60 per cent of SMEs expect to see a lift in revenues this quarter.

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What is the Construction Industry Scheme?

Vale & WestJun 7,2022
Blog,Business,Business Blog

If you are a contractor, the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) is something that you will need to familiarise yourself with to avoid falling behind and facing penalties.

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