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Category Archives:Financial Planning

Plan a little, achieve a lot – Destress with effective tax planning

April marks both the start of the 2024/25 tax year and Stress Awareness Month – a coincidence not lost on those of you who are turning your attention to tax planning for the coming year.

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The seven steps to a successful business plan

Writing a business plan should be one of your first steps when starting your business. If you have a business without a plan, it’s not too late to make one!

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Why do SMEs need an accountant?

If you are an owner of a small to medium-sized enterprise (SME), it is essential to consider the benefits of having a professional accountant.

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Here’s how you can boost your SME’s efficiency and beat rising costs in 2024

If you’re concerned about how rising costs will impact your SME, you’re not alone.

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Allowable business expenses – simple ways to save money

As a business owner, you are probably aware of some of the expenses that you could claim back on in your yearly Self-Assessment tax return.

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Financial techniques to maximise your business’ growth

To successfully grow your business, you need to not only know your current business position but also where you want to be in three or five years’ time.

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Understanding Inheritance Tax and the implications for your finances 

Inheritance Tax (IHT) can be a sensitive and uncertain topic when discussing with loved ones, but it is something that cannot and should not be avoided. 

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Year-end tax planning strategies for #SmallBusinessSaturday

As we approach the 31 January 2024 tax return deadline, it’s crucial for sole traders, to be well-prepared and aware of your obligations.

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How fintech lending can help SMEs unlock new financing opportunities and boost growth

The current economic climate is less than favourable for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

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100 days until the Self-Assessment deadline: Are you ready?

We are now only 100 days away from the Self-Assessment tax deadline on 31 January 2024.  

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