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Student finance: How can employers stay up to date?

Vale & WestApr 27,2022
Blog,Business,Business Blog,Payroll,SME,SMEs,SMEs / Business

Student finance appears to be an issue that regularly changes, meaning those in charge of payroll for businesses must adapt to keep up.


How can your employees recognise scam emails?

Vale & WestApr 26,2022
Blog,Business Blog,Scam

Unfortunately, fraudulent emails are something that we are all likely to come across at some point.


Hospitality business owners: how should you distribute tips between staff members?

Vale & WestApr 22,2022
Blog,Business,Business Advice,Business Blog,SME,SMEs,SMEs / Business

When starting up a hospitality business, it is important to factor in that some customers may choose to tip members of staff.


Construction subcontractors: All you need to know about payments

Vale & WestApr 20,2022
Blog,Business,Business Blog,Payroll,SMEs,SMEs / Business,Wages

If you are a contractor working in the construction industry you are likely to rely on the services of subcontractors – but what rules do you need to consider when paying them?


Discovery assessments: Catch up with the latest changes

Vale & WestApr 19,2022
Blog,Business,Business Blog,Tax,Tax Blog

Discovery assessments look set to be applied to the High-Income Benefit Charge under new legislation set out by the Government.


Dividends V Salary: Making profits pay for your salary

Vale & WestApr 14,2022
Blog,Business,Business Advice,Business Blog,Finance,SME,SMEs,SMEs / Business

We all want to keep more of our hard-earned money. For business owners, it can be a difficult balancing act to find the most tax-efficient way to get paid from the company’s profits.


Cloud accounting: top tips to innovate your bookkeeping

Vale & WestApr 14,2022
Accounting,Blog,SME,SMEs,SMEs / Business,Tax,VAT and MTD

The accounting world is constantly evolving into the digital world, with technology on hand to help with the everyday issues of financial management and bookkeeping.


Generous tax incentives for investing in higher risk enterprises

Vale & WestApr 13,2022
Blog,Business Blog,Tax,Tax Blog

With the cost of living rising steeply and taxation at its highest level for decades, tax breaks are welcome, particularly for those looking to invest their money in business.


Corporation Tax: could you be missing out on tax reliefs?

Vale & WestApr 12,2022
Blog,Business,Corporate Tax,Corporation Tax,R&D,SME,SMEs,SMEs / Business,Tax

Knowing which taxes your business is liable for can feel a bit overwhelming, which can result in you not recognising opportunities to save on tax.


Employers given £1,000 saving thanks to rise in Employment Allowance

Vale & WestApr 8,2022
Blog,Business Blog,Tax Blog

First announced by the Chancellor in the Spring Statement, changes to the Employment Allowance, worth up to £1,000 for eligible small businesses, came into effect on 6 April.


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