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Our News
29 Jul 2020
After much success helping SMEs with their accounting and legal needs in London and Brighton, we are incredibly proud and excited to open our third office in Manchester. The office is run by Stuart Hurst, a talented accountant with 15 years’ experience.
29 Jun 2020
Disputes often arise purely because of a lack of clarity, and that doesn’t only apply in business. Misunderstandings are a part of everyday communications, and they can happen easily. Even the strongest of relationships can have ups and downs, and business partnerships are certainly no exception to that. What’s important is to try and get ahead of any potential problems by creating a deed of partnership, otherwise known as a partnership agreement or a shareholders agreement.
18 Jun 2020
Here we’ll look into employers’ responsibilities when it comes to employee mental health and a stress at work policy, as well as how to handle an employee off with work-related stress.
Our News
25 May 2020
To help local businesses not just recover from, but beat, the economic impact of Covid-19, Brighton accountants, Accounts and Legal, and Sussex based solicitors, Mayo Wynne Baxter, are hosting a free webinar, on ‘how not to become a statistic and to come out thriving.’
Small Business Advice
01 May 2020
With businesses struggling to survive, the pandemic has resulted in more than one million UK workers being furloughed, according to Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak. As the crisis continues, one in four workers, which equates to over nine million people, are expected to be furloughed.
Small Business Advice
15 Apr 2020
We clarify the situation regarding whether your BI will pay out in the current crisis, whether you should consider pandemic cover as part of your insurance in future, and give you some insider’s tips on saving on business insurance quotes.
Small Business Advice
Small Business Advice
12 Mar 2020
With panic over coronavirus spreading, many workers are being ordered to stay away from the office and work from home. But is the reality that a huge number of UK workers are already doing so? Here we looking into remote working in Britain.
Tax Advice
Small Business Advice
19 Jan 2020
Here are the small business tax, finance and legal changes you can expect to see as a small business owner this year.
Small Business Advice
13 Dec 2019
The Accounts & Legal team recently attended Xerocon 2019 in London, the world's most innovative conference for cloud accounting leaders, with over 3,000 other attendees. During the event, a raft of new products were announced that will help our small business clients...
Small Business Advice
26 Nov 2019
Here we’ll look into the new wave of SME lending and banking services, and the future of small business financing.
Tax Advice
12 Nov 2019
There has been widespread growth among accountants in London and across the UK, especially in the past year. From the “big four” accountants to the new, innovative firms, the sector is seeing accelerated growth, which is possibly due to new regulations and economic uncertainty. Let's take a closer look.
Tax Advice
Tax Advice
Small Business Advice
Recruitment
30 Jul 2020
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Small Business Advice
20 Jul 2020
Sunak’s “Plan for Jobs” is designed to protect and create roles that will help Britain recover from the economic effects of COVID-19. While the measures aren’t as wide-reaching as announcements made in phase one, many will see them as a welcome boost during difficult circumstances.
Tax Advice
22 Jun 2020
2020 has been a tough and stressful year for employees and people who are self-employed. The government lockdown to reduce the spread of Coronavirus essentially meant that people should work from home wherever possible. But, for many self-employed people that was not an option.
Small Business Advice
29 May 2020
The Covid-19 crisis has taken an extraordinary toll on the UK, with essential workers in many sectors having been severely tested. Here's some advice for business owners on paying wages and sick play for employees during Covid-19.
Small Business Advice
11 May 2020
Our experienced accountants reveal how to recover loss in business momentum and get ahead of potential cash flow problems. Business recovery may not happen overnight, but there is help available to make it achievable.
Small Business Advice
22 Apr 2020
Small businesses and companies in certain sectors are feeling the pressure from social distancing and lockdown measures put in place by the government. In order to survive, businesses will need to learn to adapt - here we look at some fantastic examples of companies adapting, surviving and even thriving during these troubling times.
Small Business Advice
06 Apr 2020
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has revealed a number of temporary and targeted measures to support businesses and help the economy through the disruption caused by COVID-19. Here is a summary of the support available to businesses to deal with the impact of coronavirus and a breakdown of what businesses are eligible for the different measures.
Tax Advice
16 Mar 2020
With the Federation of Small Businesses calling it a “pro-small business Budget”, here’s a breakdown of the key points from the UK Budget 2020 related to small businesses, tax and finance.
23 Feb 2020
Employing staff is a big step for any new business. An extra set of hands can boost your businesses’ productivity and can even help you offer additional services to your clients or customers. But employing staff for the first time brings forward financial, tax and legal obligations for employers.
22 Jan 2020
Starting a new company can be complicated, and legal challenges are one of the top reasons small businesses fail. Here are eight legal mistakes commonly made when starting a new company and tips to help you avoid them.
Tax Advice
21 Dec 2019
Legislation changes to IR35 are taking effect on 6 April 2020. Here we’ll explain everything you need to know about the off-payroll changes, and how you’ll be affected.
Small Business Advice
Tax Advice
14 Nov 2019
Earlier this year, the Government revealed electric vehicles will be exempt from company car tax in the 2020/21 tax year. So, does it pay to go electric?
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Small Business Advice
Tax Advice
17 Jun 2019
VAT can be tricky to get your head around at the best of times but when it comes to the world of catering it’s a whole new kettle of fish.