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R&D TAX RELIEF

News    15/07/22

R&D Tax Relief

Claiming R&D relief could reduce you tax bill or even lead to a rebate, so why do so few small companies realise they could apply?

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Making Tax Digital

News    19/04/22

Making Tax Digital

Making Tax Digital (MTD) is the government’s initiative to implement a fully digital tax system in the UK where taxpayers keep digital records and use MTD-compatible software to make tax submissions electronically. To comply with Making Tax Digital legislation, you need to use MTD-compatible software to keep digital records and make submissions to HMRC electronically.

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What makes a great finance director?

News    06/04/22

Great FDs and how to find them

Here are some must read tips, from Debbie, on the benefits of having an FD, what role they should perform, and tips for identifying the right candidate.

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Business Guide To Going Green

News    06/04/22

Business Guide To Going Green

No one can afford to ignore climate change issues but tax incentives to reduce vehicle emissions can also be used as a tax efficient way to extract profit...

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Chancellor's Spring Statement

News    29/03/22

Chancellor's Spring Statement

Rishi Sunak, has announced a number of measures aimed at boosting the economy in his Spring ‘mini-budget', including an immediate cut to fuel duty, plans to reform and reduce taxes and initiatives to boost investment, innovation, and growth.

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COVID-19 BUSINESS UPDATES

News    21/12/21

COVID-19 BUSINESS UPDATES

HMRC to reintroduce the Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme from mid-January

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How To Plan Your Company’s Financial Future at Every Stage of Its Lifecycle

News    12/11/21

How To Plan Your Company’s Financial Future at Every Stage of Its Lifecycle

Whether you are a new owner manager or have run your own business for years, it is wise to bear in mind the key stages it will pass through and understand how the right advice, as you plan for each transition, will ensure that you meet your financial objectives.

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Selling Your Business

News    11/11/21

Selling Your Business

Richardson Swift director Jon Miles takes you through the key stages of preparing you business for sale. See the steps you need to go through to get your business ready for sale and what we can do to help.

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Incorporation

News    11/11/21

Incorporation

Do you wonder whether your business should be run through a company? As well as considering whether this could save you and your family/business partners tax, would it make sense commercially?

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Property Structuring

News    11/11/21

Property Structuring

The question of whether to hold property personally, or in a limited company or partnership/LLP perhaps, is a common one we encounter. Be it residential or commercial property, it can be a complex area with a number of variables and issues that need considering and there is almost never a quick “one size fits all” answer. This brief factsheet just provides an overview of some of the common scenarios and considerations, as well as some basic principles.

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EMPLOYEE OWNERSHIP TRUSTS (EOT)

News    11/11/21

EMPLOYEE OWNERSHIP TRUSTS (EOT)

This is still a relatively new concept, introduced by George Osborne, as an alternative exit mechanism for certain owner managers who do not want to “sell out” to a large entity. We have direct experience advising on this structure and for the right set of circumstances it should be considered. We can also refer you to a specialist law firm with whom we would work on the project.

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Family Investment Companies

News    11/11/21

Family Investment Companies

There has been an increase in the use of “Family Investment Companies” (FICs) in recent times and the term has become widely quoted in financial circles. But what does it mean and why use one?

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