“How hard do you work to make a disgruntled client a delighted client?” asks Paul Shrimpling in his latest ‘business bitesize’ newsletter. That great question, supported by fresh research insights, and practical advice from Paul got my mind buzzing early this morning. We all know that a happy and loyal customer can be a profitable customer. Paul’s advice is especially […]
Up to £1,000,000 of investment in plant and machinery by businesses may be eligible for tax relief. The minimum eligible investment is £200,000.
This is a temporary arrangement which is designed to encourage business investment by accelerating tax relief.
The investment can be paid from business cash or borrowed funds.
The timing of the investment can affect the amount of tax relief.
Only certain […]
Ignoring tax saving opportunities could cost you a lot. Between now and 5th April is your last chance to cut your tax bill for the current year by utilising a series of perfectly legal steps.
The correct tax advice depends on your specific circumstances. Get in touch with David Charles to arrange your initial discussion with our tax specialist.
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You know you have created a good business plan, but the results are disappointing. Sure, the team has made some progress, but just not enough. It’s frustrating trying to get your plan implemented.
Why does this happen?
What could you do to increase your chance of success?
It’s sobering to recall that we all have the same 24 hours per day, but some […]
On the 1st April 2019, almost all VAT-registered businesses will be required by HMRC to make digital VAT returns every quarter. Is your business ready?
You could invest in new digital accounting software and staff training, or you could relieve your business of the entire processing burden by outsourcing all your bookkeeping and VAT Return work to ad+ Chartered Accountants.
We regularly receive […]
You can switch to ad+ Chartered Accountants quickly and easily. We can take care of everything for you. Normally, we can transfer all your bookkeeping and accounting records in time for your next VAT Return. If you need a new accountant, have a look around our web site, or get in touch. We are always happy to chat with ambitious […]
On 6th April 2019 your business and your employees must pay more into the auto-enrolment pension scheme operated by your business. Your business must increase minimum pension payments from 2% of qualifying earnings to 3%; plus, your employees must increase their minimum payments from 3% to 5%. Those increases represent yet another blow to profitability and to take-home pay.
Can your […]
The HMRC requirement to Make Tax Digital starts in April for most VAT-registered businesses.
Your business could benefit from this requirement if you redesign your bookkeeping, accounting, and management information processes in such way that you take advantage of the facility to automate much of the day-to-day bookkeeping work, and you get your accountant to prepare custom-made management accounts templates within […]
Do you need a new accountant to replace KPMG?
You may know that KPMG has announced the closure of their Small Business Accounting Unit, and so you must “make alternative arrangements”. In other words, find a new accountant?
ad+ Chartered Accountants is your ideal choice because we specialise in small businesses accounting.
We have 28 years experience of providing bookkeeping, accounts, tax, and […]
Whether the change is good or bad, you must adjust your implementation action steps to keep in line with those changes. For example, recently, there’s been Brexit, trade wars, China’s slowdown, digitization, 3D printing, and any number of new competitors. Any one of these could render your implementation plans out of date and ineffective.
Another aspect of business that is changing […]