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Trusts Registration Service

HMRC has launched a new Trusts Registration Service (TRS), so that trustees can register their trust online and provide information on the beneficial owners of the trust. The new service launched in early July for trustees and replaces the 41G (Trust) paper form, which was withdrawn at the end of April.

Measuring business performance.

Changing market conditions make it more important than ever to measure your business’ performance on a regular basis.
The impact caused by recent events, such as the vote to leave the EU in June 2016 and the snap general election, have added to the uncertainty felt by business owners around the UK.
Knowing your business’ strengths and weaknesses will help you manage your business efficiently.
There are various tools and techniques out there to help you assess the performance of your market, but knowing where to start can be the trickiest obstacle of all.

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Cloud software every small business should consider...

We’ve helped hundreds of businesses move to and thrive on Xero, it makes life so much easier having day to day business performance data in the cloud. That’s just the first step, the next step gets even more interesting: let’s feed in data from other areas of the business so we can rocket productivity...

MTD delayed by HMRC

HMRC has confirmed the requirements for digital quarterly reporting are being stripped back to cover only VAT in a revised road map for Making Tax Digital (MTD).

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Making Tax Digital

Did you know that just as businesses are getting over the huge cost and upheaval from the Automatic Enrolment regime HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) are introducing ‘Making Tax Digital’ (MTD)?

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A number of changes are set to take place in 2017, including changes to the VAT flat rate scheme which could significanly affect the tax liability of many small businesses. Therefore, it is important to...

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Starting a business? Here's what you need to consider...

While you might think that your business idea is uniquely brilliant and a guaranteed success, you may be in a minority of one. Testing your idea before you invest time and money can prevent future frustration, financial losses and failure.

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Do you know who’s on site? Keeping safe in construction.

Having the best people on board is essential when it comes to maintaining both safety and productivity levels in any industry, not least within construction. As a business owner operating within the field, the people that you bring on site represent your business and the standard of performance which your company upholds as employees who are visible to the customer the majority of the time...

Gifts & inheritance tax

Inheritance tax (IHT) at 40% is due on the portion of a person’s estate that exceeds £325,000. This can be reduced to 36% if 10% (or more) of the estate is given to charity.

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A sporting chance...

Why screening is vital in the sports sector

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