Latest Start Ups

5th July 2016 Start-up Support

Itchy Feet: Is now the time to start your own business? We are here for all of your accountancy requirements, Corporation Tax, Income Tax, VAT, PAYE, as well as Capital Gains Tax and Inheritance Tax. We pride ourselves at being experienced with dealing with businesses and being available no matter how big or small the…

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27th May 2016 Preparing to trade

Start-ups: Maximise tax relief on pre-trading expenses. When starting out in business, it is possible that you will incur significant costs before you start trading. Some common expenses that fall into this category are advertising, insurance, rent & rates, stationery, machinery leasing and website hosting. The good news is that such expenses incurred no more…

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27th November 2015 Trading Accounts

Putting off Preparing your first Accounts? Have you started in business between 6 April 2013 and 5 April 2014? If so, it is likely that you are due to prepare your first set of accounts. If you are self-employed these would have to be included on a self-assessment tax return, due for filing by the…

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10th August 2015 Husband and Wife Tax Planning

Start-ups: Make use of your spouse’s tax allowances. There are a lot of costs surrounding setting up your own business, so saving tax is a big concern for most clients. This can be done in a number of ways, through ensuring you are claiming all your business expenses. However there is also the consideration of…

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9th May 2014 Recognising Success

2016 British Small Business Awards: Nominations invited. This years Awards are taking place in London on 20th October and the nomination deadline is 27th May. There are 3 categories: Sole Trader of the year, Micro Business of the Year (2-9 people), Small Business of the Year (10-50 people). For further details visit:  http://www.smallbusiness.co.uk/news/opportunities/2516776/nominations-now-open-for-the-british-small-business-awards.thtml and for…

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6th August 2013 VAT Registration

Do I need to register for VAT? This is one of the many questions we hear from clients who have just started in business. The compulsory VAT registration threshold is currently £79,000. If you expect your annual turnover to exceed that threshold quickly, then you are probably best registering on day one. If not, and…

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15th July 2012 Cashflow for Growth

Horizon 2020:  EU funding for ‘disruptive‘ SME’s. As part of the Horizon 2020 programme, the EU is selecting potentially disruptive businesses to invest in and support. SMEs with a strong growth potential and the ambition to become world-market leaders could receive up to €2.5 million in funding. The commission is looking for high growth, highly innovative…

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