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Spring Statement 2022

In his recent Spring Statement, Chancellor Rishi Sunak set out the Government’s tax plan to support the UK economy, businesses…

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Going up: Planning for inflation

What is inflation? The Bank of England uses the term to describe price increases over time, and the ‘rate of…

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Work less, achieve more?

I don’t think that many people remember a 6- or 7-day working week. We take for granted that we normally…

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Get boosted now

As I’m writing this, it’s just two days before Christmas. I’m thinking back to when, only a few weeks ago,…

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Are we heading towards a cash free economy?

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the way we pay for things.

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October budget and spending review

We’ve just had the second Budget of the year, and I’m guessing that, for the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, this was…

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Retirement

The whole area of retirement and potential care needs in later years are very much in the news at the moment.

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Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) grants

Whilst we’re not yet out of the health and financial implications of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government’s financial support is ending soon.

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Green up your business and make use of cloud accounting

Leave the car at home; reduce energy use and use virtual portals.

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VAT reduction for tourism businesses

The VAT reduction for tourism, leisure and hospitality businesses has been extended until 30 September then will rise to 12.5%.

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Spring Budget 2021

Here’s a round-up of my predictions and the measures announced in the Spring Budget 2021.

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Budget 2021 predictions and new tourism podcast series

As you read this, you may be eagerly anticipating Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Budget on 3 March 2021.

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Brexit: Ongoing negotiations and tax issues

Well, as predicted, we managed to agree a Brexit deal at the very last minute.

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Updates to financial support schemes

Some businesses that come out of the other side may be meaner and leaner.

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Wellbeing in lockdown

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Zooms and books

I’m certain, that in the future, many meetings will be held remotely.

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Tips for commentary writing

The first rule about writing commentaries is that there are no rules. There are right and wrong ways of doing…

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Is now a good time to start a new business?

We’re now in the seventh month of the Coronavirus pandemic, and as we slip into autumn, am I the only…

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Coronavirus – Self-Employment Income Support Scheme

We’re all struggling with coming out of lockdown, some more than others I suppose. Unfortunately, the travel industry seems to…

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Summer Economic Statement

As we continue in these strange and uncertain times, it certainly feels like ‘Groundhog Day’ for many of us still…

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Continuing life in lockdown

So, we are finally looking forward to the gradual process of easing the lockdown. We all probably need a bit…