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Green up your business and make use of cloud accounting

If the last 15 months have taught us anything, it has demonstrated how the traditional business model can change how it operates. Many of those changes could have a significant impact on the environment and make your business greener. Professor Brian Cox, in his current series, highlighted that the earth’s resources are finite, which you…

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What are the tax advantages of electric vehicles?

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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 it, of course. And, on hearing a commentary, you’ll immediately know whether the writer has got it right – or, more obviously, wrong. But, because we all have different writing styles and quirks of vocabulary,…

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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 one that thinks that time has passed really quickly? In years to come I wonder how we will look back at these few months; some of us with good memories, some bad and everything in…

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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 be the hardest hit, and it will no doubt take several years before we see anything like a pre-pandemic holiday industry. At least UK tourism should receive a boost from those not travelling abroad; let’s…

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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 working from home. Holidays seem a distant memory, although I’m optimistic for a staycation, so I’ll be doing my bit for the UK economy. Many of the measures announced by The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, in…

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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 of personal grooming and perhaps a pint down the pub, but I know the scientists are very concerned that we will experience a further peak in infections as a result. It was certainly concerning recently…

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Life in lockdown

Days of prudent financial management went out the window and we discovered a bottomless pit of money to try to save the wellbeing of the country, through investing in the fight against COVID-19.