Business Blog

The internet has turned out to be an incredible asset for small and medium sized enterprises. It allows us to sell our goods and services to a much wider audience, and online selling platforms such as Amazon, Etsy and Ebay have a been a great assistance for companies wanting to reach out to people across the country and indeed the world. But when a third party is involved VAT can become confusing, and sellers can end up paying out more in VAT charges than they initially calculated. So we thought we’d take a look at the rules and regulations when it comes to VAT and online selling and debunk some of the mystery.

Inheritance Tax has long been a controversial topic and last summer George Osborne, the then Chancellor, announced various changes. It is thought the changes are aimed at meeting the 2010 Conservative manifesto promise to increase the Inheritance Tax threshold to £1m, but without overtly saying this for fear of political ramifications. The changes are due to come into effect on 6 April 2017.

As we leave 2015 behind and look forward to 2016, it seems that Cyber Security has never before been such an important consideration. While we only hear of those big companies that have suffered attacks, it does not mean that SMEs are immune.

There are many advantages to auto enrolment, but it is also important to consider the risks. In this blog post, we look at the issues within auto enrolment specific to Small Businesses in the UK.

We've taken on three new Trainee Accountant Apprentices. Read about the benefits to both school leavers and businesses.

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