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Why managing cash-flow is important – especially in the winter

Managing cash flow is difficult for businesses of any size, this is because the onus is usually put upon profit. But for small businesses, it can be even more pressing

How to claim Research and Development tax credits

Alongside the common misconception that Research & Development is only meant for the guys in the white coats, there is another which implies that to take advantage of R&D tax credits you must be profitable for it to be worthwhile.

How to make gift giving a little more cost effective

As the giving season is on its way and many have already started present planning. We have answered your festive tax questions as it seems the tax man isn’t as generous as Santa.

Are you an innovator? You could be claiming tax relief

It is a common misconception that the R&D tax relief is only available to companies who are working in new technologies. This is not the case as the relief is available to any UK based company which spends money on being an innovator.

Gifts to employees can save employers tax

There have been some changes have been made to the treatment of trivial benefits. Non-cash benefit can now be made to a director but not as a reward for services which can create savings.

What is pension consolidation and is it worthwhile?

If you have worked for two or three different employers, it is possible you could have a workplace pension from each of them.

Critical Illness Vs Income Protection

In this blog we will explain the differences and uses of critical illness and income protection, and how they can be used to protect your financial position.

Planning for the future

Planning for the future can be difficult, especially when it is so far in the future and a life you can’t imagine. It’s easy to think that you have a huge amount of time to save for your retirement, but that's not always the case.

Salary Vs Dividends

As a business owner you can choose how to extract funds from your company. Unfortunately almost all the funds you choose to remove from your business will create a tax charge.

The importance of estate planning

There are many advantages to developing a plan for what will happen to your assets after you pass away. The most essential being to ensure your assets will be inherited by the people you intend.