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Small business guide to payroll

24th June 2019

As a responsible business owner in the UK, you are legally obligated to compensate your employees regularly and fairly. However, it is not enough that you just pay them every month. You are also required by law to run payroll. What is Payroll? Payroll is a process that includes accounting for payments and deductions, providing […] Read More

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A Small Business and Self-Employed Guide to Pensions

15th May 2019

After years of hard work, at some point, we’ll all want to finally stop working and get out of the day to day grind of being in business. However, without securing your pension, this future may be out of reach. Whether you choose to retire at home or relocate to another country, you’ll still need […] Read More

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What Business Expenses can I Claim?

24th April 2019

Staying profitable as a small or medium-sized business is enough of a challenge that you don’t want to be paying more taxes for your expenses than you ought to. Here are the business expenses you can claim when filing your tax return. 1. Office Expenses You can claim expenses on the items that keep your […] Read More

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A Guide to Funding your Small Business or Startup

27th March 2019

Startups are built on amazing ideas, but turning those ideas into reality will always require some form of financial backing. This can be one of the biggest challenges for a brand new business. Here’s our essential guide to help entrepreneurs and startups with bright ideas find the funding they need. Read More

How could Brexit affect Kent?

How might Brexit affect Kent?

7th February 2019

A no-deal Brexit has a number of consequences and as 29 March looms large, uncertainty has turned into a crisis and political deadlock, with businesses left in the dark as to what the future holds. Read More

A Landlord’s Guide to Property Taxation

A Landlord’s Guide to Property Taxation

2nd January 2019

As with many areas of UK tax law, the taxation of rental property income is complex. Before we look at the rules, bear in mind that you need to let HMRC know if you have undeclared property income. Read More

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Big Four Accountancy Firms could be broken up

26th October 2018

The big four audit firms have been in the spotlight recently, notably after the fall of Carillion, with many now calling for a break-up of their dominance. Read More

Making Tax Digital

Making Tax Digital update

26th September 2018

Making Tax Digital (MTD) is a government initiative designed to simplify the way individuals and business owners manage their taxes. It will provide everyone with a digital tax account, making the way HMRC works more effective, efficient and easier when it comes to a compliance with tax legislation. Read More

Medway Innovation Park will launch this month

6th September 2018

A substantial new business park will be going live in September, supporting commercial investment in north Kent and creating new jobs in the process. Located at Rochester Airport, the new business park will bring business office space to local enterprises, set across 100,000 square metres. Read More

Kent Business News Roundup

3rd August 2018

The Kent economies continue to show resilience, with plans for a new Innovation Centre at Maidstone, regional lead in the construction of new homes, exciting plans at Shoreham Port and a construction boom at Medway. Read More

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