Heseltine launches growth commission for North Kent

26th September 2016

Focus on the economic potential of the Thames Estuary has intensified recently with the launch of the Thames Estuary 2050 Growth Commission, which is to be headed by former Deputy Prime Minister Lord Heseltine. The promise is that the commission will put in place a process that will “unleash growth for decades to come”. Read More

Binbury Park set to create jobs in Kent

20th September 2016

Quinn Estates has announced details on its plans to develop the largest country park in Kent, at Binbury Park, off the A249. Read More

A guide to big business in Kent

5th September 2016

Kent punches far above its weight when it comes to contributing to the UK’s economy. Its relatively small population of 1.7m produces somewhere in the region of £18bn worth of goods and services and it’s home to some of the UK’s biggest companies. Kent business also covers and amazingly diverse number of industry sectors from […] Read More

Kent businesses will rise to the challenges of Brexit

2nd September 2016

It’s something I’ve avoided but the I think it’s time we talk about Brexit. I don’t doubt that you’re all sick of hearing about it by now and just about every blog and new site in the country has something to say about it. Nonetheless it’s not going away and I want to discuss the […] Read More

Ebbsfleet Garden City to be revealed in September

26th July 2016

So what is the state of play at Ebbsfleet Garden City? The reports are somewhat contradictory and some say the project has stalled. However, there have been recent signs that things may be on the move again. Ebbsfleet Development Corporation (EDC) is the organisation that has the power to grant planning permission and it has given […] Read More

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Tips for new small business owners

20th June 2016

You’ve thought about this long and hard, considered all the pros and cons, and finally decided: It’s time to start the business you’ve always dreamed of. No doubt you are nervous and probably don’t know where to start. Starting your own business is not easy – it’s no use lying about it. But you probably want to make a success of it, which is why you’re here. Read More

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5 reasons why Kent businesses should outsource their payroll

15th June 2016

What can I gain from outsourcing my payroll? Is it really worth the time, effort, and money finding a payroll expert? These are questions small business owners often ask themselves when faced with the question of whether to do payroll themselves or to get an expert on board. Read More

An SMEs guide to auto-enrollment

24th February 2016

According to the Pensions Act of 2008, by 1st April 2017, every business in the UK employing over five people must have implemented auto-enrolment to a pension scheme for their employees. The reason for this is to ensure that at retirement age, everyone working in the UK as an employee has enough saved. Read More

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It could be you…

22nd February 2016

We’re looking for a new team member. Send us your CV, along with a covering email (explaining why you think you’re a good fit, and giving your salary expectations) to contact@aktax.co.uk Read More

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Two Key Questions That Will Help You Get the Most From Your Tax Return

21st February 2016

Nobody likes filing tax returns. (Okay, except maybe us accountants.) But skipping out on filing day is not an option for business owners like you who want to continue doing their great work. And, if you believe it, understanding the ways you can benefit from tax returns makes the whole process a lot more fun. Read More

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