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Is it a ‘Need to’ or ‘Knee jerk’ reaction?

Is it a ‘Need to’ or ‘Knee jerk’ reaction?

Surviving a sudden financial crisis in your business.   As the recent problems surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic have demonstrated, it is simply not possible to allow for all eventualities in a business. Sometimes things happen that are beyond our control and...

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Can directors be furloughed?

Can directors be furloughed?

I just wanted to follow up from my previous posts to provide some clarity on directors who wish to apply for the employee retention scheme.   Can directors be furloughed? The answer to this question in my opinion is yes, they can.   Why? Directors are office...

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Coronavirus Small Business, Your questions answered

Coronavirus Small Business, Your questions answered

I’m just writing to give you an update on the new measures announced by the chancellor this afternoon and pre-empt some of your questions:   Am I self-employed? Firstly, if you work through your own limited company as a director and shareholder, you ‘re not...

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Government support for Coronavirus

Government support for Coronavirus

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Who is it for: All businesses Who will it help: Employees & Directors who can’t work because of coronavirus, earning up to £2,500 a month. What we know: It’s a government scheme designed to encourage business owners to retain staff...

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5 Essential Accounting Practices For Online Retailers

5 Essential Accounting Practices For Online Retailers

Starting a retail store online is an exciting venture for most business owners, mainly because it helps you reach a vast niche audience while keeping your physical footprint and cost attached with it incredibly low. The ease that digital technologies have provided to...

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5 Expected Accountancy Trends To Take Place In 2020

5 Expected Accountancy Trends To Take Place In 2020

Northampton, ranked as the top town to start a business in the UK, provides a very favourable environment for businesses to strive and grow. If you’re an avid reader of my blogs you’d know by now how important it is for businesses to stay on top of accounting and...

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5 Accounting Software That Work Best For Small Businesses

5 Accounting Software That Work Best For Small Businesses

As a small business owner, you might usually find yourself juggling between various business responsibilities and day to day operations. In such a busy schedule, most small business owners don’t want to spend their valuable time worrying about the financial side of...

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10 Hacks to Starting a Business without Any Money

10 Hacks to Starting a Business without Any Money

“If only I had enough money, I’d quit my unsatisfying job and start my own business” I’ve heard this sentence multiple times from colleagues, grad students, people in their first jobs and even total strangers. If you hear carefully, you’d notice that lack of money...

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