Take Advantage Of The Apprenticeship Levy

Since April 2017, businesses with a pay bill totalling over £3 million each year are required to pay the Apprenticeship Levy. This levy is paid through PAYE and is used to fund apprenticeships and training opportunities across the UK. The…

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Is It Time To Be Your Own Boss?

Research carried out by the CIPD has found that 49% of UK workers are in roles unsuitable for their skill sets (either over- or under-qualified). This is prolific but not necessarily surprising. The UK has a highly skilled workforce with…

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The Benefits of Smart Speakers to Small Business

Smart speakers have quickly developed from a novel way of playing music (and showing off to visitors) in the comfort of your home into a multi-functional, digital personal assistant used by companies and business owners across the world. The growth…

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Fear The Little Guy

To seem more professional, to create belief in a product or service, to win the approval of competitors.. there are many reasons why small businesses pretend to be bigger than they are. But the irony is there are just as…

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Making Tax Digital for VAT

  Since April 2019, if you run a VAT-registered business and exceed the VAT registration threshold of £85,000 turnover, then you should be keeping digital records and using MTD-compatible software for sending VAT returns to HMRC. Luckily, if you are…

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