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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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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ICS at the North Lancashire Expo 2019

Showing our Caring Side at the North Lancs Expo

For the past three years we’ve exhibited at the North Lancs Expo. Organised by Lancaster Chamber and held at Lancaster Brewery across two days in September, the first day is marketed as the B2B day and the second has a…

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Should Businesses Be Using Social Media?

Should Businesses Be Using Social Media?

Social media is becoming integral to our lives, whether keeping up with family overseas, sharing your point of view on topical issues or stalking your ex, it’s uses are varied. Nowadays, an estimated 3.2 billion people worldwide have an active…

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