What to Consider before you Start a Business

Each year sees the rise of new companies, and though many tend to begin in January, there
is no such thing as “the right time” to start a business. If you have recently decided it’s time to get
the ball rolling with your business, take a look at these handy tips to get yourself started.…


Do I need a Business Qualification for a Successful Startup?

If you are considering starting your own business one day, you may be asking yourself if it’s something you are truly capable of doing. It’s quite common to ask yourself is whether you will need a formal education in order for your business startup to succeed?…


Start-Up’s: Keep the Costs Down

Forming your own business can often be a costly process. Some businesses are able to start with minimal investments such as building a basic website, but for others there are many aspects to pay towards. An environment to work in, furniture, licences and staff are all financial implements that need to be considered before the business can lift off the ground.…


Should your Business have a Reward Scheme?

For small or medium businesses, competing against the big guys can be difficult. In order to stay on top of the game, you need to find a way to bring in a flow of returning customers who are loyal to your brand. …


Cracking Down on Tax Returns: How the Government is Miles Behind Target

It seems that the UK’s crackdown on Offshore tax avoidance has only managed to recover a third of the £1 billion figure predicted by the government, and according to HMRC, a series of measures used to tackle the evasion will only be able to bring in £349 million a year, almost £650 million less than target.…


Five Rules for Spotting and Avoiding Scam HMRC Emails and Phone Calls

Business owners usually receive dozens of emails a day. Many of them look very official, but how can you identify those that are scam emails as opposed to official HMRC communication? And, what should you do if you receive a bogus HMRC communication?…


What Are The Biggest Tax Mistakes You Can Make As A Small Business Owner?

For small business owners in Stockport, there are plenty of things to worry about, such as sales, customers, staff etc. But there is one area of running a business that consistently causes headaches and stress. The issues around navigating the complexities of the UK tax system.…


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