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Category: Content
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Generated 1 week ago

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  • IMPORTANT UPDATE: Plans to Increase National Insurance Have Been Scrapped

    In last week’s budget, it was announced that National Insurance rates for the self-employed were to be increased. However, the plans have since been criticised for breaking a 2015 manifesto pledge. Amidst the controversy, Philip Hammond told MPs in a Commons statement: “There will be no increases in National Insurance rates in this Parliament.” The […] The post IMPORTANT UPDATE: Plans to Increase ...

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Generated 2 weeks ago

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  • Spring Budget 2017: Key Points

    Today, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond announced the 2017 Spring Budget. We have taken the time to consider these announcements and have highlighted the key points below. Businesses For businesses below the VAT registration threshold, the introduction of quarterly reporting has been delayed by a year, at a cost of £280m. There will […] The post Spring Budget 2017: Key Points appear...

Aston Shaw Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • How to Re-engage With Past Clients

    All businesses rely on a steady flow of clients/customers in order to be profitable. Maintaining and developing this flow of clients is something every business works towards, but what happens when this flow begins to stagnate? Re-engaging with past clients is a highly effective way of picking up the slack, potentially boosting your influx of […] The post How to Re-engage With Past Clients appeare...

  • Norwich, Cambridge and Ipswich Predicted to Be Fastest Growing UK Cities in 2017

    Research recently conducted by Cebr on behalf of law firm Irwin Mitchell has revealed that Norwich, Cambridge and Ipswich are predicted to be amongst the top 10 fastest growing UK cities in 2017. These findings suggest that the value of goods and services produced in Norwich, Cambridge and Ipswich will grow significantly in 2017 despite […] The post Norwich, Cambridge and Ipswich Predicted to Be F...

  • 5 Tips To Ensure A Smooth Start To The New Year

    For many businesses, January is one of the busiest periods of the year. Reopening the doors after the Christmas break can bring about an influx of new challenges and obstacles. Here are our 5 tips to ensure a smooth start to the year! Tie up loose ends As the New Year swings around it’s always […] The post 5 Tips To Ensure A Smooth Start To The New Year appeared first on Aston Shaw.

  • How Keeping Fit Can Impact Positively on Your Entrepreneurial Skills

    Are you a better Director/Manager if you keep yourself physically fit? It is widely accepted that exercise carries with it numerous benefits, both physical and mental. The question is, do these benefits extend beyond your personal life and into your business life? As decision making and leadership skills are predominantly influenced by your mental faculties, […] The post How Keeping Fit Can Impact...

  • Autumn Statement: Important Change to VAT Rulings

    A very important change to VAT rulings were announced in the Autumn Statement, though it seems a great deal of media sources have skipped over this announcement. Despite being overshadowed by other announcements, this is something you really ought to be aware of if these new rulings are to affect you. In the recent Autumn […] The post Autumn Statement: Important Change to VAT Rulings appeared firs...

  • Autumn Statement 2016: Key Points

    Today, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond announced the 2016 Autumn Statement and Spending Review. We have taken the time to consider these announcements and have highlighted the key points below. TAX Increase in Personal allowance to £11,500 from April 2017 and a promise to increase to £12,500 by end of this Parliament. Increases […] The post Autumn Statement 2016: Key Points appeare...

  • SMEs – Are You Aware of the Tax Breaks Available to You?

    Being a small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) has its perks; there are a number of tax benefits available, some of which have proved very useful. Unfortunately, many SMEs lack a knowledge of the benefits available to them which results in them unfairly missing out on what they’re entitled to. While there are many different tax […] The post SMEs – Are You Aware of the Tax Breaks Available to You?...

  • Is Franchising the Next Step for Your Business?

    In principle, franchising is a relatively simple concept and has the potential to yield profitable results. Often viewed as a means to ‘fast track’ growth, could franchising be the next step for your business? What is franchising? The British Franchise Association defines franchising as “The granting of a license by one person (the franchisor) to […] The post Is Franchising the Next Step for Your ...

  • The 4 Foundations of HMRC’s 2020 Tax System

    As you may or may not know, HMRC have announced that by 2020 most businesses will have to manage their tax affairs digitally. This includes companies, partnerships and self-employed taxpayers. Taxpayers will now also be expected to update HMRC on a quarterly basis, signalling the start of a new era for tax and accountancy. HMRC […] The post The 4 Foundations of HMRC’s 2020 Tax System appeared firs...

  • 5 Tips for Start-up Businesses

    The inception of a business often signals the end of a great deal of time spent planning and prepping ready for opening day. Starting a business is an exciting time, but it can also be rather stressful. If you’re new to business, it can be hard to keep on top of things at first. What […] The post 5 Tips for Start-up Businesses appeared first on Aston Shaw.

Aston Shaw Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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  • Tax Incentives for Cyclists

    Cambridge is well-known for its high volumes of cyclists. In a city where so many people travel around by bicycle, is everyone making the most of the tax breaks available? Most people are aware that you can claim mileage as an expense when you use your car for business purposes but are you aware that […] The post Tax Incentives for Cyclists appeared first on Aston Shaw.

  • Suffolk ‘Enriched’ by Creative Sector

    Over recent years, Suffolk has been playing host to a rich variety of creative sectors. Computer gaming, fine art, music, film, dance, animation and fashion to name just a few. From high-profile businesses to freelancers and sole traders, Suffolk is home to a significant number of creatives. Over 15,000 people living in Suffolk work within […] The post Suffolk ‘Enriched’ by Creative Sector appeare...

Aston Shaw Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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  • Why the UK Economy Should Look to Cambridge

    In an unstable economy, how is it that the city of Cambridge is able to thrive? Cambridge is clearly doing something right, so should we all be paying more attention to this booming city? Cambridge appears to defy all odds, in fact, in late 2014 it was revealed that Cambridge is the country’s fastest growing […] The post Why the UK Economy Should Look to Cambridge appeared first on Aston Shaw.

Aston Shaw Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 7 months ago

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