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.