Category: Business Advice

succession planning is also good talent management

Creating a succession plan provides an opportunity for the business to drive the development of the next generation of senior leaders, aligning leadership at the top of the organisation with the strategic needs of the business – this can be […]

Budgeting for an uncertain year ahead

So, what is 2022 likely to look like?  Probably, what you forecast, then go out and make of it. The most important thing we know about the future is that it is unpredictable, so to plan for this we need […]

trust planning opportunity still available

Another tax planning strategy that is still available despite rumours that it would be closed in the Budget was the CGT hold over relief when assets are transferred into or out of a trust. This relief currently enables a non-business […]

new recovery loan fund launched

Charities and social enterprises that have been operating for a minimum of two years can now apply for loans worth up to £1.5 million from Social Investment Business (SIB). Eligible organisations can apply for loans of £100,000 to £1.5 million […]

TORCH

TORCH is a business advisory service designed to speed up data-driven innovation and change, whilst encouraging collaborations between businesses. It enables clients who have developed a data strategy to overcome the challenges of starting new data projects. This service allows […]

Autumn budget: business taxes

Overall the UK autumn budget is uneventful and some of the announcements outlined below will not impact Scottish businesses. We look forward to the Scottish budget on the 9 of December and will be sharing announcements that will have a […]

becoming a more eco friendly business

Environmental sustainability has moved to the forefront of the news headlines and consumers are keen to support eco-friendly businesses. Buying habits are changing as people seek to minimise their impact on the natural environment. By incorporating eco-friendly ideas into your […]

New VAT penalties regime on the horizon

The existing penalty regime for VAT returns has the advantage of simplicity, but it’s something of a blunt instrument. The new system coming in for return periods beginning on or after 1 April 2022 will be fairer, but some businesses […]

work from anywhere policies

The pandemic proved that many of us could do our jobs from literally anywhere. So how should a business manage this? These days we hear more and more about “digital nomads”. These are people who have embraced technology in a […]

notify option to tax land and buildings within 30 days

If you are notifying HMRC of a decision to opt to tax land and buildings, you are normally required to notify HMRC within 30 days. The 30 day deadline was temporarily extended to 90 days to help businesses and agents […]

SEPTEMBER IS THE LAST MONTH FOR CJRS “FURLOUGH” GRANTS

The Government are pulling the plug on support to employers for furloughed staff at the end of September as they anticipate that the economy will be back to normal by October. The grant claims for employees furloughed in the month […]

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