Thursday July 26, 2012 at 10:00am
In his budget earlier in the year chancellor George Osborne announced a controversial cut in the top rate of income tax from 50% to 45%. If you are affected by this change you may need to act now to get maximum tax saving advantage.
It may seem early to consider this, in view of the reduction not taking effect until the 2013/14 tax year, but that depends on your circumstances.
The scope for deferring income and/or accelerating expenditure can require a long lead-in time. In addition, if pro....
Thursday July 19, 2012 at 10:00am
So, the Olympics are just around the corner and whether you will be there or watching on television, it’s sure to be an exciting time.
But is there anything Olympic performance can teach us about business performance?
The first trait most successful athletes have is a passion for what they are doing. If you enjoy it, you will go a lot further than if you don’t! This applies to everyone in your business.
Owners and employees alike should enjoy coming to work. It’s so obvio....
Thursday July 12, 2012 at 8:00am
Accountants have been all over the popular media over the last few weeks what with Jimmy Carr and headlines, like Rihanna sues former accountancy firm for 'defrauding her out of millions of dollars by charging jacked up fees'. Now I don’t claim to know anything about the music industry, or that particular case but I do know that in the UK we have some pretty strict rules and regulations for Chartered Accountants which means the kind of negligence and ‘jacked up fees’ claimed in....