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Business General

Agency Workers Regulations

Bribery Act 2010

Capital Allowances

Cash Basis for the Self-Employed

Charities Trustees Responsibilities

Construction Industry Scheme

Could Your Business Survive Without You?

Employed or Self-Employed?

Employer Supported Childcare

Employing Your Spouse

How Long Should You Keep Your Books and Records

Husband and Wife Businesses

Insuring Your Business

Making Tax Digital for Individuals

Making Tax Digital for VAT

Managing Absence

Preventing Late Payments

Raising Finance for your Business

Salary Sacrifice

Tax Calendar

The National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage

Recent Changes to Apprenticeships

Charities in Scotland Trustees’ Responsibilities

The General Data Protection Regulation

Business Start-up

An Introduction to the Tax System for the Self Employed

Allowable Expenses

Choosing your Accounting Date

Forming a Limited Company


Limited Liability Partnerships

Preparing Your Business Plan

Running Your Own Business

Using Us as Your Business Adviser

Business Management

Buy, HP or Lease?

Expansion – Is Your Business Ready?

How to Gain the Most out of Your Accounting Records

How to Increase Your Profit

Keeping an Eye on Your Cashflow

Six Steps to an Effective Business Plan

The Value of Outsourcing


Group VAT Registration

VAT – How to Survive the Enforcement Powers

Recovering VAT on Staff Expenses


VAT Annual Accounting Scheme

VAT Bad Debt Relief

VAT Cash Accounting

VAT Dos and Don’ts

VAT Flat Rate Scheme

Savings and Investments

Capital Gains Tax

Capital Gains Tax on Disposal of Chattels

Tax Free Childcare

Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS)

Individual Savings Accounts

Pensions Automatic Enrolment

Pensions Tax Reliefs

Property Investment – Buy-to-Let

Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS)

VCT, EIS and SEIS Compared

Venture Capital Trusts

Limited Companies

An Introduction to Corporation Tax

Companies – Getting the Timing Right

Company Secretarial Duties

Corporation Tax Self-Assessment

Directors’ Responsibilities

How Much Dividend Can I Take?

IR35 Personal Service Companies

Small Company Accounting

Persons With Significant Control

Statutory Records

Personal Taxation

Are you Still on Track for Retirement?

Capital Gains Tax and the Family Home

Child Benefit Charge

Dividend Nil Rate

Does Your Estate Planning Pass the Test?

Furnished Holiday Lettings

Giving to Charity

Inheritance Tax Planning

Lasting Powers of Attorney

Making a Will and Other Related Matters

Personal Tax – Self Assessment

Personal Tax – When is Income and CGT Payable?

Planning for a Year’s Prosperity

Changes affecting Landlords of Residential Properties

Repayment of Student Loans

Separation and Divorce

Stamp Duty Land Tax

Statutory Residence Test

Land and Buildings Transaction Tax

Supporting Your Children

Take Care to Avoid a Penalty

PAYE, NICs and Benefits in Kind

Car or Van?

Cars for Employees

Employee Expenses

Employment Benefits

Minimising the Risk of Employer Compliance Visits

National Insurance

Payroll – Basic Procedures

Payroll Real Time Information Regime


Pooled Cars and Vans

The Employment Allowance