Advice & Guides

How to write a R&D claim

Research and Development Tax Credits (R&D Tax Relief) were introduced almost twenty years ago by Government to encourage innovation in UK companies. For qualifying companies, the relief is in the form of a reduction in Corporation Tax liabilities or sometimes a Payable Tax Credit (cash payment). Many businesses struggle to understand what qualifies for R&D […]

5 proven time management tips for accountants

With the busy season now rapidly approaching for small accountancy firms in the UK, we asked Heather Townsend, author and founder of The Accountants Millionaires’ Club for her best time management tips for accountants to get everything done whilst remaining in control. With the March year-end accounts deadlines looming, it is the start of the […]

Our Top 4 Marketing Tips for New Small Businesses

This is a guest blog post by Alex Novakovic from MadeSimple. MadeSimple provides a range of products and online solutions for startups and small businesses. Get great advice, tips and resources at www.madesimplegroup.com. Marketing is essential for businesses. Often it is the first thing potential consumers see and should leave a lasting impression which helps […]

Introducing The Small Business Finance Guide

Over and over again we hear from businesses who either assumed that a bank was their only viable finance option or knew that alternatives existed, but found it almost impossible to navigate the market. Neither point is surprising. The market has historically been dominated by the banks so awareness of alternatives is low. However the […]