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How does your locus of control influence entrepreneurial success?
Running a small business involves a lot more than juggling logistics. Knowing how to tackle and overcome challenges is an essential aspect of entrepreneurship. (more…)
How to use the new HMRC app for your tax returns
For small businesses navigating the Making Tax Digital (MTD) for Income Tax Self-Assessment (ITSA) initiative, tax returns can be complex. (more…)
Becoming a freelancer – setting up a limited company
When making the decision to become a freelancer, you have two options. You can either set up as a sole trader or start a limited…
How fintech lending can help SMEs unlock new financing opportunities and boost growth
The current economic climate is less than favourable for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). (more…)
A look at the scalability of in-house vs outsourced accounting
As a business grows, its accounting needs become more complex and time-consuming. (more…)
How will the new Procurement Act benefit SMEs?
The recent Royal Assent of the Procurement Act marks a significant milestone in the evolution of public procurement. (more…)
Is unconscious bias impacting your business decisions?
When it comes to business decisions, taking an objective view is essential. But distinguishing your thoughts from the facts is easier said than done. (more…)
What business owners need to know about meeting PAYE deadlines
Among the long list of financial responsibilities that you must handle as a business owner is ensuring PAYE are made on time. In October 2023,…
Could you afford a financial data GDPR breach?
In today's digital age, data protection has become a paramount concern for businesses of all sizes. (more…)
Secure your financial future – Plan ahead and send Self-Assessment returns early
Recent data from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) reveals a significant trend - an increasing number of UK taxpayers are filing their Self-Assessment tax returns…