Breathing Space debt respite scheme introduced. How does it work?Posted by Ben Locker on May 4, 2021
Today, a new Breathing Space debt respite scheme comes into force. But how does it work, and what does it mean for debtors and creditors?
Small business cyber security – how to protect your data & reputationPosted by Ben Locker on April 21, 2021
The average data breach costs an SME £11,000. With cyber attacks on the rise, is it time to review your small business cyber security?
Working from home relief – claim now for the current tax yearPosted by Ben Locker on April 14, 2021
If you have had to work from home because of COVID-19, you can clam a special working from home relief for this tax year and the last one.
Business COVID test kits – more firms to be eligiblePosted by Ben Locker on March 29, 2021
As we take the early steps out lockdown, the government is offering free business COVID test kits for firms with 10 or more employees.
Brexit Support Fund open: SMEs eligible for up to £2,000Posted by Ben Locker on March 22, 2021
The Brexit Support Fund opened on 15th March. If your small business needs help to trade with the EU, you may be eligible for a £2,000 grant.
The Budget & SMEs pt 3: Restart Grants & Recovery Loan SchemePosted by Ben Locker on March 17, 2021
We round off our series of posts about the 2021 Budget with details of Restart Grants for England and the Recovery Loan Scheme.
The Budget & SMEs (pt 2): Super Deduction, Corporation Tax & NICsPosted by Ben Locker on March 10, 2021
In our second post clarifying the latest Budget, we look at the new 130% Super Deduction, Corporation Tax changes and Class 2 NICs.
The Budget and small business (part 1): Furlough, SEISS & VATPosted by Ben Locker on March 8, 2021
The first post in our series on the Budget and small business. Learn about changes to the furlough, SEISS and hospitality VAT schemes.
2021 Budget: what it means for youPosted by Ben Locker on March 3, 2021
Today the Chancellor unveiled the 2021 Budget. We look at the key announcements for businesses and individuals, and what they mean for you.
Running a business alone – how to overcome the challengesPosted by Ben Locker on February 17, 2021
Running a business alone can be lonely and stressful for some of us, so here are some ideas to help make it easier for you.