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Have the US Elections 2016 affected your business?
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on November 14, 2016

US Elections 2016 – have the markets affected your business? After the unexpected result in the recent US election, where Republican Donald Trump beat rival Democrat candidate Hillary Clinton in the race to the White House and became the new President-Elect, many financial experts were concerned that there would be shockwaves throughout the world’s financial

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US Elections 2016
3 changes to iconic brands that have caused customer uproar
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on November 9, 2016

This week will not only go down in history as the week that Donald Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States, but also when the iconic Toblerone chocolate bar changed shape ­­– a decision that has caused uproar amongst many chocoholics across the UK. Mondelez International, the company that manufactures Toblerone, announced on

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As interest rates drop to 0.25%, is now the time to borrow for business investment?
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on August 8, 2016

Last week the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee voted to cut their base rate to 0.25%. While savers up and down the land greeted the news with irritation – returns on savings were bad enough before – it will no doubt have put a spring in the step of businesses and individuals who need

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Interest rates
Business after Brexit
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on July 11, 2016

What does the future hold for your finances and business after Brexit? With today’s news that Andrea Leadsom has quit the Conservative leadership race, we at least now know the next Prime Minister is going to be Theresa May. It’s one crumb of certainty in what has been a volatile political scene. May has committed

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brexit and business
THP and clients in Asian food cook off in London
Posted by THP on June 27, 2016

On Thursday 23 June, staff from THP’s Wanstead Office in London and a number of their valued clients got together to make the best Asian food possible with a fiery Asian food cook off. Visiting The School of Wok’s flagship cookery school in Covent Garden, we split into light-heartedly named teams such as Thai Hard,

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THP and clients
Accounting Update
Posted by THP on January 7, 2016

R&D Tax Relief changes for SMEs If your turnover is under £2m and you employ fewer than 50 people, you will now be able to seek ‘advance assurance’ on Research & Development tax relief. Essentially this will give you ‘assurance that HMRC will allow your first three years of R&D tax relief claims without further

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Tax relief with THP
What does the 2015 Autumn Statement mean for you?
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on November 26, 2015

Yesterday’s Autumn Statement came as a surprise to many of us, braced as we were for wave upon wave of more austerity. And while there was no denying that there were tough cuts to government departments, there were plenty of rays of sunshine – police budgets won’t be cut as planned, billions will be invested

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businesses and savers
News Round Up
Posted by THP on September 19, 2015

SMES FACE ‘SIGNIFICANT BUSINESS RISKS’ FROM UNPROTECTED SUPPLIERS 75% of small and medium sized businesses fail to consider whether their most vital suppliers have protection insurance covering the death or illness of a key employee, according to new research from insurer Zurich. The survey also found that only 58% of SMEs had a business continuity plan.

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Business Risks
Budget 2015 – what’s in it for businesses and savers?
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on July 9, 2015

George Osborne’s budget is good for growth, but it could have a sting in the tail for some of our clients. David Lloyd George, the former Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer, was fond of saying that “the most convenient time to tax the rich is when they are dead”. By this standard, today’s

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businesses and savers
Are salary sacrifice schemes on the way out?
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on June 24, 2015

Don’t let the Chancellor take your last farthing! “The Duke of Dunstable had one-way pockets,” quipped P.G. Wodehouse about one of his more tight-fisted characters, adding: “He would walk ten miles in the snow to chisel an orphan out of tuppence.” Right now you might be forgiven for thinking that, compared to Chancellor George Osborne,

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