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Managing Costs in a Crisis

Concentrating on overheads is an easy way to reduce costs, but a turnaround of a business is not solely reliant on managing costs effectively.

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Only 16% of self-employed pay into pension pot

Saving for retirement can be tough when you are self-employed, but making regular pension contributions has potential tax benefits.

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The Autumn Budget deferred but the prospect of tax rises continues

Even though the Autumn Budget has been deferred, we look at the implications of impending tax rises and what it will mean for you.

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HMRC issues nudge letters to catch undeclared Capital Gains Tax

HMRC will be issuing 14,000 ‘nudge’ letters to taxpayers who made a taxable residential property disposal in the 2018/19 tax year but haven't declared it on their tax return.

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Investment Update

Our Latest Investment Market Update

Our latest commentary on the continued impacts of the Covid-19 virus on the investment markets and the wider economy.

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New Scottish Government Covid Restrictions Grant Scheme opens on 20 October

Applications for the new Covid Restrictions Scottish Government Grant Scheme opens on 20th October until Tuesday 3rd November.

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The Countryside Productivity Grant Scheme is now open

Defra has announced that the third round of the Countryside Productivity Small Grant scheme is now open with a deadline for applications of midday on 4th November 2020

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Providing Support to Businesses in Financial Distress

The Coronavirus pandemic has left many businesses with reduced turnover and deferred liabilities, therefore seeking advice early will ensure your business gets the right help and support it needs.

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Job Support Scheme and Job Retention Scheme FAQ

The Job Retention Bonus and the Job Support Scheme (JSS) FAQ

FAQ's and facts on the new Job Support and the Job Retention Scheme, including information on eligibility, claim deadline dates and how to make a claim.

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SEISS Self Employed Grant Scheme Extension

Key facts following the extension of the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS).

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Job Support Scheme

Key facts about the Government's new Job Support Scheme.

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The Chancellor’s Announcement and what it could mean for your business

The chancellor's announcement might be a welcome support for some businesses, however, understanding your cash position and pinch points in your cash-flow will ensure that you are thinking ahead for survival.

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What does the Chancellor’s Winter Economy Plan hold for Hospitality Businesses?

On 24 September Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced an eagerly awaited raft of additional business support measures to help protect jobs from the impact of the Coronavirus.

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Compromise Agreements and CVA Offers Lifeline for Business

With our support a client was able to secure compromise agreements with secured lenders and a CVA proposal offering a lifeline to their business.

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Why does the health & wellbeing of employees matter?

For employees, financial wellbeing is becoming more important than ever and having a workforce that is engaged, informed, supported and efficient will improve productivity and build trust.

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When cash is not always king

Is this a good time to invest? As the financial markets continue to be volatile, we explain why the amount of time you invest for is key.

Hospitality Survey Results

Latest survey shows worrying results for UK Hospitality Businesses

Over 350 business owners in the UK hospitality sector participated in our latest survey, with worrying results showing that 37% of business owners are considering closure or selling their business.