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Your filing and payment deadlines for Q4 2021

Remembering all your company’s filing and payment deadlines can be a big task, whether you’re a new startup founder or an experienced managing director. To give you a headstart (and to prevent you missing any deadlines and facing a penalty) we’ve summarised all the key filing and payment deadlines coming up for Q4 of 2021. […]
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Video marketing explained

In a world of multiple online channels and social media formats, video seems to be coming out on top. Social platforms like Instagram, Tik Tok and Facebook are all focused on making video central to their platform. Over 82% of internet traffic will be online videos by 2022, according to predictions by online giant Cisco. […]
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Getting ready for HMRC’s new penalty regime

Paying your tax bill on time can be a struggle. The HM Revenue & Customs’ (HMRC’s) penalty regime exists, to act as a deterrent for late payment and overdue submissions. But did you know that HMRC is planning to update and change its penalty regime? HMRC currently has different penalty regimes for late submission of […]
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The impact of the new National Insurance changes

You’ll no doubt have seen the news of a rise in both employees’ and employers’ National Insurance contributions (NICs). It’s been a contentious move by the Government, with some people seeing the policy as a necessary way of generating extra revenue for the NHS and social care, and others questioning if a tax on workers […]
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Could you be eligible for the Recovery Loan Scheme?

The pandemic has been a tough time for UK businesses, with sales down, revenues cut and cashflow on a precarious knife-edge. To help support UK businesses through this difficult period, the Government offered the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) and the Bounce Back Loan (BBL) schemes. But with both of these schemes now closed, […]
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Understanding your revenue drivers

For your business to make money, you need to generate revenue. You produce revenue through your usual business activity, by making sales, getting your invoices paid, or taking cash from paying customers. So, the better you are at selling your products/services and bringing money into the business, the higher your revenue levels will be. But […]
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Back to Tax Basics: How does PAYE work?

Once you become an employer, you’ll need to set up a pay-as-you-earn (PAYE) scheme. All businesses that employ people earning above the National Insurance (NI) lower earnings limit (£120 per week) must register with HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) as an employer and operate their own PAYE scheme. This applies even if you’re a company […]
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