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VAT FAQ’s

VAT is something that we’re probably all aware of, but how many of us really understand the ins and outs of it? As an SME founder, understanding the relationship between VAT and your business is important to ensure you’re saving as much money as possible and fulfilling your legal obligations. You’d be forgiven for feeling overwhelmed by all the information out there around VAT, so we’ve broken down some of the top questions we get to help you out.

Payroll FAQ’s

If running payroll causes you a headache, you’re not alone. According to the latest figures, SMEs employ 16.8 million people and all those people have to get paid somehow. To give you a little helping hand, we’ve answered some of the most commonly asked questions around payroll.

Is Your Business Eligible for R&D Tax Credits?

As the name suggests R&D Tax Credits are a government incentive to encourage companies across the UK to invest in research and development.

Focus on These Five Areas to Achieve Sustainable Business Growth

Sustainable growth can be defined as realistically achievable growth that a company can maintain without running into problems.

Taking on an Apprentice? – Here’s What You Need to Know

If you’re looking for young, hungry and talented individuals to help push your business forward, an apprentice might be the answer. Indeed, figures released by the Department of Education earlier this year show a 10% increase in apprenticeship starts between August 2018 and January 2019.

Six Things to Consider Before Hiring New Employees

Whether you’re looking to make a first hire or expand your existing team, recruiting a new employee is a big deal. A well-defined hiring process will save you money, minimise time spent on interviews and most importantly increase your chances of getting the right person in.