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Category: <span>Business Advice</span>

Holiday Lets Being Assessed for Business Rates

Some self-catering holiday let owners are being asked to provide trade information The Valuation Office Agency (VOA) is contacting the owners of some self-catering holiday lets. The lets in question are ones that are currently being assessed for business rates. The VOA are looking for additional information about the income…

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Protecting Yourself from Scams

With the rise in scams hot in the news recently, we take a look at guidance from HMRC and the National Cyber Security Centre on what to look out for to help protect yourself and your business from scammers. How to recognise tax scam phone calls, emails and text messages…

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Year-End Tax Planning

Maximising benefits for your business We are now within the final two months of the tax year, and for many businesses, the end of the tax year is also the end of the business’s financial year. This can be a good time to review your business tax planning to ensure…

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Strategies for Business Growth

Unlocking the value of your business Cornwall Insight predicts a decrease in domestic energy prices this April, potentially followed by a Summer dip. This welcome news could ease inflation, a major contributor to the UK’s economic woes. Lower energy costs might lead to reduced interest rates, fostering a more optimistic…

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Understanding Asset Sale vs Share Sale

A Comparison for Buyers and Sellers In the UK, prospective business buyers can opt for either an asset sale or a share sale, each with distinct differences and implications. The choice between the two depends on individual circumstances and objectives. Asset Sale vs. Share Sale Comparison: Asset Sale: Involves purchasing…

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Changes to UK Company Law

The Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act received Royal Assent on 26th October 2023 and will introduce a number of changes over the next few years. The act gives Companies House the power to play a more significant role in tackling economic crime and supporting economic growth. Over time, the…

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WARNING: Elaborate Scam Letter!

A client recently asked us to check a letter they had received, as they felt it was suspicious. The letter looks as though it has come from HMRC with an urgent request regarding Web Filing Access for Corporation Tax. The letter looks very authentic and a great deal of time…

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Unlocking the Potential of Digital Marketing

In the digital era, leveraging digital marketing offers a multitude of advantages that empower businesses to flourish and outpace their competition. Let’s take a look at the various ways in which digital marketing can be a game-changer for your enterprise. Cost-Efficient Marketing Solutions: Digital marketing presents a more cost-efficient alternative…

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Do You Have an Exit Strategy?

The ultimate aim of every serious business person is to build a company that has value, so that it can be sold or transferred, allowing the entrepreneur to exit gracefully and profitably. Recently, we have been helping a number of our entrepreneur clients develop successful, tax efficient exit strategies. There…

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Filing your Self-Assessment return early

Taxpayers could take advantage of four key benefits when filing their tax return early, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has stated. The Self-Assessment deadline for the 2022 to 2023 tax year is 31st January 2024. Taxpayers who file early will have more control over their financial affairs and beat the…

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