Improve your financial performance – sales

We are delighted to be shortlisted for the British Accountancy Awards - Independent Firm of the Year, Greater London!  In the run-up to the awards, we are publishing a series of tip-sheets to help you measure and improve your financial performance. Th... Read More

Christmas Party HMRC Allowance

Yes, it's almost time to start planning the annual Christmas party!  The great news is that the cost of a staff party or other annual entertainment is allowed as a deduction for tax purposes with HMRC. Your limited company can pay for an annual event,... Read More

Adding more OOMPH to your creative agency

So, how can you stay fresh, keep the momentum going and make sure your business is on track? Try these ten tips for some extra added OOMPH! Tip 1 – You probably enjoy the creative work you produce, but do you really know if it’s profitable? Take an ... Read More

Building your business – the journey

When building your business, it's obviously important to have a plan and goals in place, otherwise how will you know when you have arrived at your destination? One of our goals has always been to move to a Central London location. It has taken us a few ... Read More

Budget 2015 Summary

Personal Tax Income Tax Personal Allowance The personal allowance will increase to £10,800 for 2016/2017 and £11,000 in 2017/2018. The basic rate limit will be increased to £31,900 for 2016/2017 and £32,300 for 2017/2018. As a result, the higher rate... Read More
Tax savings

Capital allowances made easy

Are you aware of the allowances you can claim when purchasing business assets? Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) You can deduct the full cost of an item that qualifies for annual investment allowance from your profits before tax. You can claim AIA up to £... Read More

Building your business – the art of letting go

Like many business owners, my plan is to actively grow my business. Of course, it is not just about getting more clients - lots of other things come into play. I thought I would share my experiences in a series of blog posts. It can be scary when you gr... Read More

The 7-point Victoria Beckham guide to getting things done

Victoria Beckham has been named Management Today’s “Entrepreneur of the Year”. Over the past five years, her business has grown from £1m turnover to £30m, with the size of her team increasing from three to 100 people. So, how does she do it? And w... Read More

Budget Special

Welcome to our Budget Summary ... ... or "Take care of the pennies and the pounds will become 12-sided!" George Osborne claimed that yesterday's Budget would boost "makers, doers and savers".  He emphasised that economic recovery was happening faster t... Read More

Turning up the volume

I have been planning to write a series of business articles for quite a while. A lot of my business experiences come from a place of being a business owner and not necessarily an accountant.  These are the stories I want to share with you in this series. I... Read More