Can I put Life Insurance Through my Limited Company?

Directors' life insurance

It is a little known fact that limited company directors can take out life insurance via their business rather than paying for it personally. Doing so can present a number of benefits. Here we are looking at the subject of directors’ life insurance, how it works, and the advantages it can offer.

Flexible Working Changes 2024: A Guide for Small Business Owners

Flexible working changes 2024

The Employment Relations (Flexible Working) Act 2023 became law on 6 April 2024, bringing changes to the rights of employees in terms of asking for flexible working. The new rules have been put in place to make it easier for employees to access flexible working, including making it a right from day one of their employment.

Spring Budget 2024 – What it Means for The Small Business

Spring Budget

With a general election potentially on the cards for this year, the 2024 Spring Budget is one of the last chances for the Chancellor to set out his plans for the economy. Join us as we examine what the recent Spring Budget means specifically for small businesses.

Side Hustlers Take Note: New HMRC Rules in Place for Online Market Sellers

Side hustle online marketplace

For many, the allure of gaining an extra income by selling unwanted clothes and furniture on eBay and Vinted, crafting handmade items on Etsy or renting out a room on Airbnb is undeniable. But a new set of rules introduced by HMRC is set to target those people who make a side hustle through such platforms.

Autumn Statement 2023: What it Means for the Small Business

Autumn Statement 2023

In a bid to woo voters in the General Election next year, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt made several announcements in his recent Autumn Statement, relating to tax and spending that will help British businesses and grow the economy. Here we look at the main factors that will affect small businesses in the UK.

Financial Health Check: Identifying Red Flags in UK Business Finances

How a financial health check can help your business

Just as individuals need to maintain good personal financial health, businesses must also regularly assess their financial well-being. A business’s financial health can mean the difference between prosperity and crisis, and identifying red flags early on is crucial when it comes to preventing minor issues turning into major problems. In this blog, we will explore Financial Health Check: Identifying Red Flags in UK Business Finances

Cash vs Accrual Accounting: What’s Best for UK Businesses?

Cash accounting or accrual accounting

In this post, we explore the basic concepts of cash accounting and accrual accounting, highlight the key features of each method, discuss their suitability and help you to determine which accounting methods might be the best fit for you.

Accounting for Ecommerce: Challenges and Solutions for UK Sellers

Ecommerce accounting

In the ever-evolving landscape of business, ecommerce has established itself as a dominant force. In this post, we’ll delve into the growing importance of ecommerce and in particular the unique challenges involved with ecommerce accounting, and provide solutions to navigate these challenges.

How to use The HMRC App to Your Advantage

HMRC app

The HMRC app is a cutting edge tool that places your tax related tasks at your fingertips. Here’s a look at what you can do with the HMRC app, how to access it and why you may just find it a whole lot easier for everyday tasks than a desktop PC.

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