Due to the UK's ageing population, the National Insurance Fund is under increasing strain, with the state pension taking up more than 90% of its annual outlay in 2018. Are you paying the right amount of national insurance? Read the [...]
There are many benefits of outsourcing your payroll function including reducing stress and leaving more time to reinvest in growth. In addition, it removes the burden of keeping up with the latest legislation and best practice. At Brown & Co [...]
A study from YouGov found that 62% of the UK's adult population did not possess a will in 2017. However, writing a legally valid will is an essential part of planning for the future to ensure your property, money and [...]
More than a quarter of tax returns in January 2018 were submitted less than 48 hours before the filing deadline. And of those, 30,348 were left literally to the last minute, between 11pm and 11:59pm! Read our guide here to [...]
Spotted a gap in the market and have a bright idea? Then you'll need to test, prepare and assess the risks and opportunities to give your new business the best chance of survival. Read our guide here to see what [...]
If your business turnover is predicted to fall below £83,000 over the next year, it can voluntarily de-register for VAT. You will also need to consider how assets, stock and post de-registration expenses should be treated. Read our guide here [...]
As traditional loans fall out of favour with increasing numbers of business owners, you may be looking for an alternative route for financing - and your pension could be the answer. Read our guide here to see how your pension [...]
How do you go about drawing profits from your business, and doing so efficiently? This guide discusses some of the common ways in which you can extract profits from your own company. Read our guide here.
Capital allowances provide the mechanism for tax relief on certain types of capital expenditure essentially providing a deduction against profits. Are you maximising your capital allowances position? Read our guide here to see how to minimise business tax in 2018//19.
First time buyers in England, Northern Ireland - and for a short time in Wales - were the biggest winners in the most recent shake-up to affect property taxes in Autumn Budget 2017. How has devolution affected what tax you [...]