February 22, 2024

Making your return less taxing

No one wants to be caught out when the tax year ends in April. As if it wasn’t stressful enough, ticking boxes, making sure accounts are settled, and otherwise balancing […]
February 8, 2024

When HBOS scandal victims banked on our help

Cast your mind back to 2003. Not too distant a memory for the victims of the Halifax Bank of Scotland (HBOS) fraud. Corporate scandals such as this tend to drag […]
January 24, 2024

Online side businesses to declare tax this year – Here’s what new tax changes mean for you

For many, freelancing, renting your spare room, or selling clothes via popular apps such as Vinted has been a nice little side earner. However, in a bid to reduce tax […]
November 29, 2023

Rising interest rates and how it affects you

To understand what interest rate increases mean for taxpayers we first have to understand how they are set. HM Revenue & Customs set interest rates during legislation and reflect the […]
November 23, 2023

What does the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement mean for you?

As Jeremy Hunt stepped up to the dispatch box yesterday for his second Autumn Statement as Chancellor of the Exchequer, the nation’s attention was firmly fixed on potential tax cuts. […]
November 21, 2023

Personal tax relief, gift aid, personal pensions, and you

When we talk about personal tax relief, many people only know the basics. They know that tax relief means that less tax is paid if you’ve spent money in specific […]
September 13, 2023

Pension Awareness – 5 questions you need consider

Recent reports from the IFS have warned that the state pension age will hit 70 years old by 2050. This comes as a result of the shockwaves sent through the […]
August 31, 2023

I’ve Got An Accounting App, Do I Actually Need An Accountant?

In recent years a wealth of relatively low-cost subscription-based accountancy apps have sprung up leaving many businesses asking the question: do I actually need an accountant if I use a […]
May 25, 2023

Working, Living, or Growing your Business Overseas

You never know where life will take you. For many growing businesses, that’s well beyond the Thames Valley. So, if you’re building a construction business in Dubai, shipping from Shanghai […]