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How much should you pay yourself as a business owner?
Starting your own business means doing something you’re passionate about. However, at the end of the day, the main idea is to also make a living out of it. As a business owner, you need to decide how much money you want to pay yourself.......
Do I need to register for VAT - The complete guide
If you're unsure whether you should be registered for VAT we've put together this handy guide to help you.
VAT Registration & Deregistration Thresholds
Thresholds from January 2021   Registration threshold £85,000 Registration for distance selling into Northern Ireland £70,000 Registration for bringing goods into Northern Ireland from the EU £85,000 De-registration threshold
Returning Employees from Furlough: What It Means for Your Payroll
The on-going COVID-19 pandemic has been absolutely devastating to businesses and people across the UK, with hundreds of jobs lost and companies that have gone into liquidation. In order to support them, the government has introduced......
How you can help Covid research while you sleep!
Do you want to help fight the Coronavirus without much effort? Well, there is a way and all you need is a smartphone.. 
2020: What have we learned and what can we look forward to next year?
2020 has been an absolutely crazy year for all of us and not in the best way either. Where do we begin... We started the year with political tensions between the US and Iran, leaving us in fear of another potential world war........
7 Lessons every business could learn from Santa
There are many great businessmen that you may look up to, including Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Elon Musk. However, there’s one important name that you’re probably forgetting. You’ve guessed it - the one and only Santa Claus who runs one......
The impact of Brexit on UK and EU citizens
The UK is leaving the European Union on the 1st of January 2021, leaving us just under a month to do the final preparations needed for a no-deal Brexit. 
Everything you need to know about Self Assessment
For every starting entrepreneur, filing a Self Assessment for the first time can be a bit of a headache.. There are quite a few things to know and understand before you can feel comfortable with the whole process. So, to help you have a......
5 business sectors that are thriving in lockdown
The Coronavirus pandemic has affected all of us in one way or another. It has been an incredibly difficult year for a lot of businesses, especially those in hospitality and events that have been forced to shut down once again, during......