Insight – New Year 2016

Insight – New Year 2016

Slipping and Sliding into the New Year Chicken Licken seems to be making an appearance in the headlines; oil’s plummeting in price, stock markets are rocking all over the world, China’s economy is in turmoil and George O kicked off the year warning that Britain faces a ‘dangerous cocktail’ of new threats to the economy. [...]
Budget Summary: Summer Without A Picnic?

Budget Summary: Summer Without A Picnic?

A budget claimed as putting ‘economic security and working people first’ saw an increase in National Insurance Contributions, the removal of Employment Allowance for companies where the director is the sole employee, outlined plans for Dividend changes, fuel duty being frozen, a new National Living Wage, the Annual Investment Allowance permanently set, and Corporation Tax being reduced. A [...]
March 2012 Intermediary A-Musing

March 2012 Intermediary A-Musing

Anything is Possible, Not Probable: In Business. In Finance. Any business managing to track a path throughout the last few years and get to now, which is the majority of small or micro business (and includes new entry), should be very proud. What next, what’s the future of your business? Why should you want to [...]
April 2011 Intermediary A-Musing

April 2011 Intermediary A-Musing

Question Time Your starter for 10 - Can you describe your business in one sentence? 1.  As a business owner, do you understand what your defining DNA is? 2.  Do your customers or clients understand it?   If you can’t describe your business in one short sentence, neither can your customers. If customers can’t understand [...]