Reasons to hire a bookkeeper

6 June

Ā Did you ever hire a bookkeeper to help you keep track of your expenses and tax obligations? If not, find out why now may be the best time to do so.   Bookkeeping is an essential component of any organisation. To focus on other tasks, such as...[Read More]

Top 10 tips for developing a business exit strategy: Business Succession and Estate Planning

30 May

Given all the hard work that building up a business takes, it can be hard to say goodbye ā€“ so itā€™s important to do it right.Ā    Developing an exit strategy well in advance allows you to have control over your small businessā€™s future...[Read More]

Steps to building an emergency fund & why do you need one

25 April

Life is unpredictable, and financial surprises can arise when you least expect them. This is where an emergency fund comes in. This financial safety net is designed to cover unexpected expenses, like car repairs or medical bills, or provide support...[Read More]

Maximising Wealth in Real Estate: Strategic Tax Structures and the Power of Professional Advice

4 April

Building wealth through property investment has long been a cornerstone of financial success for many individuals. The allure of real estate lies not just in its tangible nature but also in the various strategies and structures available to optimise...[Read More]

Building Wealth Through Property Investment and the Role of Professional Advice

28 March

The allure of property investment as a vehicle for wealth building and lifestyle enhancement cannot be overstated.Ā    With the right strategies and insights, individuals can unlock significant financial benefits, paving the way to financial...[Read More]

Creating a better business with cloud accounting

23 November

Does your company still use desktop software or spreadsheets for accounting tasks? If so, then it could be time to upgrade to a cloud-based accounting system. In comparison to on-premises solutions, cloud accounting for small businesses offers...[Read More]

Managing Finances and Lifestyle Activities Across the Four Phases of Retirement

2 November

Retirement is a complex period divided into various phases, each with its own set of financial requirements and lifestyle considerations. Understanding how to budget for each stage can help you make the most of your post-career...[Read More]

Farm Succession Planning: Balancing Financial and Emotional Aspects for Generational Transition

28 September

The Challenge Facing Farm OwnersĀ  The complexity of farm succession planning extends beyond mere financial transactions. For farm owners, navigating the transition of a generational asset such as a farm is both an economic and emotional endeavour....[Read More]

The importance of personalised advice in navigating ambiguous information

31 August

In an era saturated with information, the need for personalised advice tailored to an individual’s unique financial situation is paramount. Whether it’s in the business world, investment markets, or personal finance, we are bombarded...[Read More]

Steps to Building an Emergency Fund and Why You Need One

15 June

Life is unpredictable, and financial surprises can arise when you least expect them. This is where an emergency fund comes in. This financial safety net is designed to cover unexpected expenses, like car repairs or medical bills, or provide support...[Read More]

Why is it important to discuss inheritance planning with your family

4 February

While most people write wills, very few families discuss inheritance. Parents avoid discussing inheritance planning with their children due to the subject’s sensitivity. However, avoiding the conversation does more harm than good. For example,...[Read More]

Tax on property, money and shares that you inherit

5 January

You do not usually owe any tax on an inheritance at the time you inherit it. Inheritance Tax The personal representative (an executor or administrator) for the estate usually pays any Inheritance Tax due before giving you the inheritance. HM...[Read More]

Charging, reclaiming and recording VAT

20 October

As a VAT-registered business, you must chargeĀ VATĀ on the goods and services you sell. You must beĀ registered forĀ VATĀ to start chargingĀ VATĀ on your invoices. This guide is also availableĀ in Welsh (Cymraeg). How to chargeĀ VAT When you sell...[Read More]

How inheritance tax works

15 September

Inheritance Tax is a tax on the estate (the property, money and possessions) of someone whoā€™s died. Thereā€™s normally no Inheritance Tax to pay if either: theĀ value of your estateĀ is below the Ā£325,000 threshold you leave everything above...[Read More]