Operational Improvement – best practice efficiency improvements in your business

Operational Improvement – best practice efficiency improvements in your business Operational Improvement – A company starts out by setting up operational systems to support the initial growth of the business. Over time, and as the business matures, it is critical that systems, processes and procedures are enhanced to cater for the larger company. These must be well documented allowing new

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Strategic Evaluation in your business – is this your New Years resolution

Business strategic evaluation When a company commences there should be a clear vision about what the business strategy should be and how this will be achieved. In addition there should be a time horizon on growing the business with specific objectives in mind, including eventually the option to exit, whether by sale or ceasing. A business should re-evaluate its strategy

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Buy-to-Let – the tax change conundrum

There has been a rush of property transactions in recent weeks as those in the buy-to-let market try to minimise the impact of the upcoming tax changes from April 2016 and beyond. The main changes surround;- the restriction of interest tax relief on buy-to-let mortgages from the current marginal rates from 2017 to 20% by 2020, the annual wear and

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2016/17 Tax Coding Notices – a shock for some but 2017/18 could be worse

“Tax does not have to be taxing” so says HMRC, but the mantra should be, “be afraid very afraid”, when it comes to reviewing the P2 2016/17 coding notices currently being distributed. With all the new changes to tax free interest and dividends be sure to check any adjustments to your code for these. The assumption HMRC uses is based

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A Christmas Carol – a business tale of hope

It was the night before Christmas and a lonely business owner was working hard well into the night, ruing the departure of his business partner some seven years ago. Back in the day they set up a business with a vision, focus and drive and created a successful and profitable enterprise. They had a good team of employees and after

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