“This is a big Budget for a country with big ambitions” In the opening minutes of the first fully-Conservative budget for almost 20 years, Chancellor George Osborne set out his party’s plans to cut £12billion from the UK’s welfare bill in an attempt to cut the country’s deficit. The new Budget proposals undoubtedly aim to […]
Changes to National Insurance payments could see thousands of self-employed workers in the UK have their state pension threatened. A simplification of the NI payments for the self-employed have come into force without much fanfare, though it could mean that the credits built up towards your state pension are stopped; without knowledge of this, you […]
For companies in need of capital, invoice financing can offer an ideal solution to your problems. Lower risk and more flexible than many of its borrowing alternatives, it’s becoming an increasingly popular funding avenue for companies. However, many people remain unaware of its existence. They’re entirely unfamiliar with the concept, or how it could […]
There are several insurance policies that businesses should be aware of. Things like contents insurance, public liability cover, and employee negligence are all essential practices that a good business needs to consider. But your options don’t end there. In fact, there are an almost limitless supply of policies specific to your industry or even […]
Generation Y want to retire with a £95,000 pension – but are they saving enough?
We all dream of a luxury retirement – lavish holidays, expensive hobbies, and disposable income to spend on the grandchildren. And with the much lauded pension freedoms enabling the over-55’s to draw 25% of their fund as tax-free cash, this could be a reality for many – if they get the right kind of financial advice, and have enough cash in their pension pot.
Venturing out into the world of owning your own small business can seem daunting. There is so much to consider, so much to pay for and so many decisions to make. Owning your own business isn’t for everyone, but if you have even the slightest desire to do it, I fully would encourage you to try it out in some way, even if you start small.
Want to get started? 5 Steps to turning your business idea into a reality
As most of you know, Liz recently announced she’s starting her own tax prep business. My husband has actually worked for himself for many years now, so I thought it’d be fun to share the various ways we advertise for free.
Between the television commercials, news articles,and blog posts.. I have a feeling that it’s finally tax season. Why would I say finally? Well, because I’ve literally been thinking about this tax season for a year now. I work as a CPA by day and specifically in tax. Ever since leaving my first job in public […]
I’m wasting no time in the new year to start saving money. In the first five days of 2015, I’ve found two way to save more than$600! None of my saving strategies are revolutionary. Anyone can use these methods to save money. I will admit that saving money does require some effort. Companies will not volunteer […]
I just wanted to drop by and say hello to everyone. I hope you’re all enjoying a nice holiday season. On Christmas Eve hubby and I flew out to Chicago and spent four days with my in-laws. We had a great trip and (surprisingly inexpensive). Now we’re back home and enjoying time off from work until […]