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Top Tips to Improve Your Credit Rating

WHY IMPROVE YOUR PERSONAL CREDIT SCORE? Poor personal credit can be a big barrier to getting finance for your business. You may think the two separate, but in fact when lenders are checking the personal credit of the management team, what they are really asking is, "how do the people who run this business manage their debt obligations?" With this approach, you can see how important personal...

The digital pound

A new consultation has been published jointly by HM Treasury and the Bank of England to consider the launch of a potential digital pound, or central bank digital currency (CBDC). The possible new digital pound has also been referred to as ‘digital sterling’ and ‘Britcoin’. The digital pound would be a new type of money issued by the Bank of England for individuals and businesses to use for...

Closing a limited company

There are a number of reasons why you may look to close your limited company. This could be because the limited company structure no longer suits your needs, your business is no longer active, or the company is insolvent. You will usually need the agreement of all the company’s directors and shareholders to close down the company. The method for closing down a limited company depends on whether...

Company filing obligations

It is important that anyone responsible for the accounts and tax filing regime for private limited companies is aware of...

Inheritance and tax

As a general rule, an individual who inherits property, money or shares is not liable to pay tax on the...

Labour win landslide election result

As had been widely predicted, the results at the polls have seen the Labour Party back in power after 14...

Exit plans

Exit can be seen as quitting, especially if the exit discussed is your business interests. But actually, business exit planning...

New government

Our new government, and in particular, Rachel Reeves, the new Chancellor, will be responsible for raising the funds that our...

Statutory redundancy pay

If you have been in the same job for two years or more and are made redundant you will usually...

Claim full expensing or 50% FYA

Full expensing offers a 100% first-year capital allowance for qualifying plant and machinery assets, reducing taxes for companies subject to...

Late night taxi for an employee

Employers have a duty of care to ensure employee wellbeing, which can include providing transport home during unsocial hours. While...

Income Tax in Scotland

The Scottish rate of income tax applies to non-savings and non-dividend income of Scottish taxpayers, defined by their close connection...
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