Keep a clear focus on cash flow problems

Cash flow is an important factor in running your business. Not having sufficient money coming in and having too much money going out of a company is a recipe for business failure. During times of significant economic slowdown, such as we have been experiencing during the Coronavirus pandemic, are often periods when businesses struggle with […]

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Finding the right finance for your business

In an ideal world, the costs of doing business can be covered by the proceeds of work already undertaken or goods already sold. Unfortunately, we do not live in an ideal world. We live in the world of late payments, long gaps between paying for supplies and generating revenue from them, seasonal fluctuations, challenging trading […]

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Thousands of cases of COVID-related fraud and cyber-crime are being investigated

A special police task force, tackling fraud in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, says it is investigating 6,000 cases of cybercrime, worth a staggering total of £34.5 million since March last year. The Action Fraud team is investigating many cases, but said that of those reporting a cyber-attack to volunteer-run Cyber Helpline, only a quarter […]

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Inheritance tax reporting to be simplified

Rules coming into effect from 1 January 2022 will mean that nine in 10 estates that are not subject to Inheritance Tax (IHT) will no longer need to complete IHT forms as part of the probate process. Meanwhile, a temporary measure that is currently in place so that IHT returns can be submitted without a […]

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