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Latest business tips, news and stories from Cornwall's #1 provider of Xero

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14th April – Where are we?
14th April 2020

Time has sort of taken a whole new dimension these last 3 weeks, and since the ‘lock down’ announcement, we’ve all…

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How will you alter the course of your business now that you have the time to think about where you want to go?
9th April – Control-Alt-Delete
9th April 2020

It’s a weird time. An exceptional time. A crazy time. Yet it has one common denominator……time. It is possible that this…

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How can business take advantage of the Coronavirus shut-down?
8th April – 3 important considerations
8th April 2020

The following three things are on my mind right now and I believe they are relevant to every business just now….

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Let’s save money where we can, but what else can a business do during the Coronavirus shut-down? Keep an eye on Cash and Brand (Goodwill).
7th April – Job retention and action to take now
7th April 2020

Let’s save money where we can, but what else? Furloughing employees as part of the Job Retention Scheme is probably the…

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Making business plans and survival guides during the Coronavirus lockdown
April 6, 2020 – Have you made your plan?
6th April 2020

I’ve said on several occasions, since COVID-19 lockdown came in force, that we all must have a plan. But I’m still…

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More about loans and CBILS - an improved offer?
More about loans and CBILS – an improved offer?
3rd April 2020

Whilst we await the formal announcement, it would appear that the Government have reviewed the application process for funding under the…

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Loans/Borrowing Money - what to look out for during the Coronavirus lockdown
April 2nd – Loans/Borrowing Money – what to look out for
2nd April 2020

Whether you have been fortunate enough to receive a grant from the Government (albeit for furloughing your employees or through your…

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a rough guide of different things you can do to help take control of the finances at home
Personal Finance
1st April 2020

We’ve spoken at length about the impact of these ‘unprecedented’ times and the financial implications for businesses during Coronavirus lockdown. There…

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What can Limited Companies do for financial help during Coronavirus?
Limited Companies, what next?
31st March 2020

I’m grateful to you all for ‘cutting and pasting’ my letter (or a version of it) to the Chancellor regarding the…

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Furlough payments - some commonly asked questions
Furlough payments – some commonly asked questions
30th March 2020

Probably the most commonly asked questions for us at the moment surround the furlough payments to employees and the claiming of the Grant…

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Letter to; The Rt. Hon Rishi Sunak, MP Chancellor of the Exchequer
Letter to; The Rt. Hon Rishi Sunak, MP Chancellor of the Exchequer
29th March 2020

A call to action to all Directors of Limited Companies – if you agree with the sentiment below then I encourage…

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Financial implications and what to do to during the Coronavirus lockdown
VAT, Self Employed and Ltd. Company Directors
28th March 2020

VAT Action – Cancel your direct debit to stop HMRC collecting your VAT. HMRC have announced that VAT payments due between…

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What to look out for in the Chancellor's update on help for the Self Employed during Coronavirus
March 26th update – What to look out for in today’s announcement for ‘self employed’
26th March 2020

By all accounts this has been a complicated process and achieving some level of fairness has been extremely challenging. We had…

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Cash is King
26th March 2020

Cash is King  I’ve said that making a plan is important, it is, in fact it’s vital. And as time has…

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March 24th – Job retention Scheme/Furloughed workers
24th March 2020

March 24th – Job retention Scheme/Furloughed workers Some practical guidance Let’s not forget that Employment law is incredibly complicated and specialist advice from a qualified…

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Monday 23rd update
23rd March 2020

Monday 23rd update HMRC Job Retention Scheme – Furloughed (grant leave of absence to) Employees Today, not unsurprisingly, this has been our most…

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A brief summary of the proposals made in the last few days;
22nd March 2020

A brief summary of the proposals made in the last few days; Undeniably, there is an extremely generous raft of support…

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Letter to; The Rt. Hon Rishi Sunak, MP Chancellor of the Exchequer
3rd set of Financial Measures – 20th March 2020
21st March 2020

3rd set of Financial Measures – 20th March 2020 As I lay awake last night processing all the proposals announced by…

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Some updates you may have missed;
20th March 2020

Some updates you may have missed; Buy-to-let Landlords  To be included in the 12 week loan repayment holiday. The term ‘holiday’ may…

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One thing you should do
19th March 2020

How do we deal with so much uncertainty? Virtually all the businesses we deal with are massively worried by a) the…

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Financial Measures offered by the Government – 17 March 2020
19th March 2020

Financial Measures offered by the Government – 17 March 2020 Introduction Yesterday the Government announced a series of financial measures to…

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Corona Virus – how can we help (from a business perspective)?
19th March 2020

Corona Virus – how can we help (from a business perspective)? First and foremost – we are here to help. It’s…

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Download our Budget 2020 Summary
12th March 2020

Following the UK’s departure from the EU, Chancellor Rishi Sunak presented the 2020 Budget against a backdrop of economic uncertainty. Our…

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Non UK Resident – Capital Gains Tax
3rd February 2020

Non UK resident individual? Here’s what you need to know about recent Capital Gains Tax changes. Are you looking for help…

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UPDATED Changes to construction industry VAT effective from 1st of October 2019
9th September 2019

UPDATED HMRC announced on 6th September 2019 that the implementation of the reverse charge would be delayed. They stated that “Industry…

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Paddle Logger App Launched In Falmouth Up For International Award!
5th August 2019

Our amazing client, David Walker, founder of Paddle Logger App has been nominated for an international award of “Sup Gear of…

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Buy-to-Let Tax Rules You Should Know for 2019
Buy-to-Let Tax Rules You Should Know for 2019
5th August 2019

Staying up to date with the tax rules is essential for any landlord. They usually change at least slightly every year,…

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Changes to Capital Gains Tax payments Effective from April 2020
5th August 2019

New rules from HMRC will mean that buy-to-let landlords and second homeowners will have to make capital gains tax payments sooner…

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How To Get Your SA302 Tax Calculation 2019
29th July 2019

What is a SA302 tax calculation? An SA302 is a response from HMRC which is only issued to those who file…

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Changes to Xero Bank Feeds Effective Sept 2019
29th July 2019

In the coming weeks, existing Xero bank feeds with Barclays, and all bank feeds set up using Yodlee, will no longer…

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