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Preparing for and Picking Up the Pace During Quiet Periods in Business

  • October 17th, 2018
  • The winter months can be a slow for a number of sectors, August can be a drag for others and freelancers often feel the pinch during February and March when budgets are depleted. While it might be nice to take it easy for a few weeks, taking it lying down shouldn’t be an option –

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    Fostering Loyalty – Five Ways To Show Your Staff They Are Valued

  • October 4th, 2018
  • Whatever stage your business is at, staff turnover is always a worry; when someone hands in their notice, it may feel like you’ve wasted money and resource and now you have to put in more to find a suitable replacement. Retention of a workforce is an area that we have advised on a number of

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    Adams Moore Throws its Support Behind Bishop Vesey’s Corporate Partnership

  • September 19th, 2018
  • Bishop Vesey’s Grammar School (BVGS) Corporate Partnership has continued its recent growth, securing the support of experienced accountants and business advisers Adams Moore. Becoming the partnership’s 33rd member, the Tamworth-based firm, which provides a range of services to companies, sole traders and individuals, including tax returns, payroll and fixed-fee Board Support, brings a forward-thinking attitude

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    Tax Cut Policy Reversal For Self Employed of Birmingham – Is it Good or Bad?

  • September 9th, 2018
  • Those people in Tamworth and Birmingham who are self-employed might have been looking forward to the scrapping of Class 2 National Insurance Contributions (NICs). However, the Treasury’s analysis of the Coalition pledge found that around 300,000 people who make profits of less than circa £6,000 a year would be five times worse off with regards

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    Don’t Worry About Winter… Self Assessment Tax Return Time is Coming

  • August 29th, 2018
  • The summer of 2018 will be remembered as a time of searing heat, when the country was united over the greatest competition in the world. Eventually, Dani and Jack would go on to lift the Love Island trophy, while England players also managed to restore pride in the national game, even though they couldn’t quite

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    Post-Brexit Birmingham: How West Midlands’ SMEs Could Look Set To Prosper

  • August 17th, 2018
  • Whether it’s your breakfast paper or the 6 o’clock news, there’s no denying the one subject that won’t budge from the nation’s headlines – despite the EU referendum now having taken place over two years ago. Since the term ‘Brexit’ was so aptly coined, the world has witnessed Donald Trump inaugurated as the President of

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    Finance Options for Small Businesses and Start-ups

  • July 27th, 2018
  • Depending on the products or services your company offers and the associated production costs, having access to a little bit of cash can make all the difference when you want to create more lines, reach new markets or expand to meet demand. Start-up businesses often face barriers to accessing finance because there is no proof

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    Building Strategic Relationships for Better Business

  • July 13th, 2018
  • We were discussing the etymology of phrases in the office the other day and I learned that the phrase “I’ll scratch your back, if you scratch mine” is over 400 years old and refers to giving an offender a light lashing in the English Navy. The person whipping the crew member tied to the ship’s

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    Mortgage Interest Tax Relief Changes for Landlords

  • July 3rd, 2018
  • Advice for Individuals and Ltd. Companies If you don’t own more than one property the changes to the landlord’s tax relief may have completely passed you by, but for those individuals that have just a handful of rental properties, profits are crashing before their eyes. The 2017-18 tax year will be the first in which

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    From Sole Trader to Limited Company – Should You Make the Change?

  • June 22nd, 2018
  • If you have run your business as a sole trader with relative ease, you will be understandably cautious about incorporating it due to the extra obligations and associated costs. However, there will be a right time for many people when they can benefit from the tax savings, having limited liability for the business, developing more

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