Month: May 2019

Two marketing sins – BaranovTV, Episode 66

Have you ever had a lightbulb moment when you realise that you’ve committed a major sin? I’ve done it twice this week! Watch this to find out what I’ve been up to and why you need to avoid doing the same… Transcript: Hi and welcome to another episode of BaranovTV, designed to demystify the world […]

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CBI calls for Business Rates reform

President of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), John Allan, has called for an independent review of the Business Rates system. Calling is an ‘uneconomical, unsustainable and unintelligible’ regime, he claims it is a ‘broken system’. Thousands of businesses appeal their rates demands every year. Allan has suggested that the current rates system is worsening […]

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What is HMRC Connect?

HMRC Connect is a sophisticated software solution that has been in use since 2017. Its goal is to make the recovery of unpaid tax easier for HMRC. Historically it was very difficult to cross reference lots of data to try to find obvious cases where someone wasn’t declaring income. Recently though, Connect has become more […]

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Shine a Spotlight on your business!

Not everyone has the ability to look at a list of numbers or a spreadsheet and be able to interpret them. With that in mind, we can use an award winning forecasting and reporting tool called Spotlight to help clients interpret their business numbers. Spotlight links to Xero or Quickbooks, and draws the detail from […]

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Do you check driving licences?

If any member of your team drives in connection with their business, by law you must ensure they have a valid driving licence. If they don’t, YOU are breaking the law by allowing them to drive for your business, and there are stiff penalties.┬áThe maximum penalty under the Health & Safety at Work Act could […]

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