Month: July 2019

The longest advert in history?

Before England made it into the semi finals of the Cricket World Cup, only those with Sky Sports could watch the majority of the matches. The groundswell of interest in our progression to the later, deciding rounds, prompted Sky to announce that if England got to the Final, they would make the match available on […]

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Businesses support extension of Auto-enrolment

A survey carried out by the CBI and Scottish Widows has found 74% of 240 firms support the extension of Auto-enrolment to the self employed and those earning less than £10,000. Recognition of the business case was up at 98% while the moral case was at 95% for providing a workplace pension. Additionally, the survey […]

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No-deal Brexit could cost us £30bn, says OBR

The Office of Budget Responsibility (OBR) has estimated that borrowing could rise to £60bn if the UK leaves the EU without a deal. That is compared to an estimated figure for public borrowing estimated at £29.3bn if a deal was reached. This assumes that the increased and prolonged uncertainty will trigger a recession, based on […]

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Bank Feeds are changing!

Open Banking is the UK’s response to new EU banking industry standards. Under Open Banking, bank feeds will need to change how they connect to bank accounts to adhere to new regulations, effective on the 14th September 2019. Whilst Quickbooks, Sage, FreeAgent etc will all be affected, at the moment, Xero’s stance is far more […]

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Pricing – Are you charging enough? BaranovTV, Episode 73

On a trip out to a Private Hospital this week, there was one very clear lesson for all business owners, in this case being that Pricing is paramount, whatever our business. Watch this to find out why it was so evident, and what you should do about it! Transcript: Hi, and welcome to another episode […]

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