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Budget 2019 – a date for your diary!

With the UK due to leave the EU on the 31st October, the date and content for the Budget 2019 has been the topic of some speculation. We do now have the first hint of some clarity, as Chancellor Sajid Javid has announced the key date. He will present ‘the first Budget after leaving the […]

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How can a book help your business? BaranovTV, Episode 85

Publishing your own book can be a huge asset to your business, and to your personal credibility, but where do you start and how does the process work? The only way to get the lowdown is to ask an expert, so I called on Andy Gibney of 3P Publishing to tell me more. Watch Episode […]

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Stamp Duty Take drops 7%

Income received from Stamp Duty Land Tax in 2018/19 was 7% lower than the year before, according to Government figures. The actual figure collected was £11.94 million. This is the largest drop since the depths of the recession in 2008/09, and appears to have been caused by a drop in residential stamp duty receipts. These […]

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Do you give out free coffee?

Last week, Costa Coffee put all of their express vending machines on free vend. It prompted a huge surge in attention on social media, as some outlets decided not to participate in the celebration which was to mark International Coffee Day. There was discussion too about why Costa would make this move, when surely they […]

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‘Guilt free chocolate’ – amongst other things…

For all of you looking for the holy grail that IS guilt free chocolate, Jo Fairley has the answer! The founder of Green & Blacks chocolate explained to us when we met her recently that the low sugar content and correspondingly low GI of her recipe brought us as close as possible to that elusive […]

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