If your annual sales are below the UK VAT threshold (currently £79,000) you do not need to register for VAT. However, you may want to register voluntarily if:
- your sales are mainly to VAT registered businesses and you want to claim back VAT on your costs Continue reading
Wouldn’t it be great if there was a simple tip that could help you get more things done. The good news is – there is.
The key to this simple tip and to effective time management in general is not to try and pack even more things into a single day. The key to is to get the right things done. Continue reading
A generous new Employment Allowance has been introduced by the Government. It is available from 4th April 2014.
If you are an eligible employer, you can reduce your employer Class 1 NICs by up to £2,000 each tax year. Continue reading
Tax is has a habit of being confusing, especially when you get to the end of one tax year and move into a new one.
Don’t worry, help is at hand. If you are a small business owner, you need just 7 vital tax facts for 2014. Continue reading
Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook is a must read for any business that wants to promote itself online. Gary Vaynerchuk gets it. And as this is the 3rd book in a hugely series, you can also be sure that he translates what he knows into a highly readable book. Continue reading
Want+need=must have. Times are tough. We can no longer afford to buy things just because we want them. We are all getting by with the things we need. We must want and need something before it qualifies as a ‘must have’.
Is your product or service a ‘must have?’
High quality content is the midas touch for websites. Everyone wants high quality content. They want to read it, watch it, see it and own it. So what is it? And how do you keep producing it over and over again? First let’s remind ourselves how times have changed.
Do you find that you sometimes lack that feeling of get-up-and-go? Your business motivation momentarily disappears?
Help to overcome this is all around. The New Year, those quickly forgotten New Year’s Resolutions, there are clues everywhere of new impetus which can help with business motivation. Continue reading
Are there things about your business that you would like to improve in 2014? Here are our top 10 New Year’s Resolutions for small business owners. Continue reading
There are as many theories about the qualities of successful entrepreneurs as there are definitions of the word “entrepreneur.”
I like the definition of the word “entrepreneur” put forward by Howard Stevenson, retired professor of entrepreneurship studies at Harvard Business School. According to Stevenson, “entrepreneurship is the pursuit of opportunity beyond resources controlled.” To me this means thinking outside the box in order to create your own business. Continue reading