Redundancy is when you dismiss an employee because you no longer need anyone to do their job. This might be because your business is: changing what it does,doing things in a different way, for example using new machinery, orchanging location or … Continue reading Will the end of furlough mean redundancies in your business?
UK Transition help for businesses The Department for International Trade (DIT) has launched a new service for exporters. If you are a UK business and you want to sell goods or services abroad, use this service to ask the DIT export support team a … Continue reading Guidance For Importers & Exporters
The Coronavirus pandemic has left a scar on the NHS, and it's not over yet. To help the NHS recover, the Government has announced an increase to your NI contributions in a U-turn on their manifesto of 2019, stating "no NI increase", despite criticism … Continue reading National Insurance Increase – What Does This Mean For You?
The trivial benefits in kind (BiK) exemption applies to small non-cash benefits like a bottle of wine or a bouquet of flowers given occasionally to employees. By taking advantage of the exemption employers can simplify the treatment of BiKs whilst at … Continue reading Staff Benefits – Are You Maximising Trivial Benefits?
Social media marketing is incredibly popular but how do you ensure it actually works for your firm? Time is a finite resource. Social media can be a hugely time-consuming undertaking and if it isn’t employed effectively it can be a waste of … Continue reading Does Social Media Marketing Actually Work?
If your business goes through a tough period, it may be time to pivot your strategy. Necessity is the mother of all invention. Many firms have had to pivot their business strategy due to the current market conditions. In order to pivot your … Continue reading Pivoting Your Business Strategy
Mental health awareness has increased substantially in recent years, yet there is still work to be done. As businesses return to 'normal', it is good to review your policies around this and implement a support structure for employees or review the … Continue reading Managing Mental Health In The Workplace
Limited companies are required to hold a wide range of company and accounting records. This includes details of directors, shareholders, company secretaries, and the results of any shareholder votes and resolutions. The company must also keep a … Continue reading Company Director – Do You Know What Records You Need To Maintain?
If there is a “No-Deal” Brexit then there will be important changes to the VAT100 form. How many people actually understand what these changes are likely to be? HMRC propose that Boxes 8 and 9 change to include the value of all exports (8) … Continue reading Brexit Update – VAT Returns
A client recently asked us to value his company, which is something every business or company owner thinks about - what is my business or company worth? Valuing a company or business is not an exact science and a lot depends on opinions and … Continue reading Case Study – Valuing a Business or Company
So, you want to be your own boss? Studies that suggest the under 25's group have a growing desire to be self employed. How much do we know about the routes to self employment, the risks and the rewards? Tip Of The Iceberg On the surface, … Continue reading Buying A Business? The Struggle Is Real
With 500,000 businesses believed to change hands every year, you may be curious as to why? Avanti work with businesses across multiple sectors and see businesses change hands for many different reasons. The truth is, it is not always a failing … Continue reading Thinking Of Buying a Business – What Do You Need To Know?