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Bookkeeping tasks to complete in January

January is a great time to review your bookkeeping processes and get your business’ finances organised for the new year. For many businesses, January is a quiet time of year that is best used to review performance and processes and plan and prepare for the year ahead. Complete the following bookkeeping tasks in January to…




Plans to cut corporation tax put on hold

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that the planned cuts to corporation tax are to be put on hold. On 1st April 2020, corporation tax was due to fall from 19% to 17%. However, in the run up to the December general election, Conservative party leader Boris Johnson has announced that this cut to corporation…




How to reduce the amount of capital gains tax paid on the sale of a property

When selling a property that is not eligible to private residence relief, you may still be able to reduce the amount of capital gains tax due on the profits. Capital gains tax is usually due on the profits made from the sale of any property that is not your main home. Generally, you are exempt…




How To Keep Your Best Employees

In today’s tight labour market, it can be difficult to keep hold of your most talented employees capable of helping to take your business to the next level. Perks are one way of keeping staff motivated and happy but they need to be carefully thought out to avoid such schemes falling flat. Most business owners…




Tips On Managing Your Cashflow After Brexit

No doubt you will be growing tired of hearing about Brexit like the rest of us but it would be wrong to ignore some of the potential implications for your business and cash flow in particular. Some of the consequences of Brexit are already being felt as some business costs have increased. With the pound…




Small Business Growth Doubles

Small businesses in the UK will have plenty to celebrate this year with business growth doubling from what it was a year ago According to a survey of 500 small businesses by credit card company American Express, the number of small businesses reporting growth has doubled from 43% in 2014 to 88% in 2015. This…




Download the Michael Bell and Co app

You’ve seen the website, now download the app – Michael Bell and Co, Accountants based in Huddersfield launch it’s own app. Michael Bell and Co has today launched its own FREE to download iphone, ipad and Android compatible app. Mike Bell said: “We’re delighted with this new initiative that aims to provide easy access to…




Manchester United to sell stakes in the club on the Singapore stock market.

The world famous Manchester United is reported to be ready to sell off a significant stake in the club to Singapore investors. This, maybe in an effort to pay off some of their debts that total up to a reputed £515m plus. It is not entirely clear why the club has chosen to place a…




DART group’s performance

Leeds based DART Group said it hoped to meet full year market expectations after a “satisfactory” performance from airline Jet2.com over this summer. In updating the market on trading for H1of the financial year in its main businesses, Jet2.com, Jet2holidays.com, and logistics business Fowler Welch, the firm claimed that despite the “challenging” economic climate, Jet2.com…




Asda and Morrisons to bid for Iceland Foods?

Speculation is brewing that the supermarket chains Asda and Morrisons could be about to bid for a significant stake in Iceland Foods. First-round bids for a majority stake in Iceland Foods should be in by mid-week and it’s being touted that likely bidders will include the Yorkshire based supermarkets. Bradford-based Morrisons and Leeds-based Asda, it…