So 2020 is almost at an end!

It has been rubbish hasn’t it, but there’s still time for a Christmas Bonus! Don’t let the opportunity pass your business by for another year. 2020 should have been a decent year; it was the...

New partner appointed to MHA Larking Gowen’s Private Client tax team

MHA Larking Gowen has announced the appointment this month of a new partner to boost its Private Client offering. The leading regional chartered accountancy and business advisory firm described new appointee, Sally Farrow, as "a...

Are you still innovating in lockdown Britain?

Just because we are in lockdown, doesn’t mean you can’t be innovating. It just means you’ve been having to do things a little bit differently, a bit like the Government. You can’t fault them for...

Business Support for Distressed Clients

As the COVID-19 crisis is escalating, companies are having to act fast to minimise the impact on their business. Begbies Traynor has provided guidance below that businesses can follow to survive the challenges over the...

Will 2020 be the Year You Make the Most of Innovation Tax Reliefs

It’s the start of a new decade and with that comes the chance to have a fresh look at everything that is happening in your business.  It is likely to be the most active decade...

Chin Chin

The spirit of entrepreneurship has always been strong in the East of England with smaller businesses making a significant contribution to the region’s economy. In fact, British Business Bank research found the East of England’s...

SM&CR Readiness Solution

Introduction The extension of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR) came into force on 9th December 2019.  Senior Managers and Certification Staff had to be trained on the new regime and conduct rules by...

2020: A Regulatory Outlook for Financial Services

A new year and another year of regulatory change in prospect.  Ian Ashleigh is a freelance risk and compliance consultant, here are some themes he expects will come under the regulatory microscope in 2020.   There...

Securing start up funding

Richard Bearman, Managing Director at The British Business Bank and is responsible for the Start Up Loans programme Starting and growing your own business is an exciting prospect. It allows you to follow your passion, become...

Keeping your cash flow flowing

Keeping a handle on your cashflow is a vital but all-too-rare business imperative, says James Shipp, partner at Lovewell Blake. Most business owners can trot out that hoary old maxim, ‘Turnover is vanity, profit is...