The new tax on share dividends was announced last year by George Osborne. This has caused confusion for some whilst others have not yet addressed the changes. Either way, tax bills next year will be very different to the structure … Continue reading Are You Fully Informed On the New Dividend Tax Laws?
Thames Valley FSB are hosting a Pensions Event at The Coppid Beach Hotel in Bracknell at 7pm on 9th February The Solution – Auto Enrolment Warning to businesses with employees. Over the next two years every employer will have to … Continue reading Thames Valley FSB Pensions Event, 9th Feb, Bracknell
December is a time for reflection and business owners often spend a little time and/or thought at this time of year on how the last 12 months has progressed. What went well, what could have been better and how could … Continue reading Are you expecting the best ?
It’s approaching the dreaded time of year where it’s only a couple of months before self-assessment tax returns are due to be fled and any tax due paid. For those that are working closely with their accountant, this should be … Continue reading Self-Assessment Tax Bills 31st January 2016 – Are you ready?
Given the importance of the work that accountants do on behalf of business owners and sole traders its surprising that most businesses only speak to their accountants once a year- usually around accounts filing and tax submission time. On a … Continue reading How much do you value your relationship with your accountant?
At this time of year business owners could fall into two quite different camps. – those who are comfortable with progress, business development and sales so far; – those that are embarking on a final push in all directions so … Continue reading Less than four months to Christmas – How is your businesses performance so far?
For businesses the Summer months have been known to be referenced as the “silly season” as it can prove hard to organise meetings or get commitment to move forward during the school and summer holiday period. For many business owners … Continue reading How are you coping with the Silly Season?
Imagine this… you have invested in new sales people, new products, a new marketing campaign or maybe you have continued to grow at a steady pace using all areas of the business to support you. Business couldn’t be better, sales … Continue reading Business Should be Blooming?
In the same way that a warm Spring doesn’t necessarily lead to a hot Summer; good cash flow today doesn’t necessarily mean future profitability. Therefore starting Q2 of 2015 with a healthy cashflow would seem a very sunny place to … Continue reading Don’t be fooled by an early summer
We are now already approaching the end of the first quarter of 2015 and the word on the lips of most businesses is how fast time seems to fly by. Launching into the year with the enthusiasm of turning all … Continue reading Time whizzing by? Stay in control by planning ahead
Having just made it through January most businesses will be feeling the sting of the ever dreaded tax bill. On one hand tax is a good thing – our money keeps the country running. However paying too much tax is … Continue reading Best foot forward for 2015 – getting good tax advice and support makes it so much easier
Accountex 2015 – The National Accountancy Exhibition and Conference is going to SELL OUT again very, very soon. The show has grown 40% year on year and even with this increase 2015’s show is already 85% booked, availability for the … Continue reading Is your target market Accountants?
Salesmen used to get ribbed for trying to sell without listening and the old bulls would say you need 2 ears & 1 mouth… first LISTEN to what the client actually needs… When it comes to accountancy, finding one that … Continue reading An accountant with 2 ears & 1 mouth please…
I’ve known Jon Davey for a few years now… I have been following his Business in Berkshire LinkedIn Group since the summer of 2011… I know I need to comment more but it’s not what I do best! I’m an … Continue reading A Sharp Eye for a Good Investment
Running your own payroll can be time consuming and complicated, particularly with the ever increasing complexity of taxation and employment legislation. There is an increasing burden on businesses to comply with these issues, and non-compliance can lead to substantial penalties. … Continue reading Managing your payroll
Business networking is not about how many are in the room but are they the right people… for God’s sake don’t tell the pink pig resellers that 😉 I know, most of them are probably very lovely people but everyone … Continue reading Do you enjoy business networking?
Here is a case study sharing how Keen Dicey Grover can save you money on your tax. Jeff and Shelley had both been working for a number of years as successful self-employed fast food caterers in the Hampshire area. Although … Continue reading Saving tax & generating more income
You’re great at what you do and want to reap the benefits of your hard work by setting up your own business. That’s how many successful businesses start. But did you know that by planning your business start-up properly and … Continue reading Talk to an accountant about starting a business
Social Media Influence discussion workshop Thursday 26th June, 10:00 while 12:00 Keen Dicey Grover, Iver SL0 9BH Use the phrase “social media” with different people and you’ll get a range of reaction… Some believe it is the future of sales … Continue reading Social Media Influence
The most successful businesses have one thing in common – a clear business plan. Unless you have a plan of where you are going, how can you work out how you are going to get there? Goal setting should be … Continue reading The Most Successful Businesses…
I asked Gareth Davies from KDG to offer his insight into yesterday’s Budget announcement by The Chancellor… As a small business owner and an Accountant with many small business clients my overall assessment of yesterday’s Budget is that whilst there … Continue reading Not much in The Budget for Smaller businesses
The financial system is broken… the politicians simply sign off on ever larger loans, like desperate people sign up to the new legalised loan sharks… The difference being the desperate people are feeling lost & really desperate, while the politicians … Continue reading Budget day : what would you do?
Do you see your accountant as a necessary evil? Or a professional asset, adding real value to your business by working closely with you to help you to achieve your goals? That’s how Gareth Davies introduces his accountancy practice Keen … Continue reading Small business accountant in Iver, near Slough
Hats off to Tracey Giblin for making the most of the opportunities I have presented her with to promote her business… Tracey joined us for last month’s Slow Business Networking event where we shot this video… book yourself in for … Continue reading In need of a ‘finance person’?