3 businesses lose £150k in R&D tax relief

3 businesses lose £150k in R&D tax relief The tales of R&D At first glance you might think this is an article about claims that have gone horribly wrong….but oh no, it is so much worse. Read on to find out how three businesses have missed out on a collective sum of £150k.  Here’s the […]

5 ways R&D could save your business

5 ways R&D could save your business 1. R&D Tax Relief for a business with no previous claims An SME company that qualifies for R&D Tax Credits can receive an extra deduction of 130% of qualifying costs against their taxable profits. This is in addition to the 100% revenue deduction already given. For loss-making companies, […]

Understanding your profit and loss statement

Understanding your profit and loss statement Your profit and loss statement (P&L) helps you understand your business performance and profitability over time. It’s sometimes called an Income statement and its main purpose is to list income and expenditure.  Whereas a balance sheet is a snapshot in time, the P&L shows transactions over a specific period of time. […]

Without Tax Diagnostic Software, your accountant cannot make you as tax efficient as possible. We can.

Without Tax Diagnostic Software, your accountant cannot make you as tax efficient as possible……  We can.  Tax is complex. You may or may not know it, but the UK tax code is the longest in the world. Hidden amongst the ever-growing 11,520-page sea of legislation, there are hundreds advisory needs, saving opportunities and available reliefs – all created […]

Understanding Statement of Cash flow

Understanding statement of cash flow Revenue is vanity, profits are sanity, but cash is king – or so the saying goes. That’s because cash is what customers pay in, and what shareholders get as a dividend.  So, you must want to know more about the impact of your business activities on your cash flow?   Understanding Your Statement of […]

Successfully grow you business

Successfully grow your business Looking to scale your business? Many leaders rightly focus on improving their systems and teams, but you must also scale yourself to meet the new demands on your time and attention.  There are three fundamentals to successfully growing your business: having a clear organisation structure, having comprehensive systems, and developing great leadership.  Many […]

How financial Ratios will tell you if your business has solid foundations (and how to read a balance sheet)

How financial ratios will help you build solid foundations for your business. As a business owner you will own lots of assets, owe other businesses money and have shareholders. The balance sheet brings all these together in a financial snapshot showing the businesses financial position at a specific point in time. Together with the Profit and Loss Statement, and Statement of Cash-flow, […]

R&D – How to get more cash back into your business

Research and Development – How to get more cash back into your business In February 2020, the government pledged to increase public investment in R&D to £22bn a year by 2025, meaning there is a significant opportunity for businesses to invest more on innovation and get cash back into their bank.  R&D is a tax […]

Management Accounts – what are they and do you need them?

Management Reporting – What is it and do you need it?  As a limited company you know that you must file a set of accounts every year, it is a statutory requirement and something that doesn’t seem to provide you much value. You cannot make proactive quick decisions based on historic data that is now probably […]

How can gym management software help your business grow?

How can gym management software help your business grow?  Whether you own a fitness facility or are considering opening one, choosing the right gym management software is key. Gym management software is not only for gyms but also, fitness studios, clubs, PT’s, dance studios, yoga studios, personal trainers etc.   It offers an all-in-one software solution to run your business efficiently. As a fitness entrepreneur you often end […]