9 tips to regain your confidence after lockdown

9 tips to regain your confidence after lockdown

As a Life Coach and Owner of Red Balloon Life Coaching, Laura Hughes has trained in psychology, NLP, counselling, stress management and autism awareness. She is also a Member of the Association for Coaching. Here she shares 9 valuable tips to help you, your team and...
Government import and export grant now available

Government import and export grant now available

The Government’s new SME Brexit Support Fund opened for business Monday 15th March.  The scheme provides grants of up to £2,000 to help small and medium-sized businesses to help with training or professional advice and tackle the new admin requirements for imports and...
New options for the payment of deferred VAT

New options for the payment of deferred VAT

With VAT deferral coming to an end,  HMRC have finally released information on bringing this VAT up to date. There are three options, you can choose to either: Pay the deferred VAT in full before 31 March 2021. Join the new VAT deferral payment scheme which is an...
Spring Budget 2021 – Your Summary

Spring Budget 2021 – Your Summary

  Rishi Sunak hailed the ‘swifter and more sustained’ UK economic recovery which is taking place in the UK following the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic during his Budget speech yesterday. He revealed that the UK economy shrank by 10% in 2020 but is expected...
Your Business Action Plan

Your Business Action Plan

Matthew Rogers shares a new Wellbeing Wednesday blog for business owners. As we approach the end of the pandemic and continue to immerse ourselves in working to ensure our businesses recover from its effects, allow me to ask: how are you? The effects of the pandemic...
Self assessment late payment penalty delayed

Self assessment late payment penalty delayed

  HMRC has announced that Self Assessment customers will not be charged the automatic 5% late payment penalty if they pay their tax or make a Time to Pay arrangement by 1‌‌ April 2021. Normally, a 5% late payment penalty is charged on any unpaid tax that is still...