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by Alexander Beard, on May 13, 2019 10:03:03 AM

Following widespread criticism from a government review, the accounting regulator Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is to be abolished and replaced by a new regulator. The FRC will be replaced by …

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Topics:BusinessUK

by Alexander Beard, on Mar 12, 2019 6:03:44 AM

You may have a defined benefit pension and be aware of pension transfers but not have heard of partial transfers. A partial transfer is a pension option that allows you …

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Topics:BusinessPensions

by Alexander Beard, on Jan 29, 2019 6:42:09 AM

Corporation tax isn’t just the premise of large companies. All UK companies face a 19% tax on profits for the year 2018, including ‘small profit’ companies which make £300,000 or …

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by Alexander Beard, on Dec 17, 2018 6:11:42 AM

Whatever your business, you might be eligible to claim more tax incentives than you currently do. Sometimes tax incentives are available on things you might consider to be mundane in …

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by Alexander Beard, on Dec 17, 2018 6:07:49 AM

For women returning to the job market after a long career break, getting back on track can seem daunting. Many are reduced to applying for graduate-level and admin work, far …

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Topics:BusinessEmployeesUKWages

by Alexander Beard, on Nov 9, 2018 5:40:32 AM

There’s no denying there has been a significant amount of instability and volatility in recent years. The ongoing uncertainty over Brexit means the pound continues to fluctuate while Trump’s presidency …

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by Alexander Beard, on Jun 11, 2018 4:37:32 AM

When we leave the European Union we will also leave the EU customs union. The question we all want to know the answer to is ‘what does that mean for …

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Topics:BrexitBusinessEurope

by Alexander Beard, on May 4, 2018 10:33:47 AM

GDPR is one of those acronyms you’re probably hearing a lot about at the moment. You’re no doubt receiving a high number of emails asking if you’re still happy to …

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by Alexander Beard, on Apr 24, 2018 9:33:10 AM

The Australian economy has experienced between 2-3% growth for the last few years. Growth in consumer spending and public investment certainly helped, but soft housing and business investment and a …

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Topics:AustraliaBusinessEconomyInvestmentsMarket Commentary

by Alexander Beard, on Mar 5, 2018 6:19:57 AM

The collapse of construction firm Carillion has been widely reported and it’s no surprise that high-profile cases such as these cause worry amongst employees throughout the UK as to whether …

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Topics:BusinessEmployeesPensionsTaxUK

by Alexander Beard, on Nov 6, 2017 6:15:57 AM

Keeping your debtors to a minimum is important to ensuring your business is a continuing success. However, reducing your debtors can often be a task which seems much easier said …

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by Alexander Beard, on Oct 16, 2017 4:22:22 AM

As more and more services become available online, the number of login details you need to remember also increases. But whilst the growth of internet banking, shopping, film and TV …

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