HMRC has today announced significant changes to the roll-out of its Making Tax Digital (MTD) scheme, which was due to go live from April 2018. MTD is the biggest change to the tax environment that we have ever seen and is by far one of the greatest challenges facing businesses in the near future. Much to … Continue reading Making Tax Digital and how it affects you.
The FSB Derby Branch would like to invite you to The Derby Landlord Forum where our guest speakers will update you on the important issues relevant to every existing and budding landlord: Tony Miles of Milestone Management Solutions will look at the Tax implications of being a Landlord and, challenges presented by the recent tax … Continue reading Your invite to the Derby Landlord Forum
Or to give it it's full title, "Why most small businesses don't work and what to do about it" I know that everyone recommends this as a classic but there is a good reason for that. I was given this book as a used and well thumbed copy, by the same person that invited be … Continue reading Book recommendation – “The E Myth Revisited” by Michael E. Gerber
Are you in the fortunate position of having cash sitting in the bank, but unhappy because it is earning very little? If this is you then please read on. Our associated companies invest in the property market place, in both Derby and Nottingham, we are looking for seed capital to get projects off the ground, once projects … Continue reading Is your bank account working for you?
I thought that you may find it interesting if I shared with you the podcasts that we listen to, in no particular order these are as follows: "The Tim Ferris Show" - Tim Ferriss "The Gary Vee Audio Experience" - Gary Vaynerchuk "The Disruptive Entrepreneur" - Rob Moore "Achieve your goals" - Hal Elrod "Mark … Continue reading To podcast or not to podcast!
Some years ago I was invited to go and see Brad Sugars CEO of Action Coach when he came to Nottingham Arena to give a presentation to business owners. As I remember it is was a great presentation, full of enthusiasm and motivation. Towards the end of the presentation he made the following statement. "Where … Continue reading You are the sum of ……?
Some tenants treat your property with great care, but some don't, and as the landlord you may be entitled to receive dilapidation payments from the tenant. Given the recent changes to the way that property income and expenditure are treated in your tax return it is extremely important to establish whether this payment is treated as … Continue reading Dilapidation Receipts – Income or Capital?
In the age of information overload, traditional time management techniques simply don’t cut it when it comes to overflowing inboxes, ever-expanding to-do lists and endless, pointless meetings. Thankfully there is a better way: The Way of the Productivity Ninja. Using techniques including Ruthlessness, Mindfulness, Zen-like Calm and Stealth & Camouflage you will get your inbox … Continue reading Book recommendation – “How to be a Productivity Ninja” by Graham Allcott
This is the start of on ongoing series of posts that will address the most tax efficient ways of extracting value from your business. A salary is the reward for your effort as a director and as such does not have to be linked to profitability. As such, unlike dividends, it can be paid to … Continue reading Salary for directors, the do’s and don’ts.
As a business we are totally cloud based now and as such have increased the efficiency of how we do things and released us from a physical location so that we can work from anywhere in the world with internet access. What a revolution this has been. I have decided to let you know that we have chosen … Continue reading Making your business better with Productivity Apps