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Top 3 Barriers to Smash for Business Success

There are more than ½ million new start-ups each year, with last year alone having a record number of 657,790, as found by the Centre for Entrepreneurs (CFE).  However, almost shockingly, it is estimated that 1 in 5 of those will fail in the first year, and more than half will fail in the first[...] Read more »

Succession Plans, who do you turn to?

With many successful businesses growing, succession planning can be overlooked.  According to a survey by the insurer Nationwide, 60% of business owners said they did not think a succession plan was necessary.  In questioning 502 owners, it was found that those who are in their 20s and 30s were more likely to have a succession[...] Read more »

Small Business – Cyber-Attacks and 4 Steps to Protect Your Business

    In recent months, there have been a series of cyber-attacks impacting businesses globally.  The latest threat from a variant of an earlier virus called Petya has taken down systems from companies around the world, costing an estimated$400 billion a year. The malicious program demanded a payment, known as ransomware, to unlock files it[...] Read more »

Small Business – Three Simple Business Rules

With the wealth of business advise available, it can seem over-whelming and complex to understand for business, however in three Simple Business Rules, is a good start: First Rule: Make sure customers pay you on time and its true value. It is estimated 4 out of 5 small businesses are owed money from customers, amplified[...] Read more »

Marketing – Three steps to brand building

Whether you’re a start-up or a small to large enterprise business, the power of your brand can make the difference between companies surviving and thriving. How you go about developing your brand needs to form part of your overall strategy versus being an after-thought. Overtime the brand you develop will be part of the value[...] Read more »

Can I claim for an office in the garden? What you need to know!

We are often asked about the tax consequences of building a garden office or outbuilding from which work can be carried out. As an alternative to converting a garage or loft to use as a home office, ready made garden structures are becoming trendy and popular. There are a number of factors to consider including[...] Read more »

Do you want tax free presents this Christmas!? 4 Tips for how to do it with your limited company

Here at Peter Jarman + Company we are always on the lookout for ways to help our clients. Peter the managing partner of the firm found out this little gem and wrote the following blog about it, I hope you find it useful and gets you in the Christmas spirit early. Tax free gifts this Christmas![...] Read more »

A brief history of Tax

Taxation remains an important aspect of national life, with direct taxes levied on income and profit and indirect taxes applied to services and goods, but how has taxation changed over time? The amount of money collected from taxes was highly dependent on the scale of public spending. In the latter years of the 17th century[...] Read more »

Strengthening Tax avoidance sanctions & deterrents

HMRC have issued a consultation document in a further attempt to control the use of tax avoidance schemes. I tend to agree with John Cullinane, Tax Policy Director of the Chartered Institute of Taxation who said: “This is the latest in a series of measures cracking down on those who profit from tax avoidance schemes.[...] Read more »

Tax Changes for Landlords of Rented Residential Accommodation

Tax Changes for Landlords of Rented Residential Accommodation In this summer’s budget the Chancellor announced a number of tax changes aimed at the buy-to-let housing sector. The first of these changes relates to the wear and tear allowances. Currently 10% (broadly) of rental income can be claimed as a tax deductible allowance for furnished residential[...] Read more »



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