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Small Business

Few small business owners can afford to waste money, so it’s important to review your business expenses regularly to ensure you’re getting the best possible value for the money you spend. In this article, we’ll look at some of the more common expenses, and what you should be looking for to give you the best chance of success as you build your business.

Tax return

When we advise you to spend your valuable time on filing your tax return as soon as possible, even though we’re still months away from the deadline, it’s perfectly reasonable to wonder why. After all, you’re busy enough with paying work, without adding to your to-do list unnecessarily. Why are we asking you to prioritise this task over so many others?

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The Manufacturing Barometer survey, which was organised by South West Manufacturing Services and the Manufacturing Growth program, has confirmed that the recruitment and retention of staff is a huge concern for UK industry, and issues could drastically impact recovery over the next year.


The IR35 reform that came into force in April 2021 represents a fundamental change in how your clients engage contractors and it can’t be managed just by ticking off a list of tasks before the deadline. Your clients will need new policies and processes, and not just to assess IR35 status


The reform of IR35 came into force in April 2021changed the way your clients engage contractors, which could be an advantage for recruiters who can help them adapt and maintain their contingent workforce.