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In our blog we bring you the latest news for SMEs, contractors and also highlight developments in the world of personal tax and finance.

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Autumn Budget 2018

Posted by Warr Co in Budget 2018, Business Accountancy, Business advice, Financial advice, Latest Updates, Personal Accountancy, Self Employed Advice | 0 comments


Yesterday Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, presented the Autumn Budget for 2018. In this blog we’ve pulled out the key details affecting your business and personal accounting, including changes to Income Tax, the National Living Wage / Minimum Wage, private sector IR35, support for high street businesses, capping of R&D tax relief, entrepreneurs’ relief, and pensions.

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Viva Espãna

Posted by Warr Co in Financial advice, Ian Spectre, Personal Accountancy | 0 comments


Ian Spectre suffered a bout of pneumonia in October and took an extended break in Spain to recuperate. He is now back in the UK and has just arrived at the Treasury to see James Fortescue-Simmonds to outline a new money grabbing idea!

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Private Sector IR35 Reform

Posted by Warr Co in Business Accountancy, Business advice, Self Employed Advice | 0 comments


The Government have recently announced a consultation on extending the practices introduced last year regarding IR35 in the public sector to the private sector.

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Prepare your SME for the future of auto enrolment

Posted by Warr Co in Business Accountancy, Business advice, Latest Updates | 0 comments


Since 2012, the government has been rolling out the compulsory auto-enrolment pension scheme, ensuring all employers provide a pension scheme for their employees. Today all companies are contributing to employee pensions, but has the recent doubling of pension contributions hit your company’s bottom line?

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Current Business Cyber Crime Threats

Posted by Warr Co in Business advice | 0 comments


It’s not all ‘Nigerian princes’ who need someone to help them out with a deposit these days, internet fraudsters and hackers represent a big, albeit illegal, business area in 2018. With one in four SMEs having fallen victim to fraud. In this blog we’ll introduce you to some of the latest threats and show you how to avoid your business’ money falling into the wrong hands.

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How to improve staff retention in your SME

Posted by Warr Co in Business advice | 0 comments


There will come a time in all small business owner’s life when they discover the true cost of replacing a member of staff. Small businesses often run on tight budgets, meaning it is even more important to understand the average cost of replacing someone, and taking steps to prevent it before the eventuality happens.

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The 5 best apps for freelancers in 2018

Posted by Warr Co in Self Employed Advice | 0 comments


Being a freelancer can sometimes feel like a juggling act of admin tasks, self-training and managing money, as well as working the usual 9-5 hours. Luckily, there are plenty of apps that can help keep you on track and on top of the more boring aspects of working for yourself. Here is our list of some of the best apps for freelancers that will help with time-management, self-care during the busy times, and even help keep you on top of your finances at the same time:

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How To Be A Landlord In 2018

Posted by Warr Co in Budget 2018, Business Accountancy, Business advice, Landlords | 0 comments


The Government is making changes to the way landlords pay tax, which for some will mean they’re looking to leave the landlording behind. But if you play your cards right, you can run your rental property business the right way and still be successful.

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Personal Tax Planning for 2018-19

Posted by Warr Co in Financial advice, Landlords, Latest Updates, Personal Accountancy | 0 comments


March is the perfect time to do a little spring cleaning, and we don’t mean with a mop and bucket! The tax year ends on the 5th April 2018, and a new tax year is starting. So get a head-start on your new tax year resolutions by following these tips.

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Spring Statement 2018

Posted by Warr Co in Budget 2018, Business Accountancy, Latest Updates | 0 comments


The Chancellor’s first ever ‘paired-back’ Spring Statement was made in Parliament today. We’ve stripped out the information that small businesses need to know, but we’ve also included a link so you can watch the whole thing back online at your leisure.

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