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Avoid the perils of poor cash management

There is more than a grain of truth in the notion that businesses often fail because they do not have the cash to pay a key supplier rather than because they have a surplus of liabilities over assets or, in other words, have become insolvent.  

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Tax-Free Childcare replaces the Childcare Voucher Scheme

Tax-Free Childcare will replace the existing Childcare Voucher Scheme from the 1 October 2018. Parents already receiving childcare vouchers will be able to continue to use them after October if their current employer continues to offer the voucher scheme, but no newcomers will be accepted.  

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The 2018 Maidenhead and Windsor Business Awards Launched

The 2018 Maidenhead and Windsor Business Awards were launched at a recent lunch attended by local businesses, sponsors and a number of last year’s winners and finalists. It was revealed that Stephen Shanly, 4th fastest man to row the Atlantic solo, would be this year's compère.  

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Accessing grants and support from Innovate UK

Innovate UK has recently announced that it is to offer up to £10 million in loans to SMEs for innovative late stage R&D projects. Find out more about this competition and Innovate UK's other grants and support programmes.  

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Spring Statement Summary

The first Spring Statement heralds the ‘light at the end of the tunnel'. The Chancellor Philip Hammond has presented his first Spring Statement, with something of a spring in his step.  

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Payroll Changes From April 2018

Read our latest payroll update to find out more about forthcoming changes in the childcare voucher scheme and increases in pension contributions and minimum wage bands, GDPR and the Apprenticeship Levy.  

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International Trade Post Brexit Event

What will international trade look like following Brexit? Come and listen to Tom Josephs, Director of Policy, Department for International Trade, Professor Trevor Williams, former Chief Economist at Lloyds Bank and a panel of drawn from SMEs and academia to discuss international trade following Brexit.

 

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Xero and Receipt Bank

As a Gold Champion Partner of Xero, the cloud-based accounting software designed for SMEs, we thought it might be useful to review some of the available add-ons that could be of interest to our outsourcing customers.  

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Autumn Budget Summary

Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered his first Autumn Budget on Wednesday 22nd November, against a backdrop of political and economic uncertainty fuelled by the ongoing Brexit negotiations and the downward revision of the UK growth figure by the Office of Budget Responsibility to 1.5% in 2017.  

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Forward-looking Budget

From the media coverage, you could be forgiven for thinking that the only good thing that came out from the Budget was the abolishment of stamp duty for certain properties.  

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