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Archive for “October, 2017”

Hiring staff: how to choose the best

Cultural fit is difficult to define, but very clear when it is missing.

To hire staff effectively, it’s important to consider cultural fit. Our director, business expert Carl Reader, believes firmly in the concept of Hire For Culture, Train For Skills – check him out in the Daily Mail just last week talking about it!

To put it simply, cultural fit is the likelihood that a person will be able to effortlessly fit with, share and indeed live your business core values and behaviors.

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Marriage Tax Allowance [infographic]

Could you save £230 a year?

HMRC have recently shared information that nearly half of the couples eligible to claim marriage tax allowance are still failing to do so.

The tax allowance, worth up to £230 a year, can be claimed by married couples or those in a civil partnership if they meet certain conditions.

However, since it was introduced in 2015, only 2.2 million couples have claimed it, from 4.4 million eligible.

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A Business Guide to Tax Planning

“In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” (Benjamin Franklin)

He’s right, of course. However, if you prepare effectively and take care to ensure that your tax planning is smart, you can reduce the impact.

Whether you’re a brand new start up or an established family business, failure to plan for business taxes can cost you and your business money.

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