2019/2020 Optimum director’s salary

With the start of the new tax year it's time for directors of their own companies to review their monthly salary. This year I would ... [more]

Free Freeagent software for RBS/Natwest customers

I'm a big fan of Freeagent software, in my view it's the best software around for small businesses. The one thing however that I find ... [more]

2018 Budget Review

I was quite relieved in the end that the Budget didn't end up containing the bad news on VAT and IR35 that had been rumoured. ... [more]

Budget Preview

It's the budget later today and I worry this could be a very interesting one for small businesses, and not in a good way. There ... [more]

Our Digital Privacy Statement

With GDPR now in force we want to assure all our clients that we take data security very seriously, unlike Facebook and co. Below is ... [more]

Optimum directors salary for 2018/19

Spring is in the air and the next tax year started on 6th April which means it's time to review your salary if you are ... [more]

Cloud accounting software review

Cloud accounting products have arguably been the biggest leap forward in accounting tech since the arrival of the personal computer. The advantages in terms of ... [more]

End of tax year planning tips

It seemed only a couple of weeks ago that I was frantically chasing clients for information so that I can meet the 31 January personal ... [more]

Optimal Director’s salary for 17/18

It's the start of the new tax year so time for company directors to review their annual salary. This year, assuming you are the sole ... [more]

New working relationship with tax specialist Sally Campbell

Working on your own has it's benefits, but sometimes it get's a bit lonely so I'm pleased to say that this year I'm going to ... [more]