Wealth management: Protect the fruits of your labour

Nurturing wealth is not just a Richard Branson dilemma.  More and more people, particularly those with small businesses, need advice about their financial planning – pensions, investments, retirement planning and business protection to name but a few, and a good financial adviser can prove crucial to protecting your legacy. What is wealth management? Wealth management…

Winter Economy Plan

Following Rishi Sunak’s briefing on 24 September, below is a summary of the key points.  Job Support Scheme The Government will subsidise the pay of employees who are working fewer than normal hours It applies to employees who can work at minimum of 33% of their normal hours Employers will pay staff for the hours…

Security advice for employees working remotely

In recent years we have seen the opportunity to work from home grow in popularity.  More employers are recognising the benefits that flexible and home working can have on the productivity of their employees (thanks to a reduced commute, better work/life balance, and the flexibility around family commitments that working at home allows).  In recent…

What to consider before buying or leasing IT

For small businesses, acquiring the IT necessary to allow your team to work as productively as possible can present a major financial burden. When companies want to invest in business technology they generally have two options for financing these expenses. They can either purchase their machines and software outright, either by using existing capital or…

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Small business advice on managing cash flow

“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change”.  Charles Darwin Never have Darwin’s famous words depicting the survival of the fittest rang truer than in recent weeks.  We’ve witnessed many of our small business clients having to…