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One million milestone - are you up to speed with your auto-enrolment duties?

One million milestone - are you up to speed with your auto-enrolment duties?

More than one million employers have now automatically enrolled staff into a qualifying workplace pension, the latest figures reveal.

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Need help paying your tax bill?

Need help paying your tax bill?

With the end of the tax year fast approaching business owners are looking for short-term finance to settle their bills.

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GDPR Data Processing

GDPR Data Processing

This guest post was originally published by Jelf on their website.

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Why a fast website matters for your small business

Why a fast website matters for your small business

Our first guest blog from UENI - 'Being fast online means more money in the bank'

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THE AFFECT ON SMES BY BREXIT

THE AFFECT ON SMES BY BREXIT

Our latest guest blog from the Forum of Private Business - what does Brexit mean for SMEs?

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Managing late payments for SMEs

Managing late payments for SMEs

Dealing with late payments can be a frustrating task for a busy SME or startup. On top of the various issues faced by small business on a daily basis, chasing payments can be time-consuming and could have a negative impact on cash flow.

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Businesses should be prepared for six drivers of FX volatility in 2018

Businesses should be prepared for six drivers of FX volatility in 2018

Uncertainty in the political and economic landscape was the story of 2017 and this unpredictability doesn’t look set to change for the year ahead. With a number of significant events outlined for 2018 that are highly likely to influence financial markets around the globe, businesses need to be prepared for further turbulence during the next 12 months.

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AUTOMATIC ENROLMENT AND ONGOING DUTIES – WHAT EMPLOYERS NEED TO KNOW

AUTOMATIC ENROLMENT AND ONGOING DUTIES – WHAT EMPLOYERS NEED TO KNOW

Every employer has automatic enrolment duties. They need to assess their staff, put them into a workplace pension scheme if they meet certain criteria, write to them to tell them what they’ve done, and complete and submit a declaration of compliance with The Pensions Regulator (TPR).

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It’s time for businesses to stop blaming poor results on currency movements

It’s time for businesses to stop blaming poor results on currency movements

For any business importing or exporting, dealing in foreign currencies is an unavoidable prerequisite. Despite this, we are continuing to hear of companies blaming unforeseen movements in the currency markets as a key driver for poor performance. Halfords, Sports Direct & Easy Jet are high profile examples who reported significant financial loss this year due to currency volatility. Is such an oversight of what is now a fundamental part of international trade really a palatable excuse as we head into 2018?

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How to: Avoid the common business accounting errors

How to: Avoid the common business accounting errors

Mistakes in accounting can seriously impact on your small business, and that’s why you should always hire a good accountant to manage your financials for you. However, you can take steps to keep things in order by avoiding the most common errors.

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