UK company law is changing – Get ready now!

There is a series of impending changes to UK company law as a result of the enactment of the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act last year. These highly anticipated changes, expected to commence on 4 March 2024, subject to parliamentary schedules, will significantly impact the operation and compliance requirements of your company. Directors must…

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Employee benefits and mandatory payroll reporting

Starting in April 2026, UK employers will have to include the benefits they give to their employees, like company cars or health insurance, directly in their payroll. This means these benefits will be taxed through the payroll system, and not reported separately. This change is to make tax reporting easier for employers, but it also…

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Stafford Businesses Given Opportunity to Expand with £200k Funding

Stafford Borough Council has announced a new grant scheme with a limited fund of £200,000 available. The scheme is designed to support growth for small and medium sized businesses in Stafford and covers a wide range of sectors including construction, manufacturing, and professional services. If your business is exploring new markets or developing new products…

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New Grant Funding Available – ‘Green Solutions’ Programme

Introducing Staffordshire County Council’s new ‘Green Solutions’ programme, primarily designed for businesses looking to cut their carbon footprint and make energy saving measures. The grant programme provides qualifying businesses with a free energy survey, followed by access to a Low Carbon Grant. This grant ranges from £1,000 to £100,000, covering up to 50% of eligible…

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Going green – The financial benefits of investing in a cleaner future

As a small business owner, embracing environmentally friendly practices not only supports a sustainable planet but can also unlock significant financial benefits for your business. It is important to explore the tax reliefs and allowances available to your business when you adopt green operations so that you can navigate and mitigate your environmental tax responsibilities…

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Scaling up – How you can grow your business in 2024

In 2024, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) will face a brand-new set of challenges and opportunities. As the economy continues to react to the events of the last few years, one thing remains important – high-quality business advice. Below, we look at some practical tips for SMEs aiming to scale up and grow their operations…

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