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  • national insurance rise 2022

    Dividend tax and National Insurance hike for small businesses from April 2022

    The Government has announced a sharp hike in National Insurance and Dividend Tax rates from April 2022 to help fund a new Social Care and Health Levy. How much will this cost small business owners?

  • limited company cost

    How much does it cost to form a limited company?

    It may surprise you to find out that you can form a limited company – direct via Companies House – for a mere £12. However, you may prefer to pay an intermediary to do this…

  • limited company tax calculator

    Limited Company Tax Calculator

    If you’re a company owner, this useful calculator will work out your net profits, after allowing for expenses and tax.

  • set up a coffee shop business

    Start-up ideas – How to set up a coffee shop

    What exactly does it take to start a coffee shop? Our step-by-step guide will help you get up and running.

  • limited liability director

    What does limited liability mean if you are a company director?

    One of the main benefits of trading via a limited company is that – if things go wrong – directors are not personally liable for the company’s debts, unless they have breached their statutory duties,…

  • business banking

    Concise guide to choosing a business bank account

    One of the first things you will do when you set up a new business is to open a business bank account. The easy thing to do is to use your personal bankers to act…