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    ”Soft Landing” for MTD for VAT for the first year

      For the first year of MTD for VAT (VAT periods commencing between 1 April 2019 and 31 March 2020) businesses will not be required to have digital links between software programs. The one exception to this is where data is transferred, following preparation of the information required for the VAT Return, to another product […]

    in News on July 11, 2018 Comments 0
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    When does MTD for VAT start?

      The Making Tax Digital rules apply from your first VAT period starting on or after 1 April 2019. A ‘VAT period’ is the inclusive dates covered by your VAT Return.   For example, where a business submits quarterly returns covering the periods to 28 February, 31 May, 31 August and 30 November, the business […]

    in News on July 9, 2018 Comments 0
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    Making Tax Digital for VAT Guidance Issued

      HMRC have now issued their detailed guidance on the digital record keeping and return requirements for Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT.   VAT Notice 700/22 clarifies that spreadsheets may still be used to keep business records provided that there is bridging software that links to the Government gateway.   There will however be […]

    in News on July 6, 2018 Comments 0
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    Make more of social media

      Your business can use social media to deliver great customer experiences and develop deeper relationships.   Creating good content and distributing it over social media can be a very effective way to grow your business. That’s why businesses like PWC, Amazon and McKinsey invest huge amounts of resources into producing great content that people […]

    in News on July 4, 2018 Comments 0
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    Innovation – One Step At A Time

      Innovation in business doesn’t necessarily mean you have to make great leaps forward. Sometimes little steps can be just as transformative.   Innovation doesn’t necessarily have to involve massive change programmes and unsustainable levels of activity. Not every business needs a revolution.   Your business doesn’t necessarily need to be the next Google. What […]

    in News on July 2, 2018 Comments 0
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    Leadership Development

      It is the management team’s responsibility to invest in, develop and grow the firm’s next generation of leaders.   In order to construct a solid framework with which you can develop the next generation of leaders in your firm, it’s best to start by identifying the attributes and capabilities of the existing leadership team […]

    in News on June 29, 2018 Comments 0
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    Augmented Reality Tech

      Along with artificial intelligence (AI) and facial recognition, Augmented Reality (AR) is one of the big technology trends this year.   Mobile point of sale, using a smart-phone or tablet to take payment for goods and services, is now pretty well established. AR is the next step on from this.   AR technology arguable […]

    in News on June 27, 2018 Comments 0
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    Digital Marketing Strategy

      Over the last 10 years or so, marketing has moved more towards digital, thanks to the prevalence of fast wifi connections, smartphones, social media and data analysis. In today’s hyper-connected world every business should have a digital marketing strategy.   Most businesses tend to utilise digital marketing channels, however many businesses don’t have an […]

    in News on June 25, 2018 Comments 0
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    Building your personal brand

      Your personal brand is what people say about you when you are not in the room. So how do you go about creating an effective personal brand?   Don’t make the mistake of thinking your personal brand is all about you. It’s not. Your personal brand is not about your work experience or your […]

    in News on June 22, 2018 Comments 0
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    Talent Development

      Regardless of the type of business that you run, you will have talented people in your team who you will want to develop and grow into future managers. So how do you go about creating the next generation of managers in your business?   It starts with leadership The managers and leaders in a […]

    in News on June 20, 2018 Comments 0