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How to treat VAT on recharged expenses

6th September 2017

When providing services to your client, occasionally you might need to pay for items on their behalf. How do you then treat the VAT on the expenses that you recharge to the customer? There is one simple rule that you need to keep in mind: all recharged expenses carry VAT, unless the item is a […]

“English Commercial Register” Fraud

16th December 2016

Ignore the letter One of our clients received this letter, and was understandably concerned – this letter has left some businesses thousands of pounds out of pocket. Business owners should be worried by this letter, but not for the reasons that you think. These letters are spam letters sent out by a Spanish publication firm, […]

What is the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme ?

27th May 2016

The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) was set up in 2011 by George Osborne to promote new enterprise and entrepreneurship, which in turn would help economic growth. It extends the existing EIS scheme by targeting smaller, higher-risk companies, although it also introduces stricter qualifying requirements. The scheme helps newer startups to appeal more to investors […]