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Covid-19 finance repayments how to avoid a crisis

Covid-19 finance repayments how to avoid a crisis

There’s no denying Covid-19 has hit some sectors of UK industry hard. With loans, tax deferment and extended deadlines the government has done its bit to help businesses weather the storm. However, as we get used to the ‘new normal’, the day of reckoning is...
Time to get on your bike!

Time to get on your bike!

In light of the Coronavirus-related restrictions introduced on public transport from March, more people took to walking and cycling to get about. This was acknowledged in May when, as part of the cycle to work plan, the government introduced an emergency active travel...
Understanding the 5% VAT rate

Understanding the 5% VAT rate

The hospitality industry has been particularly badly hit by Covid-19 so, in a bid to protect jobs, the Chancellor has cut the rate of VAT from 20% to 5%. Understanding this recent VAT cut will be crucial in helping your business succeed.   This reduced rate...
Summer Statement focuses on jobs

Summer Statement focuses on jobs

Skills and young people were a key focus of the Chancellor’s £30 billion package of measures in a Summer Statement designed to get the economy moving by protecting, supporting and creating jobs. As a leading firm of accountants in Staffordshire we are ideally placed...
Further Local Authority Discretionary Grants on offer

Further Local Authority Discretionary Grants on offer

Stafford Borough Council is offering a new form of discretionary grant to support small and micro businesses that did not qualify for Small Business or Retail Leisure and Hospitality Grants.   Applications for a new Local Authority Discretionary Grant (LADG) can...