The new Chancellor’s first speech

The Chancellor has promised to take immediate action to fix the foundations of the economy, rebuild Britain and make every part of the country​ better off. In her first speech as Chancellor, Rachel Reeves pledged to leaders of some of the UK’s pioneering...

Responding to a personal data breach

The Information Commissioner’s Office has a simple guide that explains what you need to do in the 72 hours following a data breach. The seven step approach advocated is set out below: Step one: Don’t panic It’s understandable if you’re...

Exit plans

Exit can be seen as quitting, especially if the exit discussed is your business interests. But actually, business exit planning is an essential part of general business planning. In some respects, it is the most important aspect of business development planning as it...

Extracting profits from a small, limited company

It is pretty much universally accepted that shareholders (usually directors) of small companies take out their remuneration as a small salary – a salary pitched high enough to secure NIC benefits but not high enough to that employee NIC contributions are payable...