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    How to make cross-border business payments and collections simpler, cheaper and faster
    Aug 23, 2019  |  by Calvin Matsaure
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    Aug 20, 2019  |  by Neil Ambrose
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    Everything you need to know about setting up as a sole trader
    Aug 15, 2019  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
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    Everything you should do on your look-and-see visit to Australia
    Aug 12, 2019  |  by Sam Hopwood
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    What a no-deal Brexit means for EU nationals and their partners
    Aug 12, 2019  |  by John Dunn
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    How Boris Johnson’s election has caused trouble for the Pound
    Jul 31, 2019  |  by Sable International
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    10 reasons to move to Porto, Portugal
    Jul 29, 2019  |  by John Dunn
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    Everything you ever wanted to know about applying for a UK Tier 2 (General) visa
    Jul 18, 2019  |  by John Dunn
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    Why we need more women-owned businesses
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    7 ways to finance your small business
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  • Business-concept

    Moving your business to the UK? You’ll need to understand the UK’s VAT regulations

    by Scott Brown | Nov 12, 2018
    If you’re thinking of establishing a business in the UK, it’s essential that you understand how the UK’s VAT system works. Having a knowledgeable accountant working with you will not only ensure that your VAT is managed correctly and efficiently, but that you comply with HMRC’s rules.
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    Highlights from the 2018 Autumn Statement

    by Scott Brown | Oct 30, 2018
    On 29 October 2018 the Chancellor presented his Autumn budget. The budget gave an overall update of how the economy has fared over the year and what spending is planned over the next four to five years. Below is a summary of some of the main points that we think are relevant to you.
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    A quick guide to UK business tax

    by Scott Brown | Oct 26, 2018
    With so many complicated Corporation Tax rules in the UK, knowing which types of taxes apply to your business can be tricky. It’s vital that you understand your tax obligations before you begin so you can accurately plan your venture’s future. With proper planning, you will ensure the necessary systems are in place which in turn will allow you to concentrate on the more exciting aspects of running your business.
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    South Africans and Australians can expect to pay more for access to the UK’s National Health Service

    by John Dunn | Oct 16, 2018
    The UK government has just announced a proposed increase to the Immigration Health Surcharge fee this year. The increase will affect thousands of non-EU nationals who are currently living, working and studying in the UK.
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    Claim a British passport from your great grandparent

    by John Dunn | Oct 16, 2018
    Philip Gamble, our British nationality expert, has come across a rare situation where a client qualifies for registration as a British citizen on the basis of quadruple descent. What does that mean? Simply put it means some people may be able to claim British citizenship from their great grandfather’s birth in the UK.
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    Self-employment vs. contracting in the UK: What’s the difference?

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Oct 11, 2018
    Although the terms “self-employed” and “contractor” are often used interchangeably, there are important differences between the two. Generally, all contractors operating as individuals are self-employed, but not all self-employed individuals are contractors. This has important tax implications and you need to be aware of the nuanced differences.
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    Why your SME needs management accounting

    by Scott Brown | Oct 10, 2018
    Having some good financial insight into how your business is really performing will put you on a good footing to take advantage of the opportunities that come your way. By doing this you can make decisions that allow your business to flourish. To give your business that edge, you need good management accounting in place.
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    But, do you know your forex broker’s name?

    by Saskia Johnston | Oct 10, 2018
    Fintech, market disruptors, cryptocurrency - all key words used in my industry to describe some of the ways technology has changed and moulded our industry over the last few years. Now, while I, myself am a millennial and completely value and appreciate technology and the role it has to play in all our industries, I value the worth of a person more. I prefer doing business with a human. Someone who understands my objections and goals with a particular purchase or transaction in mind.
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    Struggling to choose the right UK school for your child? We can help

    by Leanne Shrosbree | Oct 08, 2018
    Once you’ve made the decision to move your family to the UK, the next big decision you’ll need to make is where to send your children to school. As any parent knows, choosing the right school is serious business. To help make the process of choosing a school easier, we’ve put together a quick guide on the education system in the UK and what your options are as someone moving there with children.
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    Are you a UK contractor? Maximise tax-efficiency by using your pension

    by Bill Monty | Sep 25, 2018
    As a business owner, you understand the importance of planning ahead and that making the right decisions can translate into profits for your business. When it comes to your pension, it’s no different. If you’re finding it hard to navigate the UK pension system, I’ve highlighted some of the important things to consider before choosing a pension. There are also some great ways your limited company can get you some huge tax savings.
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