GDPR is an important piece of legislation that comes into effect on 25 May 2018 and it relates to your business. After this date those businesses (small and large), that haven't put a series of processes in place to protect the data they hold on other people, risk a hefty fine.
There's still time to complete your personal self-assessment tax return before the deadline of 31 January 2018 - however muddled or absent your paperwork. Bursting bags of receipts, missing paperwork, incomplete mileage calculations - none of this need stop you complying with HMRC rules - and avoiding a fine. No need for panic, this blog will help you through the process as painlessly as possible (and offer you some tips on avoiding the same thing happening in 2019!).
Budget news you might have missed The Autumn 2017 Budget did contain some interesting news for businesses - just because he didn't twerk doesn't mean the chancellor's budget should be ignored. So now the dust has settled, here's a quick run down on budget news you might have missed:
Writing a business plan? We have one important piece of advice: make it about your numbers. If you're starting up a business or expanding an existing enterprise securing the right funding is likely to be top of your priority list. And for that you need a hardworking business plan with your numbers at its heart.