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Are you due tax back on your PPI claim?

Are you due tax back on your PPI claim?

In recent years we have all been bombarded with calls about PPI claims, and at present missold payday loans. If any of your claims have been successful and you have received payment, an element of the money you received would have been interest. This interest will...

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Are you getting the tax advice you need?

There’s an unspoken truth when it comes to tax advice: for business owners, there’s a complete lack of transparency from advisors over what tax advice actually is. This means as a business owner: …..you don’t know what to expect from your accountant …..you don’t know...

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32 Ways to Get the Maximum Value out of your Business

A question I get asked all the time is: ‘What can I take out of my business?’ and ‘how do I save more tax?’ Well, the quick answer is, ‘there’s up to 32 ways to get value out of your business, tax efficiently.’ Yep, that’s a lot of ways ⬇️     But the truth...

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What is Video Game Tax Relief?

What is Video Game Tax Relief?

by Jim Batt, Client Manager Jim Batt is an ACCA qualified accountant who recently joined the Spotlight team as Client Manager. He brings with him a broad range of experience including Charity Accounts, Insurance Brokers, Construction and Retail as well as a wealth of...

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10 Reasons why you should have management accounts

10 Reasons why you should have management accounts

Do you drive your car without looking at the dashboard?  How would you know if you were speeding?  Do you wait for your Annual accounts to arrive before you look at your numbers for the year?  By the time the accounts have been finalised the data is...

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Is your business stress keeping you awake at night?

Is your business stress keeping you awake at night?

Owning a business can be stressful, especially if you are on your own.  You may feel isolated and overwhelmed and that you need to do everything yourself- with no one to bounce your ideas and concerns off.  Maybe you’ve wanted to ask for help but don’t know who to...

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How to Create a Realistic Business Budget

How to Create a Realistic Business Budget

Your business needs a budget but when you’re starting out it can be tempting to skip this step. That would be a mistake, because a budget is a powerful tool to ensure the financial health of your small business. A realistic budget enables you to make confident...

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How Accountants Can Save Your Business a Fortune

How Accountants Can Save Your Business a Fortune

Accounting is a crucial part of every business, from small boutiques to multinational corporations. You can’t ignore your accounts, and doing so for even a short period of time can damage your business. However, accounting is...

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