Changes to National Minimum Wage 2015

Changes to National Minimum Wage 2015
Changes to the national minimum wage will be coming into effect next month so we're giving you a quick explanation of the planned changes to make sure that everyone is up-to-date with what is happening.
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Company Directors - understanding your responsibilities to HMRC

Company Directors - understanding your responsibilities to HMRC
If you're thinking of taking the next step and becoming a limited company, it is important that you understand what your responsibilities as the director of the company will be. It is the director's responsibility to make the company a success, so you must try within your best ability to do this whilst also following the rules set for the company.

As well as this, there are several responsibilities that company directors have to HM Revenue & Customs. Here's a quick run-through of what these are.
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2 things to do when starting your own business

2 things to do when starting your own business
Being your own boss is a very attractive prospect for many people and can be extremely fulfilling; working the hours that suit you, having the flexibility to take days off when you need to, pursuing your passion. If this sounds appealing to you and you have a business idea that you think is viable, here are a few tips on how to get started with running your own business.
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VAT on business entertainment

VAT on business entertainment
Entertaining staff members, clients, prospects and other business connections is important for many businesses. It can be used as a way of rewarding your staff, gaining new clients or building relationships. What are the rules regarding tax in these kind of scenarios? We explain here what classes as business entertainment and where VAT can be claimed.
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A guide to exporting goods

A guide to exporting goods
If your business is already selling goods online nationally you might want to consider selling goods internationally. In April 2015 Britain exported £26.4 billion of goods abroad. If your business can grab just a small slice of your market abroad it can help your business grow exponentially. You might have been considering exporting abroad for a while now but just don’t know where to start, this is why Marshall Smalley are releasing this guide to simply explain how your business can begin exporting goods.
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