Are you making this mistake in your business?

Most entrepreneurial business owners want to grow their business, make more sales and generate more profit. It’s why they started the business in the first place. But in their eagerness to make more profit and earn more, too many business owners make a fundamental mistake, which I see all too often. They assume the answer…

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The SEISS claims portal opens again today … but beware of the more onerous conditions

The self-employed income support scheme (SEISS) claims portal reopens today (Monday 30 November), but new rules mean that taxpayers must declare their trade has been impacted by reduced demand before they can claim the third grant. When claiming the first two SEISS grants taxpayers had to confirm that their trade had been adversely affected by the coronavirus…

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The Self-Employment Income Support Scheme is being extended…but half of the self-employed are still excluded

When the chancellor announced a scheme for the self-employed similar to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme most of the 5m self-employed in the UK breathed a sigh of relief even though it had been a long time coming. It wasn’t long, however, before HMRC started to reject applications from self-employed people excluded from the scheme.…

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