Top Three Accountants in Maidstone

1 min readLoucas have been awarded one of the Top Three Best Rated Accountants in Maidstone, Kent. Using a 50-point inspection, The Three Best Rated team based the Top Three Accountants award on reputation, history, value for money and reviews from clients.   The Best Three Rated team add, “we display only businesses that are verified by …

Can you claim vat back on your staff christmas party?

2 min readWith Christmas fast approaching many Company Directors want to thank and reward their staff for their hard work. For limited companies, there are certain tax benefits on staff annual and Christmas parties and giving gifts to employees. Tax free staff Annual and Christmas parties For any annual event, be it a summer BBQ or Christmas …

Ratio Analysis: Measuring Business Performance

2 min readRatios are calculated from an organisation’s financial statements and are an effective business tool in measuring its performance. By comparing the ratios to those of the previous year it is possible to determine whether a business is doing better this year than last year. It is also possible to compare ratios of one organisation against those …

Financing Your Startup – Part 1 working out how much you need

2 min readIf a new business is going to stand any chance of surviving then it is essential that you have sufficient financial resources in place to see it through its early stages and beyond. Those setting up in business have a number of different options available to them when it comes to sourcing funding for their …

How does Receipt Bank work?

3 min readTechnology is constantly changing. New tools are designed to assist business owners with the day to day management of their business’ finances.  Receipt Bank makes the gathering, storage and processing of expenses a seamless and efficient process. What is Receipt Bank? Receipt Bank is a platform that automatically extracts data from your receipts and imports …

Enterprise Management Incentive Scheme (EMI) Options

3 min readAn Enterprise Management Incentive (“EMI”) scheme is an HMRC approved share option scheme aimed at smaller businesses to retain and motivates key employees. This guide will discuss what EMI schemes are and how they work. So what is an EMI share options scheme ? A share option gives the right to someone to purchase a …