Is A Limited Company Protected From Divorce?

Is A Limited Company Protected From Divorce

Divorces are notoriously messy situations to go through and adding a business into the mix only makes things worse.  Even if you turn all emotions off and have the cleanest break in the world, correctly dividing your financial assets is a minefield. If one of you owns a limited company, regardless of how much input … Read more

Two Thirds Of UK SMEs Say Brexit Has Made Life More Difficult

effect of Brexit on SMEs

Although 64pc of SMEs believe that Brexit has negatively impacted the UK economy, 68pc also think it has had an adverse effect on British society. Furthermore, 25pc said the treaty has directly affected their business, according to new data from cloud accounting provider FreeAgent. The company found that over half of SMEs have experienced shrinking … Read more

Banks To Be Forced To Compensate Victims Of Scams

compensation for victims of scams

As part of new rules to better protect consumers from scams, victims of authorised push payment (APP) financial fraud could soon be guaranteed refunds from their bank. The Payments Systems Regulator (PSR) has issued a consultation paper proposing making it mandatory for banks to reimburse victims of APP scams, in which people are tricked into … Read more

End Of Furlough Scheme Sees Little Impact On Unemployment

Impact on unemployment

Furloughed workers are still more likely to suffer higher levels of unemployment, but sector shortages are protecting staff from the worst anticipated effects. Staff who were placed on furlough are six times more likely to lose their jobs than other workers, but an assessment of the programme has found that the end of the scheme … Read more

No Return To Pre-Pandemic Living Standards Until 2023, Says Watchdog

Living Standards

The UK’s independent forecaster has warned that households are set to remain worse off than they were pre-pandemic until 2023. Charlie Bean, a committee member of the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) told MPs that incomes would not return to 2019 levels for another two years. The main reason, he said, is ‘a very low … Read more

FreshBooks Review

FreshBooks Review

Our Freshbooks review looks at the value for money this UK accounting software offers so you can make an informed decision if it’s right for you.

Zoho Books Review

Zoho Books Review

Our Zoho Books review looks at whether this can really be classed as time-saving accounting software and whether the free plan is worth it.