How to Value your Business to Secure Investment

How to Value your Business to Secure Investment

This article looks at 4 methods of valuation which could be adopted to arrive at a realistic valuation of your early stage start up business to help secure investment. There were 620,285 company incorporations in the 12 months to March 2018. Some of these new companies will be self sustainable ‘lean’ start-ups, debt free and […]

THE PRE-BREXIT BUDGET: HAMMOND HANDS RELIEF TO PROPERTY MARKET

In the last Budget before Brexit, the elephant in the room remained silent, even as the Chancellor set aside yet more money to pay for ongoing negotiations. In generally upbeat mood, Hammond referred to the opportunity for increased generosity in the next Budget, whichhe referred to as “Spreadsheet Phil’s double-deal dividend”. Whether that will transpire […]

6 key Capital Allowances announcements in Budget 2018

6 key Capital Allowances announcements in Budget 2018

Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) increased from £200k to £1m for all qualifying investment in plant and machinery made on or after 1 January 2019 until 31 December 2020. New non-residential structures and buildings allowance (SBA) will be eligible for a 2% capital allowance where all the contracts for the physical construction works are entered into […]

3 Great Strategies to Attract New Clients and Increase Fee Income

3 Great Strategies to Attract New Clients and Increase Fee Income

Accountants that continue to embrace the current period of disruptive innovation and adapt to the positive technological evolution will open up a number of exciting opportunities to grow their client base, increase their fee income and attract the best talent. In my view, the three most noteworthy of these exciting opportunities are: Transitioning from compliance […]

4 Main Challenges Facing Accountants Today (No Mention of Brexit)

4 Main Challenges Facing Accountants Today (No Mention of Brexit)

Since the introduction of the Abacus in 1600, the accountancy profession has experienced a constant but subtle technological evolution: calculators (1642), the typewriter (1870), fax machines (1964), mobile phones (1973), personal computers (1975), email (1978), the World Wide Web (1991) and smartphones (2007). In the last decade, the pace of change has increased significantly and […]