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Starting Up In Business

Starting Up In Business
Could I Really Make a Go of it?
Business Structures – Which Should I Use?
Business Plans
Raising Finance
Sources of Finance
Insuring Your Business
Credit Control

General Business

Directors’ Responsibilities
Preparing for Your Accountant
Register of People with Significant Control
Company Secretarial Duties
Valuing Your Business
Fraud and How to Spot it – Ten Step Guide
Securing Business Success
Bribery Act 2010
Micro Entity Accounting
Small Company Accounting

Corporate and Business Tax

IR35 Personal Service Companies
Corporation Tax Self Assessment
Corporation Tax – Quarterly Instalment Payments
Companies – Tax Saving Opportunities
Construction Industry Scheme
Capital Allowances
Business Motoring – Tax Aspects
Homeworking Costs for the Self-Employed
Research and Development
Cash Basis for the Self-Employed
Fixed Rate Expenses


VAT – Annual Accounting Scheme
VAT – Cash Accounting
VAT – Flat Rate Scheme
VAT – Bad Debt Relief
VAT – Seven Key Points for the Smaller Business

Employment Issues (tax)

Travel and Subsistence for Directors and Employees
Employment Benefits
Cars for Employees
National Insurance
Share Ownership for Employees – EMI
Payroll – Basic Procedures
Homeworking and Tax Relief for Employees
Payroll Real Time Information
Employer Supported Childcare
Tax Free Childcare

Employment and Related Matters

National Minimum Wage
Statutory Sick, and Statutory Maternity and Statutory Paternity Pay
Dismissal Procedures
Redundancy Procedures
Recruitment Procedures – Employment Law
Recruitment Procedures – Seven Steps for Good Procedures
Managing Absence
Legal Working in the UK
Age Discrimination
Annual Leave
Agency Workers Regulations
Employee Expenses

Personal Tax

Taxation of the Family
Charitable Giving
Enterprise Investment Scheme
Venture Capital Trusts
Property Investment – Tax Aspects
Individual Savings Accounts
Property Investment – Buy to Let
Personal Tax – Self Assessment
Non – Domiciled Individuals
Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme
Child Benefit Charge
Personal Tax – When is Income Tax and Capital Gains Tax Payable?
Statutory Residence Test
Personal Tax – Dividends and Interest

Capital Taxes

Capital Gains Tax
Inheritance Tax – a Summary
Stamp Duty Land Tax
Land and Buildings Transaction Tax
Land Transaction Tax
Capital Gains Tax and the Family Home
Inheritance Tax Avoidance – Pre-Owned Assets


Occupational Pension Schemes: Trustees’ Responsibilities
Pensions – Automatic Enrolment
Pensions – Tax Relief
Pensions – Tax Treatment on Death


Internet and E mail Access Policy
Data Security – Access
Data Security – Back Up
Data Security – Data Loss Risk Reduction
Data Security – Data Protection Act
Data Security – Cloud and Outsourcing
Data Security – General Data Protection Regulations
Data Security – General Data Protection Regulations Preparation
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

Specialist Areas

Charities: Trustees’ Responsibilities
Money Laundering and the Proceeds of Crime
Money Laundering – High Value Dealers
Limited Liability Partnerships
Community Amateur Sports Clubs
Social Enterprise Entity Structures
Charities in Scotland – Trustees Responsibilities
Criminal Finances Act 2017