KEY DATES FOR BURTON SWEET CHARITY TEAM

Here are the latest key dates and events for the Burton Sweet Charity team: NCVO (The National Council for Voluntary Organisations) NCVO National Conference.  Leading With Purpose. 20th April 2017 NCVO Voluntary Sector and Volunteering Research Conference. 7th and 8th...

One week to go!

Next week sees the end of the 2016-17 tax year. On the 6 April 2017, any action you take to minimise your tax liabilities for 2016-17 will be largely ineffective. So what, if anything, can you still action this week?   Capital gains tax (CGT) The amount of tax...

The Budget 2017. How will it affect you?

The Chancellor, Philip Hammond, presented his first Spring budget on Wednesday 8th March. No doubt with Brexit and its implications at the forefront of his mind, many of his announcements present as many challenges, and opportunities, as one might expect. The brief...

All going according to plan?

It’s not just Burton Sweet who believe in business planning. Recent research has suggested that failure to plan could be costing Britain’s small businesses up to £25bn a year. According to research by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR),...

Top tips for creating a more profitable business

Competition in business is more intense than ever before, with tough economic conditions in most sectors and rival firms battling harder than ever for market share. Uncertainty following last year’s Brexit vote and the US Presidential Election has added to this...

Don’t Forget your Tax Return!

With the deadline of January 31st looming, almost half of the 11 million or so people in Britain required to fill in a self assessment tax return still haven’t sent it in yet (according to HM Revenue & Customs figures). [box_text animation=”fadeIn”...