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Markets show that Tory win is good for business

There’s an old saying that if it isn’t broke don’t fix it.   That could be applied to the result of the General Election, which has David Cameron smiling and waving in triumph, whilst Labour and the Lib Dems lick their wounds wondering what to do next.   As accountants, we are not social commentators […]

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Make 2015/16 a happy new tax year

Make 2015/16 a happy new tax year May we at AIT be one of the first to wish you a happy new tax year. Whilst the start of the new financial year goes in far less noticed than Jan 1st it can be more significant for some. Now UK companies will pay a lower rate […]

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Cash flow tips needed for business to thrive

Many people ask us what is the most important factor in business and it simply is cash flow. The importance cannot be understated as a bad cash flow has and will kill companies galore, but handling the money in and out of your business is a key skill that cannot be taken lightly. Therefore here […]

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Missing self-assessment deadline proving a costly mistake

The final deadline for the 2013/14 tax year is looming and there are instant financial penalties for missing it. Although an estimated six million people have filed their return so far, around another five million still haven’t done so with just a couple of weeks remaining before the midnight deadline on January 31. And we […]

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Statistics showing reasons to be optimistic for 2015

New figures show that wage growth in the UK is picking up and as we all get ready for the festive break, it is heartening for the year ahead. The  numbers from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) indicate in the August to October period average earnings excluding bonuses were up 1.6% from a year earlier. […]