Finance Bill Should Now Proceed

Now that the General Election is out of the way, the tax changes in the draft Finance Bill scheduled to take effect from April 2020 are now more likely to go ahead. The key tax measures “in limbo” until legislated in Finance Act 2020 are: – Extending the...

Conservative Party Elected with Working Majority

Now that Boris Johnson and his Conservative party have won the General Election will we finally “Get Brexit Done”?  More importantly, can the Government now get on with running the country and sorting out urgent issues such as the NHS? We are still awaiting the date...

How to avoid becoming a micro-manager

Holding your employees accountable without micro-managing can prove difficult for any business owner or manager. We have all been in a situation where we know we can do something better ourselves. We find it difficult to watch someone make mistakes but if we interfere...

Fast Follower Versus First Mover Advantage

Most of us are familiar with the term “first mover advantage” but sometimes the “fast follower” is the winner. A Fast Follower is a company that quickly imitates the innovations of it’s competitors by collecting research and data. By figuring out the innovations that...

Duvet Days and Hangover Days

As flexible working becomes more commonplace, new trends are emerging in terms of absence management. Employers are embracing change. Flexible working, working from home, working part time or job-sharing are all relatively recent developments in the modern workplace....

Key Business Trends for 2020

The environment, wellbeing, mental health and technology look set to be some of the big business trends in 2020. As we move into 2020, businesses will have to adapt in a world that places greater emphasis on sustainable business practices. People will want to work for...