RSSTax/Finance

What’s the Difference Between Financial Intermediaries and Institutional Investors?

What’s the Difference Between Financial Intermediaries and Institutional Investors?

| June 5, 2018

If there’s one industry that seems to be distorted and in some instances defined by jargon, it’s the financial marketplace. While many of the various terms used in the market may be important, however, novice investors may still be disorientated by the language and jargon used to describe specific features. Take financial intermediaries and institutional […]

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MAKING TAX DIGITAL:  Business owners, are you ready to move online?

MAKING TAX DIGITAL: Business owners, are you ready to move online?

| June 4, 2018

Making Tax Digital (MTD) is the most fundamental change to the administration of the tax system for a generation. When implemented, most businesses will be required to maintain their accounting records digitally – improving efficiency, effectiveness and ease of compliance. Coming into effect from April 2019 and impacting all VAT-registered businesses with a turnover above […]

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Access to alternative financial structures can accelerate SME growth aspirations

Access to alternative financial structures can accelerate SME growth aspirations

| May 25, 2018

Access to alternative financial structures can be the key that unlocks sustainable growth and profit, aspiring businesses were told at a special SME workshop in Belfast. Hosted by CBI with support from BDO Northern Ireland, the ‘Funding for Sustainable Growth’ event is designed to assist small and mid-sized companies to identify and engage with new […]

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Why You Should Lease Your Company Car

Why You Should Lease Your Company Car

| May 15, 2018

A business that offers a company car can be very attractive to new employees as they can enjoy this as part of their benefits package. Company cars can also be a great way of promoting the business and making the employees and the overall image seem more professional. When you decide that you are going […]

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How to Manage Your Personal Finance as a Business Owner

How to Manage Your Personal Finance as a Business Owner

| May 9, 2018

These days more and more of us are starting our own businesses and realising the dream of working for ourselves. It makes sense in today’s commercial world because as corporations are growing ever larger, there’s a reactionary interest in small independent companies and a taste for a more personal service. It’s seen in everything from […]

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What Are Guarantor Loans? – A Guide to Guarantor Lending

What Are Guarantor Loans? – A Guide to Guarantor Lending

| April 17, 2018

You may have seen the ads, but do you know what a guarantor loan is and how they work? Read our post to find out all you need to know! There’s been a boom in recent years in the financial lending market. More and more people are taking out a particular type of loan. Yes, […]

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Old Age Pen-shunners – why saving for retirement needs to be a Milennial habit

Old Age Pen-shunners – why saving for retirement needs to be a Milennial habit

| April 6, 2018

Millennials across the UK have set themselves an ambitious savings target of over £300K before they retire, a figure they believe will grant them ‘comfort’ in their golden years, with many aspiring to travel the world, own a second home and eat out multiple times a week. However, if they want to make these future […]

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What You Can Use Your Guarantor Loan For

What You Can Use Your Guarantor Loan For

| April 4, 2018

If you’re looking to take out a guarantor loan, you may be wondering what you can actually use it for. We’ve got all the info you need below! Sometimes you need a little financial aid in life to help you out of a rough patch. Yes, seeking a loan for things like wedding costs or […]

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April Tax changes – what you need to know from Deloitte, Belfast

April Tax changes – what you need to know from Deloitte, Belfast

| March 26, 2018

Jane Foy, Senior Manager for Tax at Deloitte in Belfast, explains some of the key changes to be aware of “There are a number of changes to be aware of in April. The most significant one is around termination payments where higher tax may arise. “We will also see the divergence of Scottish tax bands […]

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Car rental: a flexible alternative to vehicle ownership

Car rental: a flexible alternative to vehicle ownership

| March 21, 2018

Mark Maguire, Northern Ireland Sales Manager – Europcar UK Group highlights the shift in gear from ownership to rental In today’s era of Spotify and Netflix, “millennials” and savvy business owners are less bothered about ‘ownership’ and more comfortable with being a ‘user’ along with the flexibility that this brings. As a result, buying habits […]

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