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8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014
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PERHAPS the most surreal experience I have had recently was doing an interview for BBC Radio 5 Live sitting in a campervan in Norfolk with a collie pup sitting on my lap. Fortunately she refrained from playing with her squeaky toy until we had finished recording.
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A NUMBER of businesses have recently moved in to the refurbished office premises within Taunton’s Victoria House and Viney Court and the developer, Summerfield, is urging businesses to get in touch to view the remaining office suites.
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Trouble and Strife POLITICIANS have once again been talking about incentivising marriage through the tax system. This has made me reflect on the sometimes conflicting signals the tax system can generate. While there are already many ways in which a married couple or civil partners can save tax, there are other ways in which the tax system actively penalises them.
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ONE of the most common and persistent issues for small businesses seems to be access to capital. Despite government backed lending schemes, some businesses still struggle to raise the capital they need.
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HMRC recently launched a new campaign to recoup undeclared profits on the sale of second homes. The Property Sales campaign is designed to claw back any unpaid Capital Gains Tax from people selling property that is not their main residence. This includes buy-to-let and holiday homes in the UK and abroad.
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WITH energy bills still on the rise, accountants BJ DixonWalsh and financial advisers Rumwell Financial Services have pulled together to stage a Renewable Energies Exhibition and Advice Afternoon on Thursday, May 23.
10:00am Monday 22nd April 2013
9:20am Monday 22nd April 2013
A WIDE choice of accounting software is available to small businesses. Choosing the right software will save you time and money, and provide you with useful management information to run your business. Rob Cadwallader, of B.J. Dixon Walsh, offers some pointers for choosing the right package. *Look at the volume of transactions you expect to process in a month. Sole traders processing a handful of sales and purchase invoices should find a free solution is fine. *Consider who will use the package – administrative staff or a trained book-keeper. Many packages now are designed to be used by non-accountants. *Work out what add-ons you need – for example, payroll, stock management system, integration with your bank account. *Consider what information you want from your system and how you want it to be available. For instance, do you want to see it any time, anywhere, on your mobile?
8:47am Monday 22nd April 2013
WINE enthusiasts, or people who just enjoy a tipple with their evening meal, can head to 19 Lower Middle Street, Taunton, and peruse the wares at PM Wine Cellars, the town’s independent wine merchant. Proprietor, sommelier-turned-retailer Philippe Messy, spent his youth honing his skills at Marco Pierre White’s and Oliver Peyton’s restaurants. He also found time to work vintages from Burgundy to South Australia. Philippe has a laid-back demeanour but is passionate about wine and always ready to offer friendly advice – what to buy for a celebratory dinner, which wine to pair with scallops or even a wine that won’t make the drinker sneeze. The shop stocks wines from more than 15 countries, at prices ranging from £6, and for clients searching for specific wines, the team enjoys the challenge of sourcing it. Bespoke wine-tasting events and other services can also be arranged.
8:34am Monday 22nd April 2013