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Business Advice General

Electric cards and vans: why switching could be beneficial

Posted: 19th May 2021 by Robert Salenius Blog

Electric vehicles are not only cheaper to run day-to-day – there are funding and tax incentives that come with switching to 100% electric vehicles. Companies that equip themselves with electric vehicles enjoy significant cost savings. So, becoming more sustainable not only makes sense from an ethical point of view; it is also a smart business… Read more

Working from home tax relief – claims required

Posted: 14th May 2021 by Clair Watmore Blog

Employees working from home due to the coronavirus pandemic can continue to claim tax relief on costs not reimbursed by their employer, but a new claim will need to be made for the 2021/22 tax year, HMRC has confirmed. How does it work? Normally, employers can pay a tax-free allowance of up to £6 per… Read more

Capture it to maximise it

Posted: 11th May 2021 by Clair Watmore Blog

Most business owners accept how important their intangible assets are to their company’s success – their brand, their customers’ loyalty, internal processes, systems and know-how are all crucial elements which contribute to value, even if they aren’t usually included as specific figures on the balance sheet of the financial statements. However, because these assets aren’t… Read more

Finance Focus Yorkshire Webcast

Posted: 27th Apr 2021 by Clair Watmore HGH's News

We recently joined forces with Mole Valley Asset Management to provide a community-focused investment and business advice package to local businesses and individuals. If you would like to find out more, read this article. As part of this partnership, we will be bringing you a series of webcasts. These showcase fantastic Yorkshire businesses, along with providing helpful tips… Read more

Using insurance products to protect your cashflow

Posted: 12th Apr 2021 by Clair Watmore Blog

There are few things as annoying in business than the elation of winning some work, the pride of delivering your product to your customer and then the growing frustration as you realise that your customer may not actually pay you. As the pandemic has shown some businesses to have far more resilience than others, the… Read more

Help to grow scheme: how to apply

Posted: 9th Apr 2021 by Clair Watmore Blog

As part of the 2021 Budget, the Government announced a £520m “Help to Grow” scheme, to help small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) across the UK. The scheme will provide eligible companies with digital and management support and training to help them innovate and grow. There are two components to the scheme: Help to Grow: Management:… Read more

Business Focus: Yorkshire Webcast

Posted: 30th Mar 2021 by Clair Watmore HGH's News

We recently joined forces with Mole Valley Asset Management to provide a community-focused investment and business advice package to local businesses and individuals. If you would like to find out more, read this article. As part of this partnership, we will be bringing you a series of webcasts. These showcase fantastic Yorkshire businesses, along with providing helpful tips… Read more

SME Brexit Support Fund open for applications

Posted: 19th Mar 2021 by Clair Watmore Blog

The application process for the SME (Small and medium-sized enterprise) Brexit Support Fund is now open. The £20 million SME Brexit Support Fund enables businesses to access practical support, including training for new customs, rules of origin and VAT processes. Small and medium sized businesses that trade solely with the EU – and are therefore new to importing and exporting processes – are… Read more

Budget 2021

Posted: 4th Mar 2021 by Clair Watmore Blog

The Chancellor Rishi Sunak presented his second Budget on Wednesday 3 March 2021. In his speech he stated his Budget ‘meets the moment with a three-part plan to protect the jobs and livelihoods of the British people’. With the UK having been adversely affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Chancellor Rishi Sunak presented the 2021… Read more

CJRS Claims

Posted: 26th Feb 2021 by Clair Watmore Blog

You can now make February CJRS claims. These must be made by Monday 15 March. You can claim before, during or after you process your payroll. If you can, it’s best to make a claim once you’re sure of the exact number of hours your employees will work so you don’t have to amend your… Read more