The economy might be in for a rocky period, so have you thought about your company structure and protection of assets?

With the long-term financial impact of Covid:19 still being unknown have you thought about your company structure and if there are commercial benefits to splitting the assets from the trading entity? Many companies may have…

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Blog, Business, Corporate Finance, Covid-19, News, SME, SMEs / Business
Posted on: 29th June 2020

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) – Funds are now coming through

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) – Funds are now coming through The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) provides financial support to smaller businesses (SMEs) across the UK that…

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Blog, Business Blog, Corporate Finance, Covid-19, Latest News, News, SME, SMEs, SMEs / Business
Posted on: 25th April 2020

Record high of £14.6bn paid in corporation tax by UK financial services sector

The UK financial services (FS) sector paid a record high of £14.6 billion worth of corporation tax (including Bank Levy) in the last year, up…

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Blog, Corporate Finance, Tax, Tax Blog
Posted on: 13th August 2018

European Courts decision will affect recovery of VAT on corporate finance deals

A recent opinion from the European Courts – if ratified – will affect the recovery of VAT on corporate finance deals and other holding company costs. It could also change the rules on membership of…

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Corporate Finance, News
Posted on: 29th June 2015

When ‘divorce’ can save a business

Business “marriages” in the form of mergers and acquisitions can be a natural progression for growing enterprising, particularly during boom…

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Corporate Finance
Posted on: 14th January 2013

Don’t delay on planning head

Succession planning is a key issue for any business owner, though it’s often the case that planning ahead takes a back seat to keeping clients happy and dealing with day-to-day issues. But forward planning is…

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Corporate Finance
Posted on: 14th January 2013

SMEs in dark on government finance, survey finds

Nearly two in five small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) don’t know how to find out about government grants and schemes designed to help them, according to a new survey. The research, published by British bank…

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Corporate Finance
Posted on: 14th January 2013

Act now…and escape the curse of the zombie

In the current economic climate, you might expect insolvencies to be soaring, but company liquidations are actually running well below levels seen during the last recession. Part of that’s down to the companies known to…

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Corporate Finance
Posted on: 28th September 2012

All agreed… shareholder agreements are a good idea

Few people go into business actively looking for things to go wrong – although they would be wise to assume that they probably will somewhere along the way. When a company is involved, something going…

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Corporate Finance
Posted on: 28th September 2012

Business booster offers tax breaks

A new scheme offering attractive tax breaks for investors could provide an alternative source of business funding for entrepreneurs. Under the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme…

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Corporate Finance
Posted on: 28th September 2012