News and Articles

Welcome to our news page. As a company we strive to keep on top of new trends (particularly if it helps us work more efficiently!). As we search through our news feeds we sometimes want to share our insights with our friends and clients; this page is where you’ll find these articles, as well as the occasional update on what our staff are up to.
Basis Period Reform

Basis Period Reform

Basis Period Reform is on its way. Here’s how it could affect you! You may have heard that in April 2024, HMRC is changing its approach to business taxation through the basis period reform. But what exactly is a basis period, and how is it being reformed? This Blog...

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How do your staff handle complaints?

How do your staff handle complaints?

In a world filled with top-class bars, cafés and restaurants, we occasionally experience service that can only be described as unforgettable. However just as great service can be unforgettable for a customer, the same can be said for bad service. Negative experiences...

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How much holiday pay to give your staff.

For a 5-day week worker, the entitlement is 5.6 paid weeks or 28 days per annum which can include public holidays. In the case of 6 days per week workers, it is capped at the 28 days. It is calculated from the first day of employment. For those working less than a...

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STARTING A FOOD BUSINESS?

STARTING A FOOD BUSINESS? When you start a new food business or take over an existing business, you must register with your local authority. You should do this at least 28 days before food operations start. This applies to food businesses trading: from physical...

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