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In self-assessment? Start preparing for Making Tax Digital - Rob Stokes of Optimum Image

In self-assessment? Start preparing for Making Tax Digital - Rob Stokes of Optimum

The government recently announced the introduction of Making Tax Digital for self-assessment would be delayed for a year.

Series 4 #9 Punchline Talks! With Chris Pockett, Sam Holliday, Ruth Dooley and Peter White Image

Series 4 #9 Punchline Talks! With Chris Pockett, Sam Holliday, Ruth Dooley and Peter White

Each Friday, Punchline-Gloucester.com editor Mark Owen is joined by leading Gloucestershire business figures.

The importance of a proper redundancy consultation - Margaret Adewale of HR Dept Gloucester Image

The importance of a proper redundancy consultation - Margaret Adewale of HR Dept Gloucester

We know that sadly many employers are finding they have no choice but to reduce costs and make redundancies in their businesses.

Why rising construction costs are making underinsurance worse - Neville Mills of Brunsdon Insurance Image

Why rising construction costs are making underinsurance worse - Neville Mills of Brunsdon Insurance

A sustained rise in construction costs this year is increasing the likelihood of significant underinsurance of buildings in the UK - writes Neville Mills of Brunsdon Insurance.

Are you ready for action in 2022? Hayley Parker of OPS-BOX Image

Are you ready for action in 2022? Hayley Parker of OPS-BOX

We've all been there - we start each new year with a fresh plan and vision for our business.

Property developers face levy to pay for unsafe cladding – David Jones of Evans Jones Image

Property developers face levy to pay for unsafe cladding – David Jones of Evans Jones

As part of the budget announcement, the Chancellor confirmed the government have committed £5bn to remove unsafe cladding from the highest risk buildings.

Salary sacrifice and electric company cars - Katie Williams of Hazlewoods Image

Salary sacrifice and electric company cars - Katie Williams of Hazlewoods

Electric company cars are growing in popularity and can be a tax efficient benefit.

Is your current business model fit for the future? Claire Clift of Azets Image

Is your current business model fit for the future? Claire Clift of Azets

A robust business model can help businesses keep on track and move forward towards strategic aims and objectives.

How Gloucestershire is preparing for the grey pound - Leanne Champney of SF Planning Ltd Image

How Gloucestershire is preparing for the grey pound - Leanne Champney of SF Planning Ltd

The grey pound is an idiom for the economic power of older people. Given that local councils are there to provide for their population, it is ever more important to account for the grey pound.

Is buying a property a good investment? Enzo Mora of The Mortgage Brain Image

Is buying a property a good investment? Enzo Mora of The Mortgage Brain

That's the million-dollar question - says Enzo Mora, CEO and founder of Gloucester-based The Mortgage Brain.

Demystifying growth strategies - James Whittaker of Hazlewoods Image

Demystifying growth strategies - James Whittaker of Hazlewoods

The significant impact the pandemic has had on the economy over the last 18 months has created both challenges and opportunities for businesses.

Punchline Talks! The BiG Interview with Rob Lister, MD of Lister Unified Communications Image

Punchline Talks! The BiG Interview with Rob Lister, MD of Lister Unified Communications

Rob Lister has run Lister Unified Communications Ltd for over twenty years with his brother Tom Lister.

Sale of company shares to another shareholder - Jaron Crooknorth of Tayntons Solicitors Image

Sale of company shares to another shareholder - Jaron Crooknorth of Tayntons Solicitors

When a shareholder wants to sell their shares or leave a small company it can upset the equilibrium of the business.

Can you teach an old dog new tricks? Nicholas Gratton of Randall & Payne Image

Can you teach an old dog new tricks? Nicholas Gratton of Randall & Payne

We have all heard, and probably said, such things as: you can't teach an old dog new tricks; stuck in the mud; set in their ways.

Punchline Talks! The BiG Interview with Moreton Cullimore, MD of the Cullimore Group Image

Punchline Talks! The BiG Interview with Moreton Cullimore, MD of the Cullimore Group

The Cullimore Group, based in Frampton-on-Seven, is a family-owned business.

How to prepare your business for sale in a world of COVID - Jaron Crooknorth of Tayntons Solicitors Image

How to prepare your business for sale in a world of COVID - Jaron Crooknorth of Tayntons Solicitors

There are plenty of reasons you may be thinking of selling your business: retirement, poor health, you need a change, you want to cash in on years of hard work.

In self-assessment? Plan ahead to avoid nasty tax surprises - Rob Stokes of Optimum Image

In self-assessment? Plan ahead to avoid nasty tax surprises - Rob Stokes of Optimum

October 31 was once a date firmly in the diaries for those filing a paper self-assessment tax return, writes Rob Stokes.

Punchline Talks! The BiG interview with Cordell Ray, CEO of CCP Image

Punchline Talks! The BiG interview with Cordell Ray, CEO of CCP

Cordell Ray MBE, is the charismatic leader of the charity Caring for Communities and People (CCP).

Changes to employers’ obligations and employment law updates - Matthew Clayton of Willans LLP Image

Changes to employers’ obligations and employment law updates - Matthew Clayton of Willans LLP

Several key changes have recently been announced in the world of employment law with more changes on the horizon for employers and HR teams to be aware of, explains Matthew Clayton.

Every little helps when it comes to your dream home – Enzo Mora of The Mortgage Brain Image

Every little helps when it comes to your dream home – Enzo Mora of The Mortgage Brain

What would your dream home look like and where would it be? Property portal Rightmove asked the nation, and the results are surprising.

Punchline Talks! The BiG interview with Tim Gwilliam, leader of Forest of Dean District Council Image

Punchline Talks! The BiG interview with Tim Gwilliam, leader of Forest of Dean District Council

Watch Punchline's latest The B!G Interview with Tim Gwilliam, leader of Forest of Dean District Council - a position he has held for five years.

How to determine and obtain the right type of finance to support growth - Martyn Freeman of Azets Image

How to determine and obtain the right type of finance to support growth - Martyn Freeman of Azets

In today's financial landscape, finding the best funder for your business is more complex than ever.

Selling a business on retirement - Diana Eames of Davies & Partners Image

Selling a business on retirement - Diana Eames of Davies & Partners

Diana Eames, associate solicitor at Davies & Partners in Gloucester, talks about the key factors involved in selling a business on retirement.

Punchline Talks! The BiG interview with Phil McCormick, MD and owner of Nicks Timber Ltd Image

Punchline Talks! The BiG interview with Phil McCormick, MD and owner of Nicks Timber Ltd

Watch Punchline's latest The B!G Interview with Phil McCormick MD and owner of Nicks Timber Ltd - the oldest continually owned family business in the county, established in 1856.

Pensions in divorce; the possible pitfalls - Sharon Giles of Willans LLP solicitors Image

Pensions in divorce; the possible pitfalls - Sharon Giles of Willans LLP solicitors

Pensions are all too often overlooked in a divorce, yet they are often one of the most valuable resources that a married couple have.

Understanding your accounts - Nikki Cairns of Randall & Payne Image

Understanding your accounts - Nikki Cairns of Randall & Payne

The intricacies of accounts and tax cannot be summed up in one article, but there are some simple points that when clarified could help you to understand what you are signing.

Probate pitfalls to avoid in estate administration - Laura Roberts of Tayntons Solicitors Image

Probate pitfalls to avoid in estate administration - Laura Roberts of Tayntons Solicitors

After someone dies, their affairs need to be wound up and their estate distributed to the beneficiaries entitled to inherit. This can often be time-consuming and complex.

Three top tips for a healthy relationship with your pension - Brian Morman of Brunsdon Financial Image

Three top tips for a healthy relationship with your pension - Brian Morman of Brunsdon Financial

Here Brian Morman from Brunsdon Financial talks about the importance of good pension health and the part it can play in our wellbeing.

Managing the return to work with changes to an employee's role - Margaret Adewale of The HR Dept Image

Managing the return to work with changes to an employee's role - Margaret Adewale of The HR Dept

When a business is forced to change, it's possible that roles and responsibilities will also need to change - explains Margaret Adewale, director of The HR Dept Gloucester.

The drive for self-build housing - Chris Moore of McLoughlin Planning Image

The drive for self-build housing - Chris Moore of McLoughlin Planning

Chris Moore, senior planner at Cheltenham-based McLoughlin Planning, believes self-build housing is the way forward and it's time to roll up our sleeves.

Punchline Talks! The BiG interview with Esther Croft, development director of Reef Group Image

Punchline Talks! The BiG interview with Esther Croft, development director of Reef Group

Esther Croft is the development director of Reef Group, working alongside Gloucester City Council, to breathe new life into the city.

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