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Most businesses are aware of the need to reduce their carbon footprint but at the same time, due to the current economic climate, businesses are also trying to achieve more efficiency and cost savings. As a result of this, the need to do your bit for the environment becomes a much harder task. As our…

Finance For Your Business

In these difficult economic times (even though the government tells us that we have turned a corner!) businesses are still struggling to raise finance to keep their businesses going and invest in the growth of their business. The traditional banks seem to only lend to businesses that do not require lending but are hesitant in…

Sibbalds & UKTI Working Together

Last week we had a roundtable meeting with representatives from UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) to discuss ways we could combine our skills and expertise to help businesses who want to expand or trade abroad, as well as overseas companies looking to invest in the UK. After a very pro-active discussion, we found plenty of…

Tax Enquiry Protection

HMRC enquiry activities are at record levels and they are continuously being targeted to increase tax revenues by being granted wider powers of enquiry. They will carry out Business Records Checks, Compliance Visits and Interventions covering all aspects of tax.  Many enquiries are completely random and anyone that pays tax can come under an enquiry.…

The UK Economy Triple Dip Fears

You may have seen the recent the news that there has been a 1.5% fall in manufacturing output in January. It’s our opinion that there is more bad news to come, especially when these figures feed directly into the first estimate of UK gross domestic product – a way of determining whether Britain is back…