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Remote possibilities

Your cloud practice is growing rapidly so you need new team members. Offering remote and flexible working would enable you to recruit from a wider geographical area and hence talent pool. But how do you make...

A flexible future

I’m just back from realising my dream of living in the south of France, while my children attended the local primary school to learn French. I spent about two years preparing the business so I could ma...

How we became one of the world’s most inspiring accountants

Savage Beauty - Pillow May's expertise and inspirational qualities in action

Current Fuel Advisory Rates

Fuel advisory rates are used to calculate the amount of VAT a company can reclaim relating to the fuel element of the mileage allowance payments. These rates are also used for mileage claims when an individu...

How not to fall prey to a cyber attack

What is APP fraud? Cyber-crime is invasive; it sneaks into our homes, infiltrates our offices and seeps into our mobile devices – leaving victims embarrassed; vulnerable; devastated, and it is now the most c...

Marriage tax allowance – are you missing out?

If you are married or in a civil partnership you may be entitled to a tax break called the marriage tax allowance. The marriage tax allowance is a way for couples to transfer a proportion of their personal t...

Parent and business owner – the great time challenge

A large majority of small business owners are balancing work with parenthood – many even starting their own businesses to seek greater flexibility and job satisfaction by becoming their own boss. Howev...

Pillow May in action – Savage Beauty

Savage Beauty is a high-end beauty salon offering treatments and a retail space for clients wanting expert personalised skincare advice. It is based in the Wiltshire town of Devizes and was opened by owner E...

Company car vs private car

Is it worth running a company car? Having a company car seems like an attractive proposition. But is it? Buying your own car privately or leasing could work out cheaper. Explore all the options below before ...

How grandparents can help fund private education

To educate your child privately between the ages of five and 18 will cost you nearly £200,000 according to recent research.  If parents are left to face this bill alone, it’s hardly surprising that ove...

Expert view from Jessica Pillow

Read the latest from Jessica Pillow, our managing director and an influential thought leader, industry speaker, business adviser, cloud technology consultant and busy mum…