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Category Archives: Business

Tip on foreign travelling expenses

H M Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has introduced a scale rate of expenses that Employers can pay for foreign travel tax and NI free which don’t require supporting receipts. The scale rates are different for each country and HMRC updated this list in October 2015.The new rules can be used for overseas trips made since […]

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Branding your time

Selling your time as a professional is getting harder. Clients don’t want to pay for your time but want a solution for a fixed fee. As a business owners professionals need to recover as much as their time as possible. So how can these two goals be rationalised? Well the best strategy for the professional […]

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Company cars: still worth it?

Given the benefit in kinds on company cars it is always worth carefully considering whether cars should be expensed using a mileage rate and bought personally. This will avoid a benefit in kind in the case of a limited company but each situation needs to be looked at individually. I am starting from the supposition […]

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Using your home as an office – what can you claim?

Consider carefully what claims you should make for use of home as office. H M Revenue & Customs (HMRC) have introduced a new rate of £4 per week with effect from 6 April 2012. This is the de-facto rate for use of a residence for business purposes. Claims above this amount will require justification on […]

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