HB&O Blog

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme: your FAQs answered.

CBILS is a scheme for businesses across the UK that are experiencing lost revenue due to the coronavirus, causing cash flow issues within their business.

25 Mar 20

Cashflow, communication and diversification: support to help you stay afloat during the impact of the coronavirus

There’s no doubt that every business owner is concerned about their cashflow and keeping their head above water over the next few months. We’ve put together some guidance for businesses showing how they can make small changes to try to ease the pressure.

19 Mar 20

How do I know if a letter from HMRC is genuine?

There are signs you can look for to help spot possible bogus communication from HMRC

28 Feb 20

Going Green: our top six tips to becoming a more environmentally streamlined, savvy and efficient business

The world is finally waking up to our environmental recklessness and the impacts on the planet so as we enter a new decade, what actions should we be considering?

13 Feb 20

Thinking of investing in energy efficient assets for your business? You need to act soon to benefit from additional tax relief.

The Enhanced Capital Allowance (ECA) Scheme will come to an end from 1 April 2020

05 Feb 20

How to use the transition period to prepare your business for life after Brexit

Whilst 31 January will forever remain a significant date for the UK, it is pretty much business as usual while we navigate the next eleven months during the transition period.

04 Feb 20

Making Tax Digital for VAT – a simple guide to digital links.

1 April 2020 marks the first anniversary of Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT, which has required VAT registered businesses with a turnover of more than £85,000 to file their VAT returns using a digital application.

29 Jan 20

Do you have a ‘reasonable’ excuse for missing the self assessment tax return deadline?

The self assessment deadline is just a matter of days away now, however, sometimes factors outside of your control mean that you are unable to submit it on time. But what counts as a 'reasonable' excuse for a late return?

22 Jan 20

What’s ahead for British businesses in 2020

British businesses faced numerous challenges throughout 2019 but what else lies ahead for businesses in the new decade?

13 Jan 20

7 top tips for starting a business

The New Year gets the cogs turning in peoples’ heads about changing their careers, or taking the plunge into self employment as, often, a new year provides a sense of invigoration and motivation for change and reinvention.

08 Jan 20