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Welcome to the Friend and Grant blog area.  Here you will find all the latest news, views and helpful guides in relation to accountancy, taxation and running a business.  We hope you find the information we post interesting.  Give us a call if you’d like to discuss how we can help you and your business.

8th Jul 2019
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Planning for Your Summer Holiday

Everyone needs a holiday to recharge their internal battery and to strengthen those vital family bonds. However getting away from the business is a problem in itself. Here’s some ideas!

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5th Jul 2019
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What To Do With the Kids This Summer

As a parent one big headache could be what to do with the kids this summer. If the kids are under 11 the government can help. If they are over 13 how about getting them to come to work for you?

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3rd Jul 2019
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Offshore Funds Taxation

Friend & Grant have experience tackling the taxation challenges of a variety of foreign savings, investment, & retirement products, such as offshore funds; we can help advise you on what income needs to be reported, the available allowances, and can help formulate a tax-efficient repatriation plan.

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24th Jun 2019
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Mistakes are Opportunities to Learn

One thing is certain in business. You and everyone around you will make mistakes. If we are all spending time making mistakes, it makes sense to learn from them.

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19th Jun 2019
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How do You Lock in Key Members of Your Team?

For those business owners seeking success there is nothing more frustrating than finding that key person only for them to leave you. So how do you lock in key members of your team?

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12th Jun 2019
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Important VAT Changes to the Construction Industry – Do Not Ignore!

In the Government’s ongoing campaign to eliminate the effects of fraud, HMRC are bringing in new legislation from 1 October 2019 that will significantly affect the construction industry. This new legislation is the “Construction Reverse Charge”. The changes are major and if you provide labour in the construction industry then you will be impacted!

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23rd May 2019
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Make Sure You Keep More of Your Pot of Gold!

If you are building a business you must have an end goal. For most entrepreneurs that end goal is the wish for a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Hopefully we will all get there and all the effort will be worthwhile. Unfortunately someone else hopes you’ll get there too, it’s not a naughty leprechaun but someone equally as annoying, the tax man!

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13th May 2019

The Importance of Good Corporate Governance

Good corporate governance is as crucial for SME’s as it is for large listed companies.Corporate governance refers to a set of internal policies, rules, and procedures that a company follows on a regular basis to make sure it operates in a fair, equitable, and appropriate manner.

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7th May 2019
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The Benefits of Silence

It’s amazing how things become clearer when there is no noise. It has enabled me to complete the first draft of my business plan for the next financial year, review our newsletter, think further about how to improve our service offering and write this blog!

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