Job Vacancy: Part Time Company Accountant

Finance Director Support

12 Month Contract for a Part Time Company Accountant. We are working with a Northumberland based client in the engineering services sector who will require a part time company accountant to cover maternity leave from 1st October 2021. This role will suit a Qualified AAT and covers most aspects of company accounting including: • Monitoring […]

Financial Coaching and Mentoring Even More Important than ever!

Finance Director Support

As the world adapts to living with Covid 19, economies open up, and we all come out of lock down, Financial Coaching and Mentoring is more important than ever. Within a matter of months business life lines are going to be gradually removed and it’s essential that businesses have strong financial systems and controls in […]

Furlough and the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Update

Covid 19 business update

If your business has been affected by coronavirus (COVID-19), you can still furlough employees and apply for a grant to cover a portion of their usual monthly wages via the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). From 1 November 2020 to 30 April 2021: You can claim for employees who were employed on 30 October 2020, […]

UK National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage April 2021

Ten Pound Note

Employers remember that the new national living wage and the increases to the National Minimum Wage bands come into effect today. From today, the National Living Wage will rise 2.2% to £8.91, and be given to 23 and 24-year-olds for the first time. The National Minimum Wage applies to those from school leaving age to […]

HMRC VAT Deferral Scheme is now OPEN!

Covid 19 business update

VAT deferral new payment scheme is now open! Very simple to use – simply have you Government Gateway account number and your bank details to hand. Takes less than 5 minutes to do. The new scheme lets you pay your deferred VAT in equal instalments over 11 months, interest free! Do it now! Do it […]

Covid Government Support Update

Covid 19 business update

The Government has confirmed the following ongoing support to UK businesses: Job Support Scheme A new Job Support Scheme will be introduced from the ‌‌1‌‌st November.  The scheme will run for six months. The government will contribute towards the wages of employees who are working fewer than normal hours due to decreased demand. Business will continue […]

How much is my business worth?

Key to Business Growth

Addressing the confusion between Enterprise Value and Equity Value. Business Owners often struggle to understand how much their business is worth and, over the years, I have found much of this relates to their misunderstanding of “Enterprise Value” and a confusion with “Equity Value”. In this Article I hope to alleviate this confusion. Enterprise Value […]

£1.2bn goes to North East Businesses

British Business Bank Undertakings in Difficulty

Almost 35,000 North East businesses have benefited from over £1.2bn of funding under two biggest Coronavirus loan schemes, reveal new figures from British Business Bank. New data published today shows that businesses across the North East have received a total of over £1.2bn in funding under the government’s two largest Covid-19 loan schemes, the Coronavirus […]