Complying with the law on workplace pensions

Complying with the law on workplace pensions

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Lynne Gowers
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Have you recently received a letter from The Pensions Regulator, urging you to “Act Now: the law on workplace pensions has changed”?
Several of our clients have received this communication in recent weeks so here is what it means and what you need to do.

Repaying Student Loans via Your Tax Return

Repaying Student Loans via Your Tax Return

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Lynne Gowers
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Ah, those were the days. Lectures and cramming for exams in the library all day and still having the energy for a pub crawl before crawling to bed in the wee hours before waking up with a banging head (and a random traffic cone beside you – how did that get there?), only to do…

Bizarre British Laws

Bizarre British Laws

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Lynne Gowers
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As dedicated contractor accountants, here at Boox it is our job to guide our clients through what can be a complex minefield of HMRC and contractor legislation, regulations and compliance. Staying abreast of ongoing legal changes and developments is a serious business, and we are committed to keeping you right. But for a bit of…

A Guide to Crowdfunding and Taxes

A Guide to Crowdfunding and Taxes

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Lynne Gowers
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Crowdfunding has become something of an online phenomenon of our age. It works on the principle of securing financial backing from large numbers of small investors, rather than relying on injections of capital from larger investors or a bank loan. The practice has been growing in momentum in recent years, with a number of dedicated…

A Quick Start to Building Your Own Business

A Quick Start to Building Your Own Business

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Jodie Pride
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Starting a business is becoming a more attractive prospect, not just to the working population, but to students and graduates too. We live in such a technologically advanced world we can run a small business from our homes, making it incredibly cost effective, plus no more worrying about renting expensive office space. So if you’re…

Social Media for a Small Business

Social Media for a Small Business

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Jodie Pride
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If your business isn’t on any social media channels you’re missing out on a huge (and free) slice of marketing cake. The key word here is social. The whole point is to engage with your audience: people buy from people. If you build a good rapport and form relationships with your audience, they’re more likely…

Your New Accountant Vs. Your Old Accountant

Your New Accountant Vs. Your Old Accountant

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Jodie Pride
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Do you ever feel like you can’t ask your accountant the important stuff, like how to spend less money, or what kind of breakfast cereal they’d be? Well, we believe you should be able to ask your accountant these things. That’s why at Boox you can a build meaningful relationship with your online accountant where…

Top 8 Famous Penguins

Top 8 Famous Penguins

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Jodie Pride
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Happy World Penguin Day! Penguin day is celebrated around the world twice a year – on the 20th of January (Penguin Awareness Day) and on the 25th of April (World Penguin Day). In celebration of our black and white friends (and relatives of our mascot, Pip) we’re taking a look at famous penguin characters around…