Posts by: David Lomas

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Do Business Benefits Justify Setting up a Limited Company?

Businesses come in all shapes and sizes, but while being a sole trader can be very straightforward, there are clear business benefits to...

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Can PMI Shift its Business Reputation With Mission Winnow?

PMI (Philip Morris International) is known as a leading tobacco company, and tobacco causes a number of serious diseases and increases the...

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Are SMEs Ready for the Making Tax Digital Deadline?

Most SMEs understand that deadlines are a part of doing business, but while they might be fully focused on their own affairs, how aware are...

Is the Prompt Payment Code Continuing to Fail SMEs?

Many big businesses persistently fail to pay their suppliers on time, putting SMEs under considerable financial pressure. The UK Government...

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Can Value Added Accounting Services Boost SME Growth?

Having an accounting service on hand is a valuable resource for SMEs, but they may not realise just how valuable. At a very basic level,...

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Could SMEs Benefit from Fixed Fee Accounting Services?

A key pillar in any SME’s business development should be self-knowledge. A key facet of this self-knowledge is knowing what your areas of...

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Is Personal Insolvency a Headache for Fleet Managers?

Personal insolvency has consequences that can be far reaching in its impact on employers, leaving them facing difficult, unexpected issues....

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Do Contractors Need to Master Negotiation Skills?

Being a contractor involves being in competition with others bidding for new roles. While, on paper, you might have a wealth of experience...

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Is Learning Empathy Essential for Business Leaders?

Good leaders know that leadership only works if you can work effectively with other people. They use empathy as a leadership skill to build...

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Are Contractors Missing the Point With Small Print?

Whereas IR35 can be a critical issue for contractors when signing on the dotted line, it is not the only thing they must consider. Mike...