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Reducing Your Tax Bill With VCTs (Venture Capital Trusts)
Reducing Your Tax Bill With VCTs (Venture Capital Trusts)
Higher or additional rate taxpayer and used ISAs and pensions to the max? Another option to reduce your tax bill is a venture capital trust or VCT, a tax-efficient investment vehicle which provides tax relief at 30% on investments of up to £200,000 p.a.
What is a Business Will and Do I Need One?
What is a Business Will and Do I Need One?
Have you made a business will? If not, what will happen to your business should you pass away or develop a serious illness? Read on for more on why preparing your company for all future scenarios is so important...
4 Reasons Your Business Shouldn't Be Your Pension
4 Reasons Your Business Shouldn't Be Your Pension
As a business owner what are your plans for retirement? Are your retirement dreams reliant on the success of your company or selling it entirely? Should your business even feature as part of your retirement plans or is there a better way?
Tax Efficient Ways to Extract Profit from Your Company
Tax Efficient Ways to Extract Profit from Your Company
Business owners: What's the best way to extract money from your limited company? If you have retained profit in your business, how do you take this cash out of your company in a tax-efficient manner?
Managing Surplus Cash in a Limited Company: When Cash is Not King
Managing Surplus Cash in a Limited Company: When Cash is Not King
The problems with holding too much cash in your limited company include a drag on profit and a potential inheritance tax bill. Here's what to do with excess company profit and how to invest cash held in your business.
High Earners Beware! Your Death in Service Plan Could Cost You 55% in Tax!
High Earners Beware! Your Death in Service Plan Could Cost You 55% in Tax!
Death in Service Insurance is written into trust to avoid income tax and inheritance tax, but there's one potential tax bombshell high earners with large pensions could face that may see a 55% chunk bitten out of their family's legacy...
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Inheritance Tax Planning: Is it Too Late Now I've Sold My Business?
Inheritance Tax Planning: Is it Too Late Now I've Sold My Business?
In an ideal world, you'd plan for inheritance tax before you sold your business. However, this isn't always possible. Drewberry's Senior Paraplanner Jonathan Cooper discusses what inheritance tax planning you can undertake post-sale of your company.
My Experience Using AIG's Smart Health Video GP Service
My Experience Using AIG's Smart Health Video GP Service
Drewberry Director Andrew Jenkinson uses the AIG Smart Health App, the on demand video GP service that comes as an additional benefit on our Group Life Insurance scheme.
How Online GP Services Save SMEs Time and Money
How Online GP Services Save SMEs Time and Money
Online GP services give you access to a GP anytime, anywhere using the power of a smartphone. No more long waits for an NHS GP — you get access to a doctor quickly in the palm of your hand. Here's how this new service can save SMEs cash...
How to Create a React Site With WordPress
How to Create a React Site With WordPress
Learn how to create a React Site with Server Side Rendering, using WordPress as a CMS backend.
Own Shares in a Business? How to Make Sure Your Family Benefits if You Pass Away…
Own Shares in a Business? How to Make Sure Your Family Benefits if You Pass Away…
Your business may be providing for you and your family today, but how do you ensure that it will continue to do so, even when you might no longer be around to run it? Fortunately, Shareholder Protection exists for this very reason...
What a 1-Minute Typing Speed Test Says About Potential Hires
What a 1-Minute Typing Speed Test Says About Potential Hires
Recruiting is an expensive business, so getting it right is key. Here we discuss just one fast and effective method — a simple 60-second typing test — we use to help with find the best candidates, and why it could work for you too.
5 Key Areas To Get Right For Employee Happiness and Longevity
5 Key Areas To Get Right For Employee Happiness and Longevity
With unemployment at multi-decade lows, today's labour market is nothing if not competitive. How do you retain staff in such an environment, let alone attract the new workers your business needs to thrive? We explore how...
We Offered Our Team a Health MOT... Here's Why You Should, Too
We Offered Our Team a Health MOT... Here's Why You Should, Too
Corporate health screenings are one way of assessing employee health and wellbeing both in and out of the workplace. At Drewberry, we recently provided health assessments for our employees — here's what we found and why you might benefit too
[Hack] Want To Send SMS in Salesforce? Find Out How We Avoided Expensive Apps By Using Zapier And MessageBird
[Hack] Want To Send SMS in Salesforce? Find Out How We Avoided Expensive Apps By Using Zapier And MessageBird
We wanted our advisers to be able to send and receive SMS text messages directly in Salesforce and built a very neat solution to avoid tying ourselves into an expensive app...
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