Yearly Archives: 2016

Making Tax Digital help in Gloucestershire Cheltenham

Making Tax Digital help in Cheltenham Gloucestershire by ESB Accountancy. Making Tax Digital- (MTD) Moving to a digital age Under the Government’s Making Tax Digital strategy, most businesses will be required to keep track of their tax affairs digitally and to update HMRC at least quarterly. To comply with your requirements in the new digital […]

Landlords accounting services help with HMRC in Gloucestershire

ESB Accounting are running a landlords accounting services offering help with HMRC in Gloucestershire. Landlords are also being targeted by the HMRC in three ways. The first is the phased elimination of tax relief on mortgage loans. The second is the increase in stamp duty if you have multiple properties. The third is they are […]

Digital online filing HMRC help available by ESB Accountancy.

ESB Accountancy is helping a growing number of organisations in Gloucestershire with their Making Tax Digital (MTD) online filing with the HMRC. Making tax digital (MTD) will have a disproportionate effect on sole traders and other small businesses (micro businesses) particularly if they are not VAT registered because it will introduce the need to report […]

Pension auto enrolment in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire getting closer

With the deadline approaching for the smallest businesses pension auto enrolment deadline in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire getting closer ESB reviews your options. The subject of workplace pensions is not one that most busy entrepreneurs want to think about. However research shows that almost all business people realise they must provide pensions. The final 1 million small […]

Inheritance tax bills have doubled

The latest Treasury statistics show the Government gained a record £4.6 billion in Inheritance Tax. That is almost double the £2.4 billion that they took in 2009-2010. When we have worked hard, paid taxes and saved all our lives to then be subject to inheritance tax at 40% just seems so unfair. But for many […]

Cheltenham employment increases

Unemployment has risen for the first time in months in Gloucestershire – but the overall employer figures are mixed. Cheltenham appears to be the anomaly in the story so far – with year-on-year unemployment actually falling six per cent. Stroud’s figures stayed the same. If ESB gives you the figures first before we provide the […]

Gloucestershire employers add 400 jobs

There was an “invasion” at job centres as Gloucestershire employers advertised 400 vacancies. An invasion threatened to overrun Gloucestershire job centres when employers boasting vacancies were met by hundreds seeking new jobs. Doors opened for a jobs fair which brought together 35 businesses and another 10 plus service providers and trainers offering 400 vacancies. In […]

South West businesses need more support

South West businesses need more support as the Federation of Small Businesses reports a sharp drop in small business confidence after the Brexit vote. The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has found small business confidence at a four year low following the largest annual drop in the FSB Small Business Index (SBI) since it started […]

Business boost likely after Brexit vote says Mark Carney

The Bank of England has suggested interest rate cuts following the Brexit vote, as its governor Mark Carney said the UK economy is showing signs of strain. The Pound tumbled and shares soared on Mark Carney’s hints that official borrowing costs could be cut further from their record low of 0.5%, perhaps as soon as […]

ESB accounting and business services in Cheltenham at record

ESB Accounting and business services in Cheltenham at record high as UK unemployment rate at lowest since 2005. The UK unemployment rate has fallen to 5%, the lowest since October 2005, according to official figures. The unemployment total fell to 1.67 million in the February-to-April period, down 20,000 from the previous quarter, the Office for […]

New £5 note will be launched

A new five Pound note will soon to be in circulation. The Bank of England has released updated training material, including a smartphone app, to help businesses prepare for the new polymer £5 note. The thin, plastic note, featuring Winston Churchill, is 15% smaller, safer and more durable. If your business handles cash, it’s important […]

Self employed businesses need admin help

The so called “gig economy” is fast becoming a reality for a growing number of self employed people- but they need help with business red tape. Cloud based platforms are making it easier for firms to find the people they need from a global talent pool, and for freelancers to advertise their skills. For companies […]