From the Business Godparent

Time to Unwind

Welcome to this summer edition of the BGP.

Many of you will be heading off for sunnier climes, but some of you may be reluctant to as you grapple with all the economic issues we are experiencing. If you fall into the latter camp, I do encourage you to take some time out over the next few months.

All business leaders need to take a break to be effective in their roles. I have a few tips below and of course some great articles for you to read, not to mention a great interview with Mike Feuer from Compass.

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Employee Spotlight

New Team Members

Meet Essendon’s new team members…

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Red Sofa Interviews

Mike Feuer on The Red Sofa

Compass provide hands on help in
resolving operational issues, that
impact profits and cash flow.

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Self Employed

Allowable Expenses You Can Claim on Being Self Employed

As a self-employed business owner, it’s important to understand the allowable expenses that can be claimed.

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Top Tips

Mastering Payments on Account: A Guide for Self-Assessment Taxpayers

Navigating Self-Assessment and payment on account can be difficult to understand. Often, individuals feel overwhelmed which can then make it even more confusing.

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Top Tips

How Your Business Could Benefit From a Financial Coach

Many successful businesses struggle with managing their books. It’s not uncommon to have a flurry of leads but still struggle with cash flow. This is where a financial coach could benefit you.

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Top Tips

Unlocking Downtime: Why it’s Important For Small Business Owners to Take Breaks and Recharge.

Running a small business can be both rewarding and challenging, especially in the uncertain economic climate of today.

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VAT History – 50 Years

As we commemorate the momentous occasion of the Value Added Tax’s anniversary, we invite you to take a journey through its history and impact on the UK economy.

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