31 10, 2018

Computer Leasing for Small Business: Does it Work?

By |October 31st, 2018|Categories: IT Leasing|0 Comments

Computer Leasing for Small Business: Does it Work? Small business equipment leasing isn’t a new thing. Businesses have been renting machinery, vehicles and other ‘hard’ assets for many years. But what about computer leasing or other IT equipment and software leasing, some of the so-called ‘soft’ business assets? Is it possible? Is it financially sound? Read on to find out. Choices Ok, so you’re a small business owner and you’re faced with a dilemma. [...]

29 10, 2018

Budget 2018 Overview

By |October 29th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Autumn Budget 2018: What It Means For SMEs Unveiled exactly five months to the day before Britain pulls out of the European Union, 2018’s Autumn Budget set a positive tone for small and medium-sized enterprises up and down the country. Taking place on Monday 29th October before the start of vital Brexit negotiations in early November, it pedals an optimistic view of business in general, and a drive to support SMEs and the high [...]

25 10, 2018

ECO Schemes To Make A Comeback

By |October 25th, 2018|Categories: Cars, Employee Car Ownership, Salary Sacrifice, Vehicle Finance|0 Comments

Employee Car Ownership (ECO) Schemes Could Be About To Make A Comeback But are they right for you? Changes to the rules affecting salary sacrifice car schemes and a seemingly endless tide of rises in Benefit-in-Kind taxes for company car drivers have prompted some industry experts to suggest that Employee Car Ownership (ECO) schemes may be about to make a resurgence. While some pundits have suggested that the latest Government interventions have made a [...]

24 09, 2018

5 Ways Investing in Green Energy Could Help Your Business

By |September 24th, 2018|Categories: Asset Finance, Sustainability|0 Comments

5 Ways Investing in Green Energy Could Help Your Business Go Green and Grow Your Business We hear a lot these days about going green, investing in green energy, green this and green that– but what does it all really mean for businesses and how can you use it to your advantage? It’s true that you probably can’t get your business energy completely from renewable sources at the moment, unless you have some method [...]

24 09, 2018

Why Offer Employee Benefits?

By |September 24th, 2018|Categories: Cars, Employee Car Ownership, Salary Sacrifice, Vehicle Finance|0 Comments

Advantages And Disadvantages Of Employee Benefit Schemes At one time, people left education, got a job and worked their way up through that company until they reached the level they wanted. It wasn’t unusual for employees to spend their entire working lives with the same employer. This often with minimal, or maybe no specific employee benefits to speak of. Believe it or not, that wasn’t so very long ago. Now, it is extremely rare [...]

12 09, 2018

Student iPad Scheme

By |September 12th, 2018|Categories: Education|1 Comment

Case Study: Student iPad Lease Scheme How schools can help families spread the cost of the latest devices The advantages of using technology in the classroom are well recognised across the education sector. Tablets allow students to engage with the subject matter in a way that they find intuitive and interesting, while teachers benefit through better tracking of students’ progress and opportunities for greater group collaboration. Of course, there are cons too, not least [...]

27 07, 2018

Company Car Tax Take Goes Up As Number Of Drivers Falls

By |July 27th, 2018|Categories: Cars, Employee Car Ownership, Vehicle Finance|0 Comments

Company Car Tax Take Goes Up As Number Of Drivers Falls The Government is raising record revenues from the company car market by imposing higher taxes on drivers - at the same time as the number of drivers actually falls. Provisional figures from HMRC for 2016/17, the latest year available, show that the amount the Treasury collected in company car tax and National Insurance Contributions (NICs) increased by more than 24% year-on-year – up [...]

5 07, 2018

A Simplified Look At The Main IFRS 16 Changes

By |July 5th, 2018|Categories: Accounting, Asset Finance, Contract hire, Vehicle Finance|0 Comments

How does IFRS 16 affect you? What is IFRS 16? IFRS 16 (International Financial Reporting Standard) is a new standard for lease accounting which will come into force in January 2019. It will replace the existing IAS 17 lease accounting standard. It’s been put together by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB). At first glance, it’s a complicated piece of accounting legislation which could potentially be a nightmare to navigate. On closer examination, however, [...]

21 06, 2018

Pros and Cons of Technology in the Classroom

By |June 21st, 2018|Categories: Education|0 Comments

Pros and Cons of Technology in the Classroom Technology in the classroom is ever increasing and yet parents and teachers are understandably cautious about the amount of screen time students are exposed to, as well as the initial and ongoing upgrade and maintenance costs. However, this technology use gives teachers the ability to easily track and assess students, less paper needs to be used and higher student engagement is gained. Looking just at these [...]

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