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Mobile Devices in School

The Pros and Cons of Allowing Mobile Devices in School Nick Gibb, the schools minister, recently called for a ban on mobile devices in school due to a desire to limit the time children spend online At the moment, it is the head teacher’s decision whether to ban mobile phones at school or not, and opinions are split on the matter.  Many people see  mobiles and tablets as useful and positive learning tools [...]

By |March 13th, 2019|Categories: Education|0 Comments

The Right School Equipment

Do You Have the Right School Equipment this Year? Due to constant financial pressure on schools, it is not a surprise that schools are struggling to update their equipment to run new courses for each upcoming year. The DfE (Department for Education) and Ofsted (The Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills) have piled on more pressure for schools in terms of league tables, student welfare and student progression. Whatever the course [...]

By |March 7th, 2019|Categories: Education|0 Comments

Windows 7 Support Withdrawal

The Withdrawal of Windows 7 Support and the Effect on Schools After January 14, 2020, Microsoft will withdraw Windows 7 support. This operating system (OS) is a popular choice for a lot of secondary schools in the UK. However, once Windows 7 support ends, PCs will become more vulnerable to security risks and schools will no longer receive security and feature updates. Windows 7 can still be installed and activated after support has ended, [...]

By |March 1st, 2019|Categories: Education|0 Comments

Electric Vehicles as Part of the Employee Benefit Package

Electric Vehicles: Why They Should be Your Next Employee Benefit Thinking about your next employee benefit? If you’re looking to retain talent, enhance your brand, and help the environment, electric vehicles (EVs) could be the answer. The UK plans to ban the manufacture of all new petrol or diesel cars by 2040, making EVs the future of transport. Under new salary sacrifice rules, you can help prepare your employees for these changes while [...]

Annual Investment Allowance

Annual Investment Allowance Increases Tax relief for investment in business assets In the 2018 budget Phillip Hammond announced the most generous Annual Investment Allowance increase ever.  January 2019 marks the point at which the new £1 million allowance limit comes into force. The Annual Investment Allowance delivers 100% tax relief in the year of purchase on the cost of a wide range of assets, including plant and machinery, LCVs, HGVs and other commercial [...]

By |February 4th, 2019|Categories: Asset Finance|0 Comments

Digital Tax

How Does HMRC’s New Electronic Tax System Affect Your Business? With the near-ubiquitous nature of digital systems, it almost feels as if Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs is late to the party. However, the changeover to digital tax returns that the government is currently rolling out is causing waves through the business world. Many small companies not yet ready to move over to a paperless model and larger companies now have only a [...]

By |January 23rd, 2019|Categories: Accounting, Asset Finance|0 Comments

Business Asset Finance Predictions for 2019

Business Asset Finance Predictions for an Unpredictable 2019 This year is set to be an interesting one with a good deal of uncertainty at the present time, but how will this affect the business asset finance sector? The ‘B’ word is top of the agenda, but we’ll also take a look at what else could impact performance over the next 12 months. Brexit We’re roughly 100 days away from exiting the EU and, [...]

By |January 17th, 2019|Categories: Asset Finance|0 Comments

Computer Leasing for Small Business: Does it Work?

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. [...]

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

5 Ways Investing in Green Energy Could Help Your Business

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 [...]

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