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17 April 2019

What’s your breakeven point?

Let's chat about your business’ breakeven point. Understanding what level of turnover your company needs to achieve to break even is of th...

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9 April 2019

Off payroll working – a taxing situation for contr...

Forthcoming changes to the IR35 tax rules mean that clients that engage self-employed contractors could face increased income tax and NI lia...

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1 April 2019

National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage Incre...

The new National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage increases are shown here.

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1 April 2019

Employee or contractor? Lorraine Kelly’s tax win a...

TV presenter Lorraine Kelly hit the headlines recently after winning a row with HMRC over a £1.2m tax bill.

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28 March 2019

What businesses need to do in a recession

A few words from our Managing Partner and Founder, Mark Norden… “Everything I am reading in the press sounds like […]

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28 March 2019

The deadline for implementing HMRC’s new rules is ...

The Making Tax Digital deadline is almost upon us. With just over two weeks to go, it’s imperative that VAT […]

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28 March 2019

All you need to know about Making Tax Digital #Norde...

If you run a small business, you will have heard of Making Tax Digital (MTD).  In this video, Mitch Hahn shares the answers to some of the ...

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18 March 2019

What is an Agile Culture and how can you create one?

There are four elements to creating an 'agile culture' for better business success: recognition, communication, trust and learning. Our comp...

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15 March 2019

Insurance for Contractors and Freelancers

We recommend that all clients are appropriately insured to work. We’re often asked questions on this subject, so here are our answers to t...

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6 March 2019

Lord Seb Coe – a visionary leader

When our tax specialist Denise met Lord Sebastian Coe, he gave an inspiring talk on his strategies for assembling his team for the 2012 Olym...

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27 February 2019

Seven things we can learn from Olivia Colman

Olivia Colman has been described as the new Queen of Hollywood! Proudly collecting her Oscar this week for her portrayal […]

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27 February 2019

Are you ready to make your business more profitable?

Now that we’re a couple of months into the year, it’s time to take stock of how well you’re getting […]

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27 February 2019

The 2mm Shift that can impact your business success

Taking your business to the next level doesn't have to mean huge financial investments or changes. Here are two simple things you can do to ...

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20 February 2019

Tax breaks to think about before the tax year-end

Take advantage of tax-saving and investment opportunities that may be available to you before the end of the tax year. Here are some exampl...

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12 February 2019

The latest bogus calls claiming to be HMRC

Here's a quick update on the latest bogus calls claiming to be from HMRC… A client received a voice message from HMRC stating that she has...

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10 February 2019

We beat HMRC’s record!

HMRC have said that 94% of tax returns were filed by 31 January; but we're delighted to say that 99.86% of our clients' tax returns were fi...

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31 January 2019

Fyre Festival: an expensive lesson in online hype

Our latest Nordens TV video covers the Top 10 Business Tips that will help you start, grow or diversify your […]

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30 January 2019

10 Key Business Tips for Success

In this video, Mitch Hahn offers ten simple, yet powerful strategic business tips that could change your life!

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29 January 2019

Have your good intentions fallen by the wayside? Sta...

We’re a month into the new year, and we’ve reached that time when people’s good intentions regarding their businesses tend...

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14 January 2019

New HMRC guidance for directors’ returns

Company directors are NOT required to file a Self Assessment Return if he or she is taxed under PAYE and has no additional tax to pay on oth...

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14 January 2019

A simple guide to creating habits

Almost two weeks into the new year, and many of us are looking to make positive changes in our lives. This advice will set you on track, and...

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9 January 2019

Your VAT queries answered

Welcome to this quarter’s VAT blog highlighting some of the most common queries we’ve answered lately.

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1 January 2019

Make it happen in 2019

We’re all greeting 2019 with optimism and enthusiasm – and rightly so, yet there’s no doubt that, for businesses, the year holds some ...

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30 December 2018

“The taxman called and it cost me thousands!&#...

This article is an abridged version of one in the Sunday Times telling the true story of a businesswoman who was duped by scammers, costing ...

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18 December 2018

No One Wants An HMRC Fine – We’ll Make Sure You&...

Most businesses like yours are well prepared for the important changes coming soon to the way you liaise with HMRC about your VAT and accoun...

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18 December 2018

Ron Weasley in tax battle with HMRC

Actor Rupert Grint is battling HMRC over a £1m tax refund he believes he is owed. HMRC previously blocked a tax return of £1m.

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18 December 2018

Tis the season to be jolly don’t you know

Time flies when you’re having fun. Actually, time flies when you’re not having fun too and, for many UK business […]

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17 December 2018

Getting into the Christmas Spirit

Christmas Jumper Day has become something of a tradition across the UK, with companies getting into the seasonal spirit whilst raising funds...

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28 November 2018

Churchill would have loved Twitter

The art of brevity is admired by many, used by some and destroyed by those who find it impossible to […]

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28 November 2018

Oodles for noodles

Wagamama, the noodle chain with the catchy name, is set to become to most expensive restaurant takeover ever in the […]

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20 November 2018

Do I need to file a Self-Assessment Tax Return?

You should file a self-assessment return if HMRC asks you to, you have capital gains, income or chargeability to report or you wish to claim...

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19 November 2018

The Power of Explanation

In this video, Mitch Hahn explains how allowing yourself to hit fear head on can propel you to new heights, whether personally or in busines...

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5 November 2018

Our footballing success raised a bucketload for Grea...

A little update on Sunday's charity football match... We WON!!!!!!!!!!! 8-5 which was well deserved, even if we do say so ourselves!!

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30 October 2018

Intelligent delegation is a winner in life and busin...

Carlson was considered to be one of the foremost experts on happiness and stress reduction, when he wrote a book […]

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30 October 2018

Budget highlights

Here's a summary of the main points from this year's budget that could affect you as a business owner.

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22 October 2018

For anyone who has a student loan…

The Department for Education (DfE) has confirmed that from 6 April 2019 student loan thresholds will increase.

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19 October 2018

Nordens Charity football match in aid of GOSH

We’re proud and excited to be taking part in a charity football match in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital […]

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19 October 2018

Small changes equal big results

In this video, Mitch Hahn explains how allowing yourself to hit fear head on can propel you to new heights, whether personally or in busines...

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15 October 2018

Team motivation and celebration – a good busin...

Each quarter, we're set a target based on a specific project and we work competitively, but with the overall goal to achieve the end result ...

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8 October 2018

If you really want a revolution, try being an entrep...

Luke Johnson's article in this week's Sunday Times reviews creativity in thinking and the disruption caused by successful businesspeople.

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27 September 2018

Be limited by your imagination, not your fears

We don’t believe actor Will Smith actually collaborated with Mitch Hahn on the latest Nordens TV programme Hitting fear head […]

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27 September 2018

Winners again!! A hat trick at the British Accountan...

With incredible pride, we're thrilled to announce that we were named as the Accountancy Firm of the Year for the South East of England at th...

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24 September 2018

Hitting fear head on

In this video, Mitch Hahn explains how allowing yourself to hit fear head on can propel you to new heights, whether personally or in busines...

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24 September 2018

The 2018 Accounting Excellence Awards

We raised a glass in celebration of some fantastic achievements, as the UK’s brightest accounting firms gathered to celebrate the Accounti...

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24 September 2018

What form is the intelligence that enables someone t...

Luke Johnson's article looks at the qualities encompassed by successful businesspeople, and shows the strengths needed to become successful...

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18 September 2018

We did it!! 16 miles and almost £3000!

On 14/09, a bunch of well prepared accountants, payroll, VAT and admin specialists set out to conquer the streets of London to raise funds f...

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17 September 2018

Why bosses can’t control their emotions and overpa...

Luke Johnson focuses on the intricacies of buying or selling a business; it's a thought-provoking piece that will resonate with business own...

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11 September 2018

How do you split your beer bill? A brilliant tax ana...

This very interesting analogy describes tax in terms of beer spend…

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10 September 2018

What does the Audit Team do?

An audit gives an impartial view and opinion of the robustness of its controls, and offers a true and fair view on the accuracy of the finan...

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3 September 2018

Ask a tycoon: entrepreneurs always have more fun at ...

Luke Johnson assesses how entrepreneurs are programmed to seek growth, but it can be hard to keep the same sense of pride towards a large or...

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