Coronavirus: Extensions to the Job Retention and Self-employed grant schemes

There were some big headlines on Friday as the Chancellor announced extensions to the Job Retention and Self-Employed Income Support Schemes. As always, however, the details aren't made so obvious.  So, let's run through all you need to know about the extensions and...
Why doing your tax return early is good for you…and others

Why doing your tax return early is good for you…and others

We all know that mental health is important and that running a business can impact on it.  At Raedan we've always strived to reduce the worries of those we work with and we know that a good way to do that is to get things done early! By working together we can get...

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Alternative ways to get cash back into your business

Alternative ways to get cash back into your business

  As the spread of coronavirus causes the UK government to enforce lockdowns and closures, businesses are being faced with difficult conditions and tough decisions. Though many businesses are adapting, and some even struggling to keep up with increased demand,...

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Coronavirus: Self-employed Income Support Scheme

Coronavirus: Self-employed Income Support Scheme

Having seemingly been ignored, the Government announced support for the self-employed on 26 March with it's Income Support Scheme.  Similar in some ways to the support for employers, the main question was always going to be, how will it be calculated. Updated May 2020...

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Coronavirus: Job Retention Scheme FAQ

Coronavirus: Job Retention Scheme FAQ

Updated 3 June 2020We're getting some great questions about the Job Retention Scheme from our business community and wanted to share them (and the answers!) with as many of you as possible.  Information is still coming out on this so we'll update regularly as we learn...

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Coronavirus: How you can prepare your business

Coronavirus: How you can prepare your business

We are all facing a considerable level of uncertainty at the moment and for business owners in particular there will be a host of thoughts occupying your minds as to how to navigate the next few weeks or potentially months as the world battles against the coronavirus...

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Budget 2020: What it means for your business

Budget 2020: What it means for your business

Budget 2020 been dubbed in places as the 'small business budget'. It’s fair that there are policies very specifically aimed at smaller businesses but what are they and will it do enough to help the 700,000 small businesses in the UK? We know the budget isn’t always a...

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Could you get £50,000 to switch business bank?

Could you get £50,000 to switch business bank?

£50,000 to switch business bank!? Before you get too excited there are limited circumstances where this applies and by now, you should know you're eligible.  But, in case you've not received the letter or maybe have forgotten, here's a reminder of what is on offer for...

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Can you buy an electric car through your company?

Can you buy an electric car through your company?

As a business owner you may be looking at ways to extract funds from your business. Company cars used to be a common method of doing that but over recent years the tax charged has made them unattractive. But that’s all about to change, that is if you’re happy to get...

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