Forward Planning – How else can you secure your business’s future?
Forward Planning – How else can you secure your business’s future? We are in uncertain times and it’s important to consider the forward position of your business, especially as many SME’s don’t do this on a formal basis. For any […] Read more
Surviving the Coronavirus Crisis
The effect of the Coronavirus on trade and commerce worldwide has been, rapid, indiscriminate and potentially devastating. The only comfort, perhaps, is that this will be only a relatively short-term issue. However, for businesses to survive the current crisis taking positive action now is imperative. Read more
Understanding our local retail sector
Kingston Chamber of Commerce is very aware of the retail concerns that our members express to us. The high street is a very emotive and visible reflection of how we feel Kingston is doing but, as we know from all the news reporting, we are not alone Read more
CEO Perspective – October 2019
A brief insight to some of the many activities and areas of Kingston business life the Kingston Chamber is involved with and supporting, with our members and partners. Read more
How to grow your business
Money doesn’t grow on trees but growing your business is a lot like planting a seeds and nurturing yours plants Read more
Got a side hustle? You might not need to pay tax
It seems more and more common for people to now have a ‘side hustle’ as well as their main job. According to Henley Business School the growing trend in ‘side hustles’ shows that as many as 1 in 4 people […] Read more
Top Tips from a Bookkeeper
Clare Mannall, Director of CEM Bookkeeping & Consultancy Ltd recent gave a talk at our ‘Wych Networking’ event; aimed at freelancers, homeworkers and start-ups. Here are her ‘Top 10 Tips to Being Financially Efficient’ for small businesses. SET UP A SEPARATE […] Read more
Reaction to the progress in the Brexit negotiations from German-British Chamber of Industry & Commerce
German-British business community welcomes Brexit negotiations moving to the second phase but concerns remain The German-British business community welcomes progress in the Brexit negotiations, which is enabling them to move on to the second phase because only at this second […] Read more
Is your company missing out on big cash savings?
If you are an innovative company there are a range of tax reliefs and incentives available that could significantly enhance your cash flow. The main incentive is R&D Tax Relief At this point I’m guessing that a lot of readers […] Read more
Is Your Business Truly Tax Efficient?
Financially, for many businesses, October is a funny time of year. Shops and restaurants may be gearing themselves up for Christmas but actually a bit quiet day to day as people pay off summer holidays. Meanwhile service industries can be […] Read more
Budget 2016 Summary and Highlights
Budget 2016 Summary and Highlights Provided by Bruce Burrowes of TaxAssist Accountants in Wimbledon and Kingston The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne announced his annual Budget to Parliament today, Wednesday 16th March 2016. The Budget is the government’s annual […] Read more