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TLC for all – what’s on the menu this month!

You’ll know by now that here at TLC, we totally love calculators and we totally love (ice) cream – which nearly works! Of course, TLC also means tender loving care. And, oh my!, how we’ve all needed a bit of that over these past two years. Whether that’s for each other, ourselves or our businesses, […]

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When business insurance brings personal benefits

As a director of a limited company, it’s pretty much a given that you’ve got your main business insurances covered – you know, the general things like professional indemnity and public liability policies. However, there are some other types of business insurance that may not be so well known but offer some personal benefits that […]

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Your self-assessment checklist for 2020-21

Here we are again. It only seems like five minutes since we finished filing people’s tax returns for 2019-20 and now we’re ready to start the whole process again for 2020-21! As usual, we’ve produced a handy checklist for clients to work through so they can be certain they’ve sent us all of the paperwork […]

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TLC loves – looking after ourselves

It’s fair to say the last 12 months have been incredibly challenging for everyone. From the Hokey-Cokey of going in and out of lockdown to the additional pressures of changing the ways we work and having children and/or other family members at home, it can feel like there’s been challenge after challenge with very little […]

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Less tax, more cash: how to get ahead on personal tax

With 5 April looming on the horizon, many people will now be turning their thoughts to the dreaded end-of-year tax bill.  It’s a pain point for many, particularly those who fall into the ‘high net worth’ category who can often find themselves hit the hardest. Did you know, however, that with a bit of planning […]

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TLC Loves: Reducing Your Corporation Tax Bills

If you’re familiar with us here at TLC, you’ll know that we love helping our clients to reduce their corporation tax bills. For many clients the company year-end is fast approaching, so now is the time to take action and save on your corporation tax bill.  You’d be forgiven if your eye has wandered off […]

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All our Covid-19 updates

We’re working hard to bring you updates on useful stuff related to running a business or working for yourself and Covid-19. More and more people are asking questions about a variety of things, so we’ve pulled together all of the updates here on one page to make it easier to direct people to the information. […]

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Hubdoc vs ReceiptBank – why we still think ReceiptBank is worth paying for

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If Hubdoc is free, why do we still think ReceiptBank is worth paying for? Here we’ve looked at both apps and explain the reasons why… Time-saving expense apps are worth their weight in gold! As you know TLC loves anything which can save our small business clients time. So using an app to manage your […]

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What are challenger banks and why would you consider one for your small business?

You might have heard of challenger banks but aren’t entirely sure what the phrase means. So what are challenger banks and why would you consider one for your business? What’s a challenger bank? Technically a challenger bank is any that isn’t operated by the “big four” banking groups – Lloyds, HSBC, Barclays and NatWest Group, […]

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Planning a Christmas party for your staff? Here are the tax rules you need to know…

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As we approach Christmas, thoughts naturally start to turn towards staff parties and celebrations – although thanks to the Coronavirus pandemic, your 2020 office Christmas party may look a little different to usual. This year you may decide it’s better to hold your party virtually, instead of the usual bar, restaurant or hotel-based Christmas do […]

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