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Trusts & Estate Planning

Trusts & Estate Planning

What Is A Trust? A trust is created when a person, called the settlor, transfers property to people known as trustees. Trustees are obliged by law to use the property for purposes that the settlor specifies. Usually, one of these purposes is to make payments from the...
Shareholders Salaries and PAYE

Shareholders Salaries and PAYE

In a typical small company scenario, the profit the company derives is usually split between being retained by the company and being distributed to the shareholders. The final decision is typically being made at the end of the year once the final results are known....
Got a new business idea?

Got a new business idea?

How do you know if your new business idea is any good? Try answering these questions…   1.  Does your idea work? 2.  Is your idea safe? 3.  Is your idea legal? 4.  Will it continue to work or is there a danger new technology can rapidly replace it? 5.  Can...
SWOT Analysis

SWOT Analysis

The SWOT analysis is an extremely useful tool for understanding and decision-making for all sorts of situations in business and organisations.  SWOT is an acronym for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats. A SWOT analysis is a subjective assessment of data...