Sole Trader

How to Set Up as a Sole Trader

If you’ve always dreamed of owning and running your own business, you have a number of options available to you including setting up as a limited company or registering as …

The Cycle to Work Scheme

The Cycle to Work Scheme was introduced to encourage employees to cycle to work. It offers a tax incentive to employees and employers whereby the employer purchases bicycles and equipment for employees without it constituting a benefit in kind. Employers and employees can also agree a salary sacrifice to cover the cost of the bicycle and equipment.

Essential VAT rules for Importing and Exporting in the EU

Intrastat is the system for collecting statistics on the movement of goods (not services) between EU member states. The information is used by various government departments, economists and financial institutions. There are two separate Intrastat requirements. All VAT-registered traders must include details of goods to/from EU on the VAT3 return. Larger traders must complete a more detailed monthly return. […]