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Motor trade insurance tips

If you are a motor trader, the vehicles that come into your possession – for the services you offer or because you are buying and selling them – are exempt from the rules that apply to private cars under the so-called continuous insurance enforcement legislation. Instead, you may register as a motor trader and have the right to use trade plates in place of separate tax and change of ownership each time a vehicle comes temporarily into your... [Continue Reading]

Finding the right travel website designers

Back in the 1970s, the Internet and travel websites didn’t exist. In those days, finding someone to generate a software solution usually involved finding a programmer. The more eccentric the individual was and the more incomprehensible techno-speak they used, the more in demand they typically were! Business knowledge It is only over the last 20 years that sponsoring companies have started to deemphasise the need for perceived technical genius in... [Continue Reading]

Insurance requirements for your manufacturing business

The term “manufacturing business” can mean different things to different people. It might conjure up images of a vast site producing enormous quantities of goods and/or materials but in practice, significant numbers of manufacturers are relatively small-scale operations. In some instances, it might even be a sole-trader manufacturing specialist antique machine parts from a unit in their own garden. Whatever the size of your business though,... [Continue Reading]

The step by step guide to VAT and tax loans

Well within living memory, some businesses regarded tax bills as things that had to be taken seriously but which could, typically, be put onto the back burner in payment terms. That was because the government’s tax collection regimes of the time were relaxed and broadly speaking, often erratic. As a result, if a business simply didn’t have the funds to pay when the amount was due, it was tempting and actually possible to simply delay payment... [Continue Reading]

Guide to property renovation insurance

If you are a construction company or a property developer, you are probably aware of the handsome profits to be made in renovation works. If you were in any doubt, you might want to take a look at an article written by a property developer and published in Home Building magazine on the 15th of July 2017. The author’s tips on renovating for profit may appeal to any builder, construction company or developer. Property renovation insurance With your... [Continue Reading]