By David Fotheringham

News / News - 1 year ago

How to use Apple Pay

In our Apple Pay UK FAQ, we present everything you need to know about Apple Pay, from setup and security measures, to UK banks and shops that support the service. If you have an iPhone or Apple Watch you can use it to securely pay for goods at contactless terminals in shops around the UK thanks...

News / News - 1 year ago

iPad & iPhone User 122 Digital Edition Out Today

iPad & iPhone User is the essential guide to the iPad, iPad mini and iPhone. Readers can get more out of their Apple device with its simple tutorials, buying advice and expert reviews of the latest apps, games and accessories. by Rob Woodcock | 31 Jul 17 iPad & iPhone User Digital Editio...

News / News - 1 year ago

New MacBook Pro 2018 rumours - UK release date, price, features, specs

Apple's only just updated the MacBook Pro for 2017... but we're already looking ahead to next year. Here are all the rumours about the MacBook Pro 2018's release date, specs, price and more Apple has only just updated the MacBook Pro line, announcing at WWDC 2017 that its Pro laptops have been up...

News / News - 1 year ago

Apple predictions 2017

2017 has already been big for Apple, but it's not over yet. Will we see a new Mac mini or iPad mini? What will the iPhone 8 look like? And are there any new products we don't even know about yet? We gather the rumours and whispers about Apple and make our predictions for the year ahead. 2017 ha...

by David Fotheringham - 2 years ago

Auto-enrolment: Why start-ups need to act now or pay later

by Kirsty Senior Updated: Jul 10, 2017 Published: Apr 11, 2016 If you’ve already hired your first staff member or are planning to do so in the near future, automatic enrolment (auto-enrolment) is something you need to think about and act on without delay. It might seem like a boring administration...

by David Fotheringham - 2 years ago

7 tips to help beat the self-assessment tax deadline

by Alex Bell Updated: Jan 28, 2016 Published: Jan 28, 2016 One of the most challenging tasks start-ups and new business owners face in their first year of operating is the annual self-assessment tax return, and it’s a challenge that often results in a final week rush to meet the taxman’s end of Ja...

by David Fotheringham - 3 years ago

Watch out for new reforms to dividend taxation…

by TaxAssist Updated: Dec 21, 2017 Published: Jul 28, 2015 The Summer Budget 2015 included plans to make major changes to the way that dividends are taxed from 6th April 2016. For small business owners with a limited company that draw a small salary and rely on dividends, it’s important to note th...

by David Fotheringham - 4 years ago

Setting up a cycle to work scheme

by Sarah Butler Updated: Aug 21, 2017 Published: Jul 16, 2014 Any new business needs to do everything it can to attract talent and to develop a tax efficient business model. Perhaps even more importantly, business owners need to build a healthy and positive ethos flowing through their company. Let...

by David Fotheringham - 4 years ago

Sole trader tax: What tax do businesses pay

One of the most important decisions you’ll need to make when setting up a company is to determine which business structure is right for you. The majority of small business owners either register as a sole trader or as a limited company – and both have pros and cons. Business tax types Registering...

by David Fotheringham - 4 years ago

VAT: Optional flat rate scheme

by Updated: Apr 2, 2014 Published: Apr 1, 2014 VAT is something that most people find more than a little confusing.  The optional flat rate scheme allows businesses with up to £150,000 turnover to make a flat-rate calculation for VAT payments based on turnover, rather than having to record the VAT...

by David Fotheringham - 4 years ago

Self-assessment tax returns: the common mistakes to avoid

by Bobby Chadha Updated: Jan 23, 2014 Published: Jan 23, 2014 As anyone who is self-employed or runs their own business will know, HMRC requires a full breakdown of expenses and taxes by the end of January. For many, this means hours talking to their accountant and searching for lost documents. If...