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Salon Receives Funding for Expansion

An independent chain of tanning salons in Wiltshire and Gloucestershire has received a £160k funding boost via SWIG Finance for expansion. The Tanning Room provides UV sunbeds and spray tanning,...
Lisa Alcock
S W I G Finance Ltd
Posted on: 13th March 2024
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Tightening the reins on 'side hustles' - navigating HMRC's new powers

HMRC is now using new powers granted to them by the Government to target a key area of tax evasion – individuals selling on platforms like eBay, Vinted, or Depop must now be vigilant about their...
Jess Thuc
Milsted Langdon
Posted on: 11th March 2024
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Making Tax Digital for income tax

The Government’s Tax Administration Strategy is set to introduce Making Tax Digital (MTD) for Income Tax Self-Assessment (ITSA) by 6 April 2026 allowing those who are self-employed, are landlords or...
Jess Thuc
Milsted Langdon
Posted on: 9th March 2024
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If your commercial insurance includes buildings and contents, why would you need business interruption cover?

In the event of a break-in, flood or fire, many business owners mistakenly believe that all will be put right by their property insurance. However, while their buildings and contents policies will...
Chris Hill
Posted on: 8th March 2024
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