How to pay yourself dividends

Despite tax changes in April 2016, if you run a limited company, the most tax efficient way of paying yourself from your limited company is probably still with dividends. Salaries are taxed for both Pay As You Earn (PAYE) income tax and National Insurance Contributions (NICs). Dividends, on the othe...

Should You Take Credit Cards?

Who wants to pay by cheque these days? Most people expect to pay by debit or credit cards. Even if you’re not selling online – which makes card payments essential – taking credit cards can maximise sales and profits, broaden your consumer base and make your business look more professional. Set...

Are you ready for Auto Enrolment?

With more of us living longer, the government is rethinking the pension system to reduce the burden on the treasury. This includes Auto Enrolment, which means everyone in employment will be enrolled in a workplace pension scheme. If you employ staff you need to know about it – and start preparing ...

Dealing with insolvent customers

There’s a big worry many small businesses face. What if the company or individual you supplied goods or services to don’t pay? If they can’t because they have become insolvent customers, the position can be complicated. Can you recover the goods? The legal position can seem unfair. The usual l...

7 Ways To Save By Going Green

We all know we need to be greener. But we may believe that it will simply cost us money. At ezbob we believe that you can actually save by going green. Not only does it save money, you help save the planet. Plus many large companies will now only do business with suppliers who can […]...