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How is Brexit going to affect my business?

Whether it’s hard or soft, one thing’s for sure; Brexit is going to impact your business. According to an article in the Telegraph, both UK and EU small businesses are most likely to be hit the hardest by Brexit. And with a recent leaked government memo suggesting that the UK will be worse off, no…

What is Making Tax Digital, and how will it affect me?

A great many aspects of modern business have become streamlined and paperless thanks to cloud technology. And within the next few years, the government plans to add tax to that list with Making Tax Digital (MTD). In a move that will bring about the end of paper accounting for millions across the UK, HMRC will…

The History of Saint & Co. – Part One

The History of Saint & Co. - Part One

Looking back on over 130 years of excellence Every business has a story, and every story has to start somewhere. Ours begins with our founder John Jackson Saint. John Jackson was an accountant, businessman, and public servant, who was born in 1861, and died in 1918. He lived a busy and eventful life, typified by…

Does the new 16.5% VAT flat rate percentage apply to your business?

The new VAT flat rate of 16.5% started to apply from 1 April 2017 for “limited cost traders”. A “limited cost trader” is one using the VAT flat rate scheme but where the VAT inclusive cost of goods for a year is less than 2% of VAT inclusive turnover, excluding certain specified items. Those specified…