Month: September 2011


When should you switch your business structure?

For successful businesses, the reality is that simple business structures do not work. They leave you risk exposed, are tax ineffective and are not efficient for succession or sale. In the early stages of business life the philosophy often is to keep it simple and low cost. This may mean trading as a sole trader, […]

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Sir George receives lifetime achievement award

By Hayes Knight – 12 September 2011 Hayes Knight are proud to announce that Sir George Fistonich, owner and managing director of Villa Maria Estate, has received the International Wine Challenge’s highest honour at the glittering awards dinner in London where he accepted the esteemed Lifetime Achievement Award. Sir George Fistonich joins an exclusive group of […]

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When should you switch your business structure?

By Amanda Billington – 15 September 2011 For successful businesses, the reality is that simple business structures do not work. They leave you risk exposed, are tax ineffective and are not efficient for succession or sale. In the early stages of business life the philosophy often is to keep it simple and low cost. This […]

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September deadline looming for LAQC transition

By Phil Barlow – 6 September 2011 Recent amendments to the Qualifying Company (QC) regime have resulted in the termination of LAQCs. Time is now running out for QCs that want to transition to a LTC, a sole tradership or partnership in the income year beginning 1 April 2011. If companies that were LAQCs at […]

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Sustainable fundraising hits the spot with Not-for-Profits

By Hayes Knight – 2 September 2011 Faced with the “new normal” where fundraising for core needs has never been more challenging, what should a not for profit be focussed on when it comes to fundraising? On the 30th August 2011 Hayes Knight invited Clive Pedley, Managing Director of Xponential Philanthropy, to share his valuable […]

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