Bournemouth & Poole Landlord Exhibition

Speaker at the Bournemouth and Poole Landlord Exhibition

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Over 500 landlords and prospective landlords from across Dorset are expected to attend the Bournemouth and Poole Landlord Exhibition taking place on 4 October at the BIC, Bournemouth. The exhibition aims to provide both landlords and prospective landlords with the tools required to take full advantage of the area’s buoyant private rented sector. The event…

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Ward Goodman, tax accounts

Business development opportunities as HMRC makes tax digital

Posted under Tax Briefs, Ward Goodman News.

Terry Riley, business director for local Dorset accountants Ward Goodman, sees opportunities for businesses to develop alongside the £1.3 billion plan HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) have for Making Tax Digital (MTD). With the release of six consultation documents in August, HMRC provided a bit more substance to the policy paper published earlier this year…

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employee benefits

Employee wellbeing = business wellbeing

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Mindfulness, work-life balance and mental well-being have been prominent in the media for some time, but it’s increasingly recognised in businesses that employee wellbeing should be part of the bottom line strategy. One of the key components of any strategy has to be a robust employee benefits package. This is the conclusion drawn by recent…

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marketing for small businesses

Marketing is top priority for small digital businesses

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45% of small businesses are intent on boosting marketing expenditure this year, according to a study by eBay. The study found that a quarter of small business owners claim not to understand Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), but three quarters believe that social media can drive growth.  61% believe that an understanding of marketing and advertising…

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