Do Shareholders Pay Tax on Dividends?

Dividends can be a great way for company shareholders to earn money in a tax-efficient way, but they are still subject to tax – just at a different rate to other types of income. What are dividends? Dividends are payments that limited companies can make to qualifying shareholders from the profits that the company earns….

How to Find Help If Your Business Can’t Pay Its Energy Bills

Many of us are swapping central heating for a hot water bottle at the moment as the cost of living and price of energy continues to climb. The crisis doesn’t just apply to life at home though, it’s also affecting businesses across the country who are having to cut back and compromise in order to…

Can I Run More Than One Business at a Time?

Running one business is plenty of work by itself, but it’s not unheard of for some people to run multiple businesses at the same time. These might be sole trader enterprises, limited companies, or a combination. There aren’t any rules to say that you can’t run more than one business, but doing so can sometimes…