MORE COMPLICATED PENSION RULES

We recently highlighted the restricted annual pension allowance for those with high income, such as doctors. Note that the deadline for requesting the additional tax to be paid out of the fund for 2017/18 is 31 July 2019.   There is a further complication for those individuals who have started drawing income from certain money[…]

MISTAKES ARE OPPORTUNITIES TO LEARN

We can learn more from failure than success.   According to Richard Branson, “One thing is certain in business. You and everyone around you will make mistakes.” If we are all spending time making mistakes, it makes sense to learn from them.   Failure is a critical part of building a successful career, and how[…]

RANKING ON GOOGLE

Google is still the world’s most popular search engine. Google’s search engine algorithm is continuously being updated so how do you keep your firm’s website up to date so that you show up in online searches?   Over the past number of years we have invested in the development of the MMG Archbold website and[…]

MANAGING IN UNCERTAIN TIMES

Due to Brexit, 2019 looks set to be a year filled with uncertainty for businesses. The future is always unknown but this year managers will need to navigate some particularly choppy waters due to market uncertainty and global political turmoil.   Focus on what you can control As a manager, you can always control your[…]

THINGS TO STOP DOING IN 2019

Many of us will have made a new year’s resolution for 2019. Perhaps we want to learn a new language, get in shape or spend more time with our family. The start of a new year is also a good time to decide what you’re not going to do in the office this year. Stop[…]

MAKING THE MOST OF 2019

One of the most common things holding people back from achieving their potential in business is the fear of failure.   It is human nature to fear the unknown. When we push ourselves outside of our comfort zones, whether in business or in our personal lives, it is pretty normal to feel some degree of[…]

2019 BUSINESS TRENDS TO WATCH

Here are some of the top Business Trends to watch in 2019:   Marketing will continue to become more personalised Marketing is becoming increasingly personal, and this trend will keep going as we move into the new year. No longer will stock images, generic campaigns or impersonal calls to action convince consumers. In order to[…]

YOUR BUSINESS AND BREXIT.  ESSENTIAL PLANNING

If there are any clear themes emerging from the year, it is the importance of the political situation for the economy.   If there are any clear themes emerging from the year, it is the importance of the political situation for the economy. Brexit, the US mid-term elections, China – what the politicians have to[…]