Small Business Expenses Advice

Articles and guides on the complex subject of business expenses. Keeping correct records can help lower your taxes and increase your profits, so find out here advice on what qualifies, what is allowable and which expenses are deductible.


What expenses can I claim through my business?

Darren Fell, managing director of Crunch Accounting, discusses what costs can be claimed as a small business.


Self-employed allowable expenses you can claim

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How to get more control over your business budgeting 


A guide to claiming legitimate business expenses 

This handy guide to business expenses will tell you everything you need to know about making a claim and how much your employees could be entitled to


Navigating business expenses as a limited company

Emily Coltman, chief accountant at FreeAgent, gives some tips on negotiating the minefield of business expenses.

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How to take control of your business expenses

Cash is the lifeblood of business, yet too often entrepreneurs spend more money than they need to, putting a strain on cashflow. Here’s how to do a better job of controlling your business expenses


Reclaiming pre-trade expenses

I have a home-based business idea. I need a computer to write my business plan (to support business post launch). Can I claim this expense back against tax when I eventually set up my limited company?


Claiming mobile phone expenses as part of your business

What's the standard policy for mobile phones expenses? Can you claim back anything from the tax man for business mobile phone usage?


More than a third of workers never claim back on expenses

New research reveals that more than a third of workers never claim back expenses while some avoid racking up the costs altogether.


Overclaiming on expenses is costing the economy £1.6 billion a year

White paper reveals that more than a third of British professionals overclaim on their business expenses.

Legal advice

Closing the gap on delayed compensation claims

Travel delay compensation is much more than just about getting your money back. It’s about wasted time as Dr. Steve Cassidy, managing director, Viaqqio, explores.


UK SMEs lost £8.72 billion every year managing company expenses

The £8.72 Billion problem faced by SMEs across the UK - the time and resources taken to keep track of employee and company expenses.

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What is professional indemnity insurance?

Professional indemnity insurance provides cover if somebody sues your business and they allege that your advice caused financial loss or damaged their brand. It’s not just for accountants and lawyers but for anyone offering a personal service, even web designers

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Benefits of switching to the right business bank account

We've teamed up with the Current Account Switch Service to explain the benefits of switching your business bank account.

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Business Companion: a reliable voice in the misinformation age

Business Companion is a one-stop-shop for accurate and up-to-date legal guidance, whatever sector you’re in — and it’s all completely free

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How Amazon Ads is supporting entrepreneurs

Digital ad campaigns aren't just for big businesses. Here's why you should be considering it...