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What is a winding-up petition?

Any person or company can apply for a winding-up petition to close a business whose debts have become too big and/or unmanageable. If you’ve been issued with a winding-up petition or you are thinking about issuing one against a company which owes you money, the Maple Accounting team have put [...]

By |2018-08-30T17:23:38+01:00July 26th, 2018|Business Support|

Umbrella Companies Vs. Limited Companies

If you’re thinking about starting out as a contractor, then you will be faced with a tough decision. Should you go with an umbrella company, or start your own limited company? Naturally, the answer will depend on your individual circumstances. That’s why, in this article, the maple team will explain [...]

By |2018-09-06T15:24:08+01:00July 19th, 2018|Financial Strategy, Business Support|

Selling your products & services for more

Many companies like to start at lower price points than their competitors when they first begin rolling out their products or services. This is completely normal, but it’s often a tactic that stops you from achieving the levels of profitability you want later on down the line. Of course, your [...]

By |2018-07-05T10:49:07+01:00July 5th, 2018|Financial Strategy, Business Support|

Premium rate fraudsters and HMRC

There appears to have been a recent spike in the number of illegal websites claiming to be collectors for HM Revenue and Customs. These premium rate fraudsters set up sites that appear to be associated with the exchequer, or even creating replica pages of the HMRC website to take money [...]

By |2018-07-05T10:35:33+01:00July 5th, 2018|HMRC News and Updates|