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About Jennifer Priestley

Helping UK Business Owners to Make More Profit and Pay Less Tax. I set up Maple Accountancy to help good, hardworking people to manage their finances better (with less work!) and make the most out of their money.

Pricing Strategies – Understanding the Essential 8

Finding the right pricing strategies for your goods or services is essential. Providing you market your product at the right price, you can attract new customers, gain a bigger share of the market and increase your profits. However, finding the right price point isn’t always easy. When you’re deciding how [...]

By |2019-10-03T10:23:39+01:00October 1st, 2019|Financial Strategy|

Why you should abolish discounts and use these pricing strategies instead

Discounting product prices can whip up a storm and pique the interest of new customers, but slashing prices is not always an effective way to get your business noticed. While there are benefits of dropping prices and running promotions, discounting can cause problems. If you’re thinking of trying to increase [...]

By |2019-10-03T14:38:56+01:00September 17th, 2019|Financial Strategy|

Critical Tips Every Director Or Business Leader Needs To Know About Running A Great Board Meeting

If you’re a Director or Business Leader, perfecting your board meeting will be a major priority. After all, the decisions made in the boardroom can have a huge influence on the productivity and profitability of the entire venture. Strategic planning will provide the foundation of success. It may sound like [...]

By |2019-09-05T16:05:49+01:00August 22nd, 2019|Business Support|

How to run an awesome board meeting that get’s results without getting bogged down in office politics

Are you about to run a board meeting or a bored-meeting? Do you crave awesome board meetings that lead to progress and results without the threat of office politics harming the outcomes? If so, you need to read this immediately. Every Director or Business Leader typically wants awesome meetings that [...]

By |2019-09-05T16:04:33+01:00August 20th, 2019|Business Support|

The surprising truth about how Research and Development Tax Relief can improve business cashflow

Have you ever thought about how Research and Development Tax Relief can improve business cashflow? If there is one thing that a lot of businesses struggle with today, it is cashflow. This is especially the case for small businesses and start-ups. All it takes is one client to pay you [...]

By |2019-07-30T14:35:11+01:00July 30th, 2019|Financial Strategy, HMRC News and Updates|

How monitoring cashflow can actually improve your business

How monitoring cashflow can actually improve your business You don’t need us to tell you that the survival rates for start-ups do not make pretty reading. One of the main reasons why so many businesses fail is because of cashflow problems. In fact, it is estimated that up to 90 [...]

By |2019-07-30T12:40:11+01:00July 30th, 2019|Financial Strategy|

How to Qualify for R&D Tax Credit

Let's explore how you can increase cashflow by utilising HMRC R&D tax credit. As Businesses grow in scale, so too does a powerful opportunity that each business may encounter. With the right resources, they can improve the world around them. Improving and developing new technologies and ideas comes at a [...]

By |2019-07-11T12:04:11+01:00July 11th, 2019|Tax Relief|

Are You Eligible for Corporation Tax Relief on your Research and Development Project?

Let's see if we can help shine more light on the infamous 'research and development tax credit'. Is your business creating a new, industry-changing product, process, or service? Or are you focusing on research to modify and improve existing products, processes, or services? If so, your company could qualify for [...]

By |2019-07-11T11:32:26+01:00July 11th, 2019|Financial Strategy, Tax Relief|

The Tax Evasion Penalties All UK Businesses Should Know

Pay the Tax Man: The Tax Evasion Penalties All UK Businesses Should Know Over the last three financial years, UK tax evasion cases have been increasing with 2017/2018 recording 3,809 cases. The last fiscal year saw 40,695 people reporting tax evasion cases via the tax evasion hotline. Consequently, the government [...]

By |2019-06-13T15:31:56+01:00June 13th, 2019|HMRC News and Updates|

What Is the R&D Tax Credit and How Can You Claim?

Do you know if you qualify for the R&D tax credit? This credit facility enables businesses to receive a cash payment or corporation tax deduction from HMRC to assist in production or service development costs. With R&D tax relief, renovating or fuelling your business growth will be quite natural. The [...]

By |2019-06-06T09:54:28+01:00May 30th, 2019|HMRC News and Updates|