If your home doubles as your office, you can also claim back some, but not all, of your household expenses. The amount you can claim is based on how much of your home is used for work, and for how much of the time.
If your job requires you to travel to somewhere other than your normal workplace, these costs can be claimed back.
If you’re setting up a new business, it’s highly likely that you’re paying for a lot of business-related items or services out of your own pocket. The good news is that many of these costs can be reimbursed out of your company’s profits, before your tax is calculated.
Four out of five SMEs respond negatively to telemarketing, with 45% describing this method as a “completely ineffective” way to gain their business.
The next four years will see revenues from online advertising catch up with those from TV. Paid search internet advertising clinging to its dominant position, says PriceWaterhouseCoopers.
A new study by MasterCard has found that, whilst 90% of SMEs have an online presence, only a fraction allow customers to purchase their products and services online.
20 million SMEs are operating across Europe, but 92% of companies have less than 10 employees, a report by Mazars has found.