Welcome to our May instalment, we’re approaching the summer months and lockdown measures have eased some more. In this month’s newsletter, we’re going to be looking at winding down your company with retirement in mind, maximising health and fitness sector profits, managing organisational changes and more.
Jonathan Walton and Owen Kyffin of B4 members Whitley Stimpson were joined by their client Nigel Nerurkar of fused4 to focus on research and development.
The ‘honeymoon’ transition period following the UK’s official departure from the European Union in January 2020, with no trade borders or customs formalities and VAT systems remaining the same, has now come to an end. If you’re a business that trades in the EU, the new rules on VAT and customs are now in place and major adjustments may be needed.
Even before our pandemic-hit 2020, we adjusted to a world of constant change and uncertainty, but the challenges of a post-COVID business environment will require a new level of stress testing and scenario planning if our businesses are to survive and thrive. 2021 will be a critical year for business and will still see significant disruption from economic, political and environmental forces.