Running Your Business
BEST Growth Hub
The BEST Growth Hub aims to help local businesses in Essex, Southend and Thurrock to identify and realise their potential with free business support for growth. It provides a focal point for businesses that are looking to increase their competitiveness and grow. It offers a great choice of advice, training, networking and more, all tailored to your needs. If you’re a business in Essex, Southend or Thurrock with an aspiration to grow and be more profitable – then the BEST Growth Hub want to hear from you!
The Hub offers a fully funded information and signposting service. If you would like to find out more about the support that is currently available to help your business start or grow then book an appointment with a business navigator today. You can chose a date that is convenient with you and the Hub will contact you to arrange a meeting.
HM Revenue & Customs Business Enterprise E-Learning Tool
The Tax Guide
The Tax Guide covers topics including:
- Choosing a Structure for your business
- Telling the HMRC about your self-employment
- Keeping your Business Records and Claiming Expenses
- Sending HRMC your tax returns and payments)
Self-Employed Business Expenses
Self-Employed Business Expenses covers topics including:
- What are allowable business expenses
- Revenue day-to-day expenses
- Captial Allowances
- Simplified Expenses
Becoming an employer?
Online seminars for businesses and the self-employed:
Choose from a wide range of webinars such as business expenses for the self-employed, operating PAYE in real time, statutory sick pay, VAT awareness and many more.
Click here to access the latest events.
Budgeting for payment of Tax and National Insurance Contributions:
Providing support, advice and inspiration for growing your business
Connecting small businesses with mentoring organisations across the UK, to support and guide development.