TRAVEL COSTS - 08.10.2020
Carry on cutting travel costs
You’ve been asked to shrink the travel budget. This can be done in one of two ways and coronavirus has actually made the more effective one easier for you. What can you save?
UTILITIES - 08.10.2020
More handwashing but save on water
If staff are back in their normal workplace they will be washing their hands more frequently than ever. This shouldn’t be discouraged. So, where else could you reduce consumption and save money?
OFFICE COSTS - 08.10.2020
To help ensure maximum hygiene, you’ve decided to install a new dishwasher in the kitchen, rather than run the risk of dirty mugs and everyone handwashing items. Which is the most efficient model and what will it save you?
IT EQUIPMENT - 08.10.2020
Cash for excess IT stuff?
With more staff working from home on a permanent basis you have some IT equipment left in the office that’s surplus to requirements. Can you make some money from it?
BARTERING - 03.09.2020
Using bartering to save cash
In the current economic climate, the cash flow for many SMEs is very tight. However, you don’t always need cash in order to buy goods and services - you can barter for them. What’s involved?
INVESTMENTS - 03.09.2020
Tax relief for share value fall
The stock market is up and down following fears of a second wave of coronavirus. The directors are reviewing the shares they own. Could the fall be good news in terms of tax planning and what will you save?