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The Ogden Discount Rate change explained

8th November 2017

The Government’s recent announcement that the Ogden discount rate is to be slashed from +2.5% to -0.75% has sent headlines – and insurers – into a frenzy. But what does it actually mean? What is it? In short, the Ogden discount rate is a calculation used to determine how much money insurance companies should pay […]

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What to look for in accounting software

8th November 2017

Not all small businesses and sole traders have an accountant, let alone an accounts department, at their disposal. Cloud based accounting software apps have risen to the challenge of providing a way to keep books in order, without the costly outlay of a PC-based package. Cloud-based or SaaS (software as a service) options offer a […]

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Could Brexit cause customs delays at UK ports?

8th November 2017

As Theresa May suggests Britain will pull out of the EU’s single market and customs union as part of a “swift and clean” Brexit, the UK Freight Transport Association (FTA) has warned Parliament that exiting without first creating an arrangement for “frictionless trade” could lead to expensive customs delays for ports, hauliers and shippers. The […]

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On course for collision – the dangers of lost shipping containers

5th July 2017

1,200 of 120 million shipping containers are lost every year. It's a small number to the industry but a big problem for yachts.

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Manufacturers already profiting from the Internet of Things

4th July 2017

Just two years after nearly half of manufacturers hadn’t even heard of the Internet of Things, a majority are already profiting from it.

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