Allowable expenses for limited companies

Finance and legal

1 March 2023

Here’s what your limited company is allowed to claim as expenses

National Living Wage increases explained

Finance and legal

27 March 2024

What's changing with the National Living Wage for businesses?

How to register as self-employed

Finance and legal

27 March 2024

Ready to make the leap into the world of self-employment? Starting up your business is an exciting time, but first, there’s an important task to check off your to-do list.

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Side Hustle Tax UK Explained

Finance and legal

8 January 2024

From 1 January 2024, new rules have come into place which may affect the tax you pay on your side hustle. AXA explains the changes.

What is payment on account for self-employed businesses?

Finance and legal

14 August 2023

In this guide we’ll walk you through payment on account and what to do if you’re struggling to pay your self-assessment tax bill at the end of the year.

Allowable expenses: what are they?

Finance and legal

15 June 2023

Do you know what your small business is allowed to claim as expenses?

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How to handle national insurance rises

Finance and legal

13 June 2023

A guide to National Insurance and preparing for the cost of having employees.

What is PAYE?

Finance and legal

26 March 2023

If you employ anyone – including yourself – you may need to operate Pay As You Earn (PAYE) as part of your payroll process.

How to fund a small business

Finance and legal

13 February 2023

In this guide, we’ll cover a load of different funding avenues that you can access when starting up your business.

How to win investment for your business

Growth and strategy

9 February 2023

Pitching is one of the hardest parts of starting a business. Learn how to do it.

How to value your small business: a guide

Finance and legal

31 January 2023

Whether you’re considering selling up or are just curious to see the financial fruits of your labour, here’s AXA’s guide to how to value your business.

What is Statutory Sick Pay and how much pay are employees entitled to

Finance and legal

11 January 2023

Understanding statutory sick pay is important for any business, here AXA takes you through the ins and outs to get you up to speed.

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Inflation and Small Businesses

Finance and legal

1 December 2022

Inflation is at an all-time high. How can small businesses handle it?

Steve, AXA Customer and tradesman, hard at work calculating his allowable expenses.
Trades Allowable Expenses

Finance and legal

29 November 2022

Don't pay more tax than you have to. Find out what expenses you can write off as a tradesperson.

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Cleaners Allowable Expenses

Finance and legal

11 November 2022

If you work as a cleaner, make sure you're not paying more tax than you have to.

Small business rates relief: the facts

Finance and legal

3 November 2022

Find out how small business rate relief could benefit your business.

Cut Your Business Costs

Growth and strategy

29 September 2022

It's a big decision, deciding what to cut. Here's how to make the right choices.

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Personal Trainer Allowable Expenses

Finance and legal

20 June 2022

We’ve made it easy to understand allowable expenses and maximise your earnings.

Retail and Shop Owner Allowable Expenses

Finance and legal

1 June 2022

Our easy guide explains allowable expenses to help you save more on tax.