"It makes it a small window of opportunity for the current tax year. We will all be wanting our new gear between the first of April and the fifth of April for the invoice date to be valid for the 20/21 tax year. I am sure for most of us our machinery…"
"The budget is giving you an incentive to purchase to purchase machinery and computer equipment with an extra tax reduction.
Instead of the normal 100% purchase price being able to set against tax, as from the 1/4/21 it will be 130%.
That works like…"
"I agree with what you say.
We have just put all our contracts by 5% for the annual increase and we lost one customer who says they can't affrd the extra £2 a fortnight. That customer is the one we are glad to see the back of.
By increasing all our…"
"There is a serious pitfall here. The idea that if the initial task is performed cheaply, under-priced to what it should be, that the new client will be so pleased that more work will follow. The hypothesis being that charging the first task out at…"
"I agree Dragonwood .
While formulas are in place to help a buisness calculate profit and loss its also important to use your instinct and not overlook potential opporunity by being too rigid over price within reason .
A recent enquiry asking if i…"
Ben Watson is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
"Overviews from small business persepctive:
Summary of the spring budget 2021 - Forum of Private Business
FSB responds to the Chancellor's Budget speech - Federation of Smal...
UK Spring Budget 2021: what it means for small businesses - Simply ...…"
Just wondered if anyone has had time to fully digest the latest budget and its pros and cons to us gardeners On the face of it seems positive if you are looking to purchase new mowers and vans etc plus I think he said a tax break for digital / IT…
"If you are trying to secure more work in another area I'd say just price it fair based on your day rate and expect to make a little less its a calculated risk. It also depends on the area, is it affluent enough to be able to afford your additional…"
" Hi Peter I have used the Bosch shears but found them a bit under powered to be honest for Buxus , but they were someones elses shears so i dont know what state the battery was in . Bosch is generally a great brand .
I have the Stihl HS47 trimmer I…"