The Journey Begins – Exciting new business opens in St Neots

23rd May 2018

https://www.shume.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/IMG-20180321-WA0012-800x321.jpgA lot of our blogs are about rules and regulations, however something that happens often in our world is that we get the fantastic opportunity to be part of a new business venture for one of our clients.

Shume Bottle Emporium – is a beer shop specializing in locally brewed beer, cheese, coffee, gin and a few other delights. I would say it offers a continental feel which is uncommon in most shops and is definitely something different in the town of St Neots.

The biggest feature for me is owner Luan, who’s passion and interest in not only all his products but also where and how they are produced offering a rare and refreshing knowledge and judgement that you just don’t find in your local supermarket.

Whiting & Partners will be looking after his bookkeeping using Xero with the shop currently running an iZettle system (Rebecca Marley has recently written a blog on this) and producing his accounts at the year end. More importantly we will be producing Luan with quarterly management information, giving him advise where he needs it and allowing him to focus on running his business and doing what he loves!

Starting a business takes a huge amount of courage but also a passion about a product or a service that drives a company forward. Most of us are unable to control every aspect of a business and if we are, perhaps we are taking time and energy away from areas where a real impact could be made. Like Luan, let Whiting’s help with support, advice and your workload. You’re not alone and we want you to be successful just like you do!

And if you are in the St Neots area, check out Shume. From beer drinkers to cheese enthusiasts, it’s an experience I have rarely had myself and will happily return again. A fantastic example of a budding business venture of which Whiting’s will be right behind!

 



 
Other items in Blogs
 
Lisa Smith
11th December 2018 To file or not to file, that is the question!

In common with many people, our client was notified in January 2018 that he no longer needed to file a tax return.  As he receives income from multiple sources, i.e. a salary, various pensions and savings income, he wasn’t convinced that he had paid the right amount of tax for the year ended 5 April…

Read More »

Jeannette Hume
11th December 2018 R&D tax credits explained

Research and development (R&D) tax credits are a valuable government tax relief that rewards UK companies for investing in innovation. Companies that spend money developing new products, processes or services; or enhancing existing ones, are eligible for a cash payment and/or Corporation Tax reduction. R&D tax credit rates are the equivalent of up to 33p…

Read More »

Matilda Mawson
11th December 2018 Don’t let your tax bill get you down – file your return before 30 December and spread the payment over a year!

With the festive period looming, completing self-assessment tax returns are the least of most people’s worries, however, if you are employed or receiving a pension and have tax deducted at source by your employer there is a benefit to filing your return before Christmas! If your return is filed before 30 December 2018 you can…

Read More »

Jeannette Hume
7th December 2018 Budget Changes Encourage Investment

A number of measures contained in October’s budget were designed to increase investment made by UK businesses and aimed at raising the UK’s international competitiveness. Farmers anticipating expenditure on new commercial buildings or a large outlay on machinery, may find Chancellor Hammond’s changes both interesting and useful.   Let’s look first at the Structures and…

Read More »

Matilda Mawson
30th November 2018 Don’t duck out on your filing obligations – check if you need to complete a self-assessment tax return before it’s too late!

There are now only 62 days before the tax return filing deadline of 31 January 2019. Not sure if you need to file a tax return? HMRC have released a new questionnaire that only takes a few minutes and will check whether any of your income or gains will require you to submit a return.…

Read More »

Donna Gidney
22nd November 2018 Guest Speaker confirmed for Start-up Seminar at March Office

Our March office will be hosting its start-up seminar on 29 November 2018 between 6pm and 8pm. The evening will aim to cover the following key areas for those starting out in business: Choice of business structure Record keeping, including digital software packages Compliance with HMRC regulations Funding options Employment issues We are delighted to…

Read More »