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Never fear failure as an entrepreneur

26.09.14 - Great entrepreneurial qualities include being fearless. There are many barriers to success but fear doesn’t have to be one of them, as David Spencer-Percival explains in this TV show. Winning entrepreneurial qualities Characteristics? I am fearless, I have no fear about anything. I mean when you’ve, I’ve not [...]

Author: David Spencer-Percival ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Entrepreneurs, Start up advice, Success Stories
Tags: barriers to success, confidence, decision making, new business, situation assessment, Spencer Ogden, start up
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26.09.14 - Great entrepreneurial qualities include being fearless. There are many barriers to success but fear doesn’t have to...

Why choose to be an entrepreneur?

25.09.14 - Becoming an entrepreneur allows you to be more in control of your future, as Mike Bacon explains in this video.

Author: Mike Bacon ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Start up advice
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25.09.14 - Becoming an entrepreneur allows you to be more in control of your future, as Mike Bacon explains in this video.

Taking the risk to become an entrepreneur

24.09.14 - Becoming an entrepreneur will always involve taking risks. In this video David Spencer-Percival explains why he went for it.

Author: David Spencer-Percival ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Start up advice
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24.09.14 - Becoming an entrepreneur will always involve taking risks. In this video David Spencer-Percival explains why he went for...

Don’t forget the deals you’ve made

23.09.14 - Leaders will make many strategic decisions during the development of a business to ensure growth. In this video Martyn Dawes discusses how this can effect the exit process.

Author: Martyn Dawes ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Exit strategy
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23.09.14 - Leaders will make many strategic decisions during the development of a business to ensure growth. In this video Martyn Dawes...

Consider the team left behind

22.09.14 - In this video Richard Alberg explores the dynamic between a company leader and management team when a business is sold.

Author: Richard Alberg ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Exit strategy
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22.09.14 - In this video Richard Alberg explores the dynamic between a company leader and management team when a business is sold.

The exit process

19.09.14 - In this TV show Martyn Dawes discusses a successful exit he has made and has advice on what entrepreneurs should consider when exiting their business.

Author: Martyn Dawes ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Exit strategy
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19.09.14 - In this TV show Martyn Dawes discusses a successful exit he has made and has advice on what entrepreneurs should consider...

Selling a business isn’t easy

18.09.14 - In this video Richard Alberg discusses the two triggers of a business sale and compares the strategic planning process for each and explains why selling a business isn’t easy. Strategic planning process for a business exit It’s not easy. It can be easy but often if it [...]

Author: Richard Alberg ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Exit strategy
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18.09.14 - In this video Richard Alberg discusses the two triggers of a business sale and compares the strategic planning process for...

Uber Disruption

17.09.14 - New technologically innovative transport company Uber have turned the taxi industry upside down. Tech expert Robert Scoble explains what happened. Uber disrupt an industry They have to be scared that they are going to be put out of business. You better be paranoid. Things like Uber came out [...]

Author: Robert Scoble ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Digital Economy, disruption, Innovation
Tags: Apple, apps, data, disruption, taxi, Uber
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17.09.14 - New technologically innovative transport company Uber have turned the taxi industry upside down. Tech expert Robert Scoble...

How to be investment-ready

16.09.14 - Strategy development for investment was what Envestors was created to teach. Founding Director Oliver Woolley discusses the importance of preparing for investment in this TV show. Investment strategy development One of the reasons we set up Envestors is that we thought there was a bit of education needed [...]

Author: Oliver Woolley ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Funding, Business Growth, Business Strategy, Cash flow, Funding
Tags: deals, digital platforms, entrepreneurs, Envestor, funding, innovative business models, investmnet proposals, seminars
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16.09.14 - Strategy development for investment was what Envestors was created to teach. Founding Director Oliver Woolley discusses the...

Convincing investors to go with you

15.09.14 - In this business growth show David Spencer-Percival explains why it is hard to get investment without a track record. Business growth show – Investment You need to have a track record of what you have been doing, I think to get investment. I think it is awfully [...]

Author: David Spencer-Percival ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Funding
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15.09.14 - In this business growth show David Spencer-Percival explains why it is hard to get investment without a track record. Business...

Investors look for businesses with good governance

12.09.14 - Good governance in a company will appeal to investors, who want to know their investment will be secure, as Oliver Woolley discusses in this TV show. Investors and good governance One of the main criteria for finding a successful investment is normally down to the quality of [...]

Author: Oliver Woolley ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Funding, Business Strategy, Selling your business
Tags: boards, CEO, exit, Investment, managment
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12.09.14 - Good governance in a company will appeal to investors, who want to know their investment will be secure, as Oliver Woolley...

Thinking computers making humans redundant

11.09.14 - Artificial intelligence and cognitive computing is the latest in a series of technological developments that have affected the value of human ability. Graeme Codrington discusses the development in this video. Computers have the advantage About 100 years ago if you wanted to be quite successful in the world it would have been very clever for [...]

Author: Graeme Codrington ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Growth, Business Strategy, Digital Economy, disruption, Research
Tags: industrial age, information age, IQ, physical ability, revolution, robots
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11.09.14 - Artificial intelligence and cognitive computing is the latest in a series of technological developments that have affected...

Attracting investors

11.09.14 - In order to meet your financial objectives through investment you will need to ensure your business is in the right place and get professional advice on the right investors, as Martin Dawes explains in this TV show. Investment financial objectives To find significant investors, first of all you [...]

Author: Martyn Dawes ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Funding
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11.09.14 - In order to meet your financial objectives through investment you will need to ensure your business is in the right place...

Business strategy models – Leadership in a future full of curveballs

09.09.14 - Business strategy models have to adaptable to future disruptions and developments. In this TV show Keith Coats of TomorrowToday discusses strategic thinking for leaders. Business strategy models in an unpredictable world Leaders have to be future-focused. Levi right now have a great slogan, which says ‘the future has left, so go [...]

Author: Keith Coats ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Growth, Business risk, Business Strategy, Digital Economy, disruption, Leadership, Research, Technology
Tags: DNA, futurists, Jim Data, leadership agenda, Levi, nevelty, strategic thinking, TomorrowToday
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09.09.14 - Business strategy models have to adaptable to future disruptions and developments. In this TV show Keith Coats of TomorrowToday discusses...

Placing winning bets on disruption

08.09.14 - Business strategy models can take inspiration from many places. In this TV show Dean van Leeuwen discusses innovative disruption and the two aspects that leaders need to focus on, to make the most of it. Business strategy models for making the most of disruptive innovation Sebastian Thrun, he [...]

Author: Dean van Leeuwen ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: disruption
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08.09.14 - Business strategy models can take inspiration from many places. In this TV show Dean van Leeuwen discusses innovative disruption...

Support for UK entrepreneurs is increasing – business growth show

05.09.14 - In this business growth show Alistair Brew discusses the financial industry supporting entrepreneurial businesses. Business growth show – Finance support for entrepreneurs There’s absolutely no shortage of entrepreneurial talent in the UK, lots of fantastic ideas, I think it’s been about those, those ideas, those businesses now being picked up by [...]

Author: Alistair Brew ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Growth, Entrepreneurs, Support and Championing
Tags: America, business support, entrepreneurs, talent, UK
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05.09.14 - In this business growth show Alistair Brew discusses the financial industry supporting entrepreneurial businesses. Business...

An emphasis on exit-planning

04.09.14 - Exit-planning can never be given too much emphasis according to Oliver Woolley, who discuses investor attitudes to exits in this TV show.  Investors and exit-planning Most of our investors, we say they walk into the room backwards. In other words the moment they go in they’re looking [...]

Author: Oliver Woolley ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Cash flow, Exit strategy, Funding
Tags: EIS, Envestors, exit strategy, investors, private companies
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04.09.14 - Exit-planning can never be given too much emphasis according to Oliver Woolley, who discuses investor attitudes to exits...

Good governance, company performance, and director pay

01.09.14 - Good governance means having great people at the top looking out for the company. But how much should a company pay for a good director? In this TV show Caroline Newsholme discusses pay vs performance. Good governance comes at a price You should certainly pay for talent.  And [...]

Author: Caroline Newsholme ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Director's Remuneration, Financial Reporting, Governance
Tags: company performance, Corporate Governance, Director pay, Disclosure and Transparency Rules, financial reporting, investors, pay and performance, remuneration, transparency
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01.09.14 - Good governance means having great people at the top looking out for the company. But how much should a company pay for a...

Corporate governance issues – Clearly defining remuneration

29.08.14 - Corporate governance issues arising from boardroom structure includes how much each member should be paid for what they are expected to do, as Rob Wirszycz discusses in this TV show. Corporate governance issues – Defining roles Remuneration is a really sticky area in a sense.  Actually, if [...]

Author: Rob Wirszycz ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Strategy, Director's Remuneration, Financial Reporting, Governance
Tags: board meetings, CEO, decision making, non-executive director, remuneration, retainers
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29.08.14 - Corporate governance issues arising from boardroom structure includes how much each member should be paid for what they are...

Following your entrepreneurial spirit

28.08.14 - Entrepreneurial spirit cannot be taught. There comes a point when you need to stop moaning and start doing things your way. In this video Simon La Fosse explains why he became an entrepreneur. Entrepreneurial spirit finds a better way to do business I was getting a bit bored [...]

Author: Simon La Fosse ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Strategy, Entrepreneurs, Funding, Start up advice
Tags: entrepreneurship, La Fosse Associates, life changes, sucess stories
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28.08.14 - Entrepreneurial spirit cannot be taught. There comes a point when you need to stop moaning and start doing things your way....

Business communication about director pay is important

26.08.14 - Business communication between company leaders, shareholders and the workforce explaining the reasoning of a director’s pay could help satisfy everyone. Caroline Newsholme explains further in this TV show. Business communication is vital A lot of shareholders probably feel dissatisfied and feel that director’s remuneration is more and more [...]

Author: Caroline Newsholme ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Strategy, Director's Remuneration, Employees, Financial Reporting
Tags: Director pay
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26.08.14 - Business communication between company leaders, shareholders and the workforce explaining the reasoning of a director’s...

Corporate governance issues – Managing expectations

25.08.14 - Corporate governance issues include the relationship between management and staff. In this TV show Rob Wirszycz discusses managing expectations between directors & employees. Corporate governance issues – Directors vs employees I think there’s something to be said  for the European Works Council idea, even the

Author: Rob Wirszycz ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Board Management, Governance
Tags: board of directors, chairman, Companies House, decison making, directors, Germany, Mittelstand, reporting, UK, works council
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25.08.14 - Corporate governance issues include the relationship between management and staff. In this TV show Rob Wirszycz discusses...

Informed financial planning: Structuring tax efficient investments

22.08.14 - Informed financial planning is essential when it comes to investments. Investment managers should be well informed of tax rules so that no errors are made. Michael Pagliari explains further in this business TV show. Informed financial planning and investments There are different categories of planning, so for resident [...]

Author: Michael Pagliari ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Strategy, Getting advice, Investment & Risk, Tax Planning
Tags: captal gains, Investment, rates, tax
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22.08.14 - Informed financial planning is essential when it comes to investments. Investment managers should be well informed of tax...

Dynamic boards include Generation Y

21.08.14 - Dynamic boards are now using expertise form generation y to inform their business development. In this TV show Peter Klauber discusses this change. Modern thinking in dynamic boards I think Y generation has a lot to answer for. I think it is fantastic. Ideas come from everywhere in an [...]

Author: Peter Klauber ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Board Management, Business Growth, Business Strategy, Employees, Innovation, Leadership
Tags: board managment, business development, directors, generation y, mentors
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21.08.14 - Dynamic boards are now using expertise form generation y to inform their business development. In this TV show Peter Klauber...

Ensuring boards make good strategy development decisions

19.08.14 - Business strategy development is the job of the board. In this TV show Rob Wirszycz discusses how they can get these decisions right. Deciding on strategy development Boards, I believe, are where decisions are made.  And, you know, while you want the Chief Executive and their team to make other decisions, you know, ask forgiveness rather [...]

Author: Rob Wirszycz ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Board Management, Business Strategy, Governance
Tags: board meetings, CEO, chairmen, chief executive, decision making, directors, diversity
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19.08.14 - Business strategy development is the job of the board. In this TV show Rob Wirszycz discusses how they can get these decisions...

Assessing business risk appetite

18.08.14 - Business risk can come from many unknown variables. When working with an investment manager people should be clear about how much risk they are prepared to take, as Michael Pagliari explains in this TV show. Investment & business risk I think that you know individuals sometimes tend [...]

Author: Michael Pagliari ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Growth, Business risk, Entrepreneurs, Investment & Risk
Tags: assets, entrepreneurs, Investment, portfolio, returns, risk profile
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18.08.14 - Business risk can come from many unknown variables. When working with an investment manager people should be clear about...

Business strategy models – like writing a song

15.08.14 - In this video Bruce Dickinson, lead singer of Iron Maiden and Airline Entrepreneur, shares one of his business strategy models Business strategy models for all industries I have taken an interest in several types of business including aviation, retail, filmmaking and writing. A creative approach works in [...]

Author: Bruce Dickinson ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Strategy, Top entrepreneurs
Tags: airline
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15.08.14 - In this video Bruce Dickinson, lead singer of Iron Maiden and Airline Entrepreneur, shares one of his business strategy models...

Convincing investors to go with you

14.08.14 - Financial objectives need to be met for success as an entrepreneur. Those with a good idea will still need to prove it works in order to secure further funding, as David Spencer-Percival explains in this video. Financial Objectives: Funding You need to have a track record of what [...]

Author: David Spencer-Percival ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Growth, Cash flow, Funding, Top entrepreneurs, Value Creation
Tags: business ideas, entrepreneur of the year, investors
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14.08.14 - Financial objectives need to be met for success as an entrepreneur. Those with a good idea will still need to prove it works...

Business assets: Why Google came knocking

12.08.14 - Having the right business assets can make you a lot of money if an interested acquirer gets in touch. In this TV show BeatThatQuote.com’s John Paleomylites discusses selling to Google. The right business assets There wasn’t anything specifically that we did with a view to selling it to Google. Google approached us. I [...]

Author: John Paleomylites ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Growth, Marketing Strategy, Selling your business, Top entrepreneurs
Tags: BeatThatQuote.com, brands, Google
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12.08.14 - Having the right business assets can make you a lot of money if an interested acquirer gets in touch. In this TV show BeatThatQuote.com’s...

Merger and acquisition deals: Advice for entrepreneurs

11.08.14 - When embarking on merger and acquisition deals, it is worth seeking the best advice you can. In this TV show John Paleomylites discusses lessons won from selling to the market leader, twice. Negotiating merger and acquisition deals The most important lesson I think that the entrepreneur really needs to learn and understand is to negotiate the [...]

Author: John Paleomylites ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Strategy, Getting advice, Mergers, Selling your business, Top entrepreneurs
Tags: acquisition, BeatThatQuote, M&A
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11.08.14 - When embarking on merger and acquisition deals, it is worth seeking the best advice you can. In this TV show John Paleomylites...

The story of Charlie Mullins and Pimlico Plumbers

08.08.14 - Pimlico Plumbers has grown dramatically since 1979. In this business growth show Charlie Mullins discusses his business’s growth. Entrepreneurial business growth show We’re London’s largest independent plumbing company, we employ 200 people, have 150 vehicles on the road and we 24/7 deal with 80,000 jobs per year. [...]

Author: Charlie Mullins ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Growth, Top entrepreneurs
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08.08.14 - Pimlico Plumbers has grown dramatically since 1979. In this business growth show Charlie Mullins discusses his business’s...

How wealthy families handle inter-generational issues

07.08.14 - Wealthy families may have business discussions that involve two or more generations. In this TV show Frank Akers Douglas  discusses how families approach this. Wealthy families talk business It really does depend on the families you’re talking to. The simple answer is to try and educate younger [...]

Author: Frank Akers-Douglas ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Family Business
Tags: education, money managment
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07.08.14 - Wealthy families may have business discussions that involve two or more generations. In this TV show Frank Akers Douglas ...

Business risk: Contractual breaches

05.08.14 - Business risk may hit in unexpected ways during an economic downturn. In this TV Doug Hall discusses a case where a contractual breach caused major loss. A business risk case study A commercial contract between two parties has to be mutually advantageous, so I acted for a client in the Czech Republic a couple of years [...]

Author: Doug Hall ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business risk
Tags: commercial contract, contracts, Czech Republic, deals, Korea, loss, manufacturing business, parnerships, partners, profit
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05.08.14 - Business risk may hit in unexpected ways during an economic downturn. In this TV Doug Hall discusses a case where a contractual...

Attitude to risk relates to life cycles

04.08.14 - Attitude to risk may depend on the age of the client or the business. Younger people lean more towards risk, as Michael Pagliari explains in this TV show. The young person’s attitude to risk I think that goes back to sort of life cycle questions.  As clients [...]

Author: Michael Pagliari ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Growth, Business risk, Tax Planning
Tags: draw-downs, inheritance tax, life cycles, porfolios, risk
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04.08.14 - Attitude to risk may depend on the age of the client or the business. Younger people lean more towards risk, as Michael Pagliari...

Investors are itching to invest

01.08.14 - MarketInvoice’s business model innovation means that new business can get funding without going through a bank. In this TV show Anil Stocker explains how the company use a digital platform to connect people to funds. Business model innovation from MarketInvoice We’re not a bank, we don’t have a large pot of money which we’re lending out [...]

Author: Anil Stocker ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Funding, Business Growth, Funding
Tags: entrepreneurs, high net worth, MarketInvoice, start ups
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01.08.14 - MarketInvoice’s business model innovation means that new business can get funding without going through a bank. In...

Government is helping business innovation skills flourish

29.07.14 - Business innovation skills need to be harnessed in the right environment. In this TV show Simon La Fosse discusses government helping entrepreneurs grow. Entrepreneurial business innovation skills are valuable The heat you see on the west coast of America that is leading to massive salary inflation and [...]

Author: Simon La Fosse ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Growth, Digital Economy, Support and Championing
Tags: America, digital revolution, entrepreneurialism, entrepreneurs, erica, government intervention, growth environment, Investment, London, Nordic, US, west coast
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29.07.14 - Business innovation skills need to be harnessed in the right environment. In this TV show Simon La Fosse discusses government...

Business Disruption: Understanding the cost of absence

25.07.14 - Business disruption from absence is bigger than may leaders realise. In this TV show Matthew Haswell answers the question – Do business owners understand the cost of absence? Awareness of business disruption I don’t think they do, I mean that’s a broad brush answer, I don’t think [...]

Author: Matthew Haswell ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Employees, Governance
Tags: absense, employee engagement, FD, Financial Director, HR
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25.07.14 - Business disruption from absence is bigger than may leaders realise. In this TV show Matthew Haswell answers the question...

Legal sector: Establishing evidence using forensics

24.07.14 - The legal sector has many processes some of which include collection of forensic evidence. In this video Doug Hall explains how this applies to finance. Legal sector collects forensic finance evidence As a term forensic just means to do with evidence and really it’s any part of [...]

Author: Doug Hall ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Fraud & Corruption, Technology
Tags: commercial disputes, computer investigations, disputes, evidence, forensic, forensic accountant, fraud investigations
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24.07.14 - The legal sector has many processes some of which include collection of forensic evidence. In this video Doug Hall explains...

Person centred planning: A survey of family office clients

22.07.14 - Person centred planning means understanding the needs of the client and working from there. In this TV show Charles Gowlland of Smith & Williamson discusses the survey they did to find out about their family office clients. Research for person centred planning We wanted to understand what our [...]

Author: Charles Gowlland ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Entrepreneurs, Family Business, Research
Tags: education, established money, generations, investments, tax
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22.07.14 - Person centred planning means understanding the needs of the client and working from there. In this TV show Charles Gowlland of...

Business benefits of investing in the UK

21.07.14 - There are many business benefits of the UK environment as Stephen Drew of Smith & Williamson discusses in this TV show. UK’s business benefits I think there are a variety of reasons as to why people would choose the UK as a good place to invest. Certainly we [...]

Author: Stephen Drew ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Growth, Entrepreneurs, Tax Planning
Tags: business environment, economy, foreign investors, Investment, UK economy, uk government
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21.07.14 - There are many business benefits of the UK environment as Stephen Drew of Smith & Williamson discusses in this TV show....

High net worth families want 2 things from professional advisers

18.07.14 - High net worth families want a good relationship with their advisors as Frank Akers-Douglas explains in this TV show. High net worth families’ survey One was that most of the interviewees that we surveyed and spoke to felt that their professional advisors needed to work closely together and in particularly they would have a lead [...]

Author: Frank Akers-Douglas ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Family Business, Getting advice
Tags: generations, lead advisor, Smith & Williamson, youth
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18.07.14 - High net worth families want a good relationship with their advisors as Frank Akers-Douglas explains in this TV show. High...

Disruptive innovation: Music industry chaos the first digital revolution

17.07.14 - Disruptive innovation is well known to have had an huge impact in the music industry. In this TV show Graeme Codrington discusses what happened and how other industries can learn a lesson from it. Disruptive innovation in music The best examples of structural change are those industries that we can already see have been impacted by [...]

Author: Graeme Codrington ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Digital Economy, Innovation
Tags: digitisation, disruption, downloading, music, music industry, structural change
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17.07.14 - Disruptive innovation is well known to have had an huge impact in the music industry. In this TV show Graeme Codrington...

Legal sector dealt with more commercial disputes in recession

15.07.14 - Legal sector had a change in the types of case brought to them when the economic downturn disrupted businesses across the globe. In this TV show Doug Hall discusses the increase in breach of contract cases. Legal Sector: The impact of the recession on commercial disputes Very [...]

Author: Doug Hall ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business risk, Consequences of Failure, Restructuring & Recovery
Tags: assets, fiduciary duty, legal action, liability, Litigation, Recession, Shareholders
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15.07.14 - Legal sector had a change in the types of case brought to them when the economic downturn disrupted businesses across the...

Attitude to risk: Successful IT investors are risk averse

14.07.14 - The attitude to risk form those in high risk environments is to exercise caution as Michael Pagliari explains in this TV show. A cautious attitude to risk I actually have a few clients that have done exactly that and I’ve actually found that there I’m on the [...]

Author: Michael Pagliari ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business risk, Business Strategy, Technology
Tags: assets, Investment, money managment
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14.07.14 - The attitude to risk form those in high risk environments is to exercise caution as Michael Pagliari explains in this TV...

Informed financial planning for wealthy families

11.07.14 - Informed financial planning within wealthy families involves having good advisors and passing on knowledge early. In this TV show Charles Gowlland gives his advice for managing familial wealth. Informed financial planning around the kitchen table One of the most important things we feel for families, that not only came out of the results of this survey but is [...]

Author: Charles Gowlland ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Family Business, Family companies
Tags: education, family meetings, high net worth families, Warren Buffet
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11.07.14 - Informed financial planning within wealthy families involves having good advisors and passing on knowledge early. In this...

Business strategy models: The role of sick pay policies

10.07.14 - Business strategy models will involve pre-empting business disruptions and being ready to deal with them. Some issues will be more sensitive than others. In this TV show Matthew Haswell discusses sick pay policy. Good business strategy models pre-empt difficult situations The pure cost in terms of sick [...]

Author: Matthew Haswell ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Strategy, Communications, Employees
Tags: company policy, sick pay
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10.07.14 - Business strategy models will involve pre-empting business disruptions and being ready to deal with them. Some issues will...

Business assets valuations look to the future

08.07.14 - Business assets valuations are needed for commercial and tax purposes. It is a complex process. In this TV show John Rugman explains the art & science of valuations. Business assets valuations are an art Valuations need to be done well because the value of any business or asset is really dependent on the future performance of [...]

Author: John Rugman ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Growth, Business risk, Business Strategy
Tags: valuations
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08.07.14 - Business assets valuations are needed for commercial and tax purposes. It is a complex process. In this TV show John Rugman...

Informed financial planning advisors under the spotlight

07.07.14 - Informed financial planning advisors pass on their wisdom to clients. If a company fails they will naturally look at back at this advice. In this TV show Doug Hall discuses throwing the spotlight on professional advice. Informed financial planning advisors For example auditors, we are dealing with a [...]

Author: Doug Hall ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business risk, Consequences of Failure, Funding, Getting advice
Tags: creditors, failure, legal action, lending decision, liability, Litigation
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07.07.14 - Informed financial planning advisors pass on their wisdom to clients. If a company fails they will naturally look at back...

Business disruption: Partnerships and LLPs scramble to make deadlines

04.07.14 - Business disruption can come from government legislative changes. In this TV show Pamela Sayers explains the impact of the Finance Bill 2014. Finance Bill causes business distruption The reaction I’m seeing at the moment is that partnerships, LLPs, are now waking up to the fact that this is [...]

Author: Pamela Sayers ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Governance, Research
Tags: Finance Bill, legislation, LLP, Partnership Consultation Document
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04.07.14 - Business disruption can come from government legislative changes. In this TV show Pamela Sayers explains the impact of the...

Attitude to risk in wealthy families

03.07.14 - The attitude to risk will change depending on how much there is to lose. As Charles Gowlland explains in this TV show a Smith and Williamson survey found that threats to wealth are a common concern. Fearful attitude to risk There were a number of things, I think when we [...]

Author: Charles Gowlland ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business risk, Entrepreneurs, Family Business, Research
Tags: adverse league, high net worth families, inflation, legislation, markets, mismanagement, stability, tax
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03.07.14 - The attitude to risk will change depending on how much there is to lose. As Charles Gowlland explains in this TV show a Smith...

New board directors should stay silent

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Directors can improve board performance

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Importance of preparing for Board meetings

02.07.14 - Most good Board meetings, the preparation is done for a couple of days beforehand.  You make calls and you find out, you know, what’s on the agenda, so you should receive the agenda at least two days beforehand, you should be able to have read the pack as soon as you get it and you [...]

Author: Rob Wirszycz ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Board Management, Business Strategy, Governance
Tags: board meetings, communication, decision making, preperation
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02.07.14 - Most good Board meetings, the preparation is done for a couple of days beforehand.  You make calls and you find out, you...

Business assets must be allocated carefully

01.07.14 - Business assets that are allocated correctly can potentially contribute 90% return to a portfolio, as Michael Pagliari discusses in this TV show. Spending time allocating business assets One of my pet hates is seeing, you know, proposals sent out to clients that are very deterministic in nature, [...]

Author: Michael Pagliari ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business risk, Business Strategy, Personal Finance, Research
Tags: assets, investments, porfolio, return, risk
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01.07.14 - Business assets that are allocated correctly can potentially contribute 90% return to a portfolio, as Michael Pagliari discusses...

Strategy development for inbound businesses

30.06.14 - Strategy development is necessary when starting a business in a new environment. In this TV show Stephen Drew discusses typical issues for entrepreneurs who move into the UK. International strategy development I think what’s quite interesting is we see a lot of business coming in from [...]

Author: Stephen Drew ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business crossing borders, Business Growth, Entrepreneurs
Tags: National insurance, payroll, UK
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30.06.14 - Strategy development is necessary when starting a business in a new environment. In this TV show Stephen Drew discusses typical...

High net worth families keep conflict hidden

27.06.14 - High net worth families may have high profile lives. Research by Smith & Williamson shows that wherever possible they will try resolve conflict within the family, as Frank Akers-Douglas explains in this TV show. Conflict in high net worth families I was very surprised that virtually all [...]

Author: Frank Akers-Douglas ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Family Business, Getting advice
Tags: counselling, family disputes
Comments
27.06.14 - High net worth families may have high profile lives. Research by Smith & Williamson shows that wherever possible they...

Business strategy models for absence prevention

26.06.14 - Business strategy models can be put in place to prevent employee absence, as Matthew Haswell discusses in this TV show. Absence prevention business strategy models Well the first side, the first thing to do is try and import procedures that are actually going to prevent absence in [...]

Author: Matthew Haswell ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Communications, Employees, Leadership
Tags: absence, sick pay
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26.06.14 - Business strategy models can be put in place to prevent employee absence, as Matthew Haswell discusses in this TV show. Absence...

Digital technology Google+ has an exciting future

24.06.14 - Digital technology is growing and growing. In this TV show Nigel Huddleston explains why the future of Google+ is exciting for business and pleasure. Social digital technology We’re really excited about Google Plus because as a social platform it’s not a standalone, we’re integrating it with search. But [...]

Author: Nigel Huddleston ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Innovation, Marketing Strategy, Technology
Tags: advertising, click-through, Google Plus, social platform, video content
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24.06.14 - Digital technology is growing and growing. In this TV show Nigel Huddleston explains why the future of Google+ is exciting...

Business assets need to be evaluated carefully

23.06.14 - Business assets that are being bought or sold should only be valuated by a professional. Ignoring this may lead to huge losses or even liability. In this TV show John Rugman discusses getting the right valuation advice. Getting professional advice for business assets valuations It’s important to get some professional [...]

Author: John Rugman ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Getting advice
Tags: evaluation, liability, Litigation
Comments
23.06.14 - Business assets that are being bought or sold should only be valuated by a professional. Ignoring this may lead to huge losses...

Business Risk: Sector familiarity increases risk appetite

20.06.14 - Business risk is always there, but some entrepreneurs will feel more willing to take risks is they have a good understanding of a sector, as Michael Pagliari discusses in this TV show. Business risk-takers I think you know risk appetite tends to depend on familiarity, so if [...]

Author: Michael Pagliari ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business risk
Tags: entrepreneurs, Investment
Comments
20.06.14 - Business risk is always there, but some entrepreneurs will feel more willing to take risks is they have a good understanding...

Business risk warning signs

19.06.14 - Business risk can hit at any time and companies can survive small unexpected losses. But constant problems may be a sign that failure is imminent, as Henry Shinners discusses in this TV show. Business risk: Early signs of impending doom There are some early warning sighs. Typically business will operating with an [...]

Author: Henry Shinners ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business risk, Cash flow, Restructuring & Recovery
Tags: Business failure, credit, overdraft, warning signs
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19.06.14 - Business risk can hit at any time and companies can survive small unexpected losses. But constant problems may be a sign...

Financial impact of breach of contract proven by forensics

17.06.14 - Evidence of financial impact must be shown in court to win a breach of contract case. Doug Hall of Smith & Williamson explains further in this TV show. Good experts prove financial impact The adage is something like a good expert may not win you the case [...]

Author: Doug Hall ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Fraud & Corruption, Getting advice
Tags: court, forensic accountant, liability
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17.06.14 - Evidence of financial impact must be shown in court to win a breach of contract case. Doug Hall of Smith & Williamson...

Government legislation: The HMRC’s Partnership Consultation Document

16.06.14 - Government legislation is dealing with tax leakage between corporate partners according to Pamela Sayers, who explains further in this TV show. Government legislation: Limited liability partnerships It’s particularly important for professional partnerships and limited liability partnerships because probably for the first time really since the introduction of LLPs [...]

Author: Pamela Sayers ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Governance, Tax Planning
Tags: corporate partners, Inland Revenue, liability, LLP, National insurance, partnerships
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16.06.14 - Government legislation is dealing with tax leakage between corporate partners according to Pamela Sayers, who explains further...

Financial impact of failure on directors

13.06.14 - There is a financial impact in the form of compensation payments for directors who trade past insolvency, as Henry Shinners discusses in this TV show. Failure’s financial impact If a director behaves in a way that he or she shouldn’t, either trades a business for longer than [...]

Author: Henry Shinners ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business risk, Consequences of Failure
Tags: Business failure, directors, Directors Liabilities, failure, insovency, liabilities, penalties
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13.06.14 - There is a financial impact in the form of compensation payments for directors who trade past insolvency, as Henry Shinners...

Informed financial planning keeps bottom line targets realistic

12.06.14 - Informed financial planning with trustworthy advice means that entrepreneurs can make appropriate, realistic, investments. Michael Pagliari explains in this TV show. Informed financial planning and bottom lines Lots of entrepreneurs sort of start with double digit return expectations and in an era of financial repression with interest [...]

Author: Michael Pagliari ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Growth, Business risk, Getting advice
Tags: bottom line, expected return, financial repression, portfolio, risk
Comments
12.06.14 - Informed financial planning with trustworthy advice means that entrepreneurs can make appropriate, realistic, investments....

High net worth families still charitable

10.06.14 - High net worth families in the UK and the US have always given money to charity and this hasn’t changed. But there are differences in the kind of involvement families in each country tend to give, as Frank-Akers Douglas discusses in this TV show. High net worth [...]

Author: Frank Akers-Douglas ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Family Business
Tags: charity, economy, philanthropy, university, US
Comments
10.06.14 - High net worth families in the UK and the US have always given money to charity and this hasn’t changed. But there...

Legal sector has more disputes with less resources

09.06.14 - The legal sector now has less resources to pursue action for business disputes, as Doug Hall discusses in this TV show. Legal Sector changes So basically this whole arena that the commercial world changed overnight caused tension and caused a whole range of drivers for more commercial [...]

Author: Doug Hall ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Getting advice
Tags: commercial disputes, court, Litigation, mediation, trial
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09.06.14 - The legal sector now has less resources to pursue action for business disputes, as Doug Hall discusses in this TV show. Legal...

UK Marketplace: London is booming

06.06.14 - The UK marketplace cannot be looked at as a whole as there is a difference between growth in London and in other regions, as Sir David Michels points out in this TV show. UK marketplace variables Certainly there is two markets in the UK, as with [...]

Author: Sir David Michels ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Growth
Tags: London, markets, UK
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06.06.14 - The UK marketplace cannot be looked at as a whole as there is a difference between growth in London and in other regions,...

Analysing data for court

05.06.14 - Analysing data to show profit and loss is more complicated than it may first seem, and will be done best by a forensic accountant. Doug Hall of Smith and Williamson says it’s about presenting the right information in court. Analysing data forensically Probably the best way of illustrating that is [...]

Author: Doug Hall ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business risk, Financial Reporting, Getting advice, Governance
Tags: claimant, forensic accountant, liability, Litigation, sales, tribunal
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05.06.14 - Analysing data to show profit and loss is more complicated than it may first seem, and will be done best by a forensic...

Business strategy models for new entrepreneurs

04.06.14 - Business strategy models will depend on the size and maturity of the business. In a new business focus can be the difference between mediocre and world class, as Peter Janes explains in this video. Focused business strategy models Focus, really. The internet’s a big pie and I [...]

Author: Peter Janes ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Start up advice
Tags: business philosophy, start up advice, world class
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04.06.14 - Business strategy models will depend on the size and maturity of the business. In a new business focus can be the difference...

Business risk tolerance determines portfolio

03.06.14 - Business risk should be assessed before making investments or giving investment advice. In this TV show Michael Pagliari discusses building portfolios according to risk tolerance. No assumptions on business risk It’s very important because if I make some assumptions about your risk appetite I may go off on a [...]

Author: Michael Pagliari ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Growth, Business risk, Getting advice
Tags: draw-downs, portfolios, risk, risk tolerance, sharp ratio
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03.06.14 - Business risk should be assessed before making investments or giving investment advice. In this TV show Michael Pagliari discusses...

High net worth families attitudes research

02.06.14 - High net worth families have unique needs from financial services. In this TV show Frank Akers-Douglas discusses how Smith & Williamson has tried to understand these needs. Finding out what high net worth families want We were interested as part of our family office project which [...]

Author: Frank Akers-Douglas ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business risk, Family Business, Research
Tags: family office, generations, high net worth
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02.06.14 - High net worth families have unique needs from financial services. In this TV show Frank Akers-Douglas discusses how Smith...

Financial impact of absence

30.05.14 - The financial impact of employee sickness has more factors than the cost of salary cover. In this TV show Matthew Haswell discusses the high cost of absence. Quantifying the financial impact of employee sickness Various studies and research has been conducted on trying to quantify the cost [...]

Author: Matthew Haswell ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Employees, Research
Tags: payroll, people, productivity, sick pay, staff, training
Comments
30.05.14 - The financial impact of employee sickness has more factors than the cost of salary cover. In this TV show Matthew Haswell...

Business assets & losses in a service-based economy

29.05.14 - Business assets in a service based economy are more about customers, staff and ideas. This can put directors at risk, as Doug Hall discusses in this TV show. Legal action and business assets The UK economy has changed as we all know, from largely a manufacturing based to [...]

Author: Doug Hall ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business risk, Getting advice
Tags: assets, customer databases, directors, forensic accountant, HMRC, Inland Revenue, liability, service, UK economy
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29.05.14 - Business assets in a service based economy are more about customers, staff and ideas. This can put directors at risk, as...

Technology infrastructure needs government investment

27.05.14 - The hospitality industry would benefit from investment in technology and infrastructure. In this TV show Sir David Michels explains that government successfully invests in failed industries. Technology, infrastructure and investment I don’t think the hospitality industry generally needs any subsidisation. It will always ask to pay [...]

Author: Sir David Michels ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Growth, Cash flow, Restructuring & Recovery
Tags: coal, government, hospitality, Investment, ROI, tax
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27.05.14 - The hospitality industry would benefit from investment in technology and infrastructure. In this TV show Sir David Michels...

Informed financial planning difficult for inbound business

26.05.14 - Informed financial planning will help businesses avoid mistakes but can be rushed in initial set up. In this TV show Stephen Drew discusses common mistakes that foreign businesses make. Informed financial planning takes time The sort of mistakes you see from inbound businesses is often around either misconceptions in [...]

Author: Stephen Drew ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business crossing borders, Business Strategy, Entrepreneurs, Funding
Tags: inbound business, Investment, markets
Comments
26.05.14 - Informed financial planning will help businesses avoid mistakes but can be rushed in initial set up. In this TV show Stephen...

Person centred planning: Preparing for employee illness

23.05.14 - The person centred planning that is done in the HR department should include issues like absence. In this video Matthew Haswell discusses how employee illness drains employers’ pockets. HR management does person centred planning Employee sickness is something that ultimately impacts on employers and it impacts on [...]

Author: Matthew Haswell ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Cash flow, Employees
Tags: HR, HR directors, productivity, sick pay
Comments
23.05.14 - The person centred planning that is done in the HR department should include issues like absence. In this video Matthew Haswell...

Digital generation of 1989 entering the world of work

22.05.14 - Digital generation, digital natives and generation Y are all references to the young people who have grown up with technology. They are now reaching the age where they are entering industry. Graeme Codrington discusses the significance of this. The digital generation born at the same time as the internet Technology is obviously a huge driver [...]

Author: Graeme Codrington ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Digital Economy, Employees, Leadership, Technology
Tags: Digital natives, html, Tim Berners-Lee, web pages, word of work
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22.05.14 - Digital generation, digital natives and generation Y are all references to the young people who have grown up with technology....

High net worth families face wealth transfer decisions

20.05.14 - High net worth families will have to make the decision of when is the best time to involve the younger generations and transfer wealth to them, as Charles Gowlland discusses in this TV show. High net worth family responsibilities I think our experience has shown us that [...]

Author: Charles Gowlland ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Family Business, Family companies, Leadership
Tags: family meeting, passing on wealth, training
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20.05.14 - High net worth families will have to make the decision of when is the best time to involve the younger generations and transfer...

Business growth show: Established in the UK

19.05.14 - In this business growth show Stephen Drew discusses how structures in the UK make it a reasonably easy place to set up a business. Business growth show: Setting up shop in 24 hours it’s very easy for people that want to use the UK as a starting position, [...]

Author: Stephen Drew ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: International
Tags: bank account, employment, Europe, Investment, investment in uk, jurisdictions, legal structure, limited company, profit, revenue, UK market
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19.05.14 - In this business growth show Stephen Drew discusses how structures in the UK make it a reasonably easy place to set up a...

Personal planning and conflict resolution in family business

15.05.14 - Personal planning to resolve personal issues is the common approach by high net worth families. In this TV show Charles Gowlland discusses the frequency & nature of family conflict. Matters for personal planning We asked about conflicts in general and the great majority of our respondents said [...]

Author: Charles Gowlland ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Family Business, Family companies, Getting advice, Research
Tags: financial services, high net worth families, internal issues, personal issues
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15.05.14 - Personal planning to resolve personal issues is the common approach by high net worth families. In this TV show Charles Gowlland...

Government legislation consultation

14.05.14 - Government legislation goes through a feedback process before it is put into action. In this TV show Pamela Sayers of Smith & Williamson discusses the consultation process and timelines for the 2014 Finance Bill. Government legislation consultation: Finance Bill There was the announcement in the budget last [...]

Author: Pamela Sayers ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Tax Planning
Tags: 2014 Finance Bill, Autumn Statement, consultation, draft bill, government, legislation
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14.05.14 - Government legislation goes through a feedback process before it is put into action. In this TV show Pamela Sayers of Smith...

Business growth show: A whirlwind of success

13.05.14 - In this business growth show, Colin Stevens of Better Bathrooms discusses how his win at the National Business Awards gave him a publicity boost and increased his sales. Business growth show: Awards publicity Staff turnover’s reduced, sales have continued to increase. On our website we have but ‘award winning company’ [...]

Author: Colin Stevens ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Entrepreneurs, Marketing Strategy, Success Stories
Tags: BBC radio, Better Bathroooms, Kay Burley, London, National Business Awards, Sky news, Wigan
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13.05.14 - In this business growth show, Colin Stevens of Better Bathrooms discusses how his win at the National Business Awards gave...

Business communication methods within a family business

12.05.14 - Business communication methods within a family business are affected by very different circumstances to, say, a professional firm. In this TV show Charles Gowlland of Smith & Williamson discusses family meetings & the next generation. Business communication methods in families Another aspect that we thought was very [...]

Author: Charles Gowlland ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Communications, Family Business
Tags: advisors, family business, family meetings, managing money
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12.05.14 - Business communication methods within a family business are affected by very different circumstances to, say, a professional...

Business growth show: Foreign investment in the UK

09.05.14 - In this business growth show Stephen Drew discusses the increase in businesses flocking to the UK. Business Growth Show UK It’s quite interesting to see how there’s been a change in the inflow of businesses coming into the UK over the last few years. If you look at the reports produced by the

Author: Stephen Drew ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Growth, Funding, International
Tags: Europe, Investment, UK, UKTI
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09.05.14 - In this business growth show Stephen Drew discusses the increase in businesses flocking to the UK. Business Growth Show...

Business benefits of employer liability insurance

08.05.14 - A business benefits from having insurance when it helps them cover the cost of sick pay. In this TV show Matthew Haswell discusses insuring against employer liability. A business benefits from preparing for the unknown On the other side if you do have particular sickness absence, you [...]

Author: Matthew Haswell ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business risk, Cash flow, Employees
Tags: insurance, liability, sick pay
Comments
08.05.14 - A business benefits from having insurance when it helps them cover the cost of sick pay. In this TV show Matthew Haswell...

Business benefits of evaluation

07.05.14 - There are business benefits to doing evaluations before making purchases, and there are also times when evaluations are necessary. In this TV show John Rugman explains why and when businesses need to be evaluated. Business benefits from proper assessment Evaluation is required for a number of different circumstances, it might be that you’re selling a [...]

Author: John Rugman ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Growth, Financial Reporting, Getting advice, Mergers, Research, Tax Planning
Tags: evaluation, fair values, selling a business, shares, tax
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07.05.14 - There are business benefits to doing evaluations before making purchases, and there are also times when evaluations are necessary....

Legal sector in London deals with international disputes

06.05.14 - The legal sector in London is benefitting from globalisation. In this TV show Doug Hall discusses why London is a major centre for international disputes. Legal sector underpinnings It’s been a major driver, both for our practice and for legal services in the London market generally. London is one [...]

Author: Doug Hall ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business crossing borders, International
Tags: courts, international arbitration, legal, Litigation, London market, proffesionals
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06.05.14 - The legal sector in London is benefitting from globalisation. In this TV show Doug Hall discusses why London is a major...

Business risk assessed holistically

05.05.14 - Business risk assessment can be approached in a number of different ways, and there are popular theories and methods to follow. In this TV show Michael Pagliari explains why he thinks it’s better to look at risk in context. Business risk assessment methods I actually think [...]

Author: Michael Pagliari ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business risk, Business Strategy, Investment & Risk
Tags: assets, Markowitz, MPT, risk assesment
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05.05.14 - Business risk assessment can be approached in a number of different ways, and there are popular theories and methods to follow....

Merger and acquisition advisors

02.05.14 - Merger and acquisition transactions work better if firms seek advice, according to Giles Murphy who discusses the issue in this TV show. Merger and acquisition transactions I think with any sort of transaction what you really need is people who can bring to bear their experiences of advising other firms. So as an organisation we [...]

Author: Giles Murphy ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Getting advice, Mergers
Tags: ICAW, Russell Jones and Walker, Slater and Gordon, SRA
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02.05.14 - Merger and acquisition transactions work better if firms seek advice, according to Giles Murphy who discusses the issue in...

Informed financial planning helps property owners

30.04.14 - Informed financial planning can help people maximise residence tax reliefs, as Chris Springett discusses in this TV show. Informed financial planning is a team effort As you would expect most of our clients own and have one if not numerous properties.  As such we get involved very regularly in dealing [...]

Author: Chris Springett ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Getting advice, Tax Planning
Tags: property ownership, residence
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30.04.14 - Informed financial planning can help people maximise residence tax reliefs, as Chris Springett discusses in this TV show....

Digital generation tearing industries apart

29.04.14 - The digital generation are entering the workplace. In this TV show, futurist Graeme Codrington considers their impact. Digital Generation in every industry In every industry in the world technology, the power of technology and this new generation of young people who use the technology in such [...]

Author: Graeme Codrington ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Blowing Industries Apart, Digital Economy, Employees, Features
Tags: digital age, digital disruption, generation y
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29.04.14 - The digital generation are entering the workplace. In this TV show, futurist Graeme Codrington considers their impact. Digital...

Business growth show: Two changes which ramped up sales

29.04.14 - In this business growth show Colin Stevens explains how BetterBathrooms responded to customer needs in a way the industry had never done before. Business growth show: Improving the industry standard Predominantly the bathroom industry was Monday to Friday 9-5, you know, when everyone was at work, it seems madness looking back. So we included weekend opening hours, [...]

Author: Colin Stevens ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Growth, Business Strategy, Innovation, Leadership, Success Stories, Top entrepreneurs
Tags: Better Bathroooms, National Business Awards
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29.04.14 - In this business growth show Colin Stevens explains how BetterBathrooms responded to customer needs in a way the industry...

Employment structure needs more flexibility

29.04.14 - Employment structure and health and safety are two big business issues that the government is working on according to Charlie Mullins of Pimlico Plumbers, who discusses the issues in this TV show. Employment structure changes One of the sort of problems with running a business is the health and [...]

Author: Charlie Mullins ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business risk, Employees
Tags: Downing Street, Pimlico Plumbers, Prime Minister
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29.04.14 - Employment structure and health and safety are two big business issues that the government is working on according to Charlie...

Business advantage discussions crucial in mergers

28.04.14 - Business advantage must be the focus of any merger discussions. In this TV show Giles Murphy explains one of the big reasons why mergers fail. Business advantage clarity I think it is about being very clear about what the benefits are of actually merging with another organisation. Inevitably, as I [...]

Author: Giles Murphy ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Growth, Mergers
Tags: disruption, firms
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28.04.14 - Business advantage must be the focus of any merger discussions. In this TV show Giles Murphy explains one of the big reasons...

Financial Reporting in 5 years time

25.04.14 - Financial Reporting will show how reformed in the financial industry are being implemented. Caroline Newsholme discusses reporting director pay. Financial reporting creates transparency I think it does very much depend on the economic climate at the time. With the collapse of the banks and a couple of other very high profile individuals who’ve received very substantial pay [...]

Author: Caroline Newsholme ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Director's Remuneration, Financial Reporting
Tags: Director pay, reform
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25.04.14 - Financial Reporting will show how reformed in the financial industry are being implemented. Caroline Newsholme discusses...

Business growth show: A focus on quality advisors

24.04.14 - In this business growth show Paul Garwood explains how Smith & Williamson’s recruitment strategy ensures a high quality service for its clients. Business growth show: Smith and Williamson We’ve a very, very fussy recruitment policy. So we’d like to think that the people that we recruit are the best [...]

Author: Paul Garwood ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Growth, Business Strategy, Getting advice
Tags: recruitment, Smith & Williamson
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24.04.14 - In this business growth show Paul Garwood explains how Smith & Williamson’s recruitment strategy ensures a high...

Business risk of ignoring the digital economy

23.04.14 - Using new technology may seem like a business risk but, as Martha Lane Fox discusses in this TV show, it is a risk not to. Business risk – Getting left behind It’s not that If you don’t get online or use the technologies immediately then ‘this’ [...]

Author: Martha Lane Fox ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Blowing Industries Apart, Business risk, Digital Economy, Features, Technology
Tags: competitive
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23.04.14 - Using new technology may seem like a business risk but, as Martha Lane Fox discusses in this TV show, it is a risk not to....

Restructuring and merging: Partnership Vs Company

22.04.14 - The process of restructuring and merging will vary depending on if you are a partnership or a company . Giles Murphy of Smith & Williamson explains further in this TV show. Impact of restructuring and merging In some ways there should be no difference. If you’re a people business, whether [...]

Author: Giles Murphy ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Mergers
Tags: company, partnerships, profit
Comments
22.04.14 - The process of restructuring and merging will vary depending on if you are a partnership or a company . Giles Murphy of...

Financial reporting and pay policy challeges

21.04.14 - Financial reporting of pay is complicated. In this TV show Caroline Newsholme explains why it can be a good idea to seek advice. Seeking advice on financial reporting Well a lot of companies will have to think quite hard about how they put their pay policies together. And [...]

Author: Caroline Newsholme ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Financial Reporting, Getting advice
Tags: Director pay, Nabarro
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21.04.14 - Financial reporting of pay is complicated. In this TV show Caroline Newsholme explains why it can be a good idea to seek...

Business growth show: Employ the best

18.04.14 - In this business growth show Charlie Mullins of Pimlico Plumbers discusses employing the best apprentices and tradespeople. Business growth show: Staffing It’s important to us to make sure that we employ the right people and as far as apprentices go we actually go to the local colleges [...]

Author: Charlie Mullins ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Growth, Business Strategy, Employees
Tags: apprentices, reputation
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18.04.14 - In this business growth show Charlie Mullins of Pimlico Plumbers discusses employing the best apprentices and tradespeople....

Cross-profession merging

17.04.14 - Cross-profession merging will soon increase, as Giles Murphy of Smith & Williamson explains in this TV show. Cross-profession merging and related regulators I think what we’re expecting to see over the next few years is professions actually from different areas merging with each other. So the [...]

Author: Giles Murphy ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Restructuring & Recovery
Tags: accountancy, firms, ICAW, law, mergers, regulatin
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17.04.14 - Cross-profession merging will soon increase, as Giles Murphy of Smith & Williamson explains in this TV show. Cross-profession...

Financial reporting requirements

16.04.14 - Financial reporting is a long procedure. In this TV show Sarah Hawes discusses complex process of disclosure for directors. Financial reporting follows multiple legislations It is complicated because of the number of places that company secretaries, directors, or other advisors need to look to, to find all of the various [...]

Author: Sarah Hawes ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Financial Reporting
Tags: Companies Act 2006, Corporate Governance Code, institutional investor guidance
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16.04.14 - Financial reporting is a long procedure. In this TV show Sarah Hawes discusses complex process of disclosure for directors....

Informed financial planning: Investment Managers

16.04.14 - Informed financial planning comes from awareness of tax requirements and potential pitfalls of any decisions. In this TV show Michael Pagliari explains why investment managers need to be tax savvy. Informed financial planning Taxes are a difficult area and we don’t give, as investment managers we don’t give [...]

Author: Michael Pagliari ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Getting advice, Investment & Risk, Tax Planning
Tags: funds, Investment, investment managers, security, tax investments, tax-aware
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16.04.14 - Informed financial planning comes from awareness of tax requirements and potential pitfalls of any decisions. In this TV...

Person centred planning for residential relief

15.04.14 - Smith & Williamson offer person centred planning advice. In this TV show Chris Springett explains how obtaining residential tax advice could save you millions. Person centred planning: Property It’s a fantastic relief that’s available, this main residence relief. It exempts the gain, to the extent that the [...]

Author: Chris Springett ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Getting advice, Tax Planning
Tags: property, property ownership, residence, residence relief
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15.04.14 - Smith & Williamson offer person centred planning advice. In this TV show Chris Springett explains how obtaining residential...

Business development role in society

14.04.14 - A business development role has implications for larger society. In this TV show Julie Meyer discusses the creation of social contracts. Business development role – The social contract We see cracks all over the place, right. We see it all over the place but you have to [...]

Author: Julie Meyer ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Growth, Business Strategy
Tags: entrepreneur country, entrepreneurs, social contracts
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14.04.14 - A business development role has implications for larger society. In this TV show Julie Meyer discusses the creation of social...

Innovative thinking in an experienced team

11.04.14 - Innovative thinking is part of the daily routine in the team a Smith & Williamson, as Mike Fosberry discusses in this TV show. Innovative thinking and challenging ideas It’s a challenge, we’ve got quite a young team apart from me. And so coming into the office each [...]

Author: Mike Fosberry ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Employees
Tags: creativity, staffing, workplace
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11.04.14 - Innovative thinking is part of the daily routine in the team a Smith & Williamson, as Mike Fosberry discusses in this...

Social media policy: Employees to executives

10.04.14 - Social media policy should extend outside the marketing department, as Bob Barker explains in this TV show. Social media policy – Companies need to leverage their employees. So companies are just waking up to the fact that they need to leverage their employees. There’s a terminology that says marketing is far too important to be left [...]

Author: Bob Barker ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Communications, Digital Economy, Marketing Strategy
Tags: employees, LinkedIn, shared content, Social Media, social media training, training
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10.04.14 - Social media policy should extend outside the marketing department, as Bob Barker explains in this TV show. Social media...

Legislation changes to residential relief

09.04.14 - Legislation changes can follow events and scandals that highlight certain issues. In this video Chris Springett discusses the impact on residential relief. Legislation changes – Act early You might have heard a few years ago, the MPs as part of the expenses scandal, there was various parts [...]

Author: Chris Springett ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Tax Planning
Tags: residence
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09.04.14 - Legislation changes can follow events and scandals that highlight certain issues. In this video Chris Springett discusses...

Technology infrastructure is worth the investment

08.04.14 - Technology infrastructure is something all businesses should consider updating. In this TV show Nigel Huddleston explains that investment into digital technology isn’t that expensive. Technology infrastructure to fit a digital world One of the key things is, is experiment. That’s one of the messages that I have to many players in the sector at the moment. It doesn’t cost [...]

Author: Nigel Huddleston ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Strategy, Digital Economy, Technology
Tags: Google Plus, IT, YouTub
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08.04.14 - Technology infrastructure is something all businesses should consider updating. In this TV show Nigel Huddleston explains...

Merger business benefits often overlooked

07.04.14 - Merger business benefits are not always key consideration when companies join together. In this TV show Giles Murphy discusses the trend of businesses merging with friends. Merger business benefits – Key considerations Far too often we believe that merger discussions happen simply because there’s a relationship between the [...]

Author: Giles Murphy ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Growth, Business risk, Mergers
Tags: partnerships
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07.04.14 - Merger business benefits are not always key consideration when companies join together. In this TV show Giles Murphy discusses...

Business advantages of going public

04.04.14 - The business advantages of a public company are compared to those of being a private company by Philip Quigley in this TV show. Business advantages comparison The flipside is that if you’ve got a private equity investor, you’ve got one investor sitting on your board and you really [...]

Author: Philip Quigley ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Growth, Business risk, Cash flow, Restructuring & Recovery
Tags: public company, Shareholders
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04.04.14 - The business advantages of a public company are compared to those of being a private company by Philip Quigley in this TV...

Digital world opens dialogue with customers

03.04.14 - The Digital world allows business to connect with their customers more easily than ever before. Charlie Mullins discusses online feedback. Digital world increases praise for business As far as the networks and the internet is going and social gatherings on that. It’s very important as word of [...]

Author: Charlie Mullins ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Digital Economy
Tags: customers, digital communities, feedback, online, Social Media, word of mouth
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03.04.14 - The Digital world allows business to connect with their customers more easily than ever before. Charlie Mullins discusses...

Personal planning and retirement

02.04.14 - Personal planning will involve paying out to different funds in different times of life, in this video Paul Garwood explains why most people start retirement planning when they are mid-career. Personal planning factors A lot of the work that we focus on is retirement planning. So [...]

Author: Paul Garwood ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Getting advice, Personal Finance, Personal Wealth
Tags: Pensions, retirement
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02.04.14 - Personal planning will involve paying out to different funds in different times of life, in this video Paul Garwood explains...

Digital economy shakes up the traditional verticals

01.04.14 - The digital economy has changed the way we do business and the way companies work with each other. In this video Julie Meyer explains why she thinks we now live in a digital ecosystem. Digital economy is an ecosystem I do think that in the way that we used to refer to verticals we’re going [...]

Author: Julie Meyer ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Blowing Industries Apart, Digital Economy, Features, Restructuring & Recovery
Tags: acquisition, beat that qoute, EBITDA, ecosystems, Google, markets, mergers
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01.04.14 - The digital economy has changed the way we do business and the way companies work with each other. In this video Julie Meyer...

Tax law and residential properties

31.03.14 - Tax law for properties can be more complicated than people often think, as Chris Springett suggests in this TV Show. Why people need tax law advice A lot of people think it’s really straightforward, which often it is. If you own one property, you live in that [...]

Author: Chris Springett ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Getting advice, Personal Wealth, Tax Planning
Tags: property, residency
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31.03.14 - Tax law for properties can be more complicated than people often think, as Chris Springett suggests in this TV Show. Why...

High net worth tax issues

28.03.14 - High net worth individuals deal with tax compliance on a day to day basis. In this TV show Chris Springett discusses his work with wealthy clients. Services for high net worth individuals I’m an associate director in our private client tax services team, so part of the accountancy [...]

Author: Chris Springett ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Getting advice, Personal Finance, Tax Planning
Tags: compliance
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28.03.14 - High net worth individuals deal with tax compliance on a day to day basis. In this TV show Chris Springett discusses his...

Public company first steps

27.03.14 - A businesses will become a public company to raise finance and grow. In this TV show Philip Quigley explains how. How to become a public company Mechanics are, well you have to do an omission document, a prospectus. It’s set down in law or rules, [...]

Author: Philip Quigley ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Growth
Tags: disclosure, public company, Shareholders
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27.03.14 - A businesses will become a public company to raise finance and grow. In this TV show Philip Quigley explains how. How to...

Personal planning within the tax regime

26.03.14 - Personal planning around pensions has become more complicated due to the limits that are now put on contributions, as Paul Garwood discusses in this TV show. Personal planning for pensions It can get complicated these days because we now have a regime – a tax regime on [...]

Author: Paul Garwood ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Getting advice, Personal Finance, Tax Planning
Tags: pension cap, Pensions, tax regime, uk government
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26.03.14 - Personal planning around pensions has become more complicated due to the limits that are now put on contributions, as Paul...

Transaction services at Smith & Williamson

25.03.14 - Transaction services at Smith & Williamson is headed up by Philip Quigley who explains his role in this TV show. Transaction services I head up transaction services, that covers financial due diligence, reporting accountant and valuation services, which is not my particular area.  We have a team [...]

Author: Philip Quigley ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Getting advice
Tags: Smith & Williamson
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25.03.14 - Transaction services at Smith & Williamson is headed up by Philip Quigley who explains his role in this TV show. Transaction...

Professional practice taxation – Smith & Williamson

24.03.14 - Professional practice taxation is complex. In this video Pamela Sayers discusses providing tax advice to professional practices and individuals. Professional practice taxation I’m primarily a tax partner within our professional practices group, so very much looking after the taxation of those firms – mainly lawyers, a few architects, chartered surveyors and some patented trademark attorney practices [...]

Author: Pamela Sayers ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Getting advice, Tax Planning
Tags: Smith & Williamson, tax
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24.03.14 - Professional practice taxation is complex. In this video Pamela Sayers discusses providing tax advice to professional practices...

Merger business advantage and risk

21.03.14 - Merger business advantage should be the first consideration when joining with another company. Giles Murphy of Smith & Williamson looks at quantifying the business benefits of a potential merger. Merger business advantage of joining with a friend I think the question of what are the advantages [...]

Author: Giles Murphy ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Growth, Business risk, Business Strategy, Mergers
Tags: financial asessmen, profits
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21.03.14 - Merger business advantage should be the first consideration when joining with another company. Giles Murphy of Smith &...

Professional practice taxation

20.03.14 - Professional practice taxation is what Pamela Sayers specialises in at Smith & Williamson as she explains in this TV show. Professional practice taxation and personal planning I’m primarily a tax partner within our professional practices group, so very much looking after the taxation of those firms [...]

Author: Pamela Sayers ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Getting advice, Tax Planning
Tags: professional practices
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20.03.14 - Professional practice taxation is what Pamela Sayers specialises in at Smith & Williamson as she explains in this TV...

Transaction services from Smith & Williamson

19.03.14 - Transaction services at Smith & Williamson is headed by Philip Quigley. He discusses his role in this TV show. UK transaction services I head up transaction services, that covers financial due diligence, reporting accountant and valuation services, which is not my particular area.  We have a team based [...]

Author: Philip Quigley ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Financial Reporting
Tags: maketplace
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19.03.14 - Transaction services at Smith & Williamson is headed by Philip Quigley. He discusses his role in this TV show. UK transaction...

Smith & Williamson – residential relief claims

18.03.14 - Smith & Williamson has a private client tax services sector. In this TV show, Associate Director, Chris Springett discusses this work. Smith & Williamson’s private client focus Private client focus means that we see a lot of cases in this area. Main residence relief is always dependent on the specific [...]

Author: Chris Springett ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Getting advice, Tax Planning
Tags: residence
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18.03.14 - Smith & Williamson has a private client tax services sector. In this TV show, Associate Director, Chris Springett...

Innovative thinking and objective financial advice

17.03.14 - Innovative thinking will often come from someone who has a fresh perspective. In this TV show Mike Fosberry discusses his work in family finance. Innovative thinking from a second pair of eyes I think it just brings a fresh perspective in terms of another set of eyes on what’s going on in the [...]

Author: Mike Fosberry ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Family Business, Getting advice, Personal Finance, Tax Planning
Tags: innovation
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17.03.14 - Innovative thinking will often come from someone who has a fresh perspective. In this TV show Mike Fosberry discusses his...

Tax Law – Keeping current with residential tax relief trends

14.03.14 - Tax law is being updated and built upon all the time. In this TV show Smith & Williamson‘s Chris Springett discusses his role helping people with residential tax. Residential tax law it’s part and parcel of the job.  We have a good technical team here. We [...]

Author: Chris Springett ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Tax Planning
Tags: residence
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14.03.14 - Tax law is being updated and built upon all the time. In this TV show Smith & Williamson‘s Chris Springett discusses...

Merger and acquisition: The typical process

13.03.14 - Merger and acquisition can happen across industries and across borders. In this TV show Giles Murphy goes through the typical merger process. Merger and acquisition in reality In theory it should be a simple project management exercise. Unfortunately, in our experience, most people prepare very poorly for [...]

Author: Giles Murphy ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Governance, International, Marketing Strategy, Mergers, Restructuring & Recovery
Tags: firms, management, mergers
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13.03.14 - Merger and acquisition can happen across industries and across borders. In this TV show Giles Murphy goes through the typical...

Person centred planning: Pension caps

12.03.14 - Person centred planning for pensions would explore more options for people who have reached their pension cap. Mike Fosberry explores these options in this TV show. Person centred planning for pensions If they’re maximising their annual pension contributions or they’ve had to apply for protection, one of the [...]

Author: Mike Fosberry ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Getting advice, Personal Finance
Tags: pension, pension cap
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12.03.14 - Person centred planning for pensions would explore more options for people who have reached their pension cap. Mike Fosberry...

Record keeping to prove residency

11.03.14 - Record keeping is necessary to prove property ownership and residency. Property tax is assessed very carefully by the HMRC, as Chris Springett discusses in this TV show. Record keeping and property residence I think a lot of the recent cases have really just shown the importance of maintaining evidence of when you used the property. [...]

Author: Chris Springett ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Getting advice, Tax Planning
Tags: property, property ownership, residence
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11.03.14 - Record keeping is necessary to prove property ownership and residency. Property tax is assessed very carefully by the HMRC,...

Good governance will help firms survive

10.03.14 - Good governance is essential for a well run business. Pamela Sayers explains how ignoring tax changes will bury firms. Good governance of firms I think if firms ignore this they’re certainly at risk of managing their own affairs in an effective way, and it does [...]

Author: James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,Pamela Sayers ,
Categories: Governance
Tags: firms, Halliwells, marketplace
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10.03.14 - Good governance is essential for a well run business. Pamela Sayers explains how ignoring tax changes will bury firms. Good...

Tax law changes and a volatile investment market

07.03.14 - Tax law and the market it applies to is changing so much that it can be easy make a regrettable mistake unless you have a good advisor. In TV show Mike Fosberry discusses dealing with recent changes. Tax law since the coalition Essentially there are two [...]

Author: Mike Fosberry ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Getting advice, Tax Planning
Tags: coalition, government, Inland Revenue
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07.03.14 - Tax law and the market it applies to is changing so much that it can be easy make a regrettable mistake unless you have a...

Personal finance planning and seeking assistance

06.03.14 - Personal finance planning is important but very complex. In this video Paul Garwood of Smith & Williamson discusses his work as an advisor in personal finance, and why people need help. Personal finance planning industry The pension planning issue, the big issues for us at the moment are the changes in legislation, which are constantly affecting our [...]

Author: Paul Garwood ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Getting advice, Personal Finance, Personal Wealth, Tax Planning
Tags: Pensions, Smith & Williamson
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06.03.14 - Personal finance planning is important but very complex. In this video Paul Garwood of Smith & Williamson discusses...

Consolidation, restructuring and merging

04.03.14 - Restructuring and merging talk is common in professional practices but, as Giles Murphy discusses in this TV show, consolidation has been slow to materialise. Restructuring and merging of the marketplace If you look at the annual surveys that we’ve done of the marketplace over the last five years plus, in [...]

Author: Giles Murphy ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Mergers, Restructuring & Recovery
Tags: consolidation
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04.03.14 - Restructuring and merging talk is common in professional practices but, as Giles Murphy discusses in this TV show, consolidation...

Artificial intelligence in the future world of work

03.03.14 - Artificial intelligence in the future might replace professionals, as technology could automate the procedures which workers currently follow. Graeme Codrington gives his view in this TV show. Artificial intelligence in the future – The GP Take your local GP. You to to your GP you’ve got something that you [...]

Author: Graeme Codrington ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Digital Economy, Leadership, Research, Technology
Tags: AI, Artificial intelligence, doctors
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03.03.14 - Artificial intelligence in the future might replace professionals, as technology could automate the procedures which workers...

A Cross border merger industry based on English law

28.02.14 - A cross border mergers does not only involve 2 firms but 2 countries. In this TV show Giles Murphy explains why English law is often preferred for the contract. Cross border merger contracts I think English law is still considered to be a key factor in business [...]

Author: Giles Murphy ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business crossing borders, Governance, International, Mergers, Restructuring & Recovery
Tags: contracts, english law, law, mergers
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28.02.14 - A cross border mergers does not only involve 2 firms but 2 countries. In this TV show Giles Murphy explains why English law...

Personal planning for retirement is important

27.02.14 - Thinking ahead about personal planning elements like pensions for retirement is not just advisable but essential, as Paul Garwood discusses in this TV show. Personal planning for the future If you spend everything you earn during your lifetime or give it away, then there will come a [...]

Author: Paul Garwood ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Personal Finance
Tags: lifestyle, retirement, state pension
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27.02.14 - Thinking ahead about personal planning elements like pensions for retirement is not just advisable but essential, as Paul...

Tax law – Changing rules for professional practices and partnerships

26.02.14 - Tax Law has changed and this affects professional practices. Pamela Sayers from Smith & Williamson discusses some of these changes in this TV show: Tax law in the UK I think this year we’ve seen some huge changes in the taxation of professional practices, and perhaps the first [...]

Author: Pamela Sayers ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Governance, Tax Planning
Tags: HMRC, LLP, NI
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26.02.14 - Tax Law has changed and this affects professional practices. Pamela Sayers from Smith & Williamson discusses some of...

Person centred planning – changing pension regulations

25.02.14 - In this TV show Smith & Williamson’s Mike Fosberry discusses navigating through changing pension regulations for person centred planning. Person centred planning – Pensions The important part of it is that they are very tax efficient investments. You get full tax relief on input into pensions and [...]

Author: Mike Fosberry ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Personal Finance, Tax Planning
Tags: government, Pensions, tax
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25.02.14 - In this TV show Smith & Williamson’s Mike Fosberry discusses navigating through changing pension regulations for...

Business growth show – Helping young businesses

24.02.14 - In this business growth show, Phillip Quigley of Smith & Williamson discusses the junior marketplace. Business growth show – AIM The ones that come to us are people who are going to AIM, the junior market in the UK which is for growth companies rather than [...]

Author: Philip Quigley ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Growth, Getting advice
Tags: AIM, marketplace, Smith & Williamson, UK
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24.02.14 - In this business growth show, Phillip Quigley of Smith & Williamson discusses the junior marketplace. Business growth...

Merger and acquisition -The five Ps

21.02.14 - Merger and acquisition has five principles, which Giles Murphy discusses in this TV show. Merger and acquisition – essential merger factors I think we often talk about the five Ps as being principles why mergers won’t take place. Those come down to property, pensions and annuity arrangements, you’ve [...]

Author: Giles Murphy ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Growth, Mergers, Restructuring & Recovery
Tags: Pensions, people, profile, profits, property
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21.02.14 - Merger and acquisition has five principles, which Giles Murphy discusses in this TV show. Merger and acquisition –...

Tax law – Three vital tips for private clients

20.02.14 - A finance advisor will help you understand what you need to do to comply with tax law. In this TV show Smith & Williamson’s Chris Springett explains the best process to follow with your advisor. Tax law for property One is record keeping, record keeping absolutely [...]

Author: Chris Springett ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Financial Reporting, Getting advice, Personal Finance, Personal Wealth, Tax Planning
Tags: legislation, property, residency
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20.02.14 - A finance advisor will help you understand what you need to do to comply with tax law. In this TV show Smith & Williamson’s...

Personal planning for disposable income

19.02.14 - There is greater scope for personal planning when people are successful, as Paul Garwood discusses in this TV show. Personal planning: Greater wealth affords more choice and better pension plans Successful people tend to have a lot more disposable income than people who are less successful, so the [...]

Author: Paul Garwood ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Personal Finance
Tags: Pensions
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19.02.14 - There is greater scope for personal planning when people are successful, as Paul Garwood discusses in this TV show. Personal...

Legal sector market climate

18.02.14 - Legal sector events and surveys are a great way to see how the industry is developing, as Pamela Sayers discusses in his TV show. Gauging the climate of the legal sector We do a great deal actually within the professional practices space. Specifically for the legal sector, [...]

Author: Pamela Sayers ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Research
Tags: business events, firms, surveys
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18.02.14 - Legal sector events and surveys are a great way to see how the industry is developing, as Pamela Sayers discusses in his...

Digital technology can do almost anything

17.02.14 - Digital technology could replace almost any business service. In this TV show Graeme Codrington asks what you can offer that computers can’t. Competing with digital technology Something that people have known a long time with digital technology is that it is going to dis-intermediate. It’s going to take out the people who sit in the middle [...]

Author: Graeme Codrington ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Digital Economy, Technology
Tags: algorithms, machines, world of work
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17.02.14 - Digital technology could replace almost any business service. In this TV show Graeme Codrington asks what you can offer...

Public company advantages

14.02.14 - Making your business a public company has advantages. Philip Quigley discusses public market shares in this TV show. Public company market shares If you’re listed you’ve got a liquid currency in your shares. So you can use shares to acquire, not just cash. It means people you’re buying, then [...]

Author: Philip Quigley ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Growth, Business risk
Tags: public company, shares, stock exchange
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14.02.14 - Making your business a public company has advantages. Philip Quigley discusses public market shares in this TV show. Public...

Restructuring and merging to survive

13.02.14 - Restructuring by merging is now an accepted survival strategy in the financial industry marketplace, as Giles Murphy discusses in this TV show. Restructuring firms across industry I think there’s an acceptance in the marketplace that there is an oversupply of particularly lawyers, but also all professional advisors to a market that at best is flat, [...]

Author: Giles Murphy ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Strategy, Mergers, Restructuring & Recovery
Tags: firms, mergers
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13.02.14 - Restructuring by merging is now an accepted survival strategy in the financial industry marketplace, as Giles Murphy discusses...

Tax law, HMRC, and questionable claims

12.02.14 - Tax law is being enforced by the HMRC, as Chris Springett discusses in this TV Show. Tax law and HMRC targets This relief came in, with capital gains tax, so right back in 1965. Case law has developed it over time, big changes in the 80s on what constitutes the residency, including other buildings, you know, [...]

Author: Chris Springett ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Fraud & Corruption, Personal Finance, Tax Planning
Tags: HMRC, recoveries, tax claims
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12.02.14 - Tax law is being enforced by the HMRC, as Chris Springett discusses in this TV Show. Tax law and HMRC targets This relief...

Informed financial planning industry trends

11.02.14 - The informed financial planning industry is in a “in a state of flux.” In this TV show Paul Garwood explains the changes he has observed. Informed financial planning: Changes to planning and savings I think one of the things we’ve had over the last 10 or 15 [...]

Author: Paul Garwood ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Getting advice, Personal Finance
Tags: commissions
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11.02.14 - The informed financial planning industry is in a “in a state of flux.” In this TV show Paul Garwood explains...

Merger and acquisition trends

10.02.14 - Merger and acquisition can involve any sized firm but, as Giles Murphy discusses in this TV show, is more likely to involve a big and a small party. Merger and acquisition – The big with the small I think it’s much harder these days to actually execute [...]

Author: Giles Murphy ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Growth, Business risk, Business Strategy, Mergers
Tags: acquisition, firms, merger
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10.02.14 - Merger and acquisition can involve any sized firm but, as Giles Murphy discusses in this TV show, is more likely to involve...

Business risk investigations

07.02.14 - Business risk can be discovered by looking at finances of the past, present and future, as Philip Quigley explains in this TV show. Business Risk – Past financials and future projections There’s two basic elements.  I suppose the first is the review of historic financials. So are the targets [...]

Author: Philip Quigley ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business risk, Financial Reporting, Getting advice
Tags: audits
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07.02.14 - Business risk can be discovered by looking at finances of the past, present and future, as Philip Quigley explains in this...

High net worth families seeking trusted advice

06.02.14 - High net worth individuals and families have turned to trusted advisers during a period of economic crisis. Mike Fosberry discusses the issue in this TV show. High net worth losses in uncertain times I think a lot of high net worth families thought they were clever people in [...]

Author: Mike Fosberry ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Family Business, Getting advice
Tags: high net worth, investment markets
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06.02.14 - High net worth individuals and families have turned to trusted advisers during a period of economic crisis. Mike Fosberry...

Profitability and increased taxation

05.02.14 - Profitability can be the foremost consideration for partners and firms. In this TV show Pamela Sayers discusses why they also need to be aware of tax changes. Increased taxation reduces profitability I think what partners and partnerships are saying, that we, the firms are slowly coming out of the recession, beginning to see perhaps a [...]

Author: Pamela Sayers ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Tax Planning
Tags: HMRC, tax
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05.02.14 - Profitability can be the foremost consideration for partners and firms. In this TV show Pamela Sayers discusses why they...

Personal planning and pension funds

04.02.14 - Pensions are a complex part of personal finance planning. Paul Garwood discusses different ways to receive pension payments in this TV show. Personal planning : Different ways to receive pension funds When you reach retirement if you’ve got a pension plan and that pension plan is [...]

Author: Paul Garwood ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Getting advice, Personal Finance, Personal Wealth
Tags: Pensions, Smith & Williamson
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04.02.14 - Pensions are a complex part of personal finance planning. Paul Garwood discusses different ways to receive pension payments...

Property sales campaign in the UK

03.02.14 - A property sales campaign was launched in the UK recently and addressed issues about declarations, which Chris Springett discusses in this TV show. HMRC Property sales campaign HMRC launched a property sales campaign earlier this year, part of a much wider series of campaigns where they look at specific areas. But this one [...]

Author: Chris Springett ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Personal Finance, Tax Planning
Tags: discosure, property owenership, residency, tax
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03.02.14 - A property sales campaign was launched in the UK recently and addressed issues about declarations, which Chris Springett...

Corporate Restructuring in law firms

31.01.14 - Corporate restructuring has followed the recent tax changes for professional practices according to Smith & Williamson‘s Pamela Sayers. Tax changes and Corporate Restructuring  It’s certainly not applying just to law firms. It’s all professional practices. I mean with regards to specifically just law firms, [...]

Author: Pamela Sayers ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business risk, Mergers, Restructuring & Recovery, Tax Planning
Tags: Legal Services Act, professional practices
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31.01.14 - Corporate restructuring has followed the recent tax changes for professional practices according to Smith & Williamson‘s...

What is due diligence in finance?

30.01.14 - What is due diligence? Smith & Williamson‘s Philip Quigley explains what he does when working with people who are buy a business. What is due diligence? A financial due diligence process is a pretty, it’s an in depth review. And it’s not just financial, it moves [...]

Author: Philip Quigley ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Growth, Business risk, Financial Reporting
Tags: buying a business, financial dynamics
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30.01.14 - What is due diligence? Smith & Williamson‘s Philip Quigley explains what he does when working with people who are...

Progressive technology enabling human productivity

29.01.14 - Progressive technology has allowed people to stay connected wherever they are. Stuff TV‘s Lucy Hedges discusses the Tablet. Progressive technology from Apple Well lets think about 5 or 6 years ago. Smart phones were good but they weren’t incredible, which is what you’re seeing now. Tablet was [...]

Author: Stuff TV ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Communications, Digital Economy, Innovation, Technology
Tags: Apple, iPad, Netbooks, productivity
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29.01.14 - Progressive technology has allowed people to stay connected wherever they are. Stuff TV‘s Lucy Hedges discusses the...

Financial objectives from a family perspective

28.01.14 - Financial objectives can be achieved with clear goals and perhaps some outsider help. In this TV show Mike Fosberry of Smith & Williamson gives his perspective. The importance of clear financial objectives I think the first thing to understand from a family perspective is what are your [...]

Author: Mike Fosberry ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Cash flow, Family Business, Personal Finance
Tags: Financial objectives, planning
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28.01.14 - Financial objectives can be achieved with clear goals and perhaps some outsider help. In this TV show Mike Fosberry of Smith...