Category Archives: Business

Robson Laidler Featured on BBC’s Look North

Robson Laidler on BBC Look North

Robson Laidler had its first TV debut last night featuring on the BBC Look North programme. The programme discusses The North of Tyne Combined Authority’s Good Work Pledge’ of which Robson Laidler are an accredited business, achieving high standards across the five pillars of Good Work Practice, which are: Promoting Health and […]

How to improve an underdeveloped team

underdeveloped team

If you have the responsibility of managing a team then you may be aware of some challenges that are hindering your teams’ performance. Underdeveloped teams need to be addressed promptly before low morale and skills gaps turn into ‘runaway poor performance’, which in its extreme can result in a total […]

Developing your team after lockdown

developing your team

Identifying top performers As many of us re-enter the challenging and busy office environment of a post-pandemic world, employers may be wondering how to reengage their employees and ensure top talent continues to be developed. Perhaps some of your top performers have reached burnout and are struggling to get back […]

Give your finance function the attention it deserves

Give your finance function the attention it deserves.

As a business owner are you sometimes guilty of not showing the finance function of your business the attention it deserves? We have a great analogy on this!… Most people treat accountants like they do their car tyres. It is bewildering when people scrimp on tyres for their car. Let […]

Gifts – tax considerations

gift tax issues

There are fewer than 100 days left until Christmas where the season of goodwill, merriment and office parties will creep upon us once more. You may wish to consider the tax liabilities associated with gifts. Many companies view gifts as an ideal means of promoting their business and boosting morale […]

Top tips on managing your time effectively

time management

Have you ever come into work on a Monday morning with a long to-do list, or switched your laptop on to tonnes of emails? Ever had that feeling that you don’t have enough hours in the day or feel overwhelmed by your workload?   If the answer is yes, you’re […]

3 ways to free up your head space as an Estate Agent

estate agents time saving

You’re always looking for ways to improve your Estate Agency, but running a business means splitting your attention between many different tasks. How do you know what’s actually productive towards your goals and what’s just an energy sap?    Whatever your ambitions are — like expanding to more locations, increasing […]

Managing time in your estate agency

Estate Agency

As the owner of an estate agency, your time is one of your most valuable assets. But running a business can feel like you’re constantly trying to beat the clock. When there never feels like enough time in the day, you lose the ability or motivation to do key business […]

‘Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme’ (CJRS) Coming to an End

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) which has supported many employers since March 2020, will come to an end on 30 September 2021.   Considerations to prepare for the CJRS end   CJRS claims for September must be submitted to HM Revenue & Customs by 14 October 2021 and any […]

What data does my payroll team need?

Why does my payroll team need so much data

To celebrate National Payroll Week, Robson Laidler’s Payroll team are running a series of blog posts to help people understand more about the professional and what’s involved from an employers and employee’s perspective. It can’t be that complicated, can it?   Just give me your sort code and account number, […]