BR Blog

We're all about communication at Barnes Roffe, especially when it comes to our clients and contacts: existing or potential. For this reason we have set up our 'Blog Spot'. To help you to get to know our team, recognise our motivations and more importantly feel confident in the strategies we promote.We post here regularly, to help give you the insight and understanding you need to take every market change in your stride.

January 16, 2020

Do you need a desk for everyone in your office?

Office space is expensive. Do you really need to have a dedicated desk for each and every employee? Recent years have brought a lot of changes to the office environment, particularly as technology develops and the next generation of employees has come through to management.
January 14, 2020

The Future of Work

There is a lot of jargon out there around “the future of work”. What does it really mean for businesses? There is a lot of buzz around trends like artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, blockchain, remote working, agile working, augmented reality (AR) and various other new concepts.
January 12, 2020

Effective internal communication

Effective internal communication is key to creating an engaged workforce. Effective communication between a company and its employees enables businesses to fully tap into the unique knowledge, insights, and talents of its people. Having an effective internal communication strategy can help to avoid misunderstandings.
January 09, 2020

Jasmine joins the partners

Congratulations to Jasmine Worth who has become a partner of the firm with effect from 1 January 2020.  She becomes the second female partner of the firm based in the East London office, and joins Layla Martin and Alex Bari to head up the Tax Team at Leytonstone House.
January 08, 2020

2018/2019 tax return – deadline is looming

As we hurtle towards the 31st January 2020 filing deadline for 2018-19 self-assessment tax returns, a gentle reminder to please send your personal tax return information to your tax adviser as soon as possible, if you haven’t already done so. Last year 93% of taxpayers filed their tax returns by the 31st January deadline.
January 02, 2020

Making the Most of Alumni Networks

Whether it’s your University classmates or the colleagues you trained with at your first firm, we all have an alumni network. Your alumni network is an immense network of professional contacts – all with whom you already have one thing in common.
December 30, 2019

iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro

The iPhone is seen by many as the gold standard when it comes to smartphones. Is the newest version worth the upgrade? Apple has just launched the new iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro. For those who want a larger screen, there is also the iPhone 11 Pro Max which features a huge 6.5inch screen.
December 27, 2019

Thought Leadership

Thought leadership can be a very effective marketing tool but successfully implementing a thought leadership strategy is a lot harder that it sounds. A thought leader is someone who, based on their expertise and perspective of an industry, offers unique guidance, inspires innovation and influences others.
December 23, 2019

Social media influencers

Social media influencers appear all around us, whether they are pushing their latest endorsement, plugging a new restaurant or trying to start the latest trend, they connect with thousands or millions of people around the world.
December 20, 2019

Self-employment levels hitting income tax take

With the number of self-employed people in the labour force now at 12%, the income tax take across the UK is in decline. Increasing numbers of people have been moving into self-employed work, either as contractors, gig economy workers or setting up their own small businesses.
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