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If I spend time abroad how does this affect my tax and my business?

Only a short train journey or ferry ride away, France is a great place to visit. But for those who want to make France a permanent home or buy a property to let, there are a number of tax issues to consider. We take a look at the top five things you should ask your accountant before purchasing your French abode.

A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a legal document whereby a donor (eg. yourself) entrusts a personally selected attorney or attorneys to deal with certain personal matters once they themselves lack the capacity to do so.

According to Rob Martins at Cheesmans Accountants, an LPA is essential if you want peace of mind - particularly if you own a business. It enables your attorneys to make decisions about your business should you be unfit to do so yourself.

Not everyone needs to complete a Self-Assessment Tax Return (SATR), but for those who do, it’s not always straight forward.

  • Kathryn Parsons, co-founder of Decoded, started with little more than faith and determination, but four years later it’s grown into a global business. Ahead of her appearance at Accelerate 2015 in...

  • Author, writer and marketer Ryan Holiday on how entrepreneurs need to interpret failure.

  • Sue Vizard, business coach and author of Jump Start: The Start-up Book for Your Dream Business, looks at some of the questions solo entrepreneurs should ask themselves.

  • Ian Wright, founder and chief executive of, is bringing together SMEs and NEDs - without the hefty recruitment fees.

  • Former professional golfer turned entrepreneur Colin Stevens has had a busy 18 months. The Better Bathrooms founder has increased turnover at the firm, secured a multi-million pound investment and...

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David Hughes sums up his entrepreneurial career to date thus: four spectacular successes and two failures. He founded the sports retailer Allsports and achieved turnover of £180 million before a vicious price war meant decline, administration in 2005 and a sell-off to rival JD Sports.

It took Richard Shonn, managing director of 151 Products, three years to find a warehouse big enough for his requirements.