23rd November 2018

EMI share schemes: Big rewards at a low cost

Incentives are tricky. They’re obviously an important part of engaging your employees and retaining key staff. But it’s not always possible to offer bumper pay packages, especially in the cash strapped early days of your business.

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15th November 2018

New frontiers: expanding overseas doesn’t need to be hard.

Your company has reached stability and profitability. Growth has been steady and you’re established in the UK market. Where to next? It’s here where the lure of international markets comes in.

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7th November 2018

The Budget 2019

Learn more about The Chancellors 2019 budget and the key considerations for UK businesses...

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4th October 2018

SEIS and EIS: The investment schemes supporting big ideas

Forging a new path and doing pioneering work is expensive. Often startups have to run the gauntlet to get the investment they need. Success is far from certain, so how can you get investment backing when there are safer, albeit potentially less lucrative bets out there?

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3rd October 2018

'Experienced manpower': How Propel fuelled Tribe's remarkable success story

It’s often said entrepreneurship is a journey - but in the case of Propel’s client Tribe, a sports nutrition startup, that can be said quite literally.

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3rd September 2018

Beyond the lab: R&D tax relief isn't just for cutting edge science

R&D tax relief has been in UK tax legislation for over 18 years - and yet, many businesses are still not taking advantage of it. So what’s behind this and are you missing out?

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23rd July 2018

A beginner's guide to obtaining grant funding

There are hundreds of different types of UK and EU grants available to startups and SMEs, but navigating the plethora on offer - as well as their respective qualifying conditions - can be a minefield.

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10th July 2018

Entrepreneurs missing out on Advance Assurance opportunities

Nearly half of entrepreneurs in the UK do not know what Advance Assurance is, despite it making their business more attractive to potential investors, according to a new survey by the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards and Deloitte Propel.

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10th July 2018

Financial and accounting duties of a director

If you’re a director - whatever your taxonomic designation might be in reality - you have a few big responsibilities when it comes to finances and accounting.

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10th July 2018

Partnering with the SSA

Deloitte Propel will work with the Scottish Sports Association, the independent and representative body for governing bodies of sport in Scotland, to provide an exclusive deal and offer a range of services to both the SSA and its members.

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19th June 2018

Common VAT mistakes and how to avoid them

VAT offers a tricky challenge to businesses. The tax is filled with technical details, snags and pitfalls, and when you’re growing a business you can’t spend your days learning every nuance.

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19th June 2018

Pension auto-enrolment in the coming years: what businesses need to know

The amounts paid by both employee and employer into your auto enrolment (AE) scheme increased on April 6, 2018 - But that’s not all. There are two other big changes on the horizon.

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