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MTD for Business

By Matthew Perry HMRC's vision to digitalise the UK tax system is due to officially begin in April 2019 with VAT. Brexit may introduce some complications as the scheduled date of completion for Britain's exit of the EU is March 29, 2019, although HMRC have not yet issued any news as to delays of [...]

2018-04-27T17:25:53+00:00 April 27th, 2018|HMRC, Making Tax Digital|Comments Off on MTD for Business

Cyclical Stock Take

By Steve Blissett Stocktakes can be a burden as they are time-consuming and provide little value to your business. There are two types of stocktake: 1. The traditional stocktake: Involves counting every stock item. Generally done each time your accountant suggests so that the accounts are accurate, at least once a year. 2. Cyclical [...]

2018-02-20T16:55:24+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Accountancy|Comments Off on Cyclical Stock Take

Is my recruiter referring me to the right accountant?

By David Hughes It’s an exciting time when you secure your 1st contract and this often happens when working with a recruitment business/agency. As a part of the relationship, when negotiating your new day rate contract, you accept that the recruiter is getting a cut of your day rate eventually after their company has taken [...]

2017-12-12T16:14:08+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Contractor|Comments Off on Is my recruiter referring me to the right accountant?

Autumn Budget Roundup: Impact on Contractors and Small Businesses

By Matthew Perry Today saw the return of the Autumn Budget. Here are the main takeaways from the largest financial event of the year. What was announced? IR35 - Introduction of new rules to the private sector There were plenty of rumours circulating in the lead up that the IR35 update which was introduced [...]

2017-11-22T17:37:39+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Accountancy|Comments Off on Autumn Budget Roundup: Impact on Contractors and Small Businesses

Minimum Pension Contribution Amounts Are Increasing

By Steve Blissett Under the Pensions Act 2008, the minimum automatic enrolment pension contribution amounts will increase in April 2018 and again in April 2019. What’s happening and when? Minimum pension contributions will increase in two phases, on 6th April 2018 and again on 6th April 2019. These increases apply to all employer pension [...]

2017-11-17T11:56:23+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Accountancy|Comments Off on Minimum Pension Contribution Amounts Are Increasing

Xerocon – The Next Big Thing is People

By David Hughes The Next Big Thing is People That's the word from Gary Turner, MD of Xero, which is one of the largest cloud bookkeeping software on the market. This was straight from Xerocon London 2017, where the UK's largest contributors to accounting technology solutions came together to show off their latest products and [...]

2017-11-09T09:59:24+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Accountancy|Comments Off on Xerocon – The Next Big Thing is People

#RecipeforSuccess: 5 Tips for Business Success

By Matthew Perry Running your own business has plenty of unique challenges, from managing cash flow to ensuring your payroll runs as smoothly as possible. Fortunately, you don't have to do it alone. Like the best food recipes, our recipe for mastering your business is quick and simple. In order to make sure your new [...]

2017-11-09T10:11:18+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Guides|Comments Off on #RecipeforSuccess: 5 Tips for Business Success