Blog - Archived (2018)
Zeroing in on Xero’s benefits
1 February

Badly managed cash flow and accounts can be the biggest strain on you and your business. For smaller businesses, the problem often lies with the owner or manager not having the time or expertise when it comes to managing t...

 

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Digging deeper into Xero
26 February

With more and more businesses moving onto the online world, their day to day accounts are also managed online. This is where the beauty of Xero really comes into its own.  Xero has a plethora of features that make acc...

 

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Making Tax Digital shouldn’t be taxing!
26 March

2018 is the year of GDPR - and we’re predicting that 2019 will follow suit with another regulation known as Making Tax Digital (MTD).   While this phrase Making Tax Digital may sound familiar, for those who have...

 

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What are your resolutions for this New Financial Year?
23 April

We’ve recently welcomed a New Financial Year, a big celebration for us accountants - wouldn’t you know! If as a business owner, you have struggled and stressed over your finances during the last year, we sugges...

 

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Trust me … I’m from HMRC
24 May

Would you be able to tell the difference between the taxman and a criminal?   You’d think so.  But criminals are becoming so much more sophisticated it’s becoming harder for us to detect a genuine or ...

 

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4 common Bookkeeping mistakes
22 June

If you are a small business owner, the thought of bookkeeping may be considered a tedious chore; a monthly task that you try to avoid. Hours and hours of your time could be spent on bookkeeping, ensuring that all of the da...

 

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Penalties – and we’re not talking about football
23 July

The World Cup may be over, but we’re still discussing penalties here in the accounting world! It may not seem as exciting as sporting penalties to the masses, but it’s tax penalties that excite us accountants! ...

 

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Payroll - a piece of cake?
24 August

So many people think of payroll as a service that is bought for very little benefit.  But we do more than sit here and eat cake all day we promise!   What are we talking about?   As a small business ourselve...

 

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VAT and the facts
26 September

Are you completely bewildered by the concept of VAT? Many of us are – so here’s what you need to know.     Let’s start from the beginning, what exactly is VAT?   VAT stands for Value Added ...

 

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We’re up in the cloud
24 October

Technology has revolutionised the way we live, and cloud technology has changed the way we do business – and we believe it’s all for the better.   Technology enables accountants to be more efficient and pr...

 

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Self-Assessment Tax return: Time to take action
26 November

There are several perks to being self-employed, from flexible hours to being your own boss.  But it doesn’t come without its drawbacks and if managing your finances isn’t the highlight of your working week...

 

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New year, new finances
18 December

Christmas is upon us and 2019 will be here before you know it. With all the time and energy we’ve invested into the festive season, your finances is probably the last thing you want to do, but the earlier you start p...

 

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