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Thinking about New Year’s Resolutions?

The start of the year is a great time to reflect on the past twelve months and prepare for the next. Most people make New Year’s Resolutions to have healthier lifestyles, but what about making some sort of resolution for your business? If your business is a December financial year end and your bookkeeping is […]

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Xero makes navigation even easier!

Xero love making improvements, especially to make your experience even more simple and beautiful. So, what’s new to Xero’s navigation bar? Since receiving feedback from accountants, bookkeepers and other business users, Xero came to a conclusion that it was time to improve it’s navigation, making it easier, faster and more efficient for everyone to get […]

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Tax Enquiries – Fee Protection Service

Avoid paying additional fees by subscribing to our Tax Investigation Protection Service! Many tax investigations and audits by HMRC can be extremely complex, intricate and time-consuming to deal with. The costs of defending your business can undoubtedly run into thousands of pounds, even if little or no tax is paid at the end of the […]

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How to use Xero and Expandly to streamline your ecommerce business

Running an ecommerce business can be hard work, especially when you bring accounting into the mix. But are you wasting unnecessary time and money by not investing in the tools that will streamline your business and accounts? Xero and Expandly offer an integration that will increase your sales without increasing your time and we’re here […]

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Chancellor confirmed IR35 legislation change for the private sector!

From April 2020, it was verified that contractors working for private businesses will now contribute more to higher tax and national insurance. IR35 legislation first came into force in April 2000. It is an anti-avoidance tax legislation devised to challenge ‘disguised employment.’ In other words, the law generally tackles those people who provide their services […]

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The 2018 Autumn Budget at a glance!

Yesterday, after 72 minutes of continuous talking, Philip Hammond delivered his third speech of the Autumn Budget 2018 as Chancellor, highlighting many key points that will affect you and your business. Here is a quick glance of some of the changes that were announced:  From April 2019, Personal Tax Allowance will rise to £12,500 from […]

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How training on Xero can help grow my business!

How important is training to you? In any aspect of life… Training in general, improves the effectiveness and skilfulness of making your business successful! If you’ve been utilising Xero, you might have encountered a few moments where you think “this piece of software, is actually quite fun.” It’s ok to confess, as we agree too. […]

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If you have used disguised remuneration schemes is this you?

Settle your tax affairs before loan charges come into effect in April 2019! If you have used disguised remuneration tax avoidance schemes involving the use of loans, you will need to be aware that from 6 April 2019 new legislation comes into effect meaning that all loans outstanding at 5 April are swept up and […]

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Keep calm and support mental health day!

It’s that time of year where we all come together and support awareness and advocacy against social stigma. A day to reflect on the lives of people who suffer from mental illness. Accountancy environments can be extremely stressful, especially working to strict deadlines, long hours and having continuous client demand. However, as a firm, we […]

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