10 Quick tips to level up your accounting IQ

10 Quick tips to level up your accounting IQ

As a small business owner, you don’t have to be an expert in every part of running your company. However, you should have a baseline knowledge and understand the basics. Accounting and bookkeeping are an integral piece of any business. Whether you have no accounting...
Are you prepared to go fully VAT Digital?

Are you prepared to go fully VAT Digital?

As a small business owner, you will know that all VAT returns have been digital, i.e. online, for some time. But you may not realise that HMRC’s plans do not stop there. In under a year, you will have a very different set of requirements to fulfil. Phase One of the...
5 Important things you should look for in an accountant

5 Important things you should look for in an accountant

At some point in time, every business needs the services of an accountant. Whether you’re an early-stage start-up searching for your first accountant, or an established family business that’s looking for a new broom, you’ll find yourself searching the internet for a...
Why companies need budgets

Why companies need budgets

 Reasons companies need budgets When people hear about budgets, they are often overwhelmed with negative emotions.  In personal life, budgets usually mean restraining yourself from buying what you want (though, at the same time, it means buying what you want in a long...
Why Freelancers Should Hire An Accountant All Year Round.

Why Freelancers Should Hire An Accountant All Year Round.

If you’re anything like me, an accountant visit is something you schedule at the end of each year. In the past i have rushed over to an accountant’s office in April to get my taxes squared away. This year I’m doing things a bit differently, and I’m anticipating a big...
5 Reasons why Bookkeeping is Important for your Business

5 Reasons why Bookkeeping is Important for your Business

The importance of bookkeeping cannot be overemphasised, as it is a vital part of the overall success of any business — both large or small. If you are a business owner, it is your responsibility to ensure that your business’s accounts and books are kept in good order...
How To Maximise Your Tax Return With An Accountant’s Secret Tips

How To Maximise Your Tax Return With An Accountant’s Secret Tips

How To Maximise Your Tax Return With An Accountant’s Secret Tips It takes a rare soul to get excited about tax season. But if you play your receipts right; your next snow weekender might just pay for itself. Not only that, but you could shift yourself into a different...
5 Reasons why businesses need an accountant

5 Reasons why businesses need an accountant

5 Reasons why businesses need an accountant. Many small business owners fail to realise that 80% of UK business will fail with the first 18 months of their creation. One of the big reasons this happens is due to poor financial management from the business owner. Many...
The Self-Employed: Not Bothered about Brexit or Conflicted?

The Self-Employed: Not Bothered about Brexit or Conflicted?

Research by Kensington Mortgages revealed that most self-employed workers aren’t that bothered by Brexit, with 63% feeling that Brexit will have no impact on their business. However, they do seem worried about the effect of Brexit on the economy as a whole (a...