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Accounting Advice
14 Aug 2020
If you’re considering how to improve your accounting processes and your financial decisions, we strongly recommend finding out more about Xero. Here’s a brief guide to Xero cloud accounting features and benefits, but if you’d like to discuss it in more detail feel free to get in touch.
Accounting Advice
25 Jun 2020
Moving accounting systems is a daunting process, you’ve got all your financial history in the original system and learning something new takes time. But with the help of our Xero accountants, moving from Sage to Xero isn't complicated.
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Accounting Advice
10 May 2017
If your small business employees staff you will need to give them P60s by 31st May. Here's why.
Accounting Advice
20 Jul 2016
Cloud accounting offers a number of valuable benefits for small business accountants and their clients. Here's why accountants should have their heads in the cloud.
Accounting Advice
09 May 2016
With a number of new financial reporting standards introduced this year, what does FRS 105 mean for small businesses?
Accounting Advice
26 Apr 2016
Whether starting up or scaling up, there are a number of mandatory (and time sensitive) reporting obligations that all small businesses need to be aware of.
Accounting Advice
24 Mar 2016
Small businesses in the UK have a growing range of cloud accounting software to choose from. We take a look at three of the best.
Accounting Advice
07 Oct 2015
There are more than 30,000 accountants in England alone, and most of them are in fact pretty small. Find out whether size matters here.
Accounting Advice
24 Jul 2015
Tax avoidance and evasion have been in the spotlight over the last few months. Accountants, sometimes seen as aiders and abettors to the wealthy elite, are coming under fire. How should they act when mixed signals over how to interpret legislation can leave them without direction?
Accounting Advice
29 Sep 2014
Do you think you might be working with a bad accountant? Here's what you need to look out for...
Accounting Advice
23 Dec 2013
When deciding which accountant to take with you on your entrepreneurial journey there are two main things to consider before choosing. Should your travelling companion sit quietly in the passenger seat (endlessly re-counting the parking money) or would you like a bit more conversation along the way?
Accounting Advice
07 Aug 2013
There are lots of different definitions of profit. Find out how to make sense of them.
Accounting Advice
13 Jun 2013
It's a rite of passage. After years of doing battle with increasingly uncooperative spreadsheets, the time finally comes to grasp the nettle and move your business to a purpose built accounting package. We review the options here.
Accounting Advice
05 Nov 2020
Accountancy and commerce are inextricably linked. At the best of times, accountants are an invaluable resource, but no business can afford to be without one when the financial climate is less favourable.
Accounting Advice
02 Aug 2020
As a small business, you have a choice of how you file your accounts. You can either submit a full set of accounts or an abridged set, which contains less detail but meets the compliance requirements of Companies House and HMRC.
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Accounting Advice
23 Jun 2017
Becoming a boss is an exciting time, but will also come with some responsibilities to the HMRC. Here's what you need to know about how to register for payroll, and why you need to.
Accounting Advice
21 Jul 2016
Getting a good bookkeeper can really help your business get of the ground and stay on track. Here's what can happen if you hire a bad bookkeeper.
Accounting Advice
24 May 2016
From 30th June the annual return will be replaced by the confirmation statement. But what's changing?
Accounting Advice
28 Apr 2016
What is auto-enrolment and how will it affect your small business? We have got the answers for you here:
Accounting Advice
31 Mar 2016
There are hundreds of add-ons that integrate with Xero, but these are our top five recommendations for small businesses, contractors and freelancers in the UK.
Accounting Advice
15 Oct 2015
Broadly, there are three options available to small businesses when thinking about how to set up their small business accounting processes. We explore the three most common methods.
Accounting Advice
13 Aug 2015
Small business often run short of cash when customers don't pay as quickly as they should and marketing campaigns take time to work. We examine six solutions to help solve short term cash flow problems.
Accounting Advice
02 Jan 2015
In 2013 Kavalake, the holding company of Gordon Ramsay’s restaurants, turned over a total amount just shy of £45million; £44,801,000 to be precise. However, after the cost of sales, administrative expenses and operating costs were deducted the company overall was left with a pre-tax profit of just £2.7million; or at least it should have been…
Accounting Advice
23 Dec 2013
In a city where accountants are in abundance how do you know what makes a good London accountant and what makes a bad one?
Accounting Advice
07 Aug 2013
The cash flow statement is the thing that connects the Profit and Loss statement to the balance sheet. It's extremely helpful and much neglected by small businesses and accountants alike.
Accounting Advice
25 Jul 2013
Every year at the same time as your statutory accounts are being prepared, we prepare a Commercial Insight report, with actionable commercial guidance to help increase profitability and growth.