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Xerocon 2019: Communities of Purpose

Xerocon 2019: Communities of Purpose

Xerocon, known as the Glastonbury for Accountants!

05 December 2019
Re-enrolment for Workplace Pensions: An Employers Guide

Re-enrolment for Workplace Pensions: An Employers Guide

We all know that saving for our pensions is important and when the Workplace Pension requirements came in a few years ago, it was a step forward for employees all over the country. However as an employer, it may also have felt like one more thing to understand, fund and juggle with business as usual (hopefully you had the help of a friendly accountant to take some of the pain away!).

20 June 2019
Pricing: How do we work out our fees?

Pricing: How do we work out our fees?

We know price is an important factor when choosing an Accountant so we've written this article to explain how we calculate our fees and ensure they are clear and transparent.

05 June 2019
Xerocon 2018 Newsflash

Xerocon 2018 Newsflash

Xerocon is an exciting annual conference run by Xero for its accounting partners and the Xero app community. It is an inspiring event where we get the chance to learn not only what is in the pipeline for Xero, but we also get to hear from some amazing people about the landscape for small businesses and what we can and should be doing to support you.

19 November 2018
Hammond delivers pre-Brexit Budget for a 'brighter future'

Hammond delivers pre-Brexit Budget for a 'brighter future'

The Chancellor's 2018 Autumn Budget contained some important announcements and confirmed a number of changes planned for the new tax year. Following this, we have put together a PDF which contains the latest tax and financial information, which we trust you will find useful. For more information on how the changes may affect you, please contact us.

05 November 2018
The Weekly edit

The Weekly edit

Our weekly round-up of essential reading for those running and working in Owner Managed Business, Creative agencies and Estate Agencies. Business reacts to interest rate rise. The interest rate rise of 0.25% has received a mixed response from business with some areas welcoming the increase as a measure to rising prices, others concerned on the impact on the economy which remains sluggish because of Brexit uncertainty.

04 August 2018
The Weekly edit

The Weekly edit

Our weekly round-up of essential reading for those running and working in an Owner Managed Business, Creative agency or Estate Agency.Cash is just grief. This article in the Guardian talks about the trend in the retail and hospitality industry to move away from cash. Fintech companies such as iZettle enable businesses to take card payments without the long contracts and high fees that the more established ‘merchant services’ providers have previously historically insisted on.

09 July 2018
The Weekly edit

The Weekly edit

Our weekly round-up of essential reading for those running and working in Owner Managed Business, Creative agencies and Estate Agencies. HMRC recently announced its long-awaited consultation on extending off-payroll working reform to the private sector. Here's what contractors, and employers of contractors, need to know...

01 July 2018
The Weekly edit

The Weekly edit

Introducing our weekly round-up of essential reading for business owners. Recently, when asked what one piece of advice I would give to an accounting firm looking to go digital, my answer was to take full advantage of all the great information out there on the web. There are so many useful websites with great videos and blogs talking about how to go about doing this.

24 June 2018
First Spring Statement heralds the ‘light at the end of the tunnel’

First Spring Statement heralds the ‘light at the end of the tunnel’

Chancellor Philip Hammond has presented his first Spring Statement, with something of a Spring in his step. Responding to the latest economic forecasts from the Office for Budget Responsibility, Mr Hammond revealed that the economy is expected to grow at the faster rate of 1.5% in 2018 compared with the 1.4% forecast iin the Autumn Budget.

15 March 2018
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