How can tracking my project costs help my agency be more profitable?
It goes without saying, but I will say it anyway that a basic principle of doing good business is being profitable. At a very simplistic level for an agency this comes down to ensuring that projects are priced in a way that delivers an appropriate profit margin and then delivered on budget.
Re-enrolment for Workplace Pensions: An Employers Guide
We 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.
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.
Get the most from your business mileage claims with Trip Catcher
Trip Catcher captures business journeys as you make them and as it integrates seamlessly with both Xero and Receiptbank gives you comfort that your business mileage claims are correct.
Research & Development Tax Credits: The hidden gem that you may be missing out on!
If you are undertaking a project, that is bespoke within your industry, there is a chance that you dont even know that your expenditure may qualify for Research and Development Corporation Tax relief.
How to build a Budget for your agency business
If you have not set a budget for your agency before, or if you have but you want to check that it is realistic and is actually going to help your agency successfully grow, then this post is aimed at you. Building a budget is like building a three dimensional Sudoku puzzle, there are so many moving parts that all need to fit together to make sense. In this blog, we have focused on building a profit and loss budget.
Chancellor delivers Spring Statement amid 'cloud of uncertainty'
The 2019 Spring Statement gave the government the opportunity to consider the longer term fiscal challenges ahead of Brexit, and initiate consultations on how these can be addressed.
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.
Hammond delivers pre-Brexit Budget for a 'brighter future'
The 2018 Autumn Budget contained some important announcements and confirmed a number of changes planned for the new tax year.