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Post-Holiday Check-up: How Business Owners Can Get Their Accounts in Order

  • August 22nd, 2019
  • Whether it’s been a jaunt abroad, a weekend staycation, or simply time away from the screen, there’s nothing like that back-to-work feeling after some much-needed headspace. Yet even if you haven’t had chance to escape this summer, the holiday season provides the perfect opportunity for SMEs to get their accounts in order. With the deadline

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    Better Late Than Never? Why Delayed Payments Can Never be Good for Business

  • July 28th, 2019
  • Late payments, we’ve all been there; and that’s not to mention the chasing up, the waiting around, and the age-old frustration that comes with it. Yet for the majority of start-ups, late payments represent more than just a mere inconvenience. Software company Xero found that on average, a staggering 48% of invoices issued by small

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    Top Tips For Maintaining Your Small Business Cashflow

  • July 18th, 2019
  • As a start-up juggling multiple tasks at any given time, it’s easy to let the fundamental basics of running a small business fall by the wayside. Yet while brushing these things under the carpet may seem harmless at the time, the knock-on effect can have major consequences on the long-term health of your business –

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    Give Me a Break: 5 Tax Shortcuts Every SME Should Know About

  • July 11th, 2019
  • Tax, whether we like it or not, continues to form a large part of how we run our businesses today. But if the ‘T’ word still sends shivers down your spine, it’s worth remembering that knowing more about tax not only improves efficiency, but could also save your start-up valuable revenue in the long run.

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    Vacancy for Experienced Bookkeeper – 8 July 2019

  • July 8th, 2019
  • This full time, permanent Bookkeeper position at out offices in Tamworth is a fantastic opportunity for an experience person to gain exposure to an interesting and quality client base, spanning many sectors. You will ideally have experience working in an accountancy practice, but those with experience in industry in bookkeeper positions are also encouraged to

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    Building and Construction Services VAT Reverse Charge: What You Need to Know

  • June 28th, 2019
  • If you’re in the building and construction sector, a new change to VAT is coming in October – and we’re here to make sure you’re ready for it. First announced in the Autumn Budget of 2017, a VAT reverse charge for building and construction services will come into play from October 1st 2019 in a

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    SME Hacks: Small Steps to Help Your Business Combat Cybercrime

  • June 20th, 2019
  • When it comes to protecting your business, you wouldn’t head home with your shopfront door wide open after a long and busy day, nor would you allow members of the public to leave with a basket of your goods, minus the payment. For both digital SMEs and bricks-and-mortar businesses also operating online, you should be

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    Smart Innovation: 5 Ways SMEs Can Embrace Technology

  • May 31st, 2019
  • From making tax digital to your new contactless terminal, it’s hard to ignore how technology and the digital world are rapidly transforming the way businesses operate. While it’s easy to cling onto old habits, SMEs that welcome technology in small doses will not only streamline existing processes, but ensure they remain ahead of the curve

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    Local Business Week: Simple Tips for UK SMEs to Stay On Top

  • May 15th, 2019
  • With an annual turnover of over £300 billion, the UK SME market continues to go from strength to strength – in spite of a hazy economic outlook. While preparing for Brexit as a business is of tantamount importance, it’s also key for Britain’s entrepreneurs to adapt to the changing times and plan accordingly for the

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    Take Note: 5 Changes to Personal and Business Tax from April 2019

  • April 23rd, 2019
  • With the 6 April marking the start of a fresh new tax year, change is most certainly afoot in 2019. As a crucial part of your annual housekeeping, it’s worth taking a moment to familiarise yourself with the changes to tax – both personally and professionally – that may impact your finances. Whether this be

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