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Why should I get my Self-Assessment submitted early?

Everyone knows that the tax year ends on 5th April. Everyone also knows that you can submit your self-assessment from 6th April, if you have all the information. Everybody, however, does not file their self-assessments on this date……or anywhere close to this date. On 31st January 2020, 26,562 people left …

What upcoming Covid Support changes do I need to be aware of?

We all know that the Covid Support is changing all the time and sometimes it’s simply hard to keep up with it all. So, if you find yourself thinking ‘What upcoming Covid Support changes do I need to be aware of?’ then think no more. We have put together the …

What can I do to help my financial situation?

If this last year has taught us anything it’s that it has shown just how important it is to be in control of our finances. Which begs the question, ‘what can I do to help my financial situation?’ Businesses Businesses have struggled massively in the last 12 months. You may …

What does the Budget mean for me?

The Chancellor Rishi Sunak presented us with his Spring Budget on Wednesday. What does the budget mean for me? We here you shout! Well we’ve put it into simple terms for you. Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (Furlough) This was expected to end at the end of April but has now …

Should I Hire a Bookkeeper for My Self-Assessment?

As the deadline date for your self-assessment submission is fast approaching, you may find yourself asking the age old question ‘Should I Hire a Bookkeeper for my Self-Assessment?’ Well, that all depends on your particular situation as to whether or not this is a viable option or if it is …

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What support can I get as an Employee?

I’m sure that you’re probably all aware that the Government are trying their hardest to help us all out. Whether it’s us as an employee or a business. However, with how fast the situation keeps changing this means that their help keeps changing making it hard to keep up with! …

As An Employer What Support is Available To Me?

The Government have made announcements about more changes to the support available to you the employer. Below is the updated information for you in simple language! Job Support Scheme Open If you are a business and you are in a position where you have bought staff back, but due to …

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Ever Changing Government Support Schemes for You the Employer

As a Business Owner and employer I’m sure that you’ll agree that with all of the changes that the changes the government has to keep making it can make things a little difficult to keep track of. To try and make things a little easier we have put together some …

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Back to the Office – Are you Ready? (Part One)

So after nearly 6 months of very unprecedented times, the time is now coming when we’re all starting to think about getting back to ‘normal’ or whatever the new normal is. For a lot of us, that means getting back into the office and a more normal way of working. …

Bookkeeping

A Day In The Life Of A Bookkeeper

Life as a bookkeeper was interesting, life as a self employed bookkeeper is something else entirely and no two days are the same. On a “normal” day I’ll wake between 5:30 and 6:00 and make my first cup of tea….there’s definitely a lot of tea drunk and biscuits eaten in …