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Accounting

The accounts section, brought to you in partnership with Sage, features in-depth guides and features for UK small businesses and start-ups needing advice on how to manage company accounts, including topics such as cashflow management, late payment, bad debts and bookkeeping.

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Accounting for start-ups

Metric accountants offers its top 6 tips when it comes to accounting for start-ups

Accounting

Accounting

What are virtual cards and should you be using them in your business?

The team at Airwallex explain what virtual cards are along with six ways that they can benefit your small business

Accounting

What the off-payroll U-turn means if you’re self-employed

Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng made a shock announcement in the mini-Budget last Friday. The Government will repeal off-payroll working legislation from April 2023. Here’s what it means for freelance contractors

Accounting

6 of the best payment systems for accepting US dollars

If you have a lot of customers Stateside, you'll want them to be able to pay in US dollars. We look at the best payment systems for USD.

Accounting

How to manage your accounts as a small business

Everything you need to know about preparing your financials in the early stages of business.

Accounting

Help to Grow: Digital – how can it help my business?

UPDATED: Government offers discounts of up to £5,000 for digital accounting, customer relationship management (CRM) and eCommerce software from approved providers

Accounting

The basics of cash flow forecasts for small businesses

We take a look at the basics of cash flow forecasts for small businesses. By reading it, you’ll have everything you need to get started.

Accounting

The importance of financial reporting for small business owners

We explain the three key financial statements and how you can use them to spot trends, improve cash flow and manage debt

Accounting

The basics of cash flow forecasts for small businesses

We take a look at the basics of cash flow forecasts for small businesses. By reading it, you’ll have everything you need to get started.

Accounting

The importance of financial reporting for small business owners

We explain the three key financial statements and how you can use them to spot trends, improve cash flow and manage debt

Accounting

What small businesses should know about Company Voluntary Arrangements 

Andrew Jagger, associate director at Moorfields, explains all you need to know about when and why to use a CVA if your business is in distress. However, there are new alternatives you should consider

Accounting

The top five accountancy errors made by small businesses

Emily Coltman lists five mistakes small businesses make with accounting and how to avoid unnecessary accountancy errors

Accounting

How to help your staff avoid National Insurance hike

From today both employers and staff face a 10% increase in the amount they pay each month in National Insurance contributions. But there is a way to help your staff avoid today's National Insurance contribution increase

Accounting

What happens when your business is subjected to a PAYE audit 

Ercan Demiralay, partner at Wellers, offers his advice on what businesses need to know when the taxman visits to inspect your payroll records

Partner content

How should I select my business broadband provider?

As with any supplier, it’s important to do your research and ask important questions before you select a broadband provider for your business. But what are the must-have things you should take into consideration?

Partner content

Why your business should switch to a broadband-based phone network

Analogue phone systems are increasingly being replaced by smarter broadband based networks – here’s why you should consider switching

Partner content

Streamlining document management for your small business

David Malan, sales director of DocuWare for the UK and Ireland, explains how the platform can streamline your document management

Business Loans

A guide to getting a small business loan

Everything you need to know on what small business loans are and what types of loan are available for your business.