The Accountant small business archive.


Hiring an accountant: a small business guide

Julie Corkish, ICAEW’s head of practice, explains what small business owners should consider when hiring an accountant.


Is it worth hiring an accountant as a small business?


Getting the most out of a working relationship with your accountant

In this article, KashFlow advise on how you can get the most out of your working relationship with your accountant.

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Writing off Bounce Back Loans would be best thing to do, say accountants

MPs say debt recovery plans for business loans remain ‘woefully underdeveloped’ in withering assessment of Bounce Back Loan scheme


How to change your small business accountant in 10 easy steps

There are many reasons why small businesses outgrow their first accountant. Here is a step-by-step guide if you want to change accountancy firms


Small businesses see accountants as vital to their business

Accountants offer a more comprehensive service for businesses than ever leading for calls for the definition of the term to be addressed


Where to start when looking for a chartered accountant

There are many benefits to hiring a chartered accountant for your business. Here, we explore them.


Hiring an accountant: When and why you need one

In this piece, Karen Barrett, founder and CEO of Unbiased, discusses the finer points of taking on an accountant.


Choosing the right accountant

Shahbaz Husain investigates how to separate the financial wheat from the chaff when choosing an accountant.


Majority of UK accountants plan to leave their job

New data reveals that the majority of UK accountants are planning to leave their job in the next two years.


Four questions small business owners should ask before hiring an accountant

For many small business owners, it can be hard to know whether to take on an accountant. Here are some questions you need to ask yourself.


Accountants risk future by not keeping on top of tech skills

An evolving client base demands accountants with the ability to use technology to give advice, a new study reveals.

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What is professional indemnity insurance?

Professional indemnity insurance provides cover if somebody sues your business and they allege that your advice caused financial loss or damaged their brand. It’s not just for accountants and lawyers but for anyone offering a personal service, even web designers

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Benefits of switching to the right business bank account

We've teamed up with the Current Account Switch Service to explain the benefits of switching your business bank account.

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Business Companion: a reliable voice in the misinformation age

Business Companion is a one-stop-shop for accurate and up-to-date legal guidance, whatever sector you’re in — and it’s all completely free

Finding and selling to customers

How Amazon Ads is supporting entrepreneurs

Digital ad campaigns aren't just for big businesses. Here's why you should be considering it...