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Accounting

Articles, guides and advice on Accounting for UK small businesses. Topics covered include: accounting software, choosing accountancy services, preparing accounts, tax efficiency, financial regulations for SMEs and related subjects.

Accounts & Tax

Contemporary innovation with Sage Live for SMEs

Here, we look at the Sage software to break down the virtual barriers between front office and back office accounting operations. 

Accounts & Tax

Top five business mistakes your accountant can help you avoid 

Nick Longden discusses how to use the advice of an accountant to keep your business on the right track.

Accounts & Tax

Five tips to brush up your books by the end of summer

Emily Coltman gives her tips on making managing your accounts easier in the months ahead.

Management

Mismanagement of expenses means small businesses risk overpaying tax

Just one in five micro-business owners say they claim back all of the expenses they incurred for their business, finds a study. 

Accounts & Tax

Accounting for start-ups

Here, we look at the importance of staying on top of your books.

Accounts & Tax

Accounting tips for small businesses

The importance of keeping good records cannot be overstated. Here are some pointers.

Accounts & Tax

Get your books in order now and avoid another self-assessment nightmare

Emily Coltman gives her top tips for getting your books in order now, so you can avoid a self-assessment headache next year. 

Accounts & Tax

Managing your books and keeping control of your accounts as a small company

Here, in association with Bibby Financial Services, we look at why it's important to have a plan for bookkeeping and accounts right from the start of your business.

Management

Women more reliable than men for prompt tax returns

Women are more likely than men to send in their tax return on time, research finds.

Accounts & Tax

Five new year resolutions for your small business

Emily Coltman gives her top tips for accounts-related resolutions for small company owners to consider for the new year.

Accounts & Tax

Employee share schemes: Self-certification and the online filing of share scheme forms

The government has introduced significant changes to the administration of employee share schemes. Here's what you need to know if you're affected.

Accounts & Tax

How good is the record keeping in your business?

Jesper Frederiksen looks at the basics of record keeping for small businesses and what can be done to make the process easier.

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Funding options for the water supply, sewerage and waste management sector

The guys over at Funding Options explain what finance is available to firms in the water supply, sewerage and waste management sector

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Can businesses save money on CBILS repayment costs by refinancing for a RLS loan?

Your business could save money on CBILS repayments by refinancing for an RLS loan – Funding Options tells us how

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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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What is public liability insurance, and does it cover Covid-19 claims?

Public liability insurance can cover your small business if a third party has an accident or injury. But does public liability insurance cover claims made against your business arising from Covid-19?