Audits and Auditing


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


HMRC tax investigations: Eight reasons HMRC might audit your business

Here are some of the common triggers associated with HMRC tax investigations, along with how you can reduce the chance of them occurring.


Could adapting your auditing process create value?

Here's how adapting how your business goes about the auditing process could free up finances and create value.

Business Technology

UK businesses must conduct sensitive information audit before new GDPR legislation arrives

With the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect in May 2018, private information that isn’t destroyed correctly, or stored securely, could lead to UK businesses being fined a substantial £20 million per breach.


Changes to auditing rules has saved small businesses thousands each

Changes to the small companies audit exemption rules by the government in 2012 led to an estimated £4.6 billion in savings for SMEs in 2015, research finds.


Changes to audit procedure unveiled by government

The government has introduced a new initiative which it hopes will save millions of pounds in accountancy and administration costs.

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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...