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Are digital banking platforms suitable for businesses?

  Digital banking platforms such as Starling Bank or Monzo have risen in popularity, but are they suitable for business use? Digital banks have built popular apps for personal users to manage their current accounts from their smartphones. The apps allow users to...

Getting value for money from your accountant?

Over the past few months we’ve had lots of new enquiries from business owners who aren’t happy with their current accountant. Mostly they’re frustrated, because they expect much more than the service they’re getting – but as with most things in life,...

How can an accountant help a Sole Trader?

  As a Sole Trader, you’ll find there are many accounting firms out there that don’t and won’t provide a service for you. Often when you do find a firm that will, it’s a once-a-year interaction that doesn’t feel wholly supportive for your year round needs.  At...

COVID-19 support: VAT

  Last updated: 25/03/2020 We appreciate these are very challenging and uncertain times for individuals and businesses and are really hoping that the situation improves sooner rather than later. Rest assured that we are here to help as much as we can. As such, in...

COVID-19 support: We’re here to help

  Last updated: 20/03/2020 These are indeed unprecedented times for all. As business owners we are all concerned about the current situation and the affect it will have on our businesses/livelihoods etc. There will be an end and we will come through this. Other...

New Year’s Resolutions to Save Tax

  NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS TO SAVE TAX At this time of year we think about New Year’s resolutions. It is also a good time to start planning your tax affairs before the end of the tax year on 5th April. An obvious tax planning point would be to maximise your ISA...