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What You Need To Know About Accounting

For those who’ve been practising accounting for years, even decades, it can be easy to forget that the average person doesn’t necessarily understand the foundations or our “craft”. So we’ve put together a list of some of the most important things you need to know about accountancy. 1. Financial and Managerial: Accounting has two main…

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Small Business Payroll Tips

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For most businesses, big or small, the majority of spending goes on wages. And with that comes a lot of concern about getting it all right. We’ve given you a few tips on what you can do to minimise stress. Use an accountant or accounting software We’re not saying it’s not possible to manage payroll…

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HSBC Launch Initiative to Help SMEs

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The bank has declared that the SME fund will be available in 43 areas around the United Kingdom, while the arrangement and security fees on specific business loans ranging from £1,000 all the way up to £300,000 will be waived until the end of July for those looking to take out a new business loan…

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3 Questions to Ask This Election

Budget deficit from fullfact.org 2001-2020 (predicted)

The main political parties stand there and talk about the deficit, public spending, taxation, the NHS, hung parliaments and dangerous coalitions. Do you ever sit there and wonder what all of it means, afraid to ask the important questions in case you look uninformed? Well we’ll ask the questions for you. Is The Deficit Bad?…

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What Are The Parties Promising On Tax?

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The eminently quotable, Benjamin Franklin famously once said, ‘Nothing in this world is certain, except death and taxes’ So with the general election about to reach its climax in the UK, where does each party stand on the inevitable but varied topic of taxation? Conservatives The conservative party plan to increase the threshold at which…

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