How Xero can help transform your business

If you’re a business owner, you will be super aware that bookkeeping and accounting are essential functions of a business, particularly one that wants to succeed long term.  Without a solid accounting system, you will never know whether your business is profitable and if you can afford to purchase new assets or expand.  If you…

Government Furlough Scheme Extended

Furlough This is now to be extended until the end of March, with employees to receive 80% of the current salary for hours not worked Employees on the payroll on 23rd September 2020 who were made redundant or stopped working after that date can be re-employed and claimed for. This can also apply to employees…

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Summer Budget 2020

Summer Budget 2020 and includes the following with a suitable image: Please see below a summary of the Summer Budget 2020. If you have any queries on any of the below and how it impacts on you please let us know. The chancellor confirmed that the furlough scheme will end in October 2020. A new…

Security advice for employees working remotely

In recent years we have seen the opportunity to work from home grow in popularity.  More employers are recognising the benefits that flexible and home working can have on the productivity of their employees (thanks to a reduced commute, better work/life balance, and the flexibility around family commitments that working at home allows).  In recent…

What to consider before buying or leasing IT

For small businesses, acquiring the IT necessary to allow your team to work as productively as possible can present a major financial burden. When companies want to invest in business technology they generally have two options for financing these expenses. They can either purchase their machines and software outright, either by using existing capital or…

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Bounce back loans for small businesses explained

If you are a small business struggling due to the coronavirus, you are now able to apply for a new 100% government-backed loan worth up to £50,000, with no interest charged or repayments needed in the first 12 months.  Let’s take a closer look… What are bounce back loans? The Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS)…

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Small business advice on managing cash flow

“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change”.  Charles Darwin Never have Darwin’s famous words depicting the survival of the fittest rang truer than in recent weeks.  We’ve witnessed many of our small business clients having to…

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Google advice for businesses affected by Covid-19

With so many of our small business customers, colleagues, friends and family being affected by the current health situation, we are trying to give advice where we can, when we can.  We have recently seen this advice given by Google and thought we would share with you… If your business has a Google My Business…