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Tips to help boost your online business for free

Whatever happens in the coming months, it is unlikely that it will involve using the internet less. The Coronavirus lockdowns have seen online shopping, social media usage and the general demand for online services soar. If you already run an online business you will know that one of the hardest parts is to drive traffic…

Christmas Greetings From Bells Accountants

Christmas greetings from Bells Accountants

Well, we think it’s safe to say that this has not been a year that any of us will look back on with undiluted pleasure.   Alongside so many of our small business clients we’ve witnessed the best and the worst of what this incredulous year has brought upon us…and it’s not over yet.  Our busy…

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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…

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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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Wealth management: Protect the fruits of your labour

Nurturing wealth is not just a Richard Branson dilemma.  More and more people, particularly those with small businesses, need advice about their financial planning – pensions, investments, retirement planning and business protection to name but a few, and a good financial adviser can prove crucial to protecting your legacy. What is wealth management? Wealth management…

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Winter Economy Plan

Following Rishi Sunak’s briefing on 24 September, below is a summary of the key points.  Job Support Scheme The Government will subsidise the pay of employees who are working fewer than normal hours It applies to employees who can work at minimum of 33% of their normal hours Employers will pay staff for the hours…