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The importance of being FCA compliant

Date: 12 January 2021

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What do I need to complete my tax return?

Date: 7 January 2021

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COVID 19: How to keep your business afloat through winter

Date: 7 January 2021

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The importance of being FCA compliant

Good governance and clear regulations of financial services sector businesses are essential to protect customers. Discover why your business might need to be FCA compliant.

Date: 12 January 2021 By:

An organised woman gets to work on her tax self assessment return
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What do I need to complete my tax return?

You will need lots of information if you're to complete your tax self assessment correctly. We look at the steps you need to take and the information you will need to hand to submit your tax return.

Date: 7 January 2021 By:

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COVID 19: How to keep your business afloat through winter

As the impact of BREXIT hits and the coronavirus pandemic results in another national lockdown, we share top tips for ensuring your business survives the winter.

Date: 7 January 2021 By:

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Five reasons to use digital software to file your tax return

Five compelling reasons why you should consider using digital software to file your self assessment tax return.

Date: 5 January 2021 By:

A HR manager negotiates a pay increase request with a female employee
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Pay negotiations are no laughing matter

Pay negotiations are always tricky. Negotiators need to be aware of how pay percentage increases can have an unexpected impact on the company's bottom line.

Date: 16 December 2020 By:

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Can your small business still access a Bounce Back Loan?

More than 1.3 million applications for The Bounce Back Loan scheme have been approved. Is it the right support scheme for your firm and can you still apply?

Date: 16 December 2020 By:

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How to reduce your self assessment stress

Seven steps to a stress-free self assessment tax return process. Hint: the secret is in the planning and preparation.

Date: 14 December 2020 By:

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Claiming the costs of using your home as a workplace

Many more of us have been working from home this year. Did you know that you get tax relief on the additional household costs you incur as a result? We explain more.

Date: 7 December 2020 By:

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Why you should make your accounts digital

Are you still clinging to manual, paper-based accounts and tax returns? The time has come to consider digital accounting tools. Mike Parkes of GoSimpleTax explains why.

Date: 3 December 2020 By:

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How blockchain can help SMEs streamline operations

Supply chain management, data security and swift money transfers - just some of the ways blockchain can streamline your small business operations.

Date: 30 November 2020 By:

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Understanding the SEISS extension

Overview of the extension to the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS), including the period covered, the rate payable, who can claim and how to claim.

Date: 19 November 2020 By:

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Making international business payments: five tips

Five tips for sole traders and small businesses for making international business payments safely and securely.

Date: 18 November 2020 By:

A florist checks her payments using the SumUp app
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Getting paid remotely: a guide for beginners

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many businesses to rethink how they take payments. This guide explains how you might take payments remotely.

Date: 18 November 2020 By:

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Who needs a UTR number, anyway?

If you don’t have a UTR, you won’t be able to file your Self Assessment tax return - which could lead to some heavy fines. How to get yours.

Date: 11 November 2020 By:

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Are you using the right broadband?

Research shows many are paying far more than they need to for their broadband connection. Take back control and rein in your broadband costs.

Date: 10 November 2020 By:

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Seven considerations before investing in SMB accounting software

There are many accounting software solutions on the market but how do you ensure the one you buy is right for your business. Check these seven key considerations.

Date: 2 November 2020 By:

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Five tips for running a remote business

Remote working is on the increase thanks to the ongoing pandemic and improvements in technology. Top tips on making the switch to a remote business.

Date: 30 October 2020 By:

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