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Adding value

Last week I prepared annual accounts and corporation tax returns for two companies, prepared management accounts and attended a board meeting for another and helped another finalise a company sale. You could say that these fairly standard accounting services added … Continue reading

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Tax avoidance, that’s illegal!

No it isn’t. Tax avoidance is what a good accountant should be doing, helping you to pay less tax legitimately. Like tax mitigation. Tax evasion is the one to avoid like the plague. So which is your accountant helping you … Continue reading

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Which one will you get?

So, you need an accountant, we’ve discussed what to look for when choosing one, but what are you going to get when you take the plunge and appoint one? I’ve identified below some of the main types with their key … Continue reading

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Short and sweet

So you need to find an accountant. There are lots of articles around giving advice on where to go, what to look for and recommending certain companies or individuals. I’ll keep it short and sweet with a few key points … Continue reading

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Do you want to make more money?

Silly question, of course you do, it’s a common driver for most businesses, but how do you do it? The obvious answers are to generate more sales, increase sales price or reduce costs. These solutions all work in the right … Continue reading

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I want more from my accountant.

I’m noticing a big increase in the number of existing and prospective clients who are interested in utilising the services of a Finance Director on a part time basis. In some instances this is to deal with a specific issue … Continue reading

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HMRC – time to pay arrangements, masking a bigger problem?

When the financial recession started to bite hard in 2009 there was a huge increase in the number of time to pay arrangements entered into with HMRC. Whilst many companies used this to get through tricky times, many others used … Continue reading

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