Fantastic Gadgets for Accounting

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Fantastic Gadgets for Accounting From laptop touchscreen converters to handheld paper shredders, there are plenty of gadgets for accountants and bookkeepers. Check out this selection of our favourite products that make an accountant’s life easier and more productive. Okay, or maybe a little more fun! If you happen to be in the market for some new tech, then you may … Read More

The 4 Foundations of Making Tax Digital

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The 4 Foundations of Making Tax Digital Making Tax Digital for individuals The Personal Tax Account brings together each customer’s information into one place online. It allows customers to access the service from a digital device of their choice and a time that suits them. It enables them to register for new services, update their information and see how much … Read More

Cybersecurity – Tips to protect your practice

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Cybersecurity – Tips to protect your accountancy practice Repair systems in a timely fashion Restrict user access Change passwords regularly Segment networks Upgrade software to the current version – or at worst the last but one release Remove data you don’t need   Limit your liability but educate your client In a world where accountants are advising clients on which … Read More

Schedule backups using Backup Manager

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Schedule backups using Sage Accounts Backup Manager The Backup Manager in Sage Accounts v21 and above makes managing your backups a walk in the park. You can schedule backups to run automatically so you don’t need to worry about them. You can still work in Sage Accounts while your backups are running and you don’t even need to have Sage … Read More

Making tax digital – Your journey

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Making Tax Digital Making tax digital is HMRC’s way to digitise tax. Therefore, from April 2019 businesses with a turnover above £85k must submit VAT returns through the HMRC gateway. Businesses would do this using commercial accounting software like Sage. 89% of UK business will consequently change the way that they process their tax. If you’re going to be impacted … Read More

A helpful online guide about statutory sick pay

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Statutory Sick Pay, holidays & maternity – HMRC’s new online guide HMRC has launched a new interactive guide to Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) which is good for new and experienced employers.  It’s an interactive guide and full of useful information and available at a time to suit you. Visit HMRC’s interactive SSP guide here:   ‘Statutory Sick Pay online guide’ Additionally. there … Read More