Don’t forget to back up your payroll data

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We highly recommend you make a note to complete regular backups of your Sage payroll data. That way if anything happens to your computer, you can always restore your previously backed up data so you don’t need to process everything again. You should try to take at least one backup to an external device such as a USB. How do … Read More

Making Tax Digital – More Information

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Making Tax Digital Making Tax Digital is a key part of the government’s plans to make it easier for individuals and businesses to get their tax right and keep on top of their accounts. HMRC’s plan is to become one of the most digitally advanced tax administrations in the world. MTD is making fundamental changes to the way the tax … Read More

NEW advisory fuel rates from December

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New advisory fuel rates from December HMRC has released its latest advisory fuel rates (AFRs), to come into force from December 1. There are no changes to the rates for petrol cars, but the rate for diesel cars, with an engine above 2,000cc, increases by 1p per mile (ppm), from 13-14ppm. All other diesel rates remain unchanged. There is also … Read More

HMRC send out making tax digital letters

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Have you received a letter from HMRC about Making Tax Digital? If so, you’re not alone. About 200,000 HMRC Making Tax Digital letters have been issued to businesses to let them know about the new service and how VAT record keeping and the way that VAT returns are submitted will change from April 2019. HMRC has sent the first 20,000 … Read More

Sage win Accountancy Software Provider of the Year 2018

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Sage win Accountancy Software Provider of the Year 2018 The British Small Business Awards event is now in its third year. The awards celebrated the UK’s small business sector. They recognise Britain’s best sole traders, micro businesses and small companies, as well as the services of the providers and advisers that support them. At the start of 2017, there were … Read More

Tips and Shortcuts for Sage 50 Accounts

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Tips and Shortcuts for Sage 50 Accounts   In this article we’re going to take a look at some time saving shortcuts that could make your accounting life easier! 1. Using the F6 key whilst holding down shift allows you to copy the cell above + add one sequential number to the last digit e.g. cell above is 112567 – … Read More

Important information Sage accounts sign in

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Important information from Sage  We are aware that you may be asked to enter your Sage ID sign in details when opening Sage Accounts. This is due to a Sage Drive update which will require you to re-enter your username and password. Re-entering your sign in details will allow you to access the program. If you cannot remember your email … Read More

Sage 50 Terms and Conditions update

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Sage 50 Terms and Conditions update Sage UK have updated their terms and conditions for their Sage 50 Accounts products. This will align with operational business practices and improve the customer experience. The great news is that the only impact to you should be one of benefit as you will have greater flexibility should you wish to cancel your product. … Read More

Sage Accounts NEW v25 Update

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Sage Accounts NEW v25 Update  Sage Accounts v25 update, will be available soon for customers with a valid subscription or Sage Cover Extra contract. Some of these features are only available in Sage 50cloud Accounts. Sage Accounts v25 has great new features, including an option to undo previous bank reconciliations, the ability to check and back up your data while … 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