Workplace Pension Duties – New Employers

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New employers guide through workplace pension duties Are you taking on your first member of staff as a new employer? If so, you will have workplace pension responsibilities from the moment your new staff start working for you. A great new, simple online tool from the Pensions Regulator makes it easier to understand what you have to do. By answering a … 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

Making Tax Digital-Are you ready?

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Making Tax Digital – Are you ready? With the ever looming deadline approaching, 1 April 2019, VAT-registered businesses in the UK will need to submit their VAT returns using “functional compatible software”, as part of HMRC’s Making Tax Digital (MTD) plans. One thing to remember is that from April 2019, if your VAT turnover is above the VAT threshold (currently … Read More

The Budget 2018 for businesses

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The Budget 2018 has been announced. It will be the final one before the UK leaves the EU. It was put forward on Monday 29th October 2018 by Chancellor Philip Hammond. Here is what it means for businesses. Will I pay less income tax? 31 million people pay income tax in the UK –  18 million men and 13 million … Read More

Campaign warning about pension scams

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Don’t let scammers enjoy yours or your employees’ retirement The Pensions Regulator has joined together with the Financial Conduct Authority to launch the ScamSmart campaign in order to warn savers about pension scams. As an employer you pay in to your employees’ pension, with contributions rising again next April. Don’t let yours and your employees’ money go to waste at … 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

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

Sage 50cloud Accounts Software Range

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Sage 50cloud accounts – The new name for the Sage accounts range Sage 50Cloud accounts is the NEW name for the Sage 50 Accounts range. To make life easier for you we have listed below the up to date names for the Sage 50 desktop accounts software which now has the added benefit of adding integration with Office 365, Sage … Read More

What is Sage 50c?

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Sage 50c is the same Sage 50 desktop software you know and love, but using cloud technology, brings you lots of new features and benefits.