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Deputy - manage your staff like a, well, like a boss.

9th November 2015

If you are still using manual spreadsheets to manage your staff rotas and timesheets then we think we've found a better way. If your accounting is cloud based, your staff scheduling should be too.

Introducing Crunchboards

19th October 2015

“You can’t manage what you can’t measure”

Electric company cars: the tax adds up

12th August 2015

Sales of plug-in hybrid cars have risen by 984% from March 2014 to March 2015, and sales of electric vehicles in 2015 are predicted to reach 30,000.  It seems that suddenly they are popular, everywhere and silently taking over the company car market.

Look after the pennies - reclaiming VAT on cash payments without a receipt

26th May 2015

We are sad when VAT registered customers don't reclaim all the VAT that they have paid.  Stop crying, you say.

Leasing a car vs buying a company car - could there be a tax advantage?

21st April 2015

It wasn't so long ago that the mark of success was a big, shiny company car sitting on your driveway. But when you have a car available to you for personal use there is a tax liability: HRMC view the use of the car as part of your salary package and so there is a benefit-in-kind tax to pay.

Vend Installation Case Study - Stroud Brewery

9th October 2014

It's always a delight when the aims of a business align closely with ours.

Free Xero Converions from Sage this September

10th September 2014

Xero announced this week that they are offering free conversions from Sage, which is a bold move and well-timed considering the impending Sage price hike. The offer is also valid for conversions from QuickBooks Desktop.Let's look at what's involved.

School’s in for Summer - triple Xero Certification Success

20th August 2014

Whilst the sun has been shining and the rest of the world has been topping up their tans, we have been very busy in August studying for our exams: our Xero exams.

Benefits in Kind - proposed changes for April 2015

24th July 2014

If you provide your employees with anything other than a paid salary, it will attract the attention of HMRC as a “benefit in kind” and need to be reported for tax. Common examples of these “fringe benefits” are a company car or private medical insurance.