Election aftermath: Who won the self-employed vote?

After a tumultuous election campaign the final result was anything but decisive. With no party winning an overall majority, we look at what freelancers wanted out of the election, who they voted for and what could happen next.

Editor | 6 June 2017

The nation will be observing a minute's silence today in remembrance of all those who lost their lives, and those who suffered injuries, in the London terrorist attack last Saturday.

We will turn our phone system off for 1-2 minutes just before 11 so our staff can observe the minute’s silence.

We thank our customers for their patience whilst our phone systems are turned off.

CloudAccountant Accountex 2017

Accountex 2017 took place over two days in London and from our first hand experience it was a superb event with plenty of businesses showcasing their latest software and technologies. Ricky Patidar was dispatched to represent CloudAccountant.co.uk.

CloudAccountant.co.uk achieve Xero Champion Status

CloudAccountant.co.uk are pleased to announce that they have achieved Xero Champion Status. The Cloud accounting software giant classes Xero Champions as “fast-growing and highly trained in Xero” which we think describes Cloudaccountant.co.uk.

Engaging with a Xero Champion Accountant such as cloudaccountant.co.uk means you are dealing with a practice with a number of Xero Certified personnel. We ensure that all of our staff take the Xero certification before they are allowed to advise on any matters relating to the software.

Editor | 19 April 2017
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As FreeAgent accountants one of the things we see often on portals is a bank feed enabled or a bank statement uploaded but none of the transactions explained. Without bank transactions being explained it means the tax timeline may not be accurate and the correct status of the business will not be displayed.

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Xero has named add-on provider Expensify as its global partner of the month for June.
As a global leader in cloud based accounting Xero has already opted to use Expensify for its own internal expense management and is involved in a number of join initiatives.

Our staff will be observing a minute's silence today

CloudAccountant.co.uk are a Manchester based company. Our staff will be observing a minute's silence today in remembrance of all those who lost their lives in the Manchester concert bombing.

The silence at 11am today will also mark the nation's solidarity with those who were injured in the blast as well as all those affected by the atrocity.

We thank our customers for their patience whilst our phone systems are turned off for 1-2 minutes.

CloudAccountant will be attending at Accountex 2017!

Accountex combines a world-class conference and exhibition dedicated to Accountancy Professionals. CloudAccountant will be sending Ricky Patidar to network with the industry leading businesses presenting in the exhibition at the Excel Centre in London and find out about the new technology and systems that will keep us at the cutting edge.

Xero has secured backing from a major technology investor from the US
Editor | 21 April 2017
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Xero, the cloud based accounting package of choice for SME’s, has secured backing from a major technology investor from the US

A $26m dollar investment has bought them a 1.3% stake in the company.

The investment is significant because it represents a growth area over in New Zealand where Xero are based which is attracting a lot of investment.

Half of small businesses have lost money on self-assessment

A survey of small businesses has revealed that 49% have, at some point, lost money through self-assessment submission errors, either through paying fines or by paying additional tax.

The survey, conducted by a cloud accountancy software company, also asked small businesses for their opinions about the new Making Tax Digital initiatives that will change the way that small businesses pay tax.

Of the 1,000 respondents, 62% said that they were prepared for the changes, with 20% reporting that they weren’t aware of the changes.

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