The new lockdown means that the team are working remotely but rest assured this won’t have an adverse impact on service levels. We’re confident we can maintain the level of service and customer care we pride ourselves in along with the capacity to support our accountancy clients.
Businesses selling food, drink and physical products aren’t too late to get online and take advantage of a boom in eCommerce.
Some of these companies have been the worst affected by lockdown and many have pivoted towards online sales during the coronavirus pandemic. Reopening is now on the horizon for many businesses, but online sales could provide vital income support for companies that think they may struggle over the coming months.
Nobody gets into because they love accountancy. But if you want your new venture to succeed and grow, you can’t afford to ignore the finances.
Bookkeeping and taxes can be scary for first-time business owners, but it isn’t too tricky as long as you pay attention to the basics.
In this blog post we share some business finance fundamentals that you need to get right if you want to sell online successfully.
FreeAgent have launched their new and improved Partner Programme and CloudAccountant.co.uk have been awarded FreeAgent Platinum Partner status.
FreeAgent wanted to develop a partner programme that meets the expectations of increasingly successful partners like CloudAccountant, with a more rewarding and achievable programme.
If you are self-employed, you can claim back expenses against your income to reduce your overall business profit and the amount of tax you pay.
For example, if you earn £40,000 through self-employment and claim back £5,000 in allowable expenses, your profit will be £35,000, so you will only pay tax on this.
Many of these allowable expenses are obvious. And if you have been self-employed for a few years you will know most of them. But there are certain less obvious expenses that you might not have claimed for.
Originally conceived in the United States, Black Friday has grown to become a shopping event right here in the UK.
Less than a month before Christmas, the shopping day is traditionally a bargain hunter’s dream come true. Recent years have seen hordes of shoppers crushing into supermarkets and department stores, racing to get their hands on a hot new gadget or flatscreen TV.
CloudAccountant.co.uk have of course been putting together comprehensive plans to ensure that we are fully prepared for whatever the next few months brings. The planning has considered all key parts of our business.
HMRC paid Amazon £11 million for web hosting services in 2018, more than six times the £1.7 million than Amazon’s main UK business paid in corporation tax.
A new report from the GMB union reveals that Amazon received more than £460 million worth of public contracts in the last four years.
Did you struggle filing your tax return last month? Xero’s acquisition of Instafile promises to make tax preparation much easier next time around.
Instafile, which is only available through Xero Partners like CloudAccountant.co.uk, automates tax filing and reporting by connecting small businesses directly with tax authorities like HMRC.
Small Business Saturday is a relatively new celebration that celebrates the thousands of small businesses that help make Britain great.
The day itself is in less than two weeks, and there are lots of brilliant ways that shops, cafes and all sorts of other independents can get involved.
Here are our top tips for a successful Small Business Saturday.