FreeAgent drop CIS functionality into mobile version

Cloud Accounting software specialists FreeAgent have now pushed out their CIS functionality to the mobile version of the product on both IOS and Android.
The ability to generate and send an invoice from a mobile device while out on site can help contractors to get paid quicker and keep all the paperwork up to date from the relative ease of FreeAgent’s intuitive mobile interface.

HR boost for Sage accounting
Editor | 6 March 2017
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Accounting software company Sage has acquired Fairsail, a cloud-based human resources (HR) firm, in a bid to boost the personnel capabilities of Sage software packages.
Founded in 2007, Fairsail claims to offer larger businesses more visibility over their human capital, making it easier to manage workforces.
Fairsail’s end-to-end cloud system is used by more than 140,000 mid-sized companies, including multinational businesses like Paddy Power, Betfair, Skyscanner, Trainline and Trustpilot.
Previously a minority stakeholder, Sage chose to buy the remaining shares of Fairsail after the success of joint project Sage People, which launched last year.

Cloud Accountant (a part of now offer a tax reclaim service through their website.
Many people do not know they can claim tax relief in respect of cleaning your own uniforms or protective clothing, some union and professional subscription fees and tools or equipment you have bought personally to enable you to do your job.

Countdown to Christmas made special for local children staff, family and friends joined together to make the countdown to Christmas extra special for hundreds of local children in deprived circumstances., based in Wilmslow, have donated over 320 chocolate advent calendars to Silklife Foodbank to distribute to support local children in need. Families using the foodbank cannot otherwise give their children a treat many other children take for granted.

29th October 1969 is the key date in the launch of the internet that has developed into the worldwide web we know today.
The internet is the connecting of devices around the world initially through the use of telephone lines. The initial test was to send the message LOGIN from one computer to another but the connection dropped out before the G was received. Anyone who experienced the early days of dial-up internet connections will know that feeling!

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.

Tomorrow staff will be observing a two minute silence for Remembrance Day. We will be turning our phone systems to answering service for approximately 8 minutes from 10.55am. Thank you for your support and normal service will resume immediately after.

It was at this time, on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918 that World War I formally ended. It's a chance for us all to remember the sacrifices made by the armed forces and civilians, in times of war, both in the past and present.

Xero to Raise Prices
Editor | 25 April 2016
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Since launching in the UK, Xero has grown to over 100,000 UK subscribers and over 4,000 UK partners. Here at we are Silver Xero Partners and rapidly heading towards Gold Partner Status. to observe the Two Minute Silence today
Editor | 11 November 2015
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Each year at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, many British people observe a Two Minute Silence. Armistice Day on 11 November marks the end of the First World War and is a day to remember and honour those who have paid the price for our freedom. Today remembers not only those who fought not only in World Wars, but the more than 12,000 British Servicemen and women killed or injured since 1945.

Those staff that wish to, will be observing the Two Minute Silence at 11am today. We hope that our customers and suppliers will understand that we will not be making or answering calls whilst we pay our respects.

Editor | 25 September 2015
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If you run a micro-businesses or a ‘one-man-band’ limited company which works via an agency or directly with clients, then you might be familiar with the pains caused by ‘late payments’.