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New Landlord Accountz Website

December 07 2016 , 0 Comments
We have found that, with the growth in the buy to let market, an increasing number of landlords are using our business...
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New Businesses: The Most Common Mistakes

July 28 2016 , 0 Comments
For those who start a new business venture, it is an exciting but challenging time. Your business and you as a person...
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Tips for Freelancing While Travelling

July 22 2016 , 0 Comments
Travelling the world while running your own business is the dream. The internet is filled with inspirational posts in which so-called ‘digital...
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3 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Going Freelance

July 15 2016 , 0 Comments
Many people dream of giving up the rat race and going it alone in business. Sometimes it’s a case of feeling under...
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Best Ways to Boost Your Company’s Cash flow

July 08 2016 , 0 Comments
Keeping a healthy cash flow is arguably the most important thing when you’re running a small business. You need to keep your...
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5 Unexpected Expenses for Small Businesses

June 29 2016 , 0 Comments
Starting your own business is an exciting and rewarding challenge. Emphasis should be placed on the 'challenge' part of that sentence. There...
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The Top 5 Tools Your Start-Up Needs

June 24 2016 , 0 Comments
Any financial economy relies on its brave budding entrepreneurs and the various start-ups who take the plunge in opening a new venture....
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Top 3 Habits to Follow as A Freelancer

June 15 2016 , 0 Comments
As a freelancer you have the freedom to find your way in terms of seeing how you work best. You will learn...
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4 Ways to Achieve Better Financial Forecasting

June 08 2016 , 0 Comments
As a new start up there is always an obvious risk when you begin as you cannot predict how well things will go....
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Setting Up a Home Office On a Budget

May 31 2016 , 0 Comments
You may have decided to take the plunge and set up your own business. Starting out can be a pricey affair so...
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VAT Help for E-Retail Businesses

May 26 2016 , 0 Comments
If you’re reading this, then It must mean that your e-retail business is on its way to a successful future! If in...
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5 Ways to Take Advantage of a Dip in Business

May 17 2016 , 0 Comments
For the majority of businesses in any sector, a slowdown in trade is unfortunately a likely occurrence. This can occur due to...
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Small Business Advice: Hiring Your First Employee

May 10 2016 , 0 Comments
If you’re now at the stage where you find yourself needing a member of staff to take some of the workload off...
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The Home Dashboard

May 09 2016 , 30 Comments
The Home Accountz Dashboard is nearing completion! The Dashboard will provide you with an extensive overview of your finances and provide a...
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How to Start a Business On a Shoestring Budget

May 04 2016 , 0 Comments
Starting a business is a big step in life but a great one at that. It is a highly exciting time and...
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How to Set Up a Small Business While Working On the Side

April 26 2016 , 0 Comments
For certain individuals working in full time employment, it gets to a point when they realise that they want to get away...
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The PSC Register – What Is It and What You Need to Know

April 22 2016 , 0 Comments
Small businesses in the UK will now be required to maintain a PSC register from the beginning of the tax year. If...
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Is the P11D Form Dead? New Payrolling BIK Scheme Live

April 15 2016 , 0 Comments
Starting this April, the Government will launch its new payrolling Benefits-In-Kind (BIKs) scheme, which gives employers the option to avoid submitting most...
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Auto-Enrolment: Why Start-Ups Need to Take Note

April 11 2016 , 0 Comments
Any business that employs fewer than 30 staff must enrol them into a pension scheme by mid 2017. For start-ups that have...
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Why Become a Sole Trader?

April 08 2016 , 0 Comments
Sole Trader Noun British A person who is the exclusive owner of a business, entitled to keep all profits after tax has...
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How Will Your Tax Change On The 6th of April 2016

March 30 2016 , 0 Comments
With the new tax year almost upon us, we take a look at the new alterations that you need be aware of...
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What to do if a client fails to pay an invoice

March 24 2016 , 0 Comments
This can can be one of the most distressing instances you can encounter whilst running a small business. Whether you are a...
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Important Tax Dates for Self-Employed Professionals

March 23 2016 , 0 Comments
When you are self employed, keeping on top of your tax and accounting is one of the most important things that you...
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Submitting A VAT Return

March 14 2016 , 0 Comments
If you are registered for VAT, you will need to submit a VAT return to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). A task...
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P11D Form Explained

March 11 2016 , 0 Comments
What Is A P11D? The P11D is an expenses and benefits form that needs to be completed by all employers in the...
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Accounting Success for Small Businesses

March 07 2016 , 0 Comments
It was recently reported that there were now 5.4 million small businesses in the UK and this is a figure that is...
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The Financial Side of Working Freelance

February 22 2016 , 0 Comments
Being a freelancer, regardless of the sector, is a challenging task. With the burden of it all being on your shoulders, it...
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BT Nationwide Broadband Failures

February 03 2016 , 0 Comments
It has become apparent that both commercial and residential customers of the broadband provider BT suffered over 8 hours of internet downtime...
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The Business Dashboard

January 25 2016 , 5 Comments
The Business Accountz Dashboard has been completed. If you have any questions please call 01354 691650, you will get straight through to...
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Easily submit EC Reverse Acquisitions and Flat Rate VAT

September 30 2015 , 0 Comments
This is text taken from VAT notice 700/12 'How to fill in and submit your VAT return'. VAT notice 700/12 Box 4...
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Frequently asked bookkeeping questions

September 25 2015 , 0 Comments
Please click on the question which needs to be answered, if you have any suggested questions please ask them in the comment...
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Transferring data from MS Money to Accountz

August 11 2015 , 0 Comments
Windows 10 is here and for many that have upgraded they are finding that their copy of Microsoft Money is no longer...
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MS Money won't open with Windows 10

August 06 2015 , 0 Comments
Windows 10 was released with much anticipation on the 29th July. Microsoft users who were a little disheartened by the Windows 8...
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Development blog

June 04 2015 , 0 Comments
A message from the development team. At Accountz we are always fighting to be at the forefront of technology, and with the...
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Windows 10 out 29th July 2015

June 03 2015 , 0 Comments
We are happy to report that Home and Business Accountz V3 run smoothly on the Windows 10 technical preview. As Windows 10...
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Come and join Accountz!

March 30 2015 , 0 Comments
The tax year is coming to an end and it's never been easier to change your accountancy software package! Choose to subscribe...
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The budget 2015

March 26 2015 , 0 Comments
    The budget has arrived! The budget has been announced and all in all, it was received rather positively by the...
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How do I complete a bank reconciliation?

March 25 2015 , 0 Comments
A simple guide to bank reconciliations   Reconciling your bank account is vital for a number of reasons, not only does it...
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How do I submit a VAT return?

March 25 2015 , 0 Comments
Submitting a VAT return in a minute flat. Submitting a VAT return can be a complicated or expensive process, however when you...
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Using the VAT MOSS scheme? Accountz is here to help!

January 19 2015 , 0 Comments
  What is the VAT MOSS scheme? The new MOSS scheme has been created to ‘help’ small businesses, so that they do...
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Mobile App..... Nearly there!

October 23 2014 , 0 Comments
The Accountz Mobile app has been released by Google and Apple. However, the desktop software to support them is not ready just...
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Cloud...Myth or Legend?

August 27 2014 , 1 Comment
At Accountz we have always stated your data will be saved locally onto your computer, and we will always stand by it!...
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Fiscal Year - Surviving Your Business Year End

July 22 2014 , 0 Comments
Daily processes can sometimes seem daunting enough but at some point you will need to draw a line underneath this year's figures...
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Directors Loans – what are they?

June 24 2014 , 0 Comments
One of the first questions we get asked from new customers is how to account for personal money spent on either setting...
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Good Reasons Why Small Business Software Is Essential

May 23 2014 , 0 Comments
Using business accounting software can deliver many benefits. You might think it costs a lot to automate your accounting records and of...
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Why Personal Finance Software is important to plan for your retirement

May 15 2014 , 0 Comments
With pensions at a low, the uncertainty for the future of pensions and your retirement age getting later; whether you are 18...
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Our Own SEO Story

February 21 2014 , 0 Comments
Author: George Talbot (Accountz) After several years of having a top ranking spot for ‘Accounting software’ in Google we were severely crippled...
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Tips on Getting Started in a Busy Marketplace

February 19 2014 , 0 Comments
Unless your concept is entirely original, most start-ups will have some form of pre-existing competition. While not a problem per se, it...
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