Cloud Accounting for Small Business

Problems with traditional accounting software The data in the system isn’t up to date and neither is the software. It only works on one computer and data bounces from place to place. For example, on a USB drive. This is not secure or reliable. Only one person has user access. Key people can't access financial and customer details. It's costly and complicated to keep backups (if done at a...
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Right time to use Cloud Accounting Software ?

With cloud accounting software the sky is the limit for small business.  As a small business owner you have enough to do without spending time and effort keeping track of your expenses or working out who owes you what.  Nearly all small business owners (if they are being honest) will also agree that cash flow can be erratic at times, and to do simple tasks like produce invoices,  track bank and...
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How do you choose the right accountant or tax adviser

Tips on how to choose the right accountant/tax adviser for you or your business It is important to choose your accountant/tax adviser carefully. Here are a few tips to help you. If you have not used an adviser before you should be aware that anyone can call themselves an accountant/tax adviser whether or not they are professionally qualified. There are some non-qualified advisers who may ...
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Top five tips for starting a small business

Launching a small enterprise is an exciting period, although it can be daunting, especially as there’s so much information to absorb. Statistics indicate that the rate of failure in the first year of trading is high, so careful planning is necessary. Business plan There are a number of reasons why a business plan is crucial. If you intend to apply for finance, you will almost certainly need a so...
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Four reasons why your small business needs an accountant

When you make the decision to start a small business, you will probably have a host of questions. You will also be trying to keep expenses as low as possible, and outsourcing to an accountant may seem like an extra cost. However, an accountant that specialises in small businesses will be able to answer all your questions, providing advice that could make the difference between success and failure ...
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Funded Business Growth

You may be eligible for a grant to fund all or part of the support we provide! Sandn are recognised as one of the leading business support providers in the UK we have gained a variety of accreditations and approvals to deliver government funded business support. The good news is that we will make it easy for you to access this funding!! As you can imagine, business owners often find it di...
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Six ways to make your small business look bigger

There are many times when being small can give you an advantage when seeking to remain efficient or win customers, but there are others when appearing to be larger than you actually are is a wiser strategy. So how can a small business create the illusion of being bigger? 1 Build your brand Successful big businesses realise the importance of having a world-class brand and making full use of its p...
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Top tax allowable expenses

All businesses are expected to pay tax on their profits every year, but these can be legitimately reduced by making sure that you claim for all allowable expenses and tax relief. The profits of a business are calculated by subtracting the expenditure you incur when running your business from the total income. This leaves the net profits, on which you will pay tax. There are various types of exp...
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