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Why are people weird about book-keeping?

Posted: 10th January 2018

By: Jenny Bracelin

Why are people weird about book-keeping? I have always thought, people avoided their book-keeping, because they didn’t want to know the answer! As a money coach, it is usually because…

I Explain Money – Spending

Posted: 18th December 2017

By: Jenny Bracelin

Spending is all about choice Buying stuff you want is fantastic. Spending money you don’t have isn’t. Every time we handover a card to pay for something, we are making…

Can you claim an extra £100k Inheritance Tax Allowance?

Posted: 22nd May 2017

By: Joanna Parkin

Snappily entitled the ‘Residential Nil Rate Band’, this new measure could make a significant difference to those with estates over £325k but to benefit your Will must meet certain criteria….…

HMRC Tax Guide for the self employed

Posted: 7th March 2016

HMRC’s new ‘Tax guide for the self-employed’ yet?   Based on feedback from business customers, we’ve redesigned our online learning for the newly self-employed. The new guide is shorter and easier…

Tax and Working From Home

Posted: 18th November 2015

When starting out in business, you might decide to operate your business from home. The cost of renting space is prohibitive for a new business and the convenience of being…

What every work from home mum needs to know about taxes

Posted: 22nd July 2015

By Guest Blogger Natalie Butlin from Accounts and Legal for Mums + Business Image courtesy of the  When running a business, it’s easy to ignore your accounting obligations. There…

Keeping it in the family

Posted: 22nd July 2015

Guest post by Natalie Butlin for Accounts and Legal –  helping  small businesses benchmark their performance A family business is a lot of work. Sometimes it can seem your whole…

Taking the headache out of homeworking

Posted: 11th May 2015

Emily Coltman, Chief Accountant at online accounting provider FreeAgent, explores the tax issues for sole-traders with home based businesses. Working from home is growing more and more popular. After all,…

Sage One: Cash is King

Posted: 11th May 2015

Sage One Whilst all small business owners have probably been asked to prepare a cash flow at some time in the course of their business, actively continuing to manage cash…