Accounting for Trades Persons

Are you a self-employed Plumber, builder, Central heating engineer, plasterer, painter and decorator or electrician? Do you engage the services of sub-contractors? Do you run your business as a limited company? Are you Vat registered? If the answer to all of these questions is yes then the finance function within your business will require all of the following tasks performing on a weekly or monthly basis

Working from home – how does this change your tax?

Over recent years there has been an increasing trend of home-working and, during the coronavirus pandemic, huge numbers of people have also been forced to work from home either because of lock-downs or because their employer has shifted to complete or partial home-working. Working from home has many benefits. But you might not have thought … Continue Reading

Save Money In Business – 5 Tips

As we all know, running a successful business is about a lot more than just selling a product or service. There are a whole host of other things we have to do to make sure the business runs smoothly, and one of the most important of these activities is the bookkeeping and accountancy. Predicting cash-flow, … Continue Reading

In-house or virtual financial director?

Employing a financial director can be revolutionary for a business, but it’ll also normally come with a big financial cost too. However, there is an alternative. The job of financial director is much more than simply ‘bean counting’ or ‘producing management accounts’ these days. Financial directors are members of a senior executive team with responsibility for … Continue Reading