Subjects: News and insights

Changing your accounting system

There comes a point when a business outgrows their financial accounting system and it ends up holding them back.
Take stock of the accounting system you use and what it does for you and the man hours it takes to undertake […]

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Cloud based accounting – making accounting easier

A lot of what we do now on our home PCs is being saved on the cloud. The world of accounting and the accounts software has also changed and evolved.
Over recent years more cloud based accounting solutions are coming onto the […]

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Tax advantages for the staff Christmas party

Staff Christmas parties are a way to celebrate the festive season with colleagues and let your hair down after a long year of hard work. So how does our tax system join in with the festive spirit at Christmas?
The cost […]

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Sponsoring Beacon Hill Pythons Football team

Committed to supporting local, worthy causes, Roffe Swayne recently sponsored the Beacon Hill Pythons under 11 football team.
Beacon Hill has had a strong history in youth football, providing the facilities and opportunities for kids in Surrey to enjoy playing football […]

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Am I paying twice for my auto enrolment calculations?

Who provides your auto enrolment calculations?
We are finding some of our clients are paying their pension providers to perform the pension calculations for their employees each month. Their provider then notifies them of any employee who should be enrolled into […]

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Official drop off point – Eagle Radio Toy Appeal 2016

We are supporting Eagle Radio annual Toy Appeal by being a collection and drop off point for anyone wanting to donate new toys for Eagle Radio’s Christmas toy appeal.
The unwrapped toys will then be shared out among local children’s charities […]

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Hidden costs of being your own bookkeeper

You may ask “Why do I want to pay a bookkeeper, when I can do it myself?”
Imagine the scenario, you have left your full time job to start up your own business, with a lump sum to help start you […]

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Charities combating fraud – new campaign to limit fraud risk

The Charity Commission’s new campaign aims to make Charities, their staff and Trustees, more aware of the risk of fraud.
This is an ongoing battle, and aimed at helping them in the ever increasing fight against the fraudster.
This sounds like a very […]

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Owning property – the tax explained

Since the turn of the century the number of people owning their own home has increased exponentially. Despite the recent recession, house prices continue to rise.
Generally, no Capital Gains Tax (CGT) is payable on the sale of your home, but […]

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Credit control: the difference between small and large firms

We look at situations when claiming interest on late payments is not the best tactic for effective credit control.
In our previous post (Late payments: How to claim interest) we explained a supplier’s right to claim interest in cases of non-payment from […]

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