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  • How to not fall Foul of the new IR35 Rules

    Conventional wisdom in the contracting world is for contractors to set up a personal service company or limited company before entering into any contract. This is to alleviate the worry of recruitment agencies, as they won’t be liable for unpaid taxes, and for the contractor to maximise their returns as well.

  • What is a Financial Audit and why are they Important?

    A financial audit is a comprehensive review of a company’s finances, including all the statements prepared by the company’s accountant. It identifies discrepancies in the records and provided statements, presenting any such issues, along with accurate data, in a report.

  • Accountants and Trainee Accountants job vacancies available!

    Trainee, Part Qualified and Qualified Accountants needed

  • How to Prepare your Small Business for an Audit

    There are many practical reasons your small business might need an audit. For one, banks and other private lenders are more confident in loaning money if your business has been audited. An audit can also point out flaws in your processes that you might have overlooked, which you can fix to safeguard your finances and help you run your company more efficiently.

  • 5 Challenges facing Charities in 2019

    The charity sector has been experiencing turbulence in recent years, with controversies over financial mismanagement and sexual misconduct making headlines. To respond properly, such problems need to be identified and discussed with clear, critical minds. That, however, starts with knowing the issues first.

  • Updated list of recognised commercial suppliers and software for filing charity repayment claims online

    HMRC have updated the list of recognised commercial suppliers and software for filing charity repayment claims online.

  • Names of Trustees will be displayed on the Charity Commission's website

    From 1 April 2020 the names of all charity trustees will be displayed on the Charity Commission's website.

  • 3 Top Tips for Managing your Charity's Finances

    If you run a charity, then you know the challenges that come with managing your funds given that you don’t have enough resources to employ a dedicated financial team. Let’s take a look at our top three tips on managing your charity’s finances.

  • Call for Reform of Charity Accounting Rules Continues to Grow

    Pressure is mounting on the Charities Statement of Recommended Practice (SORP) committee to enact reforms on charity accounting and reporting. Find out everything you need to know here.

  • Guidance for charities with a connection to a non-charity

    Following concerns that some relationships between charities and non-charities have damaged public confidence in charity the Charity Commission has issued new guidance.

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