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What is employment allowance and how it can help your business reduce cost
Small Business Accounting
Employment AllowanceView More
What are Debtors? guide
Small Business Accounting
What are Debtors?View More
What are Invoice numbers? guide
Small Business Accounting
What are Invoice numbers?View More
What are Tangible Assets? guide
Small Business Accounting
What are Tangible Assets?View More
What are Assets? guide
Small Business Accounting
What are Assets?View More
What is Statutory Sick Pay? guide
Small Business Accounting
What is Statutory Sick Pay?View More
Small Business Accounting
How do I pay a Contractor?View More
Small Business Accounting
What is a Trial Balance?View More
How do I submit a P11D form? guide
Small Business Accounting
How do I submit a P11D form?View More
What is a Director's Salary? guide
Small Business Accounting
What is a Director's Salary?View More
Small Business Accounting
What is Depreciation?View More
What are Fixed Assets? guide
Small Business Accounting
What are Fixed Assets?View More
What is an Annual Return? guide
Small Business Accounting
What is an Annual Return?View More
What are Current Assets? guide
Small Business Accounting
What are Current Assets?View More
Small Business Accounting
What is Retained Profit?View More
What are Money Transfers? guide
Small Business Accounting
What are Money Transfers?View More
Small Business Accounting
What are P45 / P46?View More
What is Amortisation? guide
Small Business Accounting
What is Amortisation?View More
What are Authorised Agents? guide
Small Business Accounting
What are Authorised Agents?View More
Small Business Accounting
Can I expense a Laptop?View More
Small Business Accounting
What are Payment Terms?View More
How do I pay an employee? guide
Small Business Accounting
How do I pay an employee?View More
What are Cost of Sales? guide
Small Business Accounting
What are Cost of Sales?View More
Small Business Accounting
How do I plan cashflow?View More
What are Taxable Supplies? guide
Small Business Accounting
What are Taxable Supplies?View More
What is a Balance Sheet? guide
Small Business Accounting
What is a Balance Sheet?View More
Small Business Accounting
How do I pay a Supplier?View More
What are Accruals? guide
Small Business Accounting
What are Accruals?View More
Small Business Accounting
What are PAYE Forms?View More
Small Business Accounting
What are Credit Notes?View More
Small Business Accounting
What are Creditors?View More
Small Business Accounting
What are Aged Debtors?View More
What are Interim Accounts? guide
Small Business Accounting
What are Interim Accounts?View More
Small Business Accounting
What are Aged Creditors?View More
Year End Accounts
Small Business Accounting
What are Year End AccountsView More
How do I find an accountant? guide
Small Business Accounting
How do I find an accountant?View More
What are Directors Loans? guide
Small Business Accounting
What are Directors Loans?View More
Why should I claim mileage? guide
Small Business Accounting
Why should I claim mileage?View More
Why are expenses important? guide
Small Business Accounting
Why are expenses important?View More
What is Dividend tax? guide
Small Business Accounting
What is Dividend tax?View More
What is a PAYE scheme? guide
Small Business Accounting
What is a PAYE scheme?View More
What is a P60? guide
Small Business Accounting
What is a P60?View More
What is a P45? guide
Small Business Accounting
What is a P45?View More
How to Start an Ecommerce Business Guide
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How to Start an Ecommerce Business Guide
  • Types of Ecommerce Business Models
  • When to register your business
  • Accounting software requirements
  • Understanding VAT
  • Brexit Import checklist
  • Brexit Export checklist

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How to Start Contracting Guide
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How to Start Contracting Guide
  • What is a contractor
  • Types of contractors
  • Contractor business structures
  • Contractor accounting
  • Understanding IR35
  • Contractor insurance

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Accountant Checklist Guide
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Accountant Checklist Guide
  • Why you need an accountant
  • Where accountants can help
  • Questions to ask accountants
  • Accountant checklist
  • Accountant advantages
  • Accountant disadvantages

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Accounting Software Comparison Guide
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Accounting Software Comparison Guide
  • What can accounting software do
  • Why you need accounting software
  • Benefits of accounting software
  • How to choose accounting software
  • Accounting software pricing
  • Accounting software overview

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Complete IR35 Guide
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Complete IR35 Guide
  • What is IR35
  • Who IR35 impacts
  • Planning for IR35
  • IR35 Action Plan
  • Umbrella companies
  • Working inside/ outside IR35

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Small Business Accounting Guide
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Small Business Accounting Guide
  • When to register a Ltd company
  • When to register for VAT
  • How to take money out of your company
  • Dividend tax rates
  • Limited company expenses & corporation tax
  • Annual accounts and deadlines

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Virtual Office Guide
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Virtual Office Guide
  • What is a virtual office
  • Virtual office alternatives
  • Benefits of a virtual office
  • Disadvantages of a virtual office
  • Advantages of a virtual office
  • How to choose a virtual office

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Ultimate VAT Guide
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Ultimate VAT Guide
  • What is VAT
  • When to register for VAT
  • VAT rates
  • Exempt/ Out of Scope VAT items
  • VAT filing responsibilities
  • De-registering for VAT

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UTR Numbers Guide
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UTR Numbers Guide
  • What is a UTR number
  • Why you need a UTR number
  • Where to find your UTR number
  • How to get a UTR number
  • Getting a company UTR number
  • How a UTR number is used

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Registering a Limited Company Guide
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Registering a Limited Company Guide
  • What is a Limited Company
  • Limited Company Advantages
  • Limited Company Disadvantages
  • Registration process
  • Limited Company filing requirements
  • UK company structures

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Self Employed Registration Guide
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Self Employed Registration Guide
  • What is a sole trader
  • Sole trader advantages
  • Sole trader disadvantages
  • How to register self employed
  • Sole trader responsibilities
  • Self employed tax

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PAYE, P60's and Paying Yourself Guide
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PAYE, P60's and Paying Yourself Guide
  • What is PAYE
  • PAYE when self employed
  • When to register for PAYE
  • Sole trader taxes
  • Limited company dividends & salary
  • Dividend tax rates

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Business Insurance Guide
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Business Insurance Guide
  • What is business insurance
  • When you need business insurance
  • Types of business insurance
  • Professional indemnity insurance
  • Public and product liability insurance
  • Employers liability insurance

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Dividends Guide
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Dividends Guide
  • What are dividends
  • Dividend tax rates
  • Dividend allowances
  • Paying taxes on dividends
  • How dividend taxes work
  • Dividend FAQs

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Contractor & Freelancer Insurance Guide
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Contractor & Freelancer Insurance Guide
  • What is business insurance
  • What insurance you need
  • Insurance requirements for freelancers
  • Insurance requirements for contractors
  • How to find the best policy
  • Insurance FAQs

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Christmas Company Expenses Guide
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Christmas Company Expenses Guide
  • Christmas expenses overview
  • Staff party claims
  • Gift voucher claims
  • Gift claims
  • Ltd vs self employed expenses
  • Expenses FAQs

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Business Banking Guide
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Business Banking Guide
  • How to choose the right account
  • Challenger banks
  • Starling overview
  • Revolut overview
  • Tide overview
  • Metro bank overview

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Limited Company Expenses Guide
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Limited Company Expenses Guide
  • Allowable business expenses
  • Employee expenses
  • Travel expenses
  • Office & equipment expenses
  • Professional services expenses
  • General expenses

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