Companies House, Further Changes

As we advised previously, changes are being implemented by Companies House, relating to how companies report to them each year. The next measure of the Small Business Enterprise and Employment Act comes into force on 6 April 2016, when limited companies, LLPs and SEs need to keep a register of their 'people with significant control' [...]

By | June 28th, 2016|Business, Finance, News, Uncategorized, Videos|0 Comments

Annual Returns are Changing…

You may have heard that from 30 June the confirmation statement replaces the annual return. But what does this mean? Companies House have provided the following details: What is the ‘confirmation statement’ and how is it different from the annual return? The confirmation statement is intended to serve roughly the same purpose as the annual [...]

By | June 22nd, 2016|Business, Finance, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Worried about Changing Accountants……

.....it's easier than you think. Many people are put off changing accountants because they think it is a major upheaval, when in reality it really isn't. You don't actually have any involvement in the whole process, it is carried out between the two accountancy practices. So if you feel it's time to move on from [...]

By | June 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Business Expenses – Workwear

Working out what you can and can't claim as a business expense can seem like a bit of a minefield. Here Paul explains a little about workwear and corporate clothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kohr6PX0I9Q If you have any questions relating to business expenses, please do get in touch - 01376 34 35 35 or e-mail info@abacus-accountancy.com we are more than [...]

By | June 14th, 2016|Branding, Business, Finance, Uncategorized|0 Comments

We know salons and we can make you more tax efficient

Being ranked as one of the happiest working professions, hairdressing is for many employees, a true vocation. The chatty environment combined with the passion for beauty and hair many stylists’ possess, makes the job always worth doing; all along with the flexibility and freedom that comes with being self-employed. However, it does come packaged with [...]

By | June 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Work smarter, Not harder

Work less hours than you sleep……run your business from the beach…..earn six figures without getting out of bed. All sounds very tempting and if everything we read on social media is to be believed, then we should all be lounging by a sun kissed pool, doing business from our tablets/phones, while the pounds flood into [...]

By | June 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Work smarter, not harder.

Work smarter, not harder - Working in the cloud will give you a better overview of your finances, and improve collaboration with your team. Sticking with "traditional" accounting methods are draining your business’ time and effort, there is no added value, and it really takes the fun out of being in business. That is why [...]

By | June 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments