16 06, 2017

How to get those invoices paid quickly…..

By | June 16th, 2017|Business, News|0 Comments

The problems faced by small business due to late payments have been very much in the news lately, as a business owner you are very aware of the importance of getting paid on time and that payment delays can seriously disrupt cash flow. When searching for ways to speed up payment, keep in mind that [...]

15 05, 2017

The Abacus Accountancy Quick Guide to UK Tax

By | May 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

It is essential that as a business owner and employer that you are well versed on which tax is which, what you need to be paying and when. None of us wants to pay more tax than is necessary but remember there is a fine line between tax avoidance and tax evasion!!! Here's the Abacus [...]

12 04, 2017

How to Pay yourself from your Small Business….

By | April 12th, 2017|Business, Finance, Xero|0 Comments

....“How much should I pay myself?” Is probably the question we get asked most often by small business owners and start-ups. Our friends over at Xero.com have put together a really good guide and we are sharing it with you here. If you’re a new business owner, don’t make the common mistake of confusing revenue [...]

17 03, 2017

The new financial year is on its way!

By | March 17th, 2017|Business, Finance|0 Comments

The new financial year is on its way, but do you know to the penny how much your Accountant is going to charge you this year? No? Perhaps you need a new accountant. Can you call your Accountant at any time, just to ask a question or get a second opinion on a business decision? [...]

24 02, 2017

Abacus Accountancy – we’re your Virtual FD

By | February 24th, 2017|Business, Finance, Uncategorized|0 Comments

As a business owner wouldn’t it be amazing to have someone on hand, keeping on top of your numbers, making sure you keep more of the money you earn rather than paying it in tax. These people do exist and we are ACCOUNTANTS. Abacus Accountancy becomes a part of your team, we're like your Virtual [...]

15 02, 2017

Xero can make you a Hero

By | February 15th, 2017|Business, Xero|0 Comments

Here at Abacus Accountancy we are HUGE fans of Xero, the cloud based accountancy package. If you are holding back from taking the step into the cloud we are more than happy to discuss and hopefully allay any fears you may have. If we can be one over by the benefits then we know you [...]

1 02, 2017

Time for a new Accountant?

By | February 1st, 2017|Business, Finance, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

It can be difficult to know what to expect from your accountant. This makes it hard to decide if it’s time to move on, when you feel it is time for a new accountant. We’ve put together this simple guide to help you navigate this minefield:   Do you get on? Although this seems silly, [...]

16 01, 2017

Measure your plans against our “Start-Up Checklist”

By | January 16th, 2017|Business, Creative, Design, Finance|0 Comments

Is this the year you are going to take control of your destiny and be your own boss? Then you need the Abacus Accountancy "Start-Up Checklist". Make sure you tick all these boxes before you cut your ties to a regular salary and stability – you may not meet them again for a while 🙂 Start-up [...]

6 01, 2017

The self-assessment tax deadline is looming……

By | January 6th, 2017|Business, Finance, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

....we all know that businesses need to pay tax, but how many sole traders and small businesses are actually properly advised on what they should be paying? If you’re trading as a sole trader or partnership you are eligible to to pay (how much you actually pay is a whole other ball game!!) Income Tax [...]

28 12, 2016

Make 2017 a Success, We’ll Tell You How.

By | December 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

With the New Year fast approaching it is a good time to look over the previous year to learn from your successes and your mistakes that you have made in your business. Whether you are a small business owner, or you are looking to start a business in 2017, we run through a few tips [...]