How to ensure data doesn’t fall into the wrong hands

Cyber Crime and identity theft is at an all time high, we can’t stress the importance enough of ensuring that your data is protected at every stage of its journey, from the start of the data being transferred to the disposal when it’s finished with. Breaches of the data protection act more often than not only come to light once … Read More

How can Satago help me with my cash flow?

If there’s something we all hate doing, it’s chasing invoices! Let’s face it, we don’t want to have to chase people for payment, it’s awkward and not a good use of our time. Satago gives you the option to automate your invoice chasing by integrating with your email. You can set up automated reminders that have that personal touch, so … Read More

Employee or Sub-Contractor?

When deciding to take on a new member of your team it’s important to weigh up the options available to you. If choosing to take on a freelancer rather than employ then there are factors which you need to consider. Will the sub-contractor be providing their services to you through a limited company, partnership or unincorporated association? If the answer … Read More

What you need to know about Sage Salary and Supplier Payments

In just a few clicks within your Sage software you can securely pay all of your Salary and Supplier payments, but what are the benefits? Saves time and reduces errors Your staff and supplier payments can be submitted directly from your Sage software which means you don’t have to manually re-enter information such as bank details and it’s not necessary … Read More

Bookkeeping can be a lonely place

Many bookkeepers’ start off their bookkeeping business alone, the majority remain that way for the duration of their business, whilst others build their businesses and welcome team members.  Running a business independently, and mostly from home can be lonely, I’m sure so many people can relate to this after the past year we have all been through with all office … Read More

Changes for HMRC customers who pay VAT by Direct Debit

HMRC are in the process of changing their VAT services, this will mean that existing customers will need to be transferred over to a new IT platform. All customers who currently have a Direct Debit set up with HMRC will be affected. What action do I need to take? By law HMRC must have a valid point of contact for … Read More

Have you heard about Pleo?

Recently I came across Pleo and I just had to share it with you! Pleo is a smart company card which integrates with Sage 50 Accounts and Sage Business Cloud Accounting. Simply load your card with cash and start spending! You can have multiple cards for your team which you can control and put spending limits on. No more surprise … Read More

Useful Information regarding UK and EU Countries Transitions

If you move goods between the UK and countries within the EU, you will need to follow the new customs and tax rules. We understand how challenging it can be for many businesses, so we have outlined some information below to help you navigate and manage this change. Useful Resources HMRC have support available to help businesses understand the new … Read More

Sage 50cloud Accounts update: V 27.2

New EU E-commerce rules due to come into place as of July 1st From 1 July 2021 new EU e-commerce rules will come to place. In the article below we have covered what you need to know and what this might mean for your business. It should be noted that these schemes are not mandatory and rules have been introduced … Read More

OCR technology to help bookkeepers

OCR is a method of transforming data digitally. Whether it be handwritten documents, images or receipts OCR software will convert your documents so that they can be saved electronically.  OCR is now everyday life for most bookkeepers and accountants. In these modern times, most have steered away from ‘shoe box’ receipt archives. With the latest software such as AutoEntry, Dext, … Read More