What you need to know about the final Job Retention Scheme payment

The job retention scheme ended on 30th September 2021. Final claims for September should be made by 14th October 2021. For September you can still claim 60% of your furloughed employees wages for the hours that they have not worked. This is capped at £1,875 per employee per month. You will need to top up your employees furlough by 20% … Read More

Don’t ignore the elephant in the room

Do you often ignore the elephant in the room? Pushing complex tasks to the bottom of the pile hoping that they will go away? It’s easy to push tasks like this aside. If you find yourself doing this on a regular basis then it might be worth establishing the reasons behind putting more difficult tasks to one side. Is it … Read More

How do I manage stress at work?

Stress isn’t always a bad thing. Stress in small doses can help you to stay motivated and alert, it can help you to focus on the job in hand in order to meet your goals and face new challenges. But stress can also make you feel overwhelmed with lack of ability to cope, even more so in this pandemic landscape. … Read More

How to stay motivated whilst suffering from the January blues

January is always a difficult month to stay motivated. Whether you have enjoyed a Christmas break or have worked through the festive period, we welcome in the New Year and then the celebrations come to an end. I’m sure most people were glad to see the back of 2020 so moving into 2021 we need to stay positive and focused.  … Read More

Pressures on Financial Services throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic

These are strange times that’s for sure, and Accountants and Bookkeepers have really felt the pressure of the added stress that they have faced since the beginning of lockdown. Businesses have faced financial strain from the impact of the Coronavirus and as a matter of urgency they were turning to their Accountants and Bookkeepers for help and advice.  Although great … Read More