Being a Disability Confident Committed Employer

In today’s diverse and evolving workforce, creating an inclusive environment is no longer just a moral imperative. One crucial aspect of fostering inclusivity is being a Disability Confident Committed employer. What is Disability Confident? Disability Confident encourages employers to think differently about disability and take action to improve how they recruit, retain and develop disabled people. It was developed by … Read More

Why should I keep my Sage 50 Accounts software up to date?

Keeping your Sage 50 Accounts software up to date and making sure you install any available updates is essential for the smooth operation of your business. If you are not on the latest version, here are a few reasons why you should be: If you’re not on the latest update for your version find out how to install the latest … Read More

Beat the January Blues

Woman at desk feeling down and frustrated

January can be a difficult month to stay motivated. After the build up to Christmas and the New Year celebrations come to an end, you can start the year with great intentions then by the middle of January the motivation starts to wear off and it can be difficult to stay positive and focused. Decide your goals Studies suggest that … Read More

Changes to VAT penalties and VAT interest charges

A new VAT penalty scheme will come into effect from January 2023. This will alter the way that penalties are issued for submitting and paying VAT returns late. This means penalties will now apply to persistent late filing of VAT returns, and to late payment of the declared VAT liability (this includes where there is no liability to HMRC to … Read More

Are you a visual learner?

The way in which people obtain and recollect information can differ from person to person. Some find it easier to absorb information in the form of text and number whereas others (being the majority of people) are more visual and retain information better when they can physically see something in front of them. Research shows that the use of graphics, … Read More

Sage Bookkeeping Theory Versus Practical

When you want to become a Sage bookkeeper, learning the theory stands you in excellent stead for learning the ropes. Seeing what the software looks like, understanding how it works and what features are available is a great start. Learning Sage bookkeeping in theory could be: Completing an online course Signing up for Sage eLearning  (psst… you can find Sage … Read More

How to manage your time more efficiently

Do you feel like you’re constantly running out of time and there are just not enough hours in the day? It’s no secret that time is a precious commodity in the workplace. Every day, we are juggling multiple tasks and trying to meet deadlines. It can be difficult to stay on top of it all – but with a bit … Read More