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Essex bookkeepers Office Assistants are proud to have achieved Xero Silver Partner status. Xero is an online accounting system that provides all the tools required to run a business efficiently, PLUS it's Making Tax Digital compliant.
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Essex bookkeepers Office Assistants are taking a look at what will be involved for businesses once the official MTD for VAT roll-out date kicks in.
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Essex bookkeepers Office Assistants are exploring the pros and cons of the traditional accounting method versus cash based accounting.
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Many small business owners choose to use cash basis accounting rather than traditional accounting. Here Essex bookkeepers Office Assistants look at why that is, and how cash basis accounting works so you can decide whether it's for you.
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If you work on a self-employed basis there are certain running costs you are allowed to deduct from your overall turnover before you calculate your taxable profit. Here Essex bookkeepers Office Assistants explain what can and cannot be claimed.
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The Autumn Budget of 2018 has proved quite a beneficial one, particularly for the small business. Here Essex bookkeepers Office Assistants take a look at some of the key points from this year's Chancellor's speech.
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Recent media discussion has raised the question of whether dealing with work emails whilst commuting to and from the workplace should be counted as part of the working day. Office Assistants takes a look at what's being said.
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What are the implications of VAT for businesses if there's no Brexit deal? That's precisely what the recent guidance published by the government sets out to explain.
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If you are in an industry where employing children is the norm, you will need to know about the laws surrounding child employment, such as minimum ages and pay scales. Essex bookkeepers Office Assistants are here with the information you need.
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Employers are of course aware of the requirement to pay its workforce a certain amount of paid leave every year. But what about casual workers, are they also entitled to paid holiday leave? Essex bookkeepers Office Assistants is looking into it.
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Workers over the age of 18 years are generally entitled to three different types of rest break during the working day. These are rest breaks at work; daily rest and weekly rest. Here we are taking a look at each of these three types of break.
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Research has revealed that almost half of UK companies find it difficult to source skilled workers. Because of this just over 20% are seeking candidates with outstanding soft skills so they can work on honing the necessary tech skills on the job.
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The government has set up a working group comprised of representatives from various departments and the Treasury to look into the implications of giving carers certain employment rights. Essex bookkeepers Office Assistants look at what's involved.
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is there actually a temperature limit when it comes to working conditions? A summer heatwave can be a bone of contention for any employer. Here Office Assistants look at some of the most common issues that arise during hot weather.
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Research reveals that almost one million businesses in the UK are at risk of losing company data because they do not back it up and 2.8 million store back-ups in the same location as the original data.
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Can a disqualified director act as a shareholder? This is the question discussed by Essex bookkeepers Office Assistants.
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Surrounded by boxes of receipts? Using Word to produce your invoices? Excel to keep track of your earnings and outgoings? It's time to get your small business books in line says Essex bookkeepers Office Assistants.
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Directors who have been disqualified for fraudulent or wrongful trading in insolvency, or for other reasons, are bound by the restrictions placed upon them by the Company Director Disqualification Act 1986.
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Misfeasance is the misapplication of money or company property. As far as company directors are concerned, misfeasance is considered a breach of fiduciary duty. For directors facing a misfeasance claim, there are certain steps that must be taken.
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Whether you are opening a business bank account for the first time or switching to a new banking facility, there is a lot to consider when making your choice of business bank. Here Office Assistants look at what you should think about.
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Launching a new enterprise? Essex bookkeepers Office Assistants take a look at the main options available to you for structuring your business, and what is involved in each one.
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The Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme will enable smaller companies and the local communities that they are a part of to receive grants of up to £3,000, allowing them to upgrade their broadband to a Gigabit-capable connection.
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Fraudulent trading occurs when a director purposely sets out to deceive or defraud creditors, or acts unethically or recklessly. It is a very serious offence that leads to criminal proceedings.
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Whilst claims against directors for wrongful trading are not that common with only a little over 5 per cent of directors disqualified following insolvency proceedings, wrongful trading is still a risk to directors of companies facing insolvency.
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When a company is going through financial difficulties and there is a prospect of insolvency, it is vital to take care over who you decide to pay. Office Assistants explains the risks of giving one creditor preference over another.
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Are you making use of apprentices to grow your business? 37 per cent of businesses say apprentices will be their top source of talent this year according to a poll of more than 2,000 senior HR professionals.
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Research has revealed that the more a smaller business donates to charity, the better its business performance. Here Office Assistants looks at why as a business, you should be seriously considering donating a proportion of your turnover to charity.
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Growth is one of the key objectives for most businesses and one of the most effective ways to achieve growth is through technology. Here Office Assistants look at three technology innovations that could help take a business to the next level.
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The Government has launched a campaign to promote shared parental leave after statistics have revealed that very few couples are making use of the programme.
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A poll undertaken by the Oxford Open Learning Trust has revealed that working hours are just as important as salary when it comes to seeking a new job.