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6 ways to improve your business performance without increasing sales

You are in business to make a profit, so how do you know you are making a profit?
How do you measure the performance of your business? Using profit and loss is a good indicator of financial results, but there are further ways to assess and improve the business.

Budget Report 2013


Creative Industries; Apps and R&D Workshop

On Tuesday 25 September, Plus Accounting provided a Creative Industries; Apps and R&D Workshop at MyHotel in Brighton.

What The Tech is Making Tax Digital?

As the April 2019 deadline approaches, we ask What The Tech is Making Tax Digital?

My Digital Marketing Apprentice role

On Tuesday 11 September 2018, I started my Digital Marketing apprenticeship at Plus Accounting. Plus Accounting is a firm of chartered accountants, registered auditors and business advisers in Brighton.

Businesses fear a no deal Brexit

Businesses large and small are starting to panic at the prospect of a no deal Brexit and the nightmare scenario that this will bring.

What does the Budget hold in store for Pensions?

With the Budget less than a week away, much of the talk is whether Chancellor Philip Hammond will once again turn to pensions to help fund the Government’s NHS spending commitments.

What are Research and Development UK tax credits?

Research and development tax credits are available if the company is engaged in research and development and the company makes a trading loss; either where there was a trading loss before the enhanced R&D expenditure at 230% was applied, or where a trade profit became a loss because of the R&D enhanced expenditure.

Why is Research and Development important?

For technology and software companies, research and development is important as they can be the first to market certain products or services which gives them an edge over their competitors.

Can self-assessment tax be paid in installments?

If you cannot pay your tax on time, you may be able to arrange to pay your self-assessment tax liability in installments. To do this you should contact HM Revenue & Customs on the Business Payment Support Service on 0300 200 3835 or arrange to pay in installments via your Government Gateway account.

Where do you send your self-assessment tax return?

If you are submitting a paper self-assessment tax return, you should send it to:
Self Assessment
HM Revenue & Customs

Small company accounts disclosure – can it hurt your business?

An important question that directors and shareholders of small companies should ask their accountant is “what should be disclosed in the company’s financial statements?”

Cycle to work scheme

The cycle to work scheme was introduced to encourage cycling to work and reduce environmental pollution by providing tax incentives to employers and employees.

10 things to consider when using Tide

Tide is a modern business banking platform that drives to reduce the time SME’s spend accounting. The alternative bank account is aimed towards independents and freelancers along with small businesses too.

Selling or Exiting: How to value your business

On Tuesday 27 November 2018, Plus Accounting teamed up with SRC Corporate Finance and Veriteam to provide a Selling or exiting: How to value your business workshop.

Can audit fees be paid in advance?

The timing of the payment of audit fees is agreed between the company and the auditor. Some auditors require part of the audit fee to be paid up front with the rest paid as the audit progresses.

Why are Audits important?

An audit is important as it provides credibility to a set of financial statements and gives the shareholders confidence that the accounts are true and fair.

December Xero Apps Update

Take a look at our monthly update on the latest Xero Apps for businesses just like yours.

Guest Blog- Rix & Kay: GP Partnership Model

In February 2018, the then secretary of state for health, Jeremy Hunt, committed to an independent review of the GP Partnership model, to consider how it needs to evolve to meet the needs of modern NHS.

Receipt Bank Client Offer!

As Receipt Bank Partners, we are pleased to announce a Special Offer, but hurry as this is only available for the month of February 2019!

February Xero Apps Update

Take a look at our monthly update on the latest Xero Apps for businesses just like yours.

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