December 17, 2015

At last, HMRC reorganisation – What will it mean for SMEs?

The British tax system is notoriously complex, and most ordinary mortals don’t stand a chance of getting to grips with its intricacies. But there’s good news […]
November 19, 2015

HMRC unpopular Business Record Checks stopped

HMRC’s extremely unpopular Business Records Checks initiative is set to be axed, and many in the tax industry are calling it a victory for common sense. […]
October 22, 2015

Is IR35 worth all the bother? 

HMRC has been talking about how to make IR35 work for the last four years, since 2011. So their Budget announcement that they’d be ‘starting a […]
September 17, 2015

Introducing HMRC’s new secure digital tax accounts

What’s new in the bookkeeping world? There’s HMRC’s new secure digital tax account initiative for a start, a development targeted at individual customers which is also […]
August 20, 2015

Mesopotamia’s Bookkeeping Legends

Who would have suspected that bookkeeping would be so fascinating? Apparently the planet’s first  accountants were employed by the religious authorities in ancient Mesopotamia, an area […]
July 16, 2015

8 hot bookkeeping tips to ease the expenses burden

  As professional Brighton bookkeepers we know exactly how to organise ourselves before the fact, so the actual accounts bit goes as smoothly as possible. Here […]
June 18, 2015

Bookkeeping in 3000BC – Fascinating token gestures

You assumed the fine art of bookkeeping was a new thing, a child of the industrial revolution born of the consumer age? Not so. Humans have […]
May 21, 2015

Want the best? Use a member of the Institute of Chartered Bookkeepers

Small businesses are the backbone of British society, with millions of us self-employed, either going solo or working as contractors, kicking off start-ups and running small […]