January is always the busiest time of year for accountants. At the beginning of the new year, there is a rush of new enquiries which gradually increase over the course of the month as the Self Assessment tax return deadline on 31 January creeps closer.
The unprecedented impact of the coronavirus pandemic has caused major disruptions in everyone’s lives.
The big news from the past month was that the UK track & trace system fell down not because of some complicated programming error or foreign hacking but simply because they were working off an Excel spreadsheet that hit it’s limit of rows.
As a business grows, takes on new clients, and brings in new staff, it naturally becomes more complex.
Pranav Sood, VP of Small Business at GoCardless, speaks about how the coronavirus pandemic has transformed the future for small businesses
In March the CoronaVirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) comes to an end.
When the UK launched Open Banking at the start of 2018, many business owners felt uncomfortable with the idea of sharing sensitive data about company finances with third parties.
The impact of the pandemic has been severe for many pubs and retailers across the UK.
SMEs are the backbone of any healthy economy; they drive growth, provide employment opportunities and open new markets.
Much to the relief of business owners across the United Kingdom, life is slowly but surely returning to normal as the worst of the coronavirus pandemic seems to fade.