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Our information centre is intended to give you the information you need to ensure your business stays on the right side of the tax rules and regulations, and help you to make the right decisions for your business.

Sole trader vs Limited company?  When does IR35 apply and what does it mean?  Do you need an accountant or a bookkeeper?  What records do you need to keep, and for how long?

What's the difference between an accountant and a bookkeeper - and what do you really need?
Does a business need an accountant or a bookkeeper, or both? How does the work of a bookkeeper and accountant overlap, and does…
Sole trader vs limited company: Which is the best option for a small business?
Making the decision as to which structure your business operates as can be crucial, whether that be in terms of tax savings,…
What's a virtual office - and how can it help me?
A virtual office is a service that enables employees and business owners to work remotely by providing a range of business…
Cloud accounting: what is it, and why should I care?
We're increasingly familiar with the idea we can access our bank anytime, from anywhere, using an internet browser or app. Cloud…
IR35 - what it is, and why it might matter to you
IR35 is legislation brought in by the Government in April 2000, to counter what HMRC class as a "disguised employment". For…
Record keeping for a Limited Company
Companies House and HMRC both place requirements on the Director(s) of a Limited Company to keep certain records. Here's a…
5 questions about management reporting and why every business needs it
Management reporting - reporting of information useful for managing a business - has a reputation as something only bigger…
Expenses: what you can count, and how to record them
IR35 is legislation brought in by the Government in April 2000, to counter what HMRC class as a "disguised employment". For…
Travel expenses and what you can claim
Travel expenses are one specific area where both business owners and self employed/sole traders have a definite interest. If…