Having children is a life-changing event, not least because of the impact it has on your finances. Child tax credits were introduced in 2003 and are designed to support parents who are in work but on low incomes. This has led to many working mums and dads taking years off work but, because they’re comfortable … Read moreWhy You Must Claim Your Child Tax Credits and What it Means to Your Pension
As your local Xero accountants, we’re going to be talking all things open banking with Xero. One of the best things about modern cloud accounting software is how easy it makes some once laborious processes. Take bank reconciliation. Remember when you had to do it manually by matching hard copy bank statements with your invoices … Read moreFirst Direct Bank Feeds Now Live with Open Banking in Xero
“Oh, I’ll just do the numbers myself.” How many times do you think business owners have muttered that to themselves only to find, six months down the line, it’s become one of the most annoying tasks on their to-do list? And annoying tasks don’t get done very often or very thoroughly. You can’t run a … Read moreWhat Exactly Does an Accountant Do?