Bookkeeper or accountant? What's right for your business?


What's right for your business - a Bookkeeper or an Accountant - or both?  And how do they differ?


If you're not sure, then this explanation should help you understand the differences between the two functions. 




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More HMRC chaos - £1.5bn of unpaid tax is likely to be written off

Earlier this week (23rd September) the BBC revealed that insiders at HM Revenue and Customs said that up to £1.5bn of unpaid tax is likely to be written off.


Staff said the vast majority of cases would not be pursued because they were over...

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How much does it really cost to employ someone?

You might think this is a simple question to answer.  If you need a new employee it should be straight forward to work out the hourly rate or the annual salary…….. and bingo!


Well almost – but not quite.  Have you thought about all the...

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ASfB launches new website and branding

Despite the temptation to relax on the golden sands of our local beaches during the odd sunny moments of this summer, we've been beavering away for the past few months planning a complete revamp of our website and business branding.


And finally,...

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