Insights, articles stories and thoughts we would like to share with you to inform and inspire.

How to safeguard your team’s mental health
The Coronavirus pandemic has brought some significant changes and upheavals onto you and your team - with no time to prepare for them. We’ve gone from ‘business as usual’ to closing down, working from home and learning to cope with the......
Why you should file your annual Self-Assessment Tax Return early
If you’re one of the many UK taxpayers in regular employment you probably don’t need to worry about completing an annual Self-Assessment Tax Return.  Your income tax will be automatically deducted each pay day, together with National......
Everything you need to know about the new Bounce Back Loan scheme for businesses
The Coronavirus pandemic has affected each one of us, in one way or another. The last couple of months have been especially tough on the small businesses across the UK, who are struggling to survive. Luckily, though, the UK Government......
Inspirational podcasts for lockdown
Podcasts are often on our list of things to do, but for many business owners, there are often not enough hours in the day. The current crisis has prevented most from normal business activity. It is a stressful time. But it may provide......
The importance of cash-flow forecasting
Cash-flow forecasting is something that every business should have at all times and not just during a crisis. Though, a major crisis, such as a market disruption or a global health pandemic is when a cash-flow forecast is needed the......
How can marketing models help your business
Marketing models are guidelines that help you analyse specific areas of your business. They can act as a roadmap and help figure out such things as your business’ objectives, performance, internal and external environments, specific......
Fraud - Is your business at risk?
Fraud is a significant risk for businesses of all sizes and sectors. It’s not just something you hear in the news about a large corporation - it could be happening right under your nose in your small family business. You wouldn’t expect......
Sole Trader / Partnership v Limited Company
Thinking of setting up a new business?  Unsure whether to register as a limited company, or operate as a sole trader or partnership?
The latest on Government Coronavirus support for your business
The last couple of weeks have been filled with uncertainty for everyone. The tragedy of Coronavirus does not stop with health implications and deaths - it has also done significant harm to the UK economy. Hundreds of workers are already......
COVID-19 update: Supporting our clients with FREE resources
It's business as usual here at ASfB | Accounting Services for BusinessAt ASfB we are committed to providing our clients with the very best services during these challenging times, so that you can focus on what you do best. We want to......