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What are management accounts, and do you need them?

Management accounts are a type of financial report providing insight on the financial performance of your business. They are called management accounts because they are…Read More

Making Tax Digital & Digital links – are you ready for phase 2?

Making Tax Digital (MTD) Phase two with digital links is fast approaching and businesses need to act now if they haven’t already done so or…Read More

My apprenticeship at Cardens Accountants #NAW21

Apprentice Bookkeeper Luke Wells joined Cardens Accountants in October 2020. As part of National Apprentice Week 2021: Build The Future, Luke shares his journey as…Read More

Extension of Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT

In case you haven’t yet come across this, Making Tax Digital (MTD) requires you to have a bookkeeping software package that links up to HMRC…Read More

Xero Update for Postponed VAT Accounting

Can Postponed VAT accounting ease cashflow impacts post-Brexit? Find out more. We know a lot of our clients are struggling at the moment to get…Read More

13-step business plan for 2021

Creating a business plan for 2021 is more difficult as we cannot predict the date of a return to normality nor what will happen with…Read More

2021 COVID-19 support & grants for business

Government grants will continue for the foreseeable future and certainly until 31 March 2021. The main 2021 COVID-19 grants and supports available are outlined below.…Read More

Invoice Fetch: Fully automated invoice collection from Receipt Bank

Here at Cardens, we are big fans of Receipt Bank and we use this software on all our bookkeeping clients to collect invoices and receipts.…Read More

Xero Accounting App Updates: November 2020

We’ve noticed whilst watching the Xero accounting app product updates that they are really focusing on trying to bring the mobile experience of Xero in…Read More

GUIDE: Christmas gift tax reliefs to charities & staff

Christmas gift tax planning advice for businesses this festive season. Christmas gift of up to £50 to employees Remember that certain gifts to staff at…Read More

Managing your Christmas party tax exemption in 2020

Tis the season…but not quite in 2020. With so many Christmas parties cancelled this year, businesses cannot take advantage of the Income Tax (Earnings and…Read More

SEISS third grant opens with new conditions

The Self Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) third grant has opened for claimants (30 November 2020). Unlink the first two support grants, where claimants had…Read More

Receipt Bank: Bookkeeping in a snap

We are always looking to make our clients’ lives easier. That is why we have partnered with Receipt Bank, the award-winning Xero add-on that automatically…Read More

HMRC opens working from home tax relief portal

HMRC opened its own online portal on 1 October to process and receive tax relief claims for thousands of workers who have been told to…Read More

UKHospitality calls for rethink of 10pm curfew

Kate Nicholls gives evidence to Treasury Committee highlighting damage caused by the 10pm curfew Affects of 10pm curfew on hospitality UKHospitality has urged MPs to…Read More

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