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Check out these great online links, apps and downloads.
Get a State Pension forecast.
Claim simplified expenses for:
Make changes to your registered address, directors or file your confirmation statement at Companies House.
Check Corporation Tax rates and reliefs.
Taking on employees?
Pay expenses at fixed rates without having to report to HMRC:
Pay the actual cost incurred by your employee without having to report to HMRC:
- one mobile phone or SIM (where the contract is held by the business)
- parking at your workplace or for business trips
- business travel costs (e.g. train tickets) and subsistence (e.g. meal receipts)
- uniform and protective clothing
- tools for work
- work-related training
- annual health check / medical screening, eye tests required for computer-users
- annual social event (e.g. Christmas party), open to all employees, costing £150 or less
Ask us about reporting other expenses on a P11D form.
Check one of your employee’s driving licence.
Find out how and when to register for VAT.
Check out your Customers
Look them up at Companies House. Check their name and address. Are their accounts up-to-date? Download copies for free. Look at ‘persons with significant control’. Check they are not disqualified directors.
Direct Debits for Xero from GoCardless (Directli)
Know your customers, contacts and sales opportunities
For sales-focused businesses who want to be able to see opportunities move through a pipeline, and monitor sales activities such as calls and meetings, try Pipedrive.
Reach and engage with your audience
Run your business effectively
Get things organised and done
For a flexible tool you can organise just about anything with, try Trello. Think of a ‘board’ with lists and cards. Move them from left-to-right (to do – doing – done), or create a list for each subject. Add dates to cards and switch to calendar view to see what’s happening when (iOS / Android).
Manual data entry is a thing of the past! Ask us to set up your app and send bills and receipts straight to Xero at the click of a button.
Connect your web apps with Zapier, and automate tedious tasks.
Do things safely
Ask us to recommend a supplier if you require affordable expert safety advice for your business.
Other useful links:
ICAEW Business Advice Service (good quality business guides available)
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