Cloud accounting: Xero tips and tricks

With real-time accounting and automated features, Xero is a great tool for any small business owner. It’s user-friendly enough to get started right away, but it’s also packed with useful features that you might not see at first glance. Learning to use the software...

How apps can help your business

Apps burst into our lives back in the summer of 2008 and more than 10 years on, the mobile app ecosystem has evolved into one of the biggest industries on the planet. With millions of developers and billions of smartphone or tablet users, you can understand how it’s...

5 signs it’s time to switch to Xero

Whether you’re struggling with the burden of tax reporting or fed up of using outdated software, now could be the right time to assess how you keep your accounting records. Many business owners are tempted to put this decision off. After all, choosing from all the...

Taxes are going digital: are you ready?

Over the next few years, the way you file your tax return could be changing completely. Making Tax Digital (MTD) is HMRC’s initiative to create a modernised, digital tax system, eventually replacing the annual tax return for millions of people in the UK. Whether...

GDPR: what does it mean for you?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on 25 May 2018, overhauling the way businesses handle data across Europe. Even if this wasn’t on your radar before it came into force, you probably didn’t miss the flurry of emails about privacy policies...