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Top 4 Financial Trends for SME’s in 2019

Now that we are a month into the new year, 2018 is history. This year, it is expected that we will see a change in the financial trends for small and medium-sized business (SME’s). We will be discussing 2019’s top 4 financial trends for SME’s. At Stonehouse Accountants, we know that one of the most […]

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Becoming A Sole Trader – The Advantages

Annual statistics released by the UK Parliment showed that the rise of small businesses has grown at the highest rate in history over the last 5 years. Starting your own business as a sole trader is very attractive for many people in the UK – are you considering it? What Is A Sole Trader? A […]

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2018: The Last Autumn Budget Before Leaving The EU

The 2018 autumn budget has been released by chancellor Phillip Hammond, making this the last budget before Britain leaves the European Union. In this article, we will be rounding up the key announcements of the 2018 autumn budget. Phillip Hammond Increases The Basic Tax Rate Chancellor Phillip Hammond announced he will be pushing on with […]

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How Will Digital Tax Affect My Business?

Digital tax is now less than a year away. In this article, we will cover what business owners need to know about making tax digital, as well as guiding you through the steps in order to prepare for the enormous change. HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is moving forward to become the most digitally advanced […]

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Self-Employed Tax Cut Dismissed by the Government

There was hope for the 2.7 million self-employed workers when plans were put in place to remove Class 2 National Insurance Contributions by April 2018. After already being delayed by a year, this September the government have announced this will no longer be happening. This action was expected to save millions of self-employed workers around […]

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Why You Should Outsource Your Business Accountant

Often, new or small businesses consider using an internal team to manage their finances. This may be suitable for some businesses, however, we have chosen what we believe are the 4 most important reasons to why outsourcing your accountant will extremely benefit your business.   Put your time into what you’re an expert in Managing […]

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Advice For Changing Accountants

There can be countless reasons why a business may want to change their accountant. A common reason for this is – your business is outgrowing your current accountants and the workload is too much for them to deliver your requirements on time. When it comes to money, business owners tend to worry, and they have […]

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Why Small Businesses Spend £5K A Year Chasing Late Payments

A recent study showed that almost 75% of all small businesses in the United Kingdom spend an average of 9 days per quarter chasing money they are owed by customers or clients. Taking the average hourly wage in the UK, this converts into the cost of £5,000 per year for a business. The study revealed […]

GDPR Consequences
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What are the consequences of GDPR?

On the 25th of May 2018, the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will officially be enforced across the whole of the European Union. This will also affect all businesses outside the EU if they are to deal with EU citizens’ data. What is GDPR? The digital world has excelled since the Data Protection Act […]

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How will the new tax year affect you?

As of today (6th April 2018) the new tax year has arrived. With this bringing changes for millions of people, it’s important to understand how this will affect you. Changes to tax free income, pension limits and death duty are just a few that will come into place today. Most UK residents will also see […]

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