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Best Accountancy – 1st team Event has been set!

 

Some of the staff and directors of Best Accountancy have decided to enter the Bath Half marathon after an invitation to represent our client and fantastic Charity, Bowel Cancer West.

Last year this charity helped to save one of our clients life with pioneering surgery carried out locally at Derriford Hospital.

This charity strives to constantly find […]

By |November 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A reminder of why we set up Best Accountancy

It was great last week to have a real reminder of why Best Accountancy was set up.  It is easy to forget where you came from and what prompted you to start your own business.

There are the usual reasons, the flexibility of being your own boss, calling the shots. Ultimately hoping you can earn a […]

By |November 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Changes – Something new?

Sometimes in my job I come across businesses which are shall we say struggling.  They may have been running for many years but they are just not doing perhaps as well as they used to.  I get invited in to try to assist with reviewing the business and its financial activities in an attempt to […]

By |October 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

6 stages of smarter money management

A great article! All business owners should read this…

6 stages of smarter money management

By |September 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Vacancy for a Bookkeeper/ Payroll administrator

We are inviting candidates to apply for a position within our practise.

With a growing demand for our Payroll and Bookkeeping services we are looking for an experienced candidate to join our team.  

Ideally the person will have good working knowledge of the Sage 50 accounts and Payroll system.

We would particularly like to hear from you […]

By |June 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Post conference reflection

 

Last weekend I had the pleasure of attending The AAT annual conference at the NEC complex in Birmingham.  As well as a chance to have some concentrated study time on various topical updates from a technical point of view it does give you the opportunity to share with your fellow professionals your experiences of what […]

By |June 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Weeks to go!!

The count down to the 17th July 2016 is beginning to feel a little scary.

It seemed like such a long time ago I agreed to attempt the Full UK Ironman event to be held in Bolton.

Having got over my neck operation in February it has been full steam ahead with the training and the miles […]

By |June 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Advisory fuel rates revised

 

 
With effect from 1 June 2016 the advisory fuel rates are as follows:

Engine type and size (cc)

Petrol1
Diesel
LPG

<= 1400
<= 2000
> 2000
<= 1600
<= 2000
> 2000
<= 1400
<= 2000
> 2000

10p
13p
20p
9p
10p
12p
7p
9p
13p

Note
1. Petrol hybrid cars are treated as petrol cars for this purpose.

For 1 month from the date of change, employers may opt to use either the previous or new rates.

HMRC web posting […]

By |June 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What’s a director worth to your company?

HMRC disapproves of director shareholders paying their spouses a salary from the business solely to reduce tax. It considers such arrangements unfair avoidance. Is there an alternative which won’t cause problems with HMRC?

Reducing tax by income shifting

As a director you’ll know from personal experience that the government has for some time been reducing the rate […]

By |June 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Your Company – In or Out?

We have a big decision coming up, as a country on whether to say in Europe or go our own way.

In many ways since the last two budgets of March ad July, many company directors should be considering a sim
ilar thing.  Whether to remain operating their businesses as a
company or disincorporation and returning to Sole […]

By |May 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments