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Accounting

The accounts section, brought to you in partnership with Sage, features in-depth guides and features for UK small businesses and start-ups needing advice on how to manage company accounts, including topics such as cashflow management, late payment, bad debts and bookkeeping.

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Inter-company loans: are there tax implications to consider?

Readers ask if there are interest charges and tax implications to think about when it comes to inter-company loans.

Accounting

Accounting

What is the VAT threshold?

At what point does your small business have to start paying VAT? Should you voluntarily pay VAT? And what are legitimate ways to stay under the VAT threshold?

Accounting

What expenses can I claim through my business?

Darren Fell, managing director of Crunch Accounting, discusses what costs can be claimed as a small business.

Accounting

What are business rates? A guide for small businesses

What are business rates, how much are they and do tenants have to pay them? Sophie Attwood of Colliers answers your questions

Accounting

Hiring an accountant: a small business guide

Julie Corkish, ICAEW’s head of practice, explains what small business owners should consider when hiring an accountant.

Accounting

Best UK small business accounting software – review guide

It’s never been easier or more affordable to manage your tax and accounting using small business accounting software - find the best accounting package for your needs below

Accounting

How to manage your accounts and bookkeeping as a sole trader

Accounting

Self-employed allowable expenses you can claim

Accounting

How to manage your accounts and bookkeeping as a sole trader

Accounting

Self-employed allowable expenses you can claim

Accounting

Is it worth hiring an accountant as a small business?

Accounting

What is payment on account and how do I pay it?

Accounting

How to spend less time on accounting and payroll

Accounting

Mileage allowance in the UK – what is it and how does it work?

You can claim back hours spent on the road for your small business, whether you’re an employee or self-employed. What are the rules around mileage allowance?

Business Loans

A guide to getting a small business loan

Everything you need to know on what small business loans are and what types of loan are available for your business.

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Why you need a business bank account

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5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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Business management

How to create good cashflow habits

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