Articles, guides and advice on Accounting for UK small businesses. Topics covered include: accounting software, choosing accountancy services, preparing accounts, tax efficiency, financial regulations for SMEs and related subjects.


How to manage your accounts and bookkeeping as a sole trader


Self-employed allowable expenses you can claim


Is it worth hiring an accountant as a small business?


How to spend less time on accounting and payroll


Top 5 accounting software providers for UK small businesses

Looking for a new accounting software provider for your UK small business? Here are 5 accounting software providers to choose from.

Making Tax Digital

Basis Period Reform and Making Tax Digital: Everything you need to know 

Who will be affected by the basis period reform? How will the new system work? And what do you need to do to prepare? We explain all

Running a Business

Running your small business – essential guide

You will always face challenges, but by following these steps, you can face those challenges with confidence and crack on with what you do best: growing your business


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


How to do bookkeeping as a small business

Keeping on top of your accounts as a small business needn’t be a headache. With the right approach and tools, it can be incredibly useful. Little and often is the key, says Ryan Grundy


Bookkeeping when you’re a sole trader

What’s the difference between bookkeeping and accounting? Do you even need to do bookkeeping as a sole trader? Kate Gloudemans answers your questions


Best accounting software if you’re a sole trader

Here, we explore how to find the right accounting software for you as a sole trader, along with some of the best platforms around


Accounting for start-ups

Metric accountants offers its top 6 tips when it comes to accounting for start-ups

Finding and selling to customers

How Amazon Ads is supporting entrepreneurs

Digital ad campaigns aren't just for big businesses. Here's why you should be considering it...

Partner content

What are the funding options for hospitality businesses?

Hospitality businesses have faced a number of challenges in the last couple of years. Find out what funding and support is available.


6 types of business funding for UK tech companies

Here we explore six types of business funding that can help your UK tech company expand and reach its goals.

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.