21
Jul

Some Points to Note Regarding Expenses

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) general rule for claiming expenses is that they must be wholly, exclusively and necessarily incurred in performing your duties. If an expense has duality of

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11
May

Interim Insights

In 2004 when we setup GHRL very few people had heard the term Interim Manager. Consultants had a bad name – I think they still do? We wanted to make

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30
Mar

Why use FW Accounting?

Why should you use us as your Accountant? Rather than hear it from us, have a look at what our clients say: According to them, here are the five main

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11
Nov

Vat’s it all about?

By law, a business has to register for Vat when their sales reach £73,000 or it’s likely that they will in a calendar year. But what is Vat? Basically it’s

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15
Feb

Contractor accounting with a difference

If you're a Contractor then your accounting options are pretty limited. You either go with one of the big "volume" providers where you'll simply be a number and never speak

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07
Nov

Knowing when to step aside

This post is inspired by the fantastic Michelle Rodger of <a href="http://www.tartancat.com/">Tartan Cat Communications.</a> Read her full Scotland on Sunday article <a href="http://scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com/sos-business-columnists/Michelle-Rodger-Knowing-when-to.6615650.jp?articlepage=1">here</a>Over the years I’ve seen this time & time

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14
Oct

Accounting has evolved!

To many people, the image they have of an accountant will not be that far removed from this chap on the right here. The humble accountant, the bean-counter who tells

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02
Oct

Why put your livelihood at risk?

Last summer we carried out a mystery survey of High Street Accountants (HSA’s) in the north-east that claim to be experts in contractor accounting. You can find the results <a

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