Budget vs Forecast; why creative agencies need both

In June a report by the Creative Industries Foundation and Creative England stated that creative industries generated 2 millions jobs yet only 38% had a business plan or forecast. Trying to make decisions without knowing the outcome is difficult at best. You could say...

Budget 2018; a summary for creatives

With speculation over recent weeks suggesting bad news for small businesses, it was pleasing to see that, unlike Apple’s September events, the leaks weren’t very accurate!   Whilst there was very little specifically for creatives there was a lot for small businesses...

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Will Making Tax Digital be postponed?

Since its first announcement, there have been groups calling for the delay of Making Tax Digital and a recent report from the British Chamber of Commerce states 24% of businesses have still never heard of MTD.

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Real-time Accounting vs. the old way: There’s only one winner

According to a report published by Xero in 2017, 18% of accountants are still running ledgers with pen and paper. It’s time we said “out with the old approach, and in with the new!” which is we wanted to pit them against one another and, in this blog post, show you why there’s only one winner.

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The Best Ways to Get Foreign Currency

No matter how you plan on spending your summer holidays, we all want the same thing when it comes to foreign currency – to get the most for our money. And in this short blog post, we’re going to take a look at just some of the ways you can get the best rate while overseas.

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Thank you!

October and November are typically awards season for the accounting industry.  Whilst we don't run our own awards, given it's Thanksgiving in America today, we wanted to say a quick thanks to those that have helped us get where we are today. Like all good...

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Xerocon 2017 – Why it’s important for small business

Last week we attended Xerocon 2017, Xero’s annual UK conference and whilst it may have a delegate list of accountants, it’s far from an accounting conference. It’s about tech and small business and that’s why we’re sharing our findings with you. For us it...

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Raedan – A New Look

We are delighted to share with you the launch of our rebrand and new website.  It includes our first (and definitely not last) video, introducing Raedan. There is a lot to share with you and as always, we’d love to hear any feedback you have! New branding...

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Spring Budget 2017 – Key items for Small Businesses

  In what is set to be the last Spring Budget, there was very little for small businesses to consider.  Though the few areas where there were changes, those changes will have quite an impact.   Dividends Following the change in taxation of dividends in...

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