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Generated 1 week ago

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  • 5 ways Xero online accounting improves your business and gives you a better work/life balance

    Time is a precious resource for business owners. Whether you’re a farmer, hotel owner or start-up entrepreneur, the less time you spend on financial admin the more you can focus on growing your business and building customer relationships. But control over your financial management is also vital. Clear oversight of … Read more → The post 5 ways Xero online accounting improves your business and giv...

Saint & Co

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 weeks ago

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  • Cumbrian businesses will benefit from a number of announcements by the Chancellor

      This is the last budget which will take place in the spring. There will however be a second budget later on this year after which the annual budget will be in autumn each year.  This means that any changes will be well in advance of the new tax year. … Read more → The post Cumbrian businesses will benefit from a number of announcements by the Chancellor appeared first on Saint & Co Chartered Acc...

  • Saint & Co’s tax expert’s views ahead of next week’s Budget

    Pauline Jackson, Saint & Co’s tax partner said Inheritance changes being phased in over the next four years were an issue for her clients. She also mentioned the ‘Making Tax Digital’ scheme, which will result in any business with a turnover of more than £10,000 needing to file quarterly returns … Read more → The post Saint & Co’s tax expert’s views ahead of next week’s Budget appeared first on Sai...

  • “Xero – Beautiful Accounting Software to Make Life Easier” Seminar

    “Xero – Beautiful Accounting Software to Make Life Easier” Join us at our FREE workshop – hot lunch included on Tuesday, 21st March 2017 at The Auctioneer, Rosehill, Carlisle 12.30 pm – 2.30 pm “Cloud” Accounting software is becoming more and more popular as it can be accessed from anywhere … Read more → The post “Xero – Beautiful Accounting Software to Make Life Easier” Seminar appeared first on ...

Saint & Co

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Generated 3 weeks ago

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  • DON’T FORGET YOUR 2016/17 ISA ALLOWANCE

    The current ISA allowance is £15,240, rising to £20,000 for 2017/18. Remember that there is no longer a 50% restriction on the amount that you can invest in a cash ISA; the £15,240 annual limit covers all ISA investments which could be in shares, bonds, cash or certain other investments. … Read more → The post DON’T FORGET YOUR 2016/17 ISA ALLOWANCE appeared first on Saint & Co Chartered Accountan...

Saint & Co

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  • NEW GOVERNMENT SAVINGS SCHEME STARTS IN APRIL 2017

    From April 2017, adults under the age of 40 will be able to open a Lifetime ISA (LISA) and pay in up to £4,000 each tax year. They will be able to continue making contributions up to the age of 50. The government will add a 25% bonus to these … Read more → The post NEW GOVERNMENT SAVINGS SCHEME STARTS IN APRIL 2017 appeared first on Saint & Co Chartered Accountants | Accountants in Cumbria and Sou...

Saint & Co

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Generated 1 month ago

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  • Taking stock – is bigger better – third in the series

    While there is a drive to become ever more efficient in all types of agriculture, there becomes a point where bigger is not necessarily better. Whether it be livestock or arable, sheep, cattle or pigs, getting the right level of stock and equipment for your own business can make a … Read more → The post Taking stock – is bigger better – third in the series appeared first on Saint & Co Chartered Ac...

Saint & Co

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • Don’t miss our last ever Pension Automatic Enrolment Workshop

    “Why it’s easier to deal with Auto Enrolment than you think” Join us at our FREE Pension Automatic Enrolment Workshop on Thursday, 2nd March at 11.30 am at The Shepherds Inn, Rosehill, Carlisle All employers will soon need to automatically enrol eligible staff into a workplace pension. Join us to … Read more → The post Don’t miss our last ever Pension Automatic Enrolment Workshop appeared first on...

Saint & Co

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • How to change the direction of your business (and stay profitable)

    Changing the direction of your existing business is challenging, hard and time-consuming work – and certainly not an enterprise for the faint hearted! But, on the flipside, when a chance is carried out well it can also be a highly rewarding and profitable move for you and your business. How, … Read more → The post How to change the direction of your business (and stay profitable) appeared first on...

  • New Business Start Up Kit

    Have you a unique business idea but are just not sure where to begin turning your idea into a business? Our handy New Business Start Up Kit reference guide to starting a business should help you find your way through the financial, tax and accounting considerations of starting a new business, … Read more → The post New Business Start Up Kit appeared first on Saint & Co Chartered Accountants | Acco...

  • Taking stock – is bigger better? – Second in the series

    While there is a drive to become ever more efficient in all types of agriculture, there becomes a point where bigger is not necessarily better. Whether it be livestock or arable, sheep, cattle or pigs, getting the right level of stock and equipment for your own business can make a … Read more → The post Taking stock – is bigger better? – Second in the series appeared first on Saint & Co Chartered ...

  • Tax Return and other important tax deadlines for January/February 2017

      Date What’s Due 19 January PAYE & NIC deductions, and CIS return and tax, for month to 5/1/17 (due 22 January if you pay electronically) 31 January Deadline to file 2016 SA tax return online 31 January Income tax balancing payment for 2015/16, plus CGT for 2015/16 31 January … Read more → The post Tax Return and other important tax deadlines for January/February 2017 appeared first on Saint & Co...

  • Taking stock – is bigger better?

    While there is a drive to become ever more efficient in all types of agriculture, there becomes a point where bigger is not necessarily better. Whether it be livestock or arable, sheep, cattle or pigs, getting the right level of stock and equipment for your own business can make a … Read more → The post Taking stock – is bigger better? appeared first on Saint & Co Chartered Accountants | Accountan...

  • Key considerations for your academy

    The process of becoming an academy requires a big change to the culture, management and financial administration of your school. And as we pointed out in our last blog, there are plenty of areas where you will need to plan ahead to make sure the right levels of financial management … Read more → The post Key considerations for your academy appeared first on Saint & Co Chartered Accountants | Accou...

  • 5 ways to ensure your charity is less liable to fraud

    Safeguarding the funding of your charity or non-for-profit is a vital part of your stewardship of the organisation. Having real control over your income streams, knowing where and when funds are being spent and protecting your charity’s brand are all essential tasks for CEOs, trustees, and management teams of not-for-profits. … Read more → The post 5 ways to ensure your charity is less liable to f...

  • Academies and helping your school with change management

    In Budget 2016, the Government confirmed its plans for every school in the UK to convert to academy or free school status by 2020 – or to be actively planning to make that change. If you are the head or management team of a school that’s yet to make this … Read more → The post Academies and helping your school with change management appeared first on Saint & Co Chartered Accountants | Accountants ...

  • Autumn Statement 2016: all change for the Chancellor

    The UK has experienced plenty of political upheaval this year with the EU referendum followed by a change of leadership. The Chancellor, Philip Hammond, delivered his first Autumn Statement on 23 November– which also turned out to be his last. His surprise announcement was that after two Budgets in 2017, … Read more → The post Autumn Statement 2016: all change for the Chancellor appeared first on ...

  • Business record keeping and what you should do

    Knowing where your skills lie is a key part of making your business work efficiently. Everyone is good at what they do, whether you are a plumber with 20 years’ experience of plumbing, or a farmer with detailed knowledge of running a dairy herd. Being aware of your own talents … Read more → The post Business record keeping and what you should do appeared first on Saint & Co Chartered Accountants |...

Saint & Co

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 5 months ago

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  • Are monthly figures enough for your hotel business?

    Luca Pacioli, the Franciscan friar and mathematician who created double-entry bookkeeping, said, “Frequent accounting makes for long friendships”. And this saying is equally as important in the 21st century as it was back in 1493. If you’re looking to run a successful hotel or guesthouse, it is vital that your … Read more → The post Are monthly figures enough for your hotel business? appeared firs...

Saint & Co

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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  • Riding the seasonality rollercoaster – keeping your hotel revenue stable

    Seasonality is a fact of life for most hotels and guesthouses, with the possible exception of London tourist destinations and perennial favourites such as Gretna Green that enjoy year-round visitors, often regardless of the weather. These seasonal peaks and troughs in sales throughout the year are an inevitable challenge for … Read more → The post Riding the seasonality rollercoaster – keeping you...

Saint & Co

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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  • Auto enrolment: don’t get caught out by workplace pensions

    You’ll have noticed a lot of talk about changes to workplace pensions over the past few years. And you’ll also be aware that ‘auto-enrolment’ – the compulsory provision of a workplace pension for your staff – was on its way. But what does auto-enrolment mean for you? The big corporate-sized … Read more → The post Auto enrolment: don’t get caught out by workplace pensions appeared first on Saint & ...

Saint & Co

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

Saint & Co

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 7 months ago

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