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The problem - If you are currently a business owner or employee that has to travel for client meetings, to collect stock or a trip to the accountants, you will know the burden of recording the business mileage. First you have to write down where you start and where you are going to, find out how many miles this is and try to work out the ever changing fuel element...

Number 1: Trim down your suppliers in contacts Back in the day, Xero was notorious for setting up duplicate contacts unless you went out of your way not to (or you had impeccable spelling and a photographic memory) So it's not uncommon to find suppliers for Sainsbury, Sainsburys, Sainsbury's, you get the picture. When you set up Receipt Bank to Xero integration for the first time, Receipt Bank will very helpfully import all...

Harriet from Float kindly agreed to write a quick guest blog on forecasting cash, and why it's important to monitor.  It's often overlooked ahead of sales or profit, but cash really is King when it comes to business success, as it's the token needed to exchange services or goods with.  Please get in touch if you're worried about not knowing your cash position and we'll go through Float with you!...

Using pension contributions as a means of accessing profits from a company has always been a worthwhile avenue for many business owners. Even more so today! So why is this something that has not been utilised by so many? There are a number of valid historic reasons for this, but fundamentally many of these are no longer relevant.  So definitely worth re-visiting even if you have done so in the past! A...

Over 15,000 companies claim over £1.4bn in credits each year in the UK. Successful claims have been made across a wide range of business sectors including aerospace, electronics and construction. The Government have been concerned for a while now about how aware business owners are of this type of tax relief, do they understand the application/claims process and how, on a day to day basis, does the administration of the scheme...