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Vacancy - Apprentice Accountant

are you keen to take the next step in your career?  trainee apprentice accountant, based in Rackheath, day release at college, training on the job, happy friendly team. This programme will provide you with a solid foundation in the accounting sector and could lead to completion of higher level training.


Vacancy - Payroll Administrator Part-time, Experienced

Hello! we are recruiting!  Payroll Administrator required, flexible part-time hours, friendly cheerful person to join friendly cheerful team, busy, busy busy - challenging, no two days are the same. Can you use Sage and/or Iris?  do you know your SSP from your SMP? If auto enrolment doesn't phase you and if you enjoy processing client payrolls from the small to the large then please read on

HMRC's current campaigns

If you are a landlord, have a second self-employed income, or a small business not declaring bank and credit card transactions HMRC are pushing forward their campagins to make sure you pay the correct tax and declare your income

Need help getting a bank loan?

Last week HSBC announced a fund of £1billion available to lend to small businesses.  When asked by a Radio 4 presenter why applicants are unsuccessful the HSBC Manager replied that people sometimes aren't clear what they want the money for and secondly they are uncertain about the payback.

I will simplify that "if you want to borrow money from a bank, the better your business plan, the more likely you are to succeed".

Companies House want change

Companies House want people to change their behaviour and attitude towards filing their Confirmation Statement. They want any changes to Limited Company Registers to be live and as up-to-date as possible so inform them immediately Companies House want people to change their behaviour and attitude towards filing their Confirmation Statement (you should probably be aware by now that Confirmation Statements have taken over the Annual Return).