January 2020

Micro-businesses spend 10 weeks a year on finances

UK micro-businesses spend 10 weeks of the year working on financial admin, according to a new report, Make Business Simple, from digital bank Starling. The report has been created to shine a light on the practices of the UK’s 5.6 million micro-firms, which make up 96% of the business population, and encourage them to embrace new ways of cutting down

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Episode 3 – From ineffective managers to saving clients

Episode 3 of the IAB Podcast. From ineffective managers to saving clients – the Susan Jones interview Today we’re talking with Sue Jones from ASJFusion a successful bookkeeping practise based in the north of the UK. On this episode, we discuss why ineffective managers led her to set up her own business. How damaging not getting ‘it’ right can be.

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The March 2020 Budget

It’s January and whilst bookkeepers up and down the country may be busy preparing accounts and spreadsheets for businesses ahead of the HMRC deadline, this year, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sajid Javid is preparing his first Budget statement. The government has announced that its first budget will be delivered on 11 March 2020, after the previous budget date of 6

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