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Do I Need a Bookkeeper If I Already Have an Accountant?

February 2018

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Louise Tiller, a Bookkeeper here at Aston Shaw explains how you can still benefit from having a Bookkeeper even if you already have an Accountant. In short, the answer is YES! Your Accountant finalises your accounts on a quarterly and yearly basis while your bookkeeper analyses your data on a weekly or monthly basis, communicating […]

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FREE EVENT: Making Tax Digital – Is Your Business Ready?

February 2018

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The way financial performance is both recorded and reported is soon to be modernised, but is your business prepared for the upcoming changes being imposed by HMRC? Join Glenn Savill from Aston Shaw and Joseph Cooksey from Barclays for a free seminar on how an increasingly digital world is already affecting all businesses and what […]

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Our People: A Positive Life Change

February 2018

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This is the second in a series of blogs called ‘Our People’, in which we take a closer look at the people who make Aston Shaw what it is. In this blog, Louise Tiller a Bookkeeper at our Great Yarmouth office shares her story of how she found her way to Aston Shaw. In 2014 […]

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5 Reasons to Make Pension Contributions Before April

February 2018

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As we approach the end of the tax year, it might be worth considering making contributions toward your pension. There are several good reasons for this which we will cover in this blog, whether some or all these reasons apply to you will depend largely on your current circumstances. 1. Maximise your annual tax relief […]

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What is Open Banking?

February 2018

Robert Pooley

Robert Pooley, Accountant here at Aston Shaw explains what Open Banking is and shares his thoughts on what the future might hold for this new, technological concept. Introduction Technology has not only transformed the accounting industry but has taken all financial services by storm, with the latest tidal wave of innovation coming within the banking […]

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How to Start Securely Exchanging Documents with Your Accountant

January 2018

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In this step-by-step guide, we’ll show you how you can register for our Client Login and start securely exchanging documents with your Client Manager. Emails are great, they’re an effective means of communication, however, they are an unsecured method of sharing files. Email accounts are frequently compromised and are therefore not the safest platform for […]

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Our People: From Racing Driver to Accountant

January 2018

Chris Lock of Aston Shaw

We’re a diverse bunch here at Aston Shaw. Our team is comprised of individuals from all walks of life, this is something we’re extremely proud of and keen to maintain. This is the first in a series of blogs aptly named ‘Our People’, where we look closely at the people who make Aston Shaw what […]

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VAT Registration Threshold Frozen

January 2018

David Fiddy of Aston Shaw

Our VAT Consultant, David Fiddy explains why the VAT registration freeze may not be good news for everyone. Prior to the Autumn 2017 Budget, it was anticipated that the VAT registration threshold would be lowered. Surprisingly though, it wasn’t. Instead, it was frozen for “at least” the next two years. While this appears to be […]

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How to Prepare for an Interview with Us

January 2018

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We get it. Interviews can be nerve-wracking. If you have an upcoming job interview with us, we’re here to tell you not to fret too much and to give you a few words of advice on how to prepare for your interview. Our main, and most cliche piece of advice we can give is simply […]

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Innovation and Research & Development Tax Relief

January 2018

Robert Pooley

Aston Shaw Accountant, Robert Pooley, explains what Research and Development Tax Relief is, whether or not your business is eligible and how we can help you make a successful claim. Making a claim for Research and Development Tax Relief can be an important way for businesses – in any sector – who are involved in […]

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